1884 First roller coaster in America opens

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On this day in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. Known as a switchback railway, it was the brainchild of LaMarcus Thompson, traveled approximately six miles per […]

Johnny Sauter claims 5th NASCAR truck win

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Johnny Sauter continued his uncanny mastery of Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, holding off Stewart Friesen on a three-lap shootout to win the 22nd annual PPG 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The series […]

JBD Youth Rodeo set for June 26-27

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The Jim Bowie Days Youth Rodeo is set for 7 p.m. on June 26-27 at the Bowie Rodeo Association Arena. Mutton bustin’ will be available both nights. A limit of 10 contestants per night will […]

Nocona football plans tougher schedule

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Even with a strong senior class graduated, the Nocona Indian football team feels like they have the players in their program to challenge themselves more than they have the past few seasons. Specifically, the Indians […]

Nocona ISD Trustees to meet

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Nocona School Board Trustees will discuss Superintendent Dr. David Waters’ contract and compensation when it meets at 6 p.m. on June 18. A decision on his contract will be made after an evaluation conducted in […]

Honoring the modern day father

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In the weekend News reporter Dani Blackburn looks back on the 1950s’ father and how it has evolved to meet the challenging demands of today’s family and society. Enjoy her column, “It’s Just My Life,” […]

Bowie School Board meets on Monday

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The Bowie Independent School District’s Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. on June 18 with numerous summertime programs and test results leading the agenda. Superintendent Steven Monkres will discuss future meeting days for […]

Gold-Burg Trustees to consider energy project

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Gold-Burg Independent School District Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. on June 18. The board will make a decision on selecting a design-build firm based on its request for qualification for the district’s energy efficiency […]

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