• This Day In History

    President Kennedy signs Peace Corps legislation in 1961

    In an important victory for his Cold War foreign policy, President John F. Kennedy signs legislation establishing the Peace Corps as a permanent government agency. Kennedy believed that the Peace Corps could provide a new and unique weapon in [...]
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    Nocona Trustees to renovate old bus barn

    Nocona School Board Trustees decided to move forward with proposals for renovations at the old bus barn facility when they met on Sept. 16. Currently the district uses two separate locations for its buses. Trustees [...]
  • NEWS

    Chicken and Bread Days gearing up for 2019

    By Cindy Roller The 24th Annual Chicken and Bread Days Heritage Festival is set for Oct. 5. The reoccurring first Saturday in October event continues to pay tribute to the history of the community. Mose [...]
  • SPORTS

    Prairie Valley and Saint Jo run at Lindsay

    Athletes from Prairie Valley and Saint Jo ran at Lindsay High School on Wednesday. The meet featured several big schools. The Lady Bulldogs finished 10th as a team. Shelby Roof finished first for the team [...]
  • SPORTS

    Bowie Pep Squad showing spirit

    If you went to Bowie’s last two football games or Tuesday’s home volleyball match, spectators might have noticed the atmosphere was a bit livelier than the usual games have been in the past. While the [...]
  • SPORTS

    Montague County schools run in WF

    Cross country teams from Bowie, Nocona and Forestburg traveled to Wichita Falls at the J.S. Bridwell Ag Center on Wednesday morning to compete with some of the area’s best teams. The Bowie boys’ team elected [...]
  • This Day In History

    Clooney makes Facts of Life debut in 1985

    On this day in 1985, a little-known actor named George Clooney makes his first appearance as a handyman on the popular TV sitcom The Facts of Life. Clooney appeared in 17 episodes of the show, which [...]
  • SPORTS

    Volleyball Roundup

    Nocona The Nocona Lady Indians tested themselves on Tuesday at home against Melissa. A 4A state-ranked team, the Lady Cardinals showed why by winning 3-1, with the last two sets going into extra point territory. [...]
  • SPORTS

    Bowie Lady Rabbits lose 3-1

    The Bowie Lady Rabbits hosted state ranked Bridgeport on Tuesday in a match they knew would be tough. Despite the first two sets being close, the Lady Rabbits ran out of gas as they lost [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    Circus comes to town

    Members of the Bowie Lions Club, City of Bowie Fire Department, Bowie Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Galynn Burris take time for a photo with elephants Bonnie (left) and Libby (right) after their baths. The [...]
  • NEWS

    Montague County Commissioners meet Monday

    Montague County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. on Sept. 23 in the courthouse annex. A slate of topics will be addressed including consideration of a bond for Montague County Judge Rick Lewis and a [...]
  • NEWS

    Bowie City Council to meet

    The Bowie City Council will conduct a second hearing on the proposed tax rate for the 2019 tax year when it meets at 6 p.m. on Sept. 23. The rate is .5445 cents per $100 [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    Museum expansion takes shape

    A view of the train wall in the new west wing at Trails ‘N’ Trails Museum. By Barbara Green Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum volunteers ask you to pardon their dust as phase one of the [...]
  • NEWS

    Fire department receives new radios

    The City of Bowie Volunteer Fire Department recently received 20 Kenwood TK portable radios, purchased from funds raised at its annual “30 guns in 30 minutes” fund-raiser this past August. The 20 radios will be [...]
  • OBITUARIES

    Edward Mervin Ledbetter

    Edward Mervin Ledbetter December 20, 1939 – September 17, 2019 BOWIE – Edward Mervin Ledbetter, 79, passed away Sept. 17, 2019 in Bowie, TX. A visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 20 at [...]
  • OBITUARIES

    Wanda Mae Woolf

    Wanda Mae Woolf October 12, 1929 – September 19, 2019 BOWIE – Wanda Mae Woolf, 89, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 19, 2019 in Bowie, TX. A funeral service will be [...]

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