UPDATE

Thursday, September 21, 2017

HOSPITAL AWARDED FOR ORGAN DONATION EFFORTS - Wise Health System's efforts to register organ donors earned two awards from LifeGift Wednesday. LifeGift, a certified organ procurement organization, presented two awards to WHS - the Donate Life National Organ Donation Campaign Let Life Bloom award, which WHS received for registering 33 people as organ, tissue and eye donors; and the Donate Life Texas Unite for Life Campaign award for contributing to Texas' list of 9.7 million donors.

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Becoming an American: Decatur woman celebrates new citizenship Football: Eagles need short memory before homecoming Hapy Homecoming
 
Becoming an American: Decatur woman celebrates new citizenship

Becoming an American: Decatur woman celebrates new citizenship

Ivonne Fernandez of Decatur has waited almost her entire life for the piece of paper she was given in a courtroom in Fort Worth last week.

Football: Eagles need short memory before homecoming

Football: Eagles need short memory before homecoming

The Decatur Eagles' unbeaten start to the season hit a wall last week against Midlothian Heritage.

Hapy Homecoming

Hapy Homecoming

Paradise homecoming court queen nominee Hunter Rodgers and king nominee Corbin McBride wave to the crowd during Monday's parade.




NEWS HEADLINES

WHS receives awards for organ donation campaign

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise Health System's efforts to register organ donors earned two awards from LifeGift Wednesday.

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Hurdsman indicted for bank robbery

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Paradise man sentenced to 75 years for theft by a Wise County jury last week is also facing a new federal bank robbery charge.

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Shooter arrested

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport woman was arrested Sunday after firing a gun at another person in a residential neighborhood.

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Becoming an American: Decatur woman celebrates new citizenship

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Racey Burden

Ivonne Fernandez of Decatur has waited almost her entire life for the piece of paper she was given in a courtroom in Fort Worth last week.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Family defense – Roths join forces for Eagles

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Growing up as the son of a coach, Braxton Roth found himself on the sidelines on Friday nights, longing for a chance to take the field.

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Football: Alvord faces Electra squad also looking for first points

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs couldn't capitalize on a strong defensive effort last Friday as they struggled to generate offense.

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OUR OPINIONS

Just another face in the crowd


Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | By Kristen Tribe

Not to alarm anyone, but apparently I have a band of look-alikes loose in the world. Although I've never seen one, everyone else - friends, family members and complete strangers - spot them on a regular basis.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Saving Social Security

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Life expectancy in the United States in 1935, the year the Social Security Act was put into law, was 60 for men and 64 for women.

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Climate change visible now

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Ken Hughes

It has been commonplace for some time for politicians, virtually all of them being of the Republican neocon persuasion, when asked about climate change to reply, "Well, I'm no scientist, but don't think global warming is real."

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