UPDATE

Fire damages Cottondale home

A pre-dawn fire near Cottondale Saturday heavily damaged a home.

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Pilot dies in plane crash; 2 passengers flown to local hospitals Adios, senor: Long-time teacher enters final year Fire damages trailer home
 
Pilot dies in plane crash; 2 passengers flown to local hospitals

Pilot dies in plane crash; 2 passengers flown to local hospitals

The pilot of a single-engine Cessna 172 died after crashing into a field in Rhome Thursday night, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel.

Adios, senor: Long-time teacher enters final year

Adios, senor: Long-time teacher enters final year

A stream of students swerve past Terry Stewart, El Jefe of the Spanish department, as he looks out from his lavishly decorated classroom at Decatur High School.

Fire damages trailer home

Fire damages trailer home

Firefighters from Bridgeport, Decatur and Paradise extinguished a blaze in a trailer home at 1808 9th Street in Bridgeport Friday morning.




NEWS HEADLINES

Thornberry says president shouldn’t base security clearance decisions on critical comments

Published Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018
By Brian Knox

U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry said Saturday that he doesn’t believe the president should pick who has their security clearances taken away once they leave government service based on what they say about him. Instead, he suggested that extending security clearances for those who have left their government jobs may not be necessary in the first place.

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Pilot dies in plane crash; 2 passengers flown to local hospitals

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The pilot of a single-engine Cessna 172 died after crashing into a field in Rhome Thursday night, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel.

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Adios, senor: Long-time teacher enters final year

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A stream of students swerve past Terry Stewart, El Jefe of the Spanish department, as he looks out from his lavishly decorated classroom at Decatur High School.

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Alvord, Northwest earn A’s; All districts receive passing grades in ratings

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

Two Wise County school districts earned A's in the first A-F accountability ratings released Wednesday by the Texas Education Agency.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Basketball: Edwards tabbed as Hatch’s replacement; Northwest hires new head boys basketball coach

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Northwest Texans did not have to look far to find Mike Hatch's replacement.

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Fuller, offense dazzle in scrimmage

Published Friday, August 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur quarterback Roman Fuller racked up 452 yards and five touchdowns in the Eagles' first scrimmage Friday night against Chisholm Trail.

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OUR OPINIONS

The evolution of first days


Published Saturday, August 18, 2018 | By Kristen Tribe

My husband and I agreed to split the first-day dropoffs this year since we have two teenagers now - one at the middle school and one in high school.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

WHS offers quality care

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Carey "CW" Williams

Although it may be cliche, the phrase "There's no place like home" became very important to our family recently.

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Grateful for help

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Mayme Fletcher

To the young man that retrieved my basket at Lowe's Market Friday, thank you so much.

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