Parliament passes the Tea Act

04/27/2016 0

On this day in 1773, the British Parliament passes the Tea Act, a bill designed to save the faltering East India Company from bankruptcy by greatly lowering the tea tax it paid to the British […]

Preliminary property values drop by nearly 50%

04/27/2016 0

By BARBARA GREEN Predictions of nearly a 50 percent decline in mineral values for 2016 appear to be coming true as the preliminary figures for Montague County alone dropped by 46.84 percent. The Montague County […]

HIGH SCHOOLS: Bowie needs new girls’ basketball coach

04/26/2016 0

By ERIC VICCARO Current Bowie High School girls’ basketball coach Colby Davis-Pastusek has accepted a similar position with Wichita Falls’ Rider High School. The hire will not become official until officially approved by the […]

Jim Bowie Days buntings now available

04/26/2016 0

The 50th annual Jim Bowie Days Rodeo and Celebration is almost here and your business can show its support of the 50th anniversary year by purchasing the traditional red, white and blue welcome bunting. There […]

Nuclear explosion at Chernobyl

04/26/2016 0

On this day in 1986, the world’s worst nuclear accident to date occurs at the Chernobyl nuclear plant near Kiev in Ukraine. The full toll from this disaster is still being tallied, but experts believe […]

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Many happy returns for Russells

04/25/2016 0

By ERIC VICCARO Bowie High School’s girls’ doubles team consisting of twin sisters Meagan and Myah Russell will be returning to the state meet. The Russells defeated Jamie Kelley and Juliann Kelley in three […]

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