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Couples rehearsing for Dancing to the Stars stage on March 25

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Save the date of March 25 for the Dancing to the Stars competition as local and area couples rehearse their dance moves for this entertaining evening that helps raise funds for scholarships and local charities.
The event is sponsored by Rotary Club of Bowie and the North Central Texas College Montague County Foundation.
Dancing to the Stars last took place in 2019, but was put on hold during the pandemic. It will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on March 25 at the Bowie Community Center.
Tickets are $50 and include dinner. They go on sale on March 2. Seating is limited so guests are encouraged to buy tickets early from the dance group you would like to support. Ticket sales count as votes when purchased from the couple.
Sponsorships for Dancing to the Stars are still being accepted. If you or your business would like to support this event contact Janis Crawley at 940-531-8201 or [email protected].
Seven couples are scheduled to take to the stage. They are: Phyllis Matlock and Peter Johnson, Eric Steinkopff and Christie Craddock, Joseph and Shayla Delgado, Frankie Pair and Jazmin Briza, Maddie Ferguson and Kaden Shelton, Dylan Slade and McKinsey Cleveland and Jill Gardner and Ron Moses.
The couples will be vying for the prestigious mirror ball trophy and the People’s Choice Award.
Proceeds will fund scholarships for students attending the NCTC Bowie campus and support local charities and causes supported by the Bowie Rotary Club.

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Donations being gathered to aid Panhandle ranchers affected by the wildfires

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Donations are being accepted at Berend Brothers Feed Store for ranchers affected by the wildfires in the panhandle. Donations of square hay bales, feed, large animal medicine are being transported to the area this weekend.
People may donate by dropping off feed and hay or buy through Berend Brothers at 103 W. Clay. Those with questions can ask for Brenda at 940-872-5131,

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Bowie Boost opens with good crowd

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The Bowie Business Boost, a dynamic four-part program geared toward assisting local business, kicked off its series Tuesday with more than 50 people in attendance.
Hosted by the Bowie Economic Development Corporation, Executive Director Janis Crawley brought the welcome thanking those who were taking part. More than 50 registered to attend the opening program with Drew Myers.
Guests registered for all four programs that run through May for $49. They start early at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and end at 9:30 a.m. to allow people to get to their jobs and businesses.
Drew Myers is a speaker, writer, podcaster and coach who inspires others to live a bold and intentional life. His topic, “Customer engagement through modern storytelling,” reflected on his own life and its path to this point including 11 jobs in 11 years.
While his focus was business, he opened with personal insight to make yourself a priority and decide what is important to you. He urges people to “discover your why,” as you move on to do the same for your business.

Read more on this story in the weekend Bowie News.

Drew Myers opened Tuesday’s Bowie Business Boost. (Photo by Barbara Green)
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Navy veteran joins Bowie Police Department

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BY BARBARA GREEN
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Justin Walker has become the newest patrol officer for the Bowie Police Department.
The 34-year-old comes to BPD after a stint at the Denison Police Department following his graduation from the Texoma Regional Police Academy in 2021.
Walker grew up in Denison where he graduated high school and decided to go into the Navy becoming a Seabee. Like many in this era, it was Sept. 11, 2001 and its terrorism events that led him to the military and serve his country.
During his four-year tenure he was deployed twice to Afghanistan and was stationed at Gulfport. After an ankle injury in Afghanistan Walker decided he would return to civilian life and pursue being a police officer, something he always wanted to do.

Read full story in the weekend Bowie News.

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