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Monday, November 26, 2012

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FOOTBALL SEASON’S OVER – The Boyd Yellowjackets dropped their Region II area game 42-13 Friday against Winnsboro. Boyd was only down 14-0 at the half but could not generate any offense until late in the fourth quarter. The Red Raiders did most of their damage on the ground, totaling 483 yards rushing. Boyd ends the season with a 7-5 record.

HOLIDAY EVENT – Bridgeport’s Winter Wonderland holiday event is 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in downtown. Events include pictures with Santa 4 to 5:30 p.m. at State Farm, wassail tasting 5 to 8 p.m., the lighted Christmas parade at 6 p.m., tacky/ugly sweater contest at 7 p.m. at the Bridgeport Stage, and Holiday Shopping Frenzy and window decorating winners announced at 8 p.m. Parking will be available on Stevens, 11th, 9th and Cates streets and all side streets. Halsell Street will be closed 2 to 8 p.m. The event is hosted by Bridgeport Main Street and the Bridgeport Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (940) 683-3404 or (940) 683-2076.

ALVORD CHRISTMAS PARADE – The Alvord Christmas Parade is 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Parade entry deadline is Friday, Nov. 30. For more information call or text Jody Slaten at (940) 389-0417.

ENROLLMENT OPEN – Boyd Early Head Start/TNS is currently enrolling pregnant mothers, infants and toddlers for its federally funded educational program in Boyd located on the BISD campus. The free program promotes school readiness for income eligible families. For more information call (940) 433-9530 or come by the Boyd location at 650 Knox Ave. (Old Intermediate building).

RIBBON CUTTING – The Decatur Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m. today at Wireless Expo, 200 S. U.S. 81/287, Ste. A, in Decatur.

CHAMBER MEETING – The Paradise Chamber of Commerce will have its board meeting noon Thursday at the Bridgeport Country Club. All members are asked to attend and vote for next year’s directors. For more information, call (940) 433-3288.

IDENTITY THEFT PROGRAM – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting an identity theft program 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Weatherford College Wise County. There will be a hamburger supper sponsored by area banks followed by a presentation from a United States secret service agent who will educate participants on protecting themselves from becoming a victim of identity theft. Call the Wise County Extension office at (940) 627-3341 to register.

AUXILIARY DRAWING – The Wise Regional Hospital Auxiliary will have a drawing for a $500 bag of money Dec. 3. Raffle tickets are on sale for $1 each or six for $5 and can be purchased in the hospital lobby or gift shop or from a volunteer.

DECATUR CITY COUNCIL – The Decatur City Council meets tonight with a workshop at 5:30 followed by the regular meeting at 6.

4-H MEETING — Decatur 4-H Club will meet 6 tonight at the Extension Office. Call Shelly Laaser at (940) 389-8811 for more information.

FUNERALS – Service for James Edward Wallace Sr., 73, of Springtown is 2 p.m. today at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial at Chico Cemetery.

NO SERVICE is planned for Mary Campbell, 88, of Rhome. Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd is handling arrangements.

SERVICE for Joshua Richardson Smith, 24, of Aurora is pending at Christian-Hawkins.

VISITATION for James D. “Donnie” Renfro, 64, of Boyd is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Chapel.

GRAVESIDE service for Bobbie Schlumbohm, 83, of Decatur is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sweetwater Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

SERVICES for Gary Wayne Fulton, 60, and Oleta R. Duvall, 72, both of Decatur are pending at Coker-Hawkins.