Fikrst of its kind skimmer found locally

When it comes to cybercrime no merchant wants to be “the first” to fall victim to the latest wave of electronic thievery. Thursday that burden fell on the sleepless shoulders of Chris Petty, owner of One Stop Conoco and Fuel World Thursday, as he heard words no businessman wants to hear from a technology security…

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Big homecoming wrapping up, plans for next

The Nocona Ex-Students’ Association will meet on Jan. 20, 2020, 5:30 p.m. at Nocona Dairy Queen. This meeting will finalize the 2019 Triennial Homecoming and get fresh and new ideas for the 2022 homecoming.  The classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972 will be honored as the Golden Classes in 2022. At this meeting, the committee…

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Storm spotter training offered

The Red River Valley Tourism Association met on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the Tales N’ Trails Museum. RRVTA is made up of 52 members from both sides of the Red River as far west as Childress, and Duncan, Okla., and Broken Bow, Okla., and New Boston to the east.  The goal of RRVTA is promotion…

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Red River tourism the plan

The Red River Valley Tourism Association met on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the Tales N’ Trails Museum. RRVTA is made up of 52 members from both sides of the Red River as far west as Childress, and Duncan, Okla., and Broken Bow, Okla., and New Boston to the east.  The goal of RRVTA is promotion…

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President’s physican wants to represent you

R.Adm Ronnie Jackson, 52, of Levelland brings one thing none of the other 14 Republican nor 3 Democratic candidates for the 13th Congressional District of Texas. Access. Access to President Donald Trump. Access to former President George W. Bush. Access to many of the current cabinet members of the Trump Administration. Access to the flag…

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Obituary – Linda Lowrance

Linda Lowrance Linda M. Lowrance, 75, died on Jan. 9, 2020, in Decatur. She was born on Nov. 20, 1944, in Paducah to Leonard and Murtice Denison Judd. Linda worked as a secretary for McMasters New Holland in Decatur. She was a member of the Montague County Cowboy Church. She married the love of her life Edwin…

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Obituary – Robert Helms

Robert Helms Robert Owen Helms Jr., 74, died on Jan. 9, 2020, in Dallas surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Oct. 22, 1945, in Wichita Falls to Robert & Irene Lumley Helms. Robert grew up in Nocona and enjoyed life. He loved to play games, shoot pool, drive dune buggys as well as…

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Obituary – Joe Blevins

Joe Blevins Joe E. Blevins, 78, died at his home surrounded by his loving family near Nocona on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Joe was born on Nov. 7, 1941, in Ringgold to E.R. and Doris Terry Blevins. Joe loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing. He also loved to raise gardens, especially cucumbers for…

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Lady Indians swipe win from Gainesville

By Tracy R. Mesler The Gainesville Lady Leopards probably wanted to file a theft complaint as they left the NHS Gymnasium Tuesday night for the Lady Indians seemed capable of stealing the ball every time Gainesville touched it as the Indians easily downed their foes 67-26. And the thievery could have been worse, but coach…

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