Montague County Newswire

Montague County Newswire

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  1. TX: New TAPS Board Leadership 'Sends a Strong Message that the Board is Engaged,' Magers SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... the end of his term. Grayson County Judge Bill Magers will be filling Hill's old position of vice chairman. Montague County Judge Rick Lewis, who was not in attendance Wednesday, was also nominated for the position. Magers said these choices of ...


  2. Trial For Former Bowie Police Chief DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | KAUZ

    David Lee Scruggs was supposed to be in court on Tuesday for the start of jury selection, but with the number of court proceedings in Montague County, his case was pushed back. Scruggs is accused of abuse of official capacity.


  3. Texas mom charged with neglecting 5 kids; 1 near deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | KPIC

    ... were still at the house, telling officers she had been at a doctor's appointment. The mother was booked into Montague County Jail and was being held Wednesday on five counts of abandoning/endangering a child-criminal negligence. Each count is ...


  4. Youth Career FairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | KAUZ

    This is the first year Workforce Solutions has put on the course and it's the first time they're gearing their message to local 8th graders. Crystal Ojeda is a business services consultant with Workforce Solutions North Texas and says it's important to teach kids about financial literacy and social media sooner rather than later.


  5. Bowie Memorial Hospital Tax BreakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | KAUZ

    ... Gold-Burg ISD, will have to pay the special district tax, despite indications that they would freeze, like Montague County. Although a freeze will not happen, residents 65 and older may be eligible for other exemptions. However, that will have to be ...


  6. Woman Sentenced for Intoxicated Assault with a VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | KAUZ

    Amanda Garner was on trial at the 97th District Court in Montague County for Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle Causing Serious Bodily Injury, where she was sentenced to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.


  7. Faye WeatherfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Faye was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Montague County to George and Myrtle Barclay Moss but spent most of her life in Wise County - Chico, Rhome, Boyd and Bridgeport. She was married for ...


  8. Monday, August 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... battling the blaze. DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP - Wise Regional Health System, the Wise and Montague County Medical Society and Renew Home Health will host a Diabetes Support Group 6:30 tonight in the Education Room of the hospital in ...


  9. Montague Man Indicted for Several ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | KAUZ

    A Montague County man has also been indicted after he used an elderly woman's credit card to spend over $10,000. Authorities say 39-year-old Robert Monroe Cress took the victim's credit card while she was undergoing medical treatment.


  10. Man Indicted for Fourth of July Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | KAUZ

    Montague County, Texas A man has been formally charged for a sexual assault that occurred in July of this year. According to the arrest affidavit, Belt sexually assaulted the victim, causing severe bleeding, disfigurement, and possible future physical problems after causing serious bodily injury.


  11. Mayors call water plan unfair to city residentsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Planning

    ... growth. And without economic growth a municipality will die." Tracy Mesler . a UTGCD board member from Montague County , said the board was concerned about the future in light of state projections about how long groundwater will last. "[Groundwater] ...


  12. It pays to drive badly in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Alleged speed: 136 mph Cost: $302.10 Photo: Chris Eudaily/Getty Images/Google Street View U.S. Hwy. 287 in Montague County Year and make of vehicle: 2012 BMW motorcycle Alleged speed: 136 mph Cost: $301 Photo: Chris Eudaily/Getty Images/Google ...


  13. Report: Texas is most lenient state on speeders, reckless driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Chron

    ... Year and make of vehicle: 2005 Suzuki motorcycle Alleged speed: 136 mph Cost: $302.10 U.S. Hwy. 287 in Montague County Year and make of vehicle: 2012 BMW motorcycle Alleged speed: 136 mph Cost: $301 U.S. Hwy. 96 in Jasper County Year and make of ...


  14. Update on Same Sex Marriage in Texas, July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... several local newspapers, television and radio stations. According to the Bowie News (as in Jim Bowie), the Montague County Clerk's (pop. 19000) office now has available new marriage license forms that have been formatted to handle same-sex ...


  15. Jacquielynn Floyd: Pulling down statues cannot erase historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Harwood, Record and Good all refer to local civic leaders who fought for the Confederacy. The men for whom Montague County and Lubbock and countless other places are named were unapologetic secessionists. Erasing those names won't make us better ...


  16. Only On 6: "Angel of Death" Vickie Jackson Back in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KAUZ

    A woman convicted 9 years ago of killing 10 people at the Nocona General Hospital was in the Montague County Courtroom Thursday morning for an evidentiary hearing. Jackson was dubbed the "Angel of Death".


  17. Peach crops fare well in Texas despite heavy spring rainsRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015 photo, John Doak, a longtime Montague County peach grower, sells his produce at Cowtown Farmers Market in Fort Worth, Texas.


  18. Most North Texas peach farmers picking bumper cropsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 |

    Weeks after heavy rains deluged the farm, a tractor remains stuck in the mud-caked fields at Doak Orchards in Montague County. Some 60 miles south in Parker County, at Hutton Fruit Farm, owner Gary Hutton slipped on rain boots and picked peaches on foot because the fields were too muddy to maneuver by tractor.


  19. Mattie Ruth EzzellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Honorary pallbearers are Frankie Hobbs and Jimmy Gamble. Mattie Ruth was born Aug. 30, 1939, in Montague County to Carroll and Rena (Morgan) Reid. She married Jimmie Wayne Ezzell May 24, 1968, in Wichita Falls. Mattie Ruth was a housewife. ...


  20. County discusses inmate careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Graham Leader

    ... what they quote them. And Southern pays them back the money." He said he also spoke with officials from Montague County who said their partnership with Southern has been financially beneficial. Of all the references Pruitt checked, only Nolan County ...