Princess Diana dies in a car crash

08/31/2020 0

Shortly after midnight on August 31, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales—affectionately known as “the People’s Princess”—dies in a car crash in Paris. She was 36. Her boyfriend, the Egyptian-born socialite Dodi Fayed, and the driver of […]

Six file to run for Senate emergency election

08/31/2020 0

According to the Texas Secretary of State’s office, the following persons have filed to be candidates in the Sept. 29 special election to fill the Texas Senate District 30 seat vacated by Pat Fallon.The deadline […]

Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice

08/30/2020 0

On August 30, 1967, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. He would remain on the Supreme Court for 24 years before retiring for health reasons, leaving a legacy of upholding […]

Hurricane Katrina slams into Gulf Coast

08/29/2020 0

Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane on August 29, 2005. Despite being only the third most powerful storm of the 2005 hurricane season, Katrina was among the worst natural disasters in […]

Volleyball Roundup

08/29/2020 0

Forestburg vs Gold-BurgThe Forestburg Lady Horns held a dual at their gym on Tuesday night against Bryson and Gold-Burg.The Lady Horns lost 3-1 against the Lady Cowgirls, but earned their first win of the season […]

Bowie teen earns karate black belt

08/29/2020 0

A Bowie teen earned the prestigious black belt title in karate in late July, the culmination of eight years of dedication.Fourteen-year-old Brycen Ivy, son of Steve and Chanda Ivy, earned the title after an impromptu […]

Census response rate stills needs to increase

08/29/2020 0

Gulf Coast Businesses in the Path of Hurricane Laura As Hurricane Laura impacts the Gulf Coast, emergency officials are paying close attention to the growing share (29 percent) of the U.S. population in the nation’s […]

RRVTA conducts ‘hybrid’ annual meeting

08/29/2020 0

By CINDY ROLLERThe Red River Valley Tourism Association hosted a hybrid annual meeting providing both virtual and in-person attendance for the August gathering at the Gainesville Civic Center on Aug. 5 with social distancing and […]

Lady Rabbits beat Chico, Millsap

08/29/2020 0

The Bowie volleyball team hosted Chico and Millsap on Tuesday night as the Lady Rabbits work through their pre-district schedule.Bowie won both matches against the Lady Dragons and the Lady Bulldogs, dropping only one set […]

Yard of the Month contest ends 2020 season

08/29/2020 0

The Bowie News and Beautify Our Bowie Yard of the Month contest season comes to an end with Julie Watson the winner of the August judging.Julie and her husband Forrest Watson reside at 380 Theater […]

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