UPDATE

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

PROPERTY OWNER ANGRY OVER ANNEXATION - Chris Fernihough expressed frustration with Decatur city staff at Monday night's council meeting as he spoke against the annexation of his property, 2601 S. U.S. 81/287. His 4.28-acre tract is one of 14 the city has identified for involuntary annexation into the city and is the site of his businesses - Total Lawn Care, Wise Outdoor Power and a seasonal fireworks stand.

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Home destroyed in fire All in the family; Sisters follow father into law Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game
 
Home destroyed in fire

Home destroyed in fire

A family lost their home in the 130 block of Private Road 1311 to a large fire Thursday morning.

All in the family; Sisters follow father into law

All in the family; Sisters follow father into law

From an early age, the Simpson sisters were immersed in the world of law.

Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Down to their final three outs Thursday night, Mother Nature gave the Decatur Eagles a break of 20-plus hours to come up with a plan to score a pair of runs and avoid a loss in game one of the Class 4A Region II quarterfinals.




NEWS HEADLINES

Home destroyed in fire

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By David Talley

A family lost their home in the 130 block of Private Road 1311 to a large fire Thursday morning.

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Truck stolen while being towed

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Brian Knox

A vehicle was stolen off of a moving tow truck following a police pursuit last weekend in Newark.

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Joiner resigns from Weatherford College Wise County

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Matt Joiner, dean of Weatherford College Wise County (WCWC), resigned Wednesday.

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All in the family; Sisters follow father into law

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Racey Burden

From an early age, the Simpson sisters were immersed in the world of law.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Track/Golf: Precious Medals

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Track/Golf: Precious Medals

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Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Down to their final three outs Thursday night, Mother Nature gave the Decatur Eagles a break of 20-plus hours to come up with a plan to score a pair of runs and avoid a loss in game one of the Class 4A Region II quarterfinals.

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OUR OPINIONS

Tips for the trails: How to be a responsible hiker and biker


Published Saturday, May 20, 2017 | By David Talley

The city of Bridgeport's hike and bike trails are now open - at least partially. So far there are about 1.6 miles of choppy, rough trail cut into 240 acres of land southeast of the city's Northwest OHV Park. It's not much, but more is coming this summer.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Library and veterans team up

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Deborah BeCraft

The Rhome Public Library now has a new program for the veterans!

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Show your conservatism

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Mark Hamilton

I am Mark from the Boy Scout Troop 194, and I am writing about how our country is changing.

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