Jail inmate dies from apparent suicide

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A 28-year-old Bowie man was found dead in his cell at the Montague County Jail Tuesday afternoon, and the apparent suicide is under investigation by the Texas Rangers. Chief Deputy J.T. Mitchell said at 4:09 […]

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  The 2014 Montague County Visitor’s and Newcomer’s Guide is included in today’s edition of your Bowie News. Enjoy our award-winning special section that this year showcases the “Texas-Size fun,” to be found in Montague […]

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All but one Montague County tax entity saw strong increases in their certified property values for 2014, continuing a five-year trend all driven by mineral values. A total of 14 entities receive values through the […]

County okays voting center application

07/29/2014 0

Starting with the November election, Montague County voters could cast ballots at any precinct in the county if its application for vote centers is approved by the Texas Secretary of State. A public hearing was […]

Forestburg Watermelon Festival Aug. 9

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Forestburgers are getting ready for their 34th annual Forestburg Watermelon Festival Aug. 9. The festival opens on Aug. 8 with the 8 p.m. at the Forestburg Riding Club Arena, with full festival activities throughout the […]

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A 39-year-old Oklahoma man was arrested by Bowie Police July 24 with nearly two pounds of marijuana. The arrest came during a drug interdiction check-point period on July 24. Lt. Rick Beckham, criminal investigation division, […]

Bowie alumni v-ball tournament set for Aug. 8

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The Bowie High School alumni volleyball tournament will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 8, at the high school gymnasium. Tournament coordinator Lindsey Pigg, a player from the 2004 undefeated district championship team, reported […]

Bowie girls show staying power at TBC

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By ERIC VICCARO bnewssports@sbcglobal.net Well, if this weekend’s performance in the first-ever Texas Basketball Championships Tournament is any indication, the Bowie High School girls’ basketball team will contend for a Conference 3A state title this […]

Swofford’s dream comes true

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By ERIC VICCARO bnewssports@sbcglobal.net For former Nocona High School star Caleb Swofford, it’s the culmination of a childhood dream. Swofford recently announced his intention to play college baseball at North Central Texas College in Gainesville. […]

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