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Hymns for the Hungry sings out Sept. 18

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Hymns for the Hungry will fill the Bowie Community Center with high-energy music on Sept. 18 for the eighth annual event to support the local food ministry.
The program will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 18. Admission is $1.
Guests will enjoy music from 10 different churches and organizations. Meal deals will include a hot dog, chips and a drink for $5. Pick a dessert for $1.
Other activities will include a cake auction, plus drawings for gift cards to area food establishments and grocery/gas stores.
All proceeds will go directly to God’s Table, which is an outreach food ministry provided by First Free Will Baptist Church. It is open six nights a week and feeds 75-100 people each night.
Make plans to attend this very important fundraiser after it returns after a two-year COVID shutdown.

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Fishing, golf open Jim Bowie Days 2024

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Jim Bowie Days week begins on Saturday with contests in fishing at Lake Amon G. Carter and golf at Top of Lake Country Club.
Fishing registration starts at 5 a.m. at the Selma Park boat ramp with first cast at 6 a.m.
Entry fee is $100 per team with an 80/20 split. Optional big bass $10 with a 100% payout. Fishermen must be in line by 2 p.m. to qualify for weigh-in.
The two-man scramble tees off at 8 a.m. Cost is $100 for team and a meal is included. To register call Seth Johnson, 940-531-1489.

Pictured the 2023 fishing tournament weigh-in. (Courtesy photo)

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Get ready for Bowie’s biggest western festival

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Find The Bowie News 2024 Schedule of Events for this week’s Jim Bowie Days 2024 activities inside your June 19 Bowie News. Read all about the activities and how you can join in all the fun.
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Chair Affair entertains a big crowd with high-power bidding

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The Bowie Chamber of Commerce welcomed about 150 people to the Chair Affair on June 14. (Top) The Granbury Jazz Orchestra filled the community center with high-energy tunes as guests strolled through the many unique chairs and package up for bid in the silent and live auction. Chamber members donated everything from colorful pool floaties in a summer package to handcrafted chairs.

A bidder changes out her card on the bid board for a silent auction item.
A large crowd enjoyed munchies and drinks as they try to win the bid in the silent auction. See more photos in the mid-week edition of The Bowie News. (Photos by Barbara Green)
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