COVID cases still growing; 1 new fatality in county

01/05/2022 0

By BARBARA GREENeditor@bowienewsonline.comAs the COVID-19 virus surge continues across the country, Montague County is not immune to its ravages as the county health authority reports four patients in the local hospital and one passed away […]

Seven-day burn ban issued

01/05/2022 0

Montague County Judge Kevin Benton issued an emergency ban on outdoor burning Tuesday just before noon.Citing the threat of imminent disaster from wildfire and drought, the ban is an effort to mitigate the likelihood of […]

Burn ban issued in Montague County

01/04/2022 0

Montague County is under an emergency order for outdoor burning. Shortly before noon Tuesday County Judge Kevin Benton issued the order. It will be considered by the commissioner’s court at Monday’s regular meeting. See the […]

Looking back at the top news of 2021

12/31/2021 0

“New year – a new chapter, new verse or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.”Alex Morritt By BARBARA GREENeditor@bowienewsonline.comLooking back on the past year’s new is always a […]

Commissioners wraps up 2021

12/31/2021 0

By BARBARA GREENeditor@bowienewsonline.comThe Montague County Commissioners handled a brief agenda of business Monday as they met for the final session of 2021.Court members approved the final action related to its recent redistricting change, which was […]

2021 ends with 19 indicted by Grand Jury

12/29/2021 0

The following indictments were issued this past week during the December session of the Montague County Grand Jury.District Attorney Casey Polhemus reported 19 people received indictments for a variety of charges.A grand jury indictment is […]

Drugs rolling into Bowie along Hwy. 81

12/24/2021 0

By BARBARA GREENeditor@bowienewsonline.comA 22-year-old Floresville, TX man was arrested on a first-degree drug charge this week, and another half-a dozen people were cited or jailed on misdemeanor drug charges during a drug interdiction run by […]

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