Update for Monday, February 11, 2019

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ALVORD WOMAN DIES IN CRASH – An Alvord woman was killed Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident on Farm Road 51 south of Springtown in Parker County. Haley Brumley, 22, died at the scene. Brumley was traveling northbound on FM 51 in a 2005 Dodge Ram truck shortly after 10 p.m. Near Veal Station, she lost control of the vehicle and entered a side skid. The truck overturned multiple times. Brumley was partially ejected. Department of Public Safety spokesman Ricky Hunter said a wet roadway and speed were contributing factors to the accident.

BRIDGEPORT CHAMBER AWARDS – Jonathan Cortez was named Citizen of the Year at Saturday’s Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce Banquet Saturday. Other award winners included Erick Macias, Dr. James E. Hunter Humanitarian of the Year; MTC Correctional facility, Corporate Business of the Year; Edge Crew, Individual Business of the Year; Terry Everett, Director of the Year; Leah Clark and J.D. Clark, Presidency Award; and Melynda Lilly, Ambassador of the Year.

DENSE FOG ADVISORY – Wise County was under a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m. as visibilities were reduced to a quarter mile or less in areas. The forecast includes a 50 percent chance of rain with thunderstorms possible after noon. Today’s high will climb to around 62 degrees. Weekend rainfall totals included 0.29 of an inch in Decatur, 0.25 in Greenwood and 0.2 in Alvord and Cottondale.

DIABETES CLASSES – Total Diabetes Care at Wise Health System will hold diabetes education classes in Alvord today. The beginner class will be offered at 3 p.m., and the advanced class will be offered at 4 p.m. Both classes will be held at the First Baptist Church. The classes are intended to help those with diabetes better understand and manage the disease. Classes are free and will be taught by Dick Gilley RN, CCRN, CDE. No RSVP required. Call Gilley at 940-626-1890.

SCV MEETING – The Sons of Confederate Veterans meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wesley Center of the First United Methodist Church of Decatur.

BOYD TO LOOK AT TRANSFER POLICY – Boyd ISD trustees will consider amending the district’s transfer policy at its meeting at 6:30 tonight. The district also will review its facility use for non-school functions policy. Trustees will also consider contracts for principals and the athletic director.

DECATUR CITY COUNCIL – The Decatur City Council tonight will take action on a number of planning and zoning items and hear the annual police racial profiling report. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at city hall.

REPUBLICAN MEETING – The Wise County Republicans and Wise Republican Women will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the courtroom located at the Wise County Sheriff’s Office, 200 Rook Ramsey Drive in Decatur.

COALITION MEETING – The Wise County Community Coalition meets at noon today at Pizza Hut in Decatur. The topic will be a recap of Martin Luther King Jr. Day for Black History Month.

FUNERALS – Graveside service for Imogene “Tommie” Kuykendall Hargrove, 89, of Decatur is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

SERVICE for Jeneva Brackeen, 82, of Decatur is pending at Hawkins-Decatur.

FUNERAL for Tyler Zane Howard, 1, of Azle is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Chapel in Decatur with burial at Sand Hill Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

VISITATION for Jerry Moore Sims, 85, of Decatur is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hawkins-Decatur.

SERVICE for Lorene Spann, 82, is pending at Hawkins-Decatur.

SERVICE for Linda Callaway, 63, of Paradise is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport. NO

SERVICE is scheduled for Betty Jean Salkins, 94, of Bridgeport. Hawkins-Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

MEMORIAL service for Lana King, 67, of Bridgeport is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Family visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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