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Pvt. Jack Stambaugh

By BARBARA GREEN
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The remains of a Bowie World War II serviceman killed in action have been identified and reported to his family.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency recently announced Marine Corps Pvt. Jack R. Stambaugh, 20, killed during the Battle of Tarawa was officially accounted for on April 9, 2020, some 77 years after his battlefield death.
Jack Rudolph Stambaugh was born June 27, 1923 in Wichita Falls to James and Stella M. Hankins Stambaugh. His mother was born and raised in Bowie. He had two sisters, Opal Stambaugh Whitney and Nellie Stambaugh Carter. The family made their home in Bowie living on Strong Street.
At the age of 18, he enlisted in the Marine Corps two days after the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
The DPAA has attempted to contact Stambaugh’s family, but up to this point has received no information. Those with any family connection are encouraged to contact the agency.

Read the full feature on this fallen Marine in your weekend Bowie News.

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UIL maps out the ladies championships

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The top 24 girls #txhshoops teams are headed to the Alamodome this week for the #UILState Girls Basketball Championships!

🏀uiltexas.org/basketball/state-girls

The slate of teams include the Nocona High School Lady Indians.

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How to Guide helps you know the facts and choose wisely

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Inside the mid-week Bowie News find the How To Guide offering tips and guidance to make a selection of a service or a professional. Helpful information for your family.

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‘Light Through a Lens’ show reception to open

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The team at Davis & Blevins Gallery in Saint Jo will showcase the new work of eight talented photographers for the first show of 2024, “Light Through A Lens.”
This marks the gallery’s seventh annual photography-centric show and sale. It will hang through March 31 with the celebratory artist’s reception 1-4 p.m. on March 2.
This year’s show features the works of Kelly Yandell, Dave Shafer, Emily McCartney Eiguren, Debra Fox, Tim Newton, Katie Sickles Rust, Craig Nadziejka and Willetta Crowe.
Davis & Blevins is located on the town square in Saint Jo.

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