UPDATE

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


DAZZLE ME PINK – The 8th Annual Dazzle Me Pink Fashion Show and luncheon is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the Decatur Civic Center. Proceeds benefit Wise Health System’s Women’s Services and Mary’s Gift, offering free mammograms to underserved and uninsured women and men of Wise County. Visit wisehealthfoundation.com to reserve a seat or table, purchase a raffle ticket or make an online donation. Call Wise Health Foundation, 940-626-1384.

AREA TRACK MEETS – Decatur and Bridgeport athletes will compete in the 9/10-4A area track meet at Decatur High School today. The field events start at 10 a.m. and running at 1 p.m. Alvord and Chico athletes are competing at the 11/12-2A meet in Springtown that begins with field events at 10 a.m. and running events start at 5 p.m.

DECATUR BASEBALL DELAYED – The Decatur Eagles’ home finale against Krum was postponed until today at 7:30 p.m.

BULLS FALL TO ARGYLE – No. 2 Argyle used a seven-run third inning to take down the Bridgeport Bulls 11-2 Tuesday. Hayden Sutherland doubled and drove in a run for the Bulls. Creighton Witt struck out 12 and allowed only four hits in Boyd’s 3-0 win over Nocona. Will Reeves drove in three runs in Paradise’s 13-6 victory over City View. Northwest won its seventh straight game on Cayde Ward’s sacrifice fly in the sixth inning of a 6-5 win over Aledo. In softball, the Decatur Lady Eagles fell to Krum 13-0. Kristin Rasbury knocked in seven runs in the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets’ 22-4 win over Nocona. Kaycee Martin went 3-for-4 with a triple but it was not enough in the Paradise Lady Panthers’ 6-2 loss to City View. Aledo tripped up the Northwest Lady Texans 2-0. Ashton Vanhoose homered in the Bridgeport Sissies’ 6-4 loss to Argyle.

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY – The Wise County Genealogical Society will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at Decatur Church of Christ. The program is “I’ve got – or – I am getting my DNA report: Now what do I do with it?” presented by Patti Gillespie.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP – The Stroke Overcomers Support Group will have their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wise Health System building, 2000 S. FM 51, Decatur. This group is designed to assist stroke survivors and their families with hope and information. Thursday’s speaker will address “Hypertension management.” Call Dennis McCreary, 817-307-9588 or Casey Rauschuber, 940-626-2457.

DAV YARD SALE – The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) annual yard sale is Friday and Saturday at the DAV Hall on Farm Road 51 South. Donations will be accepted 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily all week.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED – Due to the Easter Holiday, the deadline for the ABWN scholarship has been extended to this Friday. Download the application at www.abwn.org/abwn-scholarship.

MOVIE IN THE PARK – Bridgeport Box Office presents “The Secret Life of Pets” in Harwood Park on Saturday. The movie is free, and concessions will be sold. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 p.m., and the movie will start at dusk. Call Bridgeport Parks and Recreation at 940-683-3480.

FUNERALS – Service for Jerry O. Thetford, 77, of Bridgeport is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

GRAVESIDE service for Archie Brown Faires, 83, of Decatur is 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, N.C. Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur is handling arrangements.

MEMORIAL service for Judy Ball, 71, of Bridgeport is 2 p.m. Friday at Balsora Baptist Church. Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

MEMORIAL service for Rosemary Jeanne Cannon, 70, of Bridgeport is 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel at Jones-Bridgeport.

MEMORIAL service for Royal James, 92, of Grapevine, formerly of Bridgeport, will be held at a later date. Jones-Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

SERVICE for Alice Rasco, 82, of Cottondale is pending at Jones-Bridgeport.

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