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Bowie City Councilors, City Manager feud over building costs
BOWIE (KFDX/KJTL) - A few Bowie City Councilors question the legality of procedures in a project that went slightly over budget, and one recently elected councilor is even saying the council may want to review the City Manager's employment at some point.
Councilors hurl illegality accusations at CM, mayor
Monday’s Bowie City Council lapsed into complete chaos as council members hurled accusations of illegalities and threatened to have each other removed from the meeting. It appeared to be a total downward spiral of city leadership.
Holiday wreaths readied for Elmwood Cemetery veterans
The public is invited to the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie at 11 a.m. on Dec. 15. The ceremony will be at the flag pole at the cemetery. The Bowie Boy Scout Troop will be performing a flag ceremony followed by a short ceremony dedicating the seven wreaths honoring the
No credit necessary: Anonymous donor hands radio station $10,000 to distribute to people in need
A real-life “Secret Santa” paid a visit to Gainesville this week. An anonymous donor provided $10,000 cash to local radio station KGAF to distribute to anyone in need, the radio station announced during a special live “Secret Santa” event Wednesday morning.
The Old Nocona Boot Factory Opens in Southlake Town Square
Cowboys, rodeo buffs and western fans now have a reason to “boot scootin’ boogie” in Southlake Town Square with the recent opening of The Old Nocona Boot Factory at 234 State Street. Staying true to its heritage, all products sold are made with the finest leathers and quality materials paired with a
Male remains found near Bowie railroad identified
BOWIE (KFDX/KJTL) - Human remains discovered north of Bowie on Tuesday by railroad workers are now identified. Montague County Chief Deputy Jack Lawson said the intact skeleton found off Highway 287 was that of Christopher Mason Cunningham, 27.
Bands, choirs perform holiday shows
The Bowie bands and choir concerts will be at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13 in the junior high auditorium. The sixth grade band will perform first, followed by the seventh and eighth grades. The junior and high school choirs will then perform their holiday program.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Three-vehicle wreck results in double fatality in Decatur
A three-vehicle wreck that occurred on Farm-to-Market Road 730 at County Road 4374 in Decatur resulted in the death of two individuals — Makayla M. Stoff, 18, of Azle and Seth A. Evans, 23, of Boyd — according to a report from Texas DPS.
Duncan: Rider, Iowa Park predictions; past semifinal stumbling blocks
Upon doing some research for this week’s predictions blog, I stumbled upon what I wrote last year heading into the Graham-Texarkana Pleasant Grove semifinal. Mainly, it’s been very difficult for our bigger schools (Class 3A and up) to break through to title games. With the Steers’ loss last year, ou
Nocona woman found guilty in manslaughter trial
A Montague County jury finds a Nocona woman guilty of lesser charges in connection with in a 2015 crash in Montague County that killed two people and injuring another. Terri Sanders was originally charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault.
Bowie Library closes Friday, Saturday for foundation work
The Bowie Public Library will be closed to the public on Dec. 14-15 as foundation repairs are made to the building. The 1972 building has experienced a major shift in the western corner which is impacting the building. Poor drainage, heavy rainfall and the drought also have taken a toll on the build
Bowie church includes public to pray for ISD members
BOWIE (KFDX/KJTL) - First United Methodist Church of Bowie are including the public and local churches in a commitment to pray for the members of Bowie ISD. Members of First United Methodist Church and others who want to be a part of this are getting together to pray for the faculty at Bowie ISD in
Two killed in wreck on FM 730
Two people were killed in a three-vehicle accident on Farm Road 730 at County Road 4374 between Decatur and Boyd Tuesday evening. Both individuals, who died on scene, were in the same vehicle. Their identities are being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.
Sanders receives 20 years in TDC for 2015 car crash deaths
Terri Sanders, 55, Nocona, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday after a jury found her guilty of two counts of manslaughter and one of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a fatality accident three years ago.
‘Souper Sunday’ set Dec. 9
Enjoy a “Souper” Sunday lunch this weekend as First United Methodist Church presents its annual luncheon benefit for the Bowie Mission. During the worship hour at 11 a.m., the music department will be uniting to provide beautiful music with hand chimes, handbells, piano duets and the chancel choir.
Bowie City Council meets Monday
Bowie City Council members will face a lengthy agenda when they meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 including an executive session to consider retaining a new city attorney, plus moving forward on major equipment purchases funded in the 2018-19 budget.
Fire destroys home near Greenwood
Fire tore through a home in the 300 block of County Road 2627 near Greenwood Tuesday evening. Firefighters from Greenwood/Slidell, Decatur, Alvord and Krum firefighters battled the blaze that was reported shortly after 6 p.m.
Sheriff’s office investigates human remains north of Bowie
Shortly before lunch Tuesday officers with the Montague County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a possible crime scene north of Bowie on U.S. Highway 287. Sheriff Marshall Thomas said at 2 p.m. they were working a crime scene where human remains had been found between the railroad tracks and hig
Bowie Elementary Christmas program Dec. 11
Bowie Elementary School students will present “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” on Dec. 11 at the Bowie Junior High. The holiday program will feature the first grade at 5 p.m., second grade at 5:45 p.m. and third grade at 6:30 p.m. Students need to arrive 30 minutes before their schedule performanc