UPDATE

Friday, April 28, 2017

RELAY FOR LIFE - Relay for Life's opening ceremony starts 7 tonight at the Decatur Middle School track. Sign-ups are still open at relayforlife.org, and teams can check-in from 3-6 p.m. Relay for Life is a fundraiser that supports cancer patients in Wise County. The money raised during Relay helps pay for patients' transportation to treatment and keeps the wig and hat room at the Wise Health Imaging Center stocked. For information, call Amanda Braudaway at 817-366-8131.

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Property values soar Car crashes, narrowly missing 2 pedestrians Golf: Sissies earn return to state tourney
 
Property values soar

Property values soar

The taxable value of the average Wise County home jumped more than 10 percent this year, and according to the appraisal district, the housing market is to blame.

Car crashes, narrowly missing 2 pedestrians

Car crashes, narrowly missing 2 pedestrians

Two Wise County residents were injured in the crash on Farm Road 51 south of Decatur Monday morning.

Golf: Sissies earn return to state tourney

Golf: Sissies earn return to state tourney

As senior Brooke Irion hit her approach shot onto the 18th green Thursday afternoon, her Bridgeport teammates stood around and tried to work the math to figure up the team scores.




NEWS HEADLINES

Property values soar

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Racey Burden

The taxable value of the average Wise County home jumped more than 10 percent this year, and according to the appraisal district, the housing market is to blame.

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Car crashes, narrowly missing 2 pedestrians

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two Wise County residents were injured in the crash on Farm Road 51 south of Decatur Monday morning.

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Acting up: Crouse channels her love of the stage into winning performance

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Brian Knox

Sarah Crouse has enjoyed being on stage since she got her first taste of acting in a Thanksgiving pageant while in second grade.

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Citizens grill NISD official on bond

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome citizens questioned the benefit of Northwest ISD's bond package Tuesday when a representative of the district presented the proposal at a council meeting.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Track: Strong STATEments – Thorpe lands state spot

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into finals Friday morning at the 3A Region I meet, Lindsey Thorpe found herself in fifth place in the shot put.

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Track: Strong STATEments – Roof earns fourth trip

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Kayson Roof is headed to state for a fourth time.

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OUR OPINIONS

Demise of the death penalty


Published Saturday, April 29, 2017 | By Joy Carrico

The death penalty is facing the firing squad all over the nation. In the past 10 years, seven states have repealed their death penalty laws and four others have moratoriums in place, pending review of the death penalty system.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Rhome Forward rules city

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

On Jan. 10, three candidates for Rhome City Council were "elected" by a small group of residents led by Councilman Sam Eason that he refers to as Rhome Forward and Friends.

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Vote yes for NISD bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Karen Wiechman

Over 10 years ago when we moved to Roanoke, Northwest ISD was a small, mostly country and small-town school district serving about 10,000 students.

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