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VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE – If you aren’t registered to vote, Thursday is the deadline if you plan on voting in the May 6 city and school elections. Call the Wise County Elections Office at 940-626-4453 if you have any questions regarding your voter registration status.

BULLS CHARGE INTO REGIONALS – Milton Iniguez, Eric Aguilar and Jesus Aguilar scored second-half goals as the Bridgeport Bulls beat Burkburnett 3-0 in the 4A Region I quarterfinal to advance to the region semifinal Friday at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex against Dallas Life Oak Cliff. Decatur fell 2-0 to San Elizario in their region quarterfinal.

SANGER TRIPS EAGLES – The Decatur Eagles dropped their second straight game in 9-4A, falling to Sanger 3-2. Other baseball scores: Alvord 14, Saint Jo 0; Jacksboro 8, Boyd 0; Bridgeport 5, Gainesville 3; Northwest 3, Brewer 1; Bowie 8, Paradise 4. Softball: Jacksboro 8, Boyd 7; Sanger 13, Decatur 9; Paradise 7, Bowie 4; Northwest 14, Brewer 2.

MARCH RAINFALL – March was one of the driest on record in Wise County, with 1.16 inches of rain recorded for the month. The average for March is 3.53 inches. Temperatures in the month ranged from a high of 92 on March 20 to a low of 26 on March 2.

RELAY FUNDRAISER – Home Health Care Of North Central Texas will hold a garage sale fundraiser for the Wise County Relay for Life 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at the office, located at 401 Center Court Drive in Bridgeport. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE – The City of Bridgeport is holding its annual City Wide Garage Sale Friday and Saturday. A list of participating residents and a map are at city hall and the library. Call 940-683-3400.

MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER – The Decatur High School Class of 1951 is raising money for a memorial in honor of Coach Cy Young, who recently died. Contributions will be collected and donated to Wise Area Relief Mission (WARM). Call Joe Lambert at 940-393-1748. To make a contribution, send checks payable to WARM to Joe Lambert, 267 Emma Call Court, Decatur, TX 76234. Submit contributions by May 1.

GOLF TOURNEY – The Decatur High School Golf Booster Club Tournament is Saturday at Bridgeport Country Club. Cost is $300 for a three-person team scramble, which includes a meal. Registration is 8:30 a.m., and tee time is 10. All proceeds benefit DHS boys and girls golf teams. To register a team or sponsor the tournament, email dhsgolf2014@gmail.com or call 940-393-9581.

GLITZY GIRLS – The fourth annual Glitzy Girls event, a vintage travel trailer show and shopping extravaganza, is Saturday. There will be bingo, live music, food vendors and the opportunity to shop in downtown Decatur. Go to www.glitzygirlstrailerpark.com. Proceeds benefit local charities.

FUNERALS – Graveside service for Cherry (Brown) Steagall, 73, of Paradise is 10 a.m. today at Paradise Cemetery. Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

GRAVESIDE service for Darlene (Cordar) Thompson, 42, formerly of Decatur is 2 p.m. Saturday at Thomas Cemetery in Bridgeport. Family visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jones-Bridgeport.

VISITATION for Gregory Lee Brown, 60, of Newark is 6-8 tonight at Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.

FUNERAL for Correne Layne Travis, 81, of Aurora is 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawkins Chapel in Boyd with burial at Aurora Cemetery. Family visitation is noon-2 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.

GRAVESIDE service for Dora Elizabeth Green Brown, 86, of Boyd is 2 p.m. Friday at Pope Cemetery in Briar. Family visitation is one hour prior to the service at the cemetery. Hawkins-Boyd is handling arrangements.

GRAVESIDE service for Bobbie L. Sessions, 77, of Bridgeport is 2 p.m. today at Alvord Cemetery. Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur is handling arrangements.

MEMORIAL for Janice Marie Webb, 76, of Decatur is 2 p.m. Friday at Decatur Church of Christ. Hawkins-Decatur is handling arrangements.

NO SERVICE is planned for Rose Ann Shelley, 78, of Decatur.

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