UPDATE

1 killed in 2-vehicle accident

A woman was killed and a child was seriously injured about 9:30 Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Farm Road 51 at Farm Road 455 near Slidell.

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2014’s top citizen developing ‘the greatest town there is’ Motorcycle accident injures 2 Cross Country: Golden Run – Boyd brings home title
 
2014’s top citizen developing ‘the greatest town there is’

2014’s top citizen developing ‘the greatest town there is’

The 2014 Citizen of the Year didn't grow up in Decatur - but he got here as quickly as he could.

Motorcycle accident injures 2

Motorcycle accident injures 2

A Utah man was seriously injured in a motorcycle collision on the U.S. 81/287 service road in Rhome Sunday morning.

Cross Country: Golden Run – Boyd brings home title

Cross Country: Golden Run – Boyd brings home title

It took Marco Martinez less than a half-mile to leave the field in his dust Monday. Martinez pulled away and ran most of the course by himself on the way to winning the 9-3A title at Kiwanis Park in Wichita Falls.


NEWS HEADLINES

2014’s top citizen developing ‘the greatest town there is’

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The 2014 Citizen of the Year didn't grow up in Decatur - but he got here as quickly as he could.

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Motorcycle accident injures 2

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

A Utah man was seriously injured in a motorcycle collision on the U.S. 81/287 service road in Rhome Sunday morning.

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Bridgeport school board pitches soccer program

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport school board kicked around the possibility of a soccer program during Monday night's meeting.

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Audiobook voice actor to perform spooky stories

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Decatur Public Library will get a little scary Monday for the latest program in its Fall Fine Arts series.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Cross Country: Golden Run – Boyd brings home title

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

It took Marco Martinez less than a half-mile to leave the field in his dust Monday. Martinez pulled away and ran most of the course by himself on the way to winning the 9-3A title at Kiwanis Park in Wichita Falls.

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Cross Country: Paradise’s Norwood takes 8th on broken toe

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

During a basketball workout last week, Paradise's Landry Norwood broke his toe. But the Panther refused to let the injury knock him off the course Monday at the 9-3A cross country championships.

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OUR OPINIONS

Great (short) stories from today’s visit to the coffee shop


Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | By Gerre Joiner

Regarding frugality: Years ago, a group of young men was riding mules on the prairie off the Old Greenwood Road. One of the boys was thrown from a mule. His leg was terribly fractured. A bone was protruding through one of his boot tops.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Britt will help Wise County solve problems

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Donald Drain

Why would anyone in Wise or Parker counties want to vote for Phil King? He is strictly for the drilling and oil companies. They are his biggest contributers.

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Time to fire Texas’ current management

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Wanda Foster

This is the week to let our voices be heard with a clear vote to turn the Republican administration out of office.

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