UPDATE

1 killed in rollover wreck

One person was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night south of Bridgeport.

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One hurt in rollover Remembering 41: Decatur resident recalls days with late president Senior, Decatur catches region title; Bedford turns in big game
 
One hurt in rollover

One hurt in rollover

The driver of a 2006 Toyota Tundra was transported by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth after a rollover wreck late Thursday night off Farm Road 2048 in Boyd.

Remembering 41: Decatur resident recalls days with late president

Remembering 41: Decatur resident recalls days with late president

After hearing the news of the death of George H.W. Bush, retired U.S. Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Barry Wheeler, a Decatur resident and Army veteran, stepped outside his home with a heavy heart and lowered his American flag to half staff, joining the worldwide remembrance of the 41st president of the United States.

Senior, Decatur catches region title; Bedford turns in big game

Senior, Decatur catches region title; Bedford turns in big game

Decatur senior Beau Bedford entered the third round of the playoffs last week with a Class 4A best 1,487 receiving yards.




NEWS HEADLINES

One hurt in rollover

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Austin Jackson

The driver of a 2006 Toyota Tundra was transported by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth after a rollover wreck late Thursday night off Farm Road 2048 in Boyd.

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Fake bills surface at local stores

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is investigating a string of incidents where counterfeit money is being used at local stores.

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Body identified as local resident

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Brian Knox

The man who apparently set himself on fire and jumped from a bridge on Texas 114 on the south side of Bridgeport Nov. 30, has been identified as a 20-year-old Bridgeport resident.

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Remembering 41: Decatur resident recalls days with late president

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Austin Jackson

After hearing the news of the death of George H.W. Bush, retired U.S. Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Barry Wheeler, a Decatur resident and Army veteran, stepped outside his home with a heavy heart and lowered his American flag to half staff, joining the worldwide remembrance of the 41st president of the United States.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Senior, Decatur catches region title; Bedford turns in big game

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur senior Beau Bedford entered the third round of the playoffs last week with a Class 4A best 1,487 receiving yards.

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Bedford shines as Decatur wins 4A Region I title

Published Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Thursday in the 4A Division I quarterfinal, Bedford was back to making spectacular, highlight reel plays. He finished with 142 yards and a touchdown on nine catches in the 38-28 Decatur win.

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OUR OPINIONS

Lack of leadership: Dysfunction at DISD not halting success of students, teachers


Published Saturday, December 8, 2018 | By Roy J. Eaton

Here's the good news about the Decatur school system. Despite the dysfunction at the administration building and on the school board, dedicated teachers and students are doing quite well.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Thoughtful surprise

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Jeanne Green

On Veterans Day, I visited my mother and dad's graves at the Alvord Cemetery.

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Bond needs to pass for Rhome’s future

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Sam Eason

Does the city need to expand the Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant?

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