UPDATE

Update for Monday, July 23, 2018

CRAFTON-AREA HOME DESTROYED IN FIRE - Fire destroyed a home on Private Road 1607 off Texas 101 in the Crafton area Saturday afternoon. Multiple departments including Crafton, Chico, Alvord, Sunset and Bridgeport responded to a report of a house on fire in the 300 block of Private Road 1607, north of Chico just before 2 p.m.

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Burning up: Heat advisory or not, Wise County gets to work Barn, truck lost in blaze Football: Beat the heat – Wise County coaches prepare for hot start
 
Burning up: Heat advisory or not, Wise County gets to work

Burning up: Heat advisory or not, Wise County gets to work

Across Wise County, men and women wearing slacks and skirts are heading back from their lunch break, exiting their cars for a perilous journey across the parking lot. Some will enter the cool embrace of the air conditioned office thanking the Lord; others might come back cursing.

Barn, truck lost in blaze

Barn, truck lost in blaze

A barn and truck were lost in a blaze that also burned approximately an acre at 2131 Sunflower Road Thursday morning near Paradise.

Football: Beat the heat – Wise County coaches prepare for hot start

Football: Beat the heat – Wise County coaches prepare for hot start

As temperatures at Decatur Municipal Airport soared to 110 degrees Thursday, people across Wise County did their best to beat the heat.




NEWS HEADLINES

Burning up: Heat advisory or not, Wise County gets to work

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Across Wise County, men and women wearing slacks and skirts are heading back from their lunch break, exiting their cars for a perilous journey across the parking lot. Some will enter the cool embrace of the air conditioned office thanking the Lord; others might come back cursing.

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Barn, truck lost in blaze

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A barn and truck were lost in a blaze that also burned approximately an acre at 2131 Sunflower Road Thursday morning near Paradise.

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Decatur ISD Trustees pick new officers

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

A month after splitting on the vote to keep superintendent Judi Whitis, Decatur ISD school board has a new slate of officers.

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Marijuana seized during traffic stops

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

A pair of traffic stops within 24 hours resulted in the seizure of more than 100 pounds of marijuana this week.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Beat the heat – Wise County coaches prepare for hot start

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

As temperatures at Decatur Municipal Airport soared to 110 degrees Thursday, people across Wise County did their best to beat the heat.

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A familiar beginning: Hart follows in father’s footsteps at Bridgeport

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Thirty-two years ago, Pete Hart was still searching for his first coaching gig.

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OUR OPINIONS

Love at first sight


Published Saturday, July 14, 2018 | By Austin Jackson

Have you ever met someone and it just clicked? It's uncommon, for me at least. But every once in a while, you cross paths with someone, and lay down a wry observation or a corny pun, and all of the sudden you're off to the races, riffing on the way towards becoming fast friends.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Let Whitis continue job

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Robin Lewis

Dear School Board Members, as Spiderman once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." I do not envy you your responsibility this week. You have been placed in a terrible position.

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King speech not appropriate for time, place

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Judy Matthews

I would like to thank Skip Nichols for his opinion about the Memorial Day speech given by Phil King.

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