UPDATE

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

FIRE DANGER - The National Weather Service says elevated fire weather conditions are in place for our area today. Temperatures are expected to climb into the 70s this afternoon. Very dry air that is in place combined with west and southwest winds will result in an increased threat of grass fires. The county's burn ban is in effect, meaning no outdoor burning.

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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

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

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

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.

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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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