UPDATE

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

FIRE CAUSES MAJOR DAMAGE - A large fire destroyed a mobile home on Quail Chase Lane Tuesday afternoon, scorching the grass around the structure and catching at least one other small structure and a car on fire. The blaze was reported around 2 p.m. Home owner Tommy Garrett wasn't on his property at the time of the fire, but witnesses said bystanders rescued a dog from the home and released horses fenced nearby.

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Fire devours mobile home Planting hope: Community garden brings fresh produce to Newark tables Basketball: Smith signs with Aggies
 
Fire devours mobile home

Fire devours mobile home

Fire destroyed a mobile home on Quail Chase Lane Tuesday afternoon, scorching the grass around the structure and catching at least one other small structure and a car on fire.

Planting hope: Community garden brings fresh produce to Newark tables

Planting hope: Community garden brings fresh produce to Newark tables

A lone Jalapeno hangs from a plant in Delora Doughty Royal Park. Aside from a few young tomatoes growing by the fence and eight small plants protected by brightly painted tires, there isn't much here in terms of produce - yet.

Basketball: Smith signs with Aggies

Basketball: Smith signs with Aggies

With Caleb Smith at point guard, the Bridgeport Bulls rolled to the 4A basketball championship in 2015.




NEWS HEADLINES

Fire devours mobile home

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By David Talley

Fire destroyed a mobile home on Quail Chase Lane Tuesday afternoon, scorching the grass around the structure and catching at least one other small structure and a car on fire.

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Warren picked as superintendent; Midland administrator named lone finalist

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

When the superintendent job at Northwest ISD came open in 2005, Ryder Warren did a thorough investigation of the district.

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Planting hope: Community garden brings fresh produce to Newark tables

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By David Talley

A lone Jalapeno hangs from a plant in Delora Doughty Royal Park. Aside from a few young tomatoes growing by the fence and eight small plants protected by brightly painted tires, there isn't much here in terms of produce - yet.

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Fake bills, check scams reported

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Brian Knox

There's funny money going around Wise County, but it's no laughing matter.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Volleyball: Burt retires post – Coach leaves with more than 400 wins

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

After spending 28 of her 29 years in coaching at Paradise and tallying more than 400 victories, Susie Burt is leaving the bench.

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Basketball: Smith signs with Aggies

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

With Caleb Smith at point guard, the Bridgeport Bulls rolled to the 4A basketball championship in 2015.

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OUR OPINIONS

Civic center exemplifies community cooperation


Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | By Roy J. Eaton

The Decatur Civic Center celebrated its 15th anniversary last week, and it was a great occasion. The beautiful building is a perfect example of what can happen when a community has a single goal and everybody works hand-in-hand to reach that goal.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

More sports and politics

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Thomas Rainey

Your newspaper is great, and I thank you for making a newspaper to keep our county informed.

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Touched by heartfelt help

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Andrea Duwe, Elaine Huff

Sonflower campers want to thank you for your incredible outpouring of love once again to those who are disabled.

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