UPDATE

Monday, June 16, 2014


PRINCIPAL HIRING ON AGENDA – Decatur High School’s new principal is expected to be named at tonight’s school board meeting. Former principal Jason Cochran was named superintendent at Eastland ISD last month, after six years at DHS. The meeting, which is open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. with a closed session followed by an open session at 7 p.m. The board will meet at the DISD Administration Building, 307 S. Cates St.

WARM CLOSED - WARM (Wise Area Relief Mission) will be closed today through Friday. Normal distribution times will resume Tuesday, June 24.

FIELD TRIP – The Wise County Genealogical Society is going to the Dallas County Public Library to work in their genealogical section Thursday. The group will be departing at 9 a.m. from Decatur Church of Christ. Bring a sack lunch and a $5 donation to the driver for gas. The group will return at 2 p.m.

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES – Learn Finale, a free music notation software, at Decatur Public Library 6:15-7:45 tonight. The free class, taught by composer and conductor Carol Lynn Mizell, will cover the basics of Finale to make your music look professionally printed. For more information or to register, visit the Library or call 940-393-0290.

BACK THE BLUE TOURNAMENT - The Decatur Police Department and the Decatur Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association are accepting team registration for the 2nd annual Back The Blue Co-Ed Softball Tournament to be held Saturday, June 28, at Jones Park located next to the Country Club in Decatur. Contact the Decatur Police Department at 940-393-0300 for more information. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund for Decatur High School students.

DEMOCRATIC MEETING – The Wise County Democratic Party will meet 6:15 tonight in the Wise County Law Enforcement Center courtroom at 200 Rook Ramsey Dr. in Decatur.

SOCIETY MEETING – The Wise County Fossil, Rock and Mineral Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church of Decatur Wesley Center. Guest speaker Dee Ann Archer will give the program “Machu Picchu, Sacred City, Marvel of the World.” A pot luck dinner will be served, and visitors are welcome.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP – Wise Regional Health System, the Wise and Montague County Medical Society and Renew Home Health will host a Diabetes Support Group 6:30 tonight in the Education Room of the hospital in Decatur. Dr. Brad Faglie will host a question-and-answer session on the trials and triumphs of living with diabetes and plans of action. If you have diabetes or know someone with diabetes, you are invited. If it’s your first meeting, come at 6:15 to meet Dr. Faglie and get an introduction to the basics.

BRIDGEPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY – The Bridgeport Historical Society will meet today at Weatherford College Wise County (main entrance). James Stegall will give a program on the cemetery at Willow Point. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at noon.

FUNERALS – Service for Joe Deen Franks, 57, of Bridgeport is pending at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

SERVICES for Dr. Ed Maddox, 91, formerly of Decatur; Ralph Belew, 82, of Decatur and Connie Jones, 68, of Newcastle are pending at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

GRAVESIDE service for Jerry Utley, 72, of Decatur is 10 a.m. today at Aurora Cemetery. Coker-Hawkins is handling arrangements.

FUNERAL for Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Hill, 74, of Alvord is 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Hills Church of Christ in Richland Hills. Coker-Hawkins is handling arrangements.

FUNERAL for Euna Vay Guinn, 97, of Decatur is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Coker-Hawkins with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.

FUNERAL for Sandra Lobsinger, 74, of Justin is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Coker-Hawkins with burial at Oaklawn Cemetery. Family visitation is 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service.

SERVICE for Ethan Michael Read, the infant son of Brian and Allison Read of Paradise, is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at The First Baptist Church in Paradise with burial at Cottondale Cemetery. Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

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