Update for Thursday, September 13, 2018

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911 SERVICE RESTORED – Wise County was among the 13 counties affected by a technical glitch that caused an outage of 911 service yesterday afternoon. According to the North Central Texas Council of Governments, the outage began just before noon, and normal operations resumed by 3:30 p.m. Wise County Emergency Management Coordinator Cody Powell said emergency calls still came to the Wise County Sheriff’s Office, but the calls were rerouted from the emergency line to the regular line. That meant dispatchers could not see the caller’s location.

CLAY SHOOT – Devon’s 11th annual Sporting Clay Shoot benefiting United Way is Friday, Sept. 21, at Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the shoot begins at 9. Cost is $500 per five-person team and lunch is provided. Register by contacting Crystal Watkins: 940-577-6585 or Crystal.Watkins@dvn.com. Station sponsorships are available.

MARY’S GIFT PROGRAM PROVIDES FREE 3D MAMMOGRAMS – The Mary’s Gift program funded through Wise Health Foundation provides free 3D mammograms, an exam proven to find 20-65 percent more invasive breast cancers and reduce callbacks by up to 40 percent. The Genius 3D Mammography equipment was purchased with funds contributed to the foundation for uninsured and underinsured women and men of Wise County. Remaining 2018 dates are Sept. 26, Oct. 10 and 24, Nov. 28 and Dec. 26. Visit WiseHealthFoundation.com to learn more or call Wise Health System Imaging Center at 940-626-1329 to apply and schedule your appointment today.

NORTHWEST FOOTBALL – Northwest will kick off this week’s high school football schedule when the Texans host Grapevine at 7 tonight at Northwest ISD Stadium.

WOMEN’S BUSINESS NETWORK – The Area Business Women’s Network is having its monthly meeting at 11:45 a.m. today at the Decatur Conference Center. Cost is $11 at the door or pre-pay at www.abwn.org.

MAROON OUT – Bridgeport Main Street will host “Maroon Out” Girls Night Out 5-7 p.m. today in downtown Bridgeport. Come sip, shop, dine and wear your maroon for a chance to win a $200 cash prize. Also, the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce will hold ribbon cuttings for Rustic Rose at 5 p.m. and Reilly Chance at 5:30 p.m. Call Bridgeport Main Street at 940-683-3400.

ASK AN ATTORNEY – Decatur Medical Lodge is having free Ask an Attorney sessions today with Travis Weaver, who focuses on elder law. The first session is at 3 p.m., and the second session is at 4:30. Seating is limited, so call 940-626-2800 to reserve your space. The Medical Lodge is at 701 W. Bennett Rd.

FUNERALS – Service for Elizabeth Lester, 84, of Greenwood is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

FUNERAL for Kevin Hacker, 61, of Decatur is 2 p.m. today at Hawkins Chapel in Decatur.

MEMORIAL for Susan Ray, 63, of Runaway Bay is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport.

MEMORIAL for John Schneck, 53, of Decatur will be held at a later date. Hawkins-Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

FUNERAL for Bernie LeFors, 91, of Broken Arrow, Okla., is 1 p.m. today at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Boyd with burial at Boyd Cemetery.

FUNERAL for Ernest Partin, 47, of Boyd is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Boyd with burial at Boyd Cemetery. Family visitation is 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at the church. Hawkins-Boyd is handling arrangements.

SERVICE for Miriam Moore, 92, of Bridgeport will be held at a later date. Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

SERVICE for Janice Shepard, 85, of Decatur is pending at Jones Family Funeral Home-Decatur.

MEMORIAL service for AC Griffin, 90, of Greenwood is 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Decatur. Jones-Decatur is handling the arrangements.

GRAVESIDE service for Lynda Harris, 65, of Paradise is 2 p.m. Friday at Prairie Mound Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Jones-Decatur.

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