UPDATE

Monday, June 26, 2017

WEEKEND RAINFALL - Rain was a welcome sight on Saturday with many parts of the county receiving multiple inches of rain. Rainfall totals included 4.3 inches in Paradise, 4.1 in Cottondale, 2.35 in Alvord, 2.3 in Decatur and Bridgeport, 2.25 in Rhome and 1.6 in Greenwood. Today's forecast calls for a slight chance of storms with a high near 84 degrees.

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Officers find 27 pounds of pot Texas secedes (but only at Boys State) Going to the Show
 
Officers find 27 pounds of pot

Officers find 27 pounds of pot

A traffic stop led to a felony drug arrest Wednesday near Decatur.

Texas secedes (but only at Boys State)

Texas secedes (but only at Boys State)

Standing in the state capitol building, Decatur senior Ty Watson made the case for Texas independence.

Going to the Show

Going to the Show

2017 All Wise Baseball and Softball




NEWS HEADLINES

Officers find 27 pounds of pot

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Brian Knox

A traffic stop led to a felony drug arrest Wednesday near Decatur.

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Texas secedes (but only at Boys State)

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Standing in the state capitol building, Decatur senior Ty Watson made the case for Texas independence.

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WHS scales back training program outside of county

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Wise Health System is scaling back its athletic training program through Fit-N-Wise, pulling out of a majority of the schools it worked with outside of Wise County.

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Bridging the gap: School offers summer reading event for students

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By David Talley

When the school year ends, teachers tell their students to keep reading over the summer.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Going to the Show

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

2017 All Wise Baseball and Softball

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Baseball: Decatur’s Elder commits to Texas

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder's immediate and future plans changed in an instant Sunday evening.

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OUR OPINIONS

Parents say the darndest things


Published Saturday, June 24, 2017 | By Richard Greene

It's happened. I've officially become my parents. I've tried to fight it as I've warped toward middle age. I even abandoned cargo shorts to slow the pace thanks to the ridicule of the Millennials in the office, but it's not helped.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Feeling like the enemy

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Mary Ann Hunn

As a property owner in Wise County, have you ever prevailed in protesting taxes before the Wise County Appraisal District?

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Condolences to Fostel family

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Skip Nichols

I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of my friend, District Judge John Fostel. My sincere sympathy to his family and friends.

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