UPDATE

Update for Friday, March 22, 2019

WOMAN PLEADS IN FATAL WRECK - The mother of a teenage driver involved in a wreck that killed a child in July of 2017 on Old Greenwood Road pleaded guilty to criminal negligent homicide Wednesday. Tamra Gibbon, 34, was placed on deferred adjudication and sentenced to five years probation by visiting judge Vicki Isaacks. Her 15-year-old son was driving without an adult on July 28, 2017, when he attempted to jump a hill in her Ford Explorer.

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Bikes, dogs, brews: Bridgeport debuts new festival for everyone Brewing for competition: Trinity Street barista to represent country, coffee shop at global competition Runners tackle trails at Grasslands
 
Bikes, dogs, brews: Bridgeport debuts new festival for everyone

Bikes, dogs, brews: Bridgeport debuts new festival for everyone

Cyclists, pet lovers and coffee and beer connoisseurs will converge in Bridgeport April 6 for a new festival.

Brewing for competition: Trinity Street barista to represent country, coffee shop at global competition

Brewing for competition: Trinity Street barista to represent country, coffee shop at global competition

Customers fog in for a lunch break jolt, ordering their lot of macchiatos and lattes as a barista with steady hands and focused eyes methodically pieces together something entirely different.

Runners tackle trails at Grasslands

Runners tackle trails at Grasslands

Nearing the finish line Saturday, Nancy Nelson carried the Thin Blue Line flag proudly.




NEWS HEADLINES

Back in the office: Former sheriff’s family returns historic desk back to WCSO

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Austin Jackson

An antique rolltop desk that housed the badges and hats of Wise County sheriffs from 1902 to 1975 has made its way back home.

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Steer brings record price

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Richard Greene

As he watched and heard the price grow for his reserve champion steer Saturday, Ethan Drager knew the hours of work every day in the barn had paid off.

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Fire damages trailer

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Austin Jackson

A fifth-wheel travel trailer caught fire Friday night near Rhome.

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Bikes, dogs, brews: Bridgeport debuts new festival for everyone

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Richard Greene

Cyclists, pet lovers and coffee and beer connoisseurs will converge in Bridgeport April 6 for a new festival.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Going dancing: Former Bridgeport standout Patterson makes history

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Alan Green has a simple way of describing former Bridgeport standout Devonte Patterson, who helped lead the Bulls to their only championship in 2015.

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Decatur, Slidell players earn all-state honors

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Several area basketball players were named to Texas Association of Basketball Coaches all-state and all-region teams.

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OUR OPINIONS

Requiem for a rabbit


Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | By Brian Knox

"You need to come home for a bunny funeral," my wife said in a solemn tone over the phone Monday afternoon.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Silent Spring

Published Saturday, March 16, 2019
By Ken Hughes

When I was a youngster, I remember reveling in the spring season. I remember songbirds everywhere in uncountable numbers and hundreds of flying insects circling porch lights or streetlights and impacting on car windshields.

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Officials err in release of list

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Janet Akers-Amos

Purging the voter rolls of naturalized citizens is one way to stay in power, but a more ethical approach would be to offer policies and ideas that appeal to younger voters, naturalized voters and other voters who are not happy with slave wages, skyrocketing healthcare costs, and ridiculously high property taxes.

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