UPDATE

Friday, December 15, 2017

FORMER POLICE CHIEF FOUND NOT GUILTY OF OPPRESSION - Brandon Davis, a former Rhome police chief, was found not guilty of two counts of official oppression Thursday. Davis was accused of unlawfully removing two citizens, Kenny Crenshaw and Ramah Burns, from a Rhome city council meeting in September of 2015. The jury deliberated for three hours before returning a not guilty verdict on both counts.

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Red flag burn ban extended; Drought, fire conditions worsen in county Football: Hopkins receives contract extension – AD renewed through 2020 Spirit of giving
 
Red flag burn ban extended; Drought, fire conditions worsen in county

Red flag burn ban extended; Drought, fire conditions worsen in county

Shirley Allen thought the fire in her burn barrel was fully extinguished when she went into her residence near the intersection of Old Base Road and Farm Road 718 Monday afternoon.

Football: Hopkins receives contract extension – AD renewed through 2020

Football: Hopkins receives contract extension – AD renewed through 2020

A year after not extending athletic director Brandon Hopkins' contract, Boyd ISD trustees Monday night voted unanimously to give him a two-year extension.

Spirit of giving

Spirit of giving

Gage and Alissa Sobieraj pick out foods to pack in a grocery bag that will be given to a family in need.




NEWS HEADLINES

Davis found not guilty

Published Thursday, December 14, 2017
By Racey Burden

Brandon Davis, a former Rhome police chief, was found not guilty of two counts of official oppression Thursday.

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6 arrested in prostitution sting

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Brian Knox

Six people were arrested last week in a multi-agency prostitution sting in Wise County.

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Crash victim dies

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A Bridgeport man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Dec. 3 died Friday, according to Cpl. Lantz Elliott with the Department of Public Safety.

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Lopez runs for Senate; Republicans only in local races

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Bridgeport City Councilman Kevin Lopez filed Monday to run for state senator, District 30.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Hopkins receives contract extension – AD renewed through 2020

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

A year after not extending athletic director Brandon Hopkins' contract, Boyd ISD trustees Monday night voted unanimously to give him a two-year extension.

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Football: Northwest grad goes bowling with UNT

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Colton McDonald had colleges calling him left and right.

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OUR OPINIONS

Return to sender: Sending the family elf back to the North Pole


Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | By Kristen Tribe

Our Elf on a Shelf has been laid off. It was a tough conversation, but I had to let Chisbee go. He simply wasn't working very hard anymore; he'd lost his zest for the holiday hoopla.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Grateful for support

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Linda Johnson

As we get ready for Thanksgiving and the Christmas season, the Wise Health Foundation reflects on the many blessings that have been provided to us by our generous donors throughout the year.

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Wake up, Wise County

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Rusty White

As more and more states, as well as counties in the great state of Texas, are choosing to follow a new direction, why don't we?

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