UPDATE

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

FIRE MARSHAL TO RETIRE - Wise County commissioners accepted Fire Marshal Chuck Beard's resignation Monday morning. Beard's last day is Friday. He started with the county in 2013. He'd previously retired from Weatherford in early 2012.

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Creating a buzz: Boyd fans swarm to Garland to support team Football: Long-awaited redemption – Eagles rally to beat Wylie, win bi-district Historical heroes
 
Creating a buzz: Boyd fans swarm to Garland to support team

Creating a buzz: Boyd fans swarm to Garland to support team

Lindsey Chancellor ditched one of her classes Thursday at Arlington Baptist with a legitimate excuse.

Football: Long-awaited redemption – Eagles rally to beat Wylie, win bi-district

Football: Long-awaited redemption – Eagles rally to beat Wylie, win bi-district

It had been a long time coming for the Decatur Eagles. Thirteen years, to be exact.

Historical heroes

Historical heroes

Students at Carson Elementary in Decatur created their own "wax museum" Nov. 10.




NEWS HEADLINES

Creating a buzz: Boyd fans swarm to Garland to support team

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Lindsey Chancellor ditched one of her classes Thursday at Arlington Baptist with a legitimate excuse.

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Drivers beware: Deer are on the move, multiple accidents reported

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Glenn Putnam was driving home from work along U.S. 81/287 near Alvord last Friday when a buck crashed through his windshield.

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Driver indicted in fatal wreck

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Brian Knox

A driver involved in a deadly crash near Cottondale in July has been indicted by a Wise County grand jury.

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Hudson seeks 6th term

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

County Treasurer Katherine Hudson announced this week she will run for a sixth term in 2018.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Long-awaited redemption – Eagles rally to beat Wylie, win bi-district

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Reece Waddell

It had been a long time coming for the Decatur Eagles. Thirteen years, to be exact.

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Football: Creative Bulls fall short against Godley

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing against their former quarterback, the Bridgeport Bulls put together a creative game plan Friday night to utilize the talents of their current signal caller.

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OUR OPINIONS

Model for making our community better


Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 | By Richard Greene

Growing up, my family owned and operated a small printing business. Part of running a family-owned business were long hours and few days off between all the demands from payroll, accounts receivable to managing employees. Just finding time to sleep was difficult enough.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Grateful city listened

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wendell Wiggins

I would like to take this time to personally say thank you to the mayor of Bridgeport Randy Singleton, councilmen David Correll, Kevin Lopez, Billy Fred Walker, Bobby Brazier and Jimmy Meyers for listening to the community and for dropping the involuntary annexation of properties bordering your city limits.

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Sign a petition for property rights

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wise Citizens for Property Rights Inc.

Wise Citizens for Property Rights Inc. (WCPR) was born out of a forced annexation attempt by the city of Bridgeport.

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