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Nocona Triennial celebrates ‘Blast to the Past’ theme for homecoming

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The Nocona Ex-Students Association is making a “Blast to the Past” for the 2022 triennial homecoming celebration Sept. 23-25.
All ex-students should have received an invitation and registration form in the mail or on email. If you plan on attending, organizers ask that you fill out the form to help them with logistics and planning.
This year’s honor classes will be those from 1970, 1971 and 1972. The triennial is the every three-year homecoming event the association celebrates.
The mid-week fun begins at 8 p.m. on Sept. 21 with the homecoming bonfire on Airport Road. Everyone is invited to attend and get into the spirit.
On Sept. 23, the staff of Nocona High School invites all ex-students to attend the homecoming pep rally in the gym at 11:28 a.m.

Read the full story on the schedule of activities in the mid-week Bowie News.

Nocona High School homecoming senior queen and king candidates are: Denise Deleon, Arturo Garcia, Calli Womack, Bodie Davis, Eleanor Tucker, Ryder Oswald, Sydnee Mowry and Luke Fuller. (Photo by Todd Peterson)
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Bowie High School graduation presented

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The traditional mantle ceremony was part of the 2024 graduation ceremony for Bowie High School on May 24. Juniors Virginia Watson and Boston Farris received the mantle of leadership from seniors Olivia Gill and Austin Weber, continuing a decades old tradition for BHS. (Photo by Jordan Neal)

See lots more photos from all the area graduations submitted by our readers in the mid-week edition.

These young ladies celebrated their heritage with their cap and gown decorations: Angela Martinez-Morals, Amylee Valdes and Melissa Martinez. (Photo by Jordan Neal)
Superintendent Blake Enlow presented diplomas including this one to Salutatorian Austin Weber. (Photo by Jordan Neal)
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Summer reading programs to begin at local libraries

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The Bowie and Nocona Public Libraries are preparing their summer youth activities set to begin as June opens.
Bowie Public Library’s Summer Reading program will be at the Bowie Community Center on Tuesdays starting at 10 a.m. Theme for this year’s program is “Adventure begins at your library.”
Summer reading is open to children ages 0-12. Children will be given a reading log to bring with them to each program. At the end of the season each child receives a book.
Activities kick off with bounce houses and other activities on June 4. On June 11 enjoy the Storywalk in Pelham Park and see how creative you can be with sidewalk chalk.
On June 18 there will be a scavenger hunt and a hike. Everyone will be making binoculars and learn hiking safety from the Boy Scouts of Troop 121 at Pelham Park. It’s all about reading about camping on June 25 and the group will make s’mores with solar ovens.
As July 9 opens Smokey the Bear comes to Bowie. On July 16 it is all about the Summer Olympics with outdoor games at the soccer fields. Summer reading wraps up with the popular Creature Teachers who brings lots of animals to the kids to see up close.
Any questions can be directed to the library staff by calling 872-2681 or follow their Facebook page.
At Nocona Library the summer reading challenge is off and running on June 1. Presented by the Friends of the Nocona Public Library, the challenge runs June 1 to July 24. Print out the reading log on the Facebook page or pick one up at the library. Youngsters can win prizes.

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Secret Shopper secrets concludes Bowie Business Boost

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By BARBARA GREEN
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The final chapter of the four-part Bowie Business Boost this past week shared the secrets from a secret shopper to assist business owners of all types to know what to look for in their own firms and how to create optimum customer service.
Hosted by the Bowie Economic Development Corporation, Bowie Boost brought speakers on a variety of business topics opening up new ideas and resources for their success. Alysia Cook, the principal of Opportunity Strategies, a customized training professional facilitation and strategic planning firm for community and economic development was the speaker.
She explained reputations are built by many different entities within the community and your business may be the only contact a customer has, so it needs to be the top notch. Cook went through a series of eight secrets, plus one extra most of which centered on improving customer experiences.

Read the full story in the mid-week Bowie News.

Alysia Cook was guest speaker for the final Bowie Business Boost program last week. (Photo by Barbara Green)
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