Update for Thursday, December 27, 2018

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RAINFALL REPORT – Wednesday was a rainy day and night for Wise County. The Decatur Municipal Airport recorded 0.66 of an inch of rain. It will be sunny and cooler today with an afternoon high of 58 degrees with an overnight low of 32.

HOLIDAY BASKETBALL – Wise County basketball teams will be back in action today at various holiday tournaments across the area. The Decatur Eagles will compete in the prestigious Whataburger Tournament in Fort Worth. The Lady Eagles, Boyd Yellowjackets and Boyd Lady Jackets will travel to Gainesville for the NCTC Tournament. The Bridgeport Bulls will host their annual holiday classic starting today. The Sissies will travel to Lubbock for the Caprock Tournament. The Paradise Panthers and Alvord Bulldogs will compete in the Windthorst Tournament. The Paradise Lady Panthers will head north for the Burkburnett Tournament. The Chico Dragons and Lady Dragons will do battle in the Munday Tournament. Slidell squads are playing in the Windthorst Tournament.

MOVIE TIME – Bridgeport Box Office presents “Incredibles 2” at the Arcadia Theater today with three free showings: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before movie starts. Concessions will be available for sale.

BLOOD DRIVE – Carter BloodCare will be at the Boonsville Community Center for a blood drive from 1-4 p.m. today. The week between the holidays, donations regularly lag. Donors can call Robert Grantham, 940-393-1550, for an appointment, but no appointment is necessary. Refreshments will be provided for donors.

UGLY SWEATER SHOOT – Drag out those ugly sweaters one last time and any unwanted gifts. Nock It Archery Center is having a special shoot Saturday. Wear an ugly sweater or use one as a target. You can also bring a wrapped, unwanted gift to exchange for, hopefully, a better unwanted gift. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for kids. RSVP by calling 940-627-6622.

CRISIS CENTER CLOSED – Wise Hope Crisis Center will be closed for Christmas break until Jan. 2. The hotline will continue to be answered 24/7. Call 940-626-4855.

FUNERALS – Service for Peggy Hunn, 76, of Arlington is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

PRIVATE memorial service for Guadalupe Diaz, 68, of Springtown will be held at a later date. Hawkins-Decatur is handling arrangements.

GRAVESIDE service for Stella (Morris) Massey Helf, 85, formerly of Decatur is 10 a.m. Jan. 4 at Oaklawn Cemetery. Hawkins-Decatur is handling arrangements.

SERVICE for Sandra Bramlett is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

SERVICE for Jimmy Richardson, 74, of Rhome is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.

FUNERAL for William Lambert, 80, of Boyd, is 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Boyd. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at the church. Hawkins-Boyd is handling arrangements.

SERVICE for David L. Elliston, 73, of Bridgeport is pending at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

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