UPDATE

Fire destroys Newark home

A vacant mobile home was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning near Newark. Fire was reported at the home in the 100 block of County Road 4845 shortly after 7:30 a.m. Newark, Rhome and Haslet fire departments responded and found the home engulfed in flames. No one was injured. A neighboring home sustained minor damage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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One for the record books: Throwers from near, far pitch in to set world washers mark 2 teens injured in wreck Reaching for lofty goals; Decatur’s Kyle prepares to follow up strong campaign
 
One for the record books: Throwers from near, far pitch in to set world washers mark

One for the record books: Throwers from near, far pitch in to set world washers mark

Alastair Spriggs didn't make it out of the first round of the "Put Yo Money Where Yo Mouth Is" washer tournament Tuesday at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion.

2 teens injured in wreck

2 teens injured in wreck

Two teenagers were injured when their vehicle flipped on Farm Road 2264, south of Decatur, Wednesday afternoon.

Reaching for lofty goals; Decatur’s Kyle prepares to follow up strong campaign

Reaching for lofty goals; Decatur’s Kyle prepares to follow up strong campaign

Jessica Kyle set a high bar for herself in 2013-14. The then Decatur sophomore captured the 9-3A cross country title and led her team to a runner-up finish at regionals.


NEWS HEADLINES

One for the record books: Throwers from near, far pitch in to set world washers mark

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alastair Spriggs didn't make it out of the first round of the "Put Yo Money Where Yo Mouth Is" washer tournament Tuesday at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion.

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2 teens injured in wreck

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Jake Harris

Two teenagers were injured when their vehicle flipped on Farm Road 2264, south of Decatur, Wednesday afternoon.

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Burnin’ love: Smith charged with arson in house fire

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Paradise woman is suspected of intentionally setting her home on fire with her husband sleeping inside.

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Reefer Madness: YouTube star records parody at Reunion grounds

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Jake Harris

When most people think of the 1978 film "Grease," they think of a timeless tale of high school romance between two teens in different social circles. Steve Berke thinks of medical marijuana.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Reaching for lofty goals; Decatur’s Kyle prepares to follow up strong campaign

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Jessica Kyle set a high bar for herself in 2013-14. The then Decatur sophomore captured the 9-3A cross country title and led her team to a runner-up finish at regionals.

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UIL adds to state cross country meet field; Fourth-place teams from regionals to advance

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The path to the state cross country meet will get slightly easier this year for teams and individuals.

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OUR OPINIONS

Park it right here, big guy


Published Saturday, July 26, 2014 | By Bob Buckel

It could be worse. For one thing, the parking lot at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion grounds is grass.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Will your family be remembered in history?

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By D.A. Sharpe

People of wisdom are quoted as saying that history repeats itself and that we can estimate what the future will hold by knowledge of history.

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Vote Britt for a refreshing change

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Darrel Behrens

Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when State Representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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