UPDATE

Bridgeport awarded development grant

Bridgeport has been awarded a Rural Business Development Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture in the amount of $232,000, the city announced Monday. Grant funds will be used to continue a series of paving and landscaping improvements known as the Halsell Street Revitalization Project, in the 1200 block of Halsell Street.

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Alvord man killed in wreck Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet
 
Alvord man killed in wreck

Alvord man killed in wreck

An Alvord man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 about three miles north of Decatur Thursday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and flipped into a creek bottom.

Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

A Newark man was seriously injured late Tuesday when his car plunged from the West Fork Trinity River bridge on County Road 4668, also know as Bobo Crossing.

Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet

Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet

After a year hiatus due to the construction of the Eagle Activity Center, the Assault of Eagle Summit cross country meet will return this fall.




NEWS HEADLINES

Alvord man killed in wreck

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

An Alvord man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 about three miles north of Decatur Thursday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and flipped into a creek bottom.

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Council to act; City of Decatur considers move on annexation

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council has one more annexation item to take care of at Monday's meeting.

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Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

A Newark man was seriously injured late Tuesday when his car plunged from the West Fork Trinity River bridge on County Road 4668, also know as Bobo Crossing.

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‘Just pay the box;’ Honesty-based fruit stand rolls into Decatur

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

Sitting in front of the Circle-S gas station on Farm Road 51 in Decatur, Sonny Burk's watermelon wagon is like a vehicle from a different time period.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Volleyball: Mathews takes over Sissies program

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

When Morgan Mathews arrived at Rosebud-Lott, the program was in search of its first playoff berth.

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Football: Secondary concerns – Teams turn to new players at back end of defense

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

With several teams lined up in spread formations on everyone's schedule, a premium is now placed on play in the secondary.

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OUR OPINIONS

Catching laughs with lures


Published Saturday, July 22, 2017 | By Kristen Tribe

I come from a fishing family, yet, I do not fish. My teenage son, on the other hand, has had a pole in his hand since he was 2 years old thanks to my dad, aka Pop Pop.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Growing number bewildered by Trump

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Ken Bateman

I am compelled to speak to the July 12 letter, "Discouraged by journalists" by Jo Ann Mann of Bridgeport.

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Bring back the garden club

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Margaret Gettys Cude

As one of Decatur's older citizens, I can remember when we had an active garden club.

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