UPDATE

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


FIRE DANGER – Elevated fire weather conditions will be in place in Wise County once again today due to the combination of low relative humidity values, above normal temperatures and breezy northerly winds. Today’s high is expected to reach near 70 with a west wind of 10-15 miles per hour becoming north 15-20 mph in the afternoon with gusts up to 30 mph. Wise County remains under a burn ban. No outdoor burning is allowed.

JACKSBORO TRIPS PARADISE – Jacksboro went on a 15-6 run to close a 41-29 win over the Paradise Lady Panthers Tuesday. Paradise ended up the third seed in 8-3A and will play Brock in bi-district Monday in Azle. Other scores: Boys – Northwest 70, Azle 43; Decatur 91, Gainesville 25; Bridgeport 61, Krum 43; Jacksboro 62, Paradise 56; Holliday 57, Boyd 28; Alvord 61, Era 59 OT: Slidell 75, Gold-Burg 32. Girls -Northwest 47, Azle 42; Decatur 60, Gainesville 28; Krum 52, Bridgeport 45; Holliday 67, Boyd 41: Era 41, Alvord 38 OT; Chico 51, Perrin 25; Slidell 80, Gold-Burg 17

CHICO 4-H – The Chico 4-H Club will meet 3 p.m. Sunday in the Chico Elementary School cafeteria. Call Kelly Martin at 940-210-2506.

COALITION MEETING – The Wise County Community Coalition meets noon Monday, Feb. 13 at Pizza Hut in Decatur. Call Mike Bell at 940-627-9082.

BRIDGEPORT SOCCER – The Bridgeport Youth Association soccer signups are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 11 and 18 at the Bridgeport Public Library. Cost is $65. This year includes a 16U division.

ONE ACT – Paradise Junior High will perform “The Cop and the Anthem” 6 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria.

RETIREMENT RECEPTION – The retirement reception honoring Connie Shawn of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office has been rescheduled for 3-5 p.m. Friday at the Decatur Visitors Center, 106 S. Trinity St. Shawn served at the Extension office in Wise County for 18 years.

FUNERALSService for Floyd Thomas McCurdy, 87, of Rhome is 1 p.m. Saturday at Rhome Church of Christ with burial at New Fairview Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

SERVICES for George Ball, 76, of Dallas and Keith Troutwine, 43, of Decatur are pending at Hawkins-Decatur.

GRAVESIDE service for Betty Dennis, 83, formerly of Boyd is 2 p.m. today at Boonsville Cemetery. Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

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