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Local officials attend PIO training for emergencies

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On Sept 22-23, several locals from Montague County traveled to the Region 9 Service Center for Public Information Training offered by Texas Division of Emergency Management instructors Lance Liggett and Greg Goettsch.
The two-day class covered aspects ranging from social media to press conferences. The class had a media panel which included two of the class students Chris Horgen, PIO with City of Wichita Falls formerly of KAUZ Channel 6, and Cindy Roller, Bowie Community Development executive director and former newspaper/radio editor, along with Kaylin McGlothen of KFDX Channel 3.

Read the full story in the weekend Bowie News.

Attending Public Information Training were: (Back) Bowie Police Chief Guy Green, Texas Division of Emergency Management Instructors Greg Goettsch and Lance Liggett, Bowie Fire Chief Doug Page and Bowie School Superintendent Blake Enlow. (Front) Montague Emergency Communications Team PIO and Bowie Councilwoman Stephanie Post, Montague County Emergency Management Coordinator Kelly McNabb, Bowie City Secretary Sandy Page and Bowie Community Development Board Executive Director Cindy Roller. (Courtesy photo)
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Pancakes with Santa serves some 300 meals

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Bowie Police Officers Marlon Bryant, Reserve Officer Travis Fuller and Officer Esteban Moreno visited with Santa after enjoying pancakes at Pancakes with Santa Saturday hosted by the Bowie Fire Department.
The ladies of the Bowie Fire Department Auxiliary helped serve up pancakes that were cooked up by the firefighters. They were very festive with their elf headbands.
This little one wanted mom, so it may be another year before he feels comfortable visit the Big Guy. (Photos by Barbara Green)
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Small town Christmas-Nocona style celebrated during the weekend

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Nocona hosted its Small Town Christmas Nocona Style Saturday night. (Top) Dan Fenoglio created his own unique holiday sleigh for the parade. (Bottom) Bob and Kristal Ferguson, 2022 Mardi Gras King and Queen were dressed for the holidays to remind folks Mardi Gras Nocona Style is coming in February. (Courtesy photos)

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Christmas in Forestburg this weekend

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The community of Forestburg has kicked off its holiday season with a tree lighting on Nov. 30 with its Christmas in Forestburg activities planned for Dec. 9-10.
At 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 there will be a Community Movie Night in the Forestburg Community Center parking lot.
Christmas in Forestburg will be from noon to 7 p.m. on Dec. 10. There will be activities at the community center and around town. There will be free activities for the kids, vendors, and food trucks from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a lighted Christmas parade at 6 p.m.
The Forestburg Volunteer Fire Department will have a Christmas Street Dance, “Forestburg on Fire,” immediately following the parade from 6:30-11 p.m. in front of the fire hall. This is a free event, and donations will be accepted.

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