UPDATE

Storms bring heavy rain, power outages

Strong storms brought heavy rain and wind to Wise County Tuesday morning and have caused more than 700 power outages, according to Oncor spokesperson Sabrina Easley.

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Unbroken: Umphress defies odds to beat cancer Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs Once upon a time …
 
Unbroken: Umphress defies odds to beat cancer

Unbroken: Umphress defies odds to beat cancer

The Chico High School gym was nearly empty. Practice had been over for a while, but senior Bailey Umphress lingered.

Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

It's not hard to spot Izek Chavana on the court. A fiery defender and crafty ball-handler, Chavana is almost always at the center of the action - even though nearly everyone towers over him.

Once upon a time …

Once upon a time …

First graders at Carson Elementary School dressed up Wednesday for a Fairy Tale Ball to celebrate Valentine's Day and their study of the classic stories.




NEWS HEADLINES

Unbroken: Umphress defies odds to beat cancer

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico High School gym was nearly empty. Practice had been over for a while, but senior Bailey Umphress lingered.

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Early voting starts Tuesday

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

Early voting for the March 6 Democratic and Republican Primary elections begins Tuesday at four locations in Wise County.

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Boy struck by vehicle

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

A 7-year-old boy is in critical condition at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth after being hit by a pickup Thursday night in Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport School Board approves new school calendar

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board approved the district's 2018-2019 calendar at its Monday meeting.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

It's not hard to spot Izek Chavana on the court. A fiery defender and crafty ball-handler, Chavana is almost always at the center of the action - even though nearly everyone towers over him.

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Basketball: Sissies fall in bi-district – Lincoln’s fast start too much for Bridgeport

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

After a third turnover less than 90 seconds into the game, Bridgeport coach Dallas Taylor called a timeout to try to settle her young team down Tuesday night.

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OUR OPINIONS

Miscast for role as cupid


Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | By Richard Greene

Sometime in my early 20s, I made the astute observation that the central characters in many romantic comedies are journalists. Even in what is considered the best of the genre, "It Happened One Night," the hero who ended up with the girl was a reporter searching for a big scoop.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Get involved

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Jo Ann Wilson

Rhome Citizens wake up! It is time to take our city back. Pick up your application at Rhome City Hall now to run for Mayor or City Council. Last day to file is Friday, February 16,2018.

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City sold a lemon

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Patricia Mitchell

A jury of his peers exonerated former Rhome Police Chief Brandon Davis on two misdemeanor charges. He was doing his job.

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