UPDATE

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

GRASS FIRE FORCES EVACUATION - Eight grass fires were reported yesterday in Wise County. Several homes in the Jamberly Hills subdivision northwest of Cottondale were evacuated for two hours, while firefighters worked a 50-acre grass fire off County Road 3657 Monday afternoon. Firefighters from Salt Creek, Cottondale, Bridgeport, Lake Bridgeport, Briar and Reno responded to the blaze toned out at 3:31 p.m. Department of Public Safety troopers assisted with the scene.

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Paradise Market robbed Friday night Presidential candidate arrested for drugs Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday
 
Paradise Market robbed Friday night

Paradise Market robbed Friday night

A white male dressed in all black robbed the Paradise Market at 100 Main St. in Paradise Friday night, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin confirmed.

Presidential candidate arrested for drugs

Presidential candidate arrested for drugs

A 2020 presidential candidate was arrested in Decatur Tuesday after a traffic stop by Department of Public Safety troopers.

Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday

Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday

A grassfire that spread to burn 30 to 60 round hay bales closed Cuba Road east of Bridgeport Thursday afternoon.




NEWS HEADLINES

Arriving for duty: Denton County donates K-9 to Wise

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Racey Burden

Three months after the disappearance of K-9 officer Rayco, the Wise County Sheriff's Office has been gifted another brindle Dutch Shepard.

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Uttley picked for top job

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Racey Burden

Paradise School Board named Dr. Paul Uttley the lone finalist for superintendent during a special meeting Thursday night.

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Boyd Superintendent receives extension

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD Superintendent Ted West will remain in the top post in the district through the 2020-21 school year after receiving a contract extension Thursday night.

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Worst fears confirmed; Jury hears about murder victim’s discovery, injuries

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Brian Knox

An unexpected visit from her nephew a few days before Christmas in 2015 left Boyd resident Cheryl Cornstubble curious about what he might have left behind.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Decatur’s Satasha Kostelecky commits to Rice

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur junior Satasha Kostelecky announced her commitment to play volleyball at Rice University Saturday evening, and will join an Owls team that finished 21-9 last season.

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Basketball: Never at rest – Bullard relishes time on court

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Paytin Bullard has never been one to rest on her laurels.

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OUR OPINIONS

‘There’s a tear in my beer’


Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | By Richard Greene

Growing up in rural North Texas, I've always fashioned myself as a man's man - a tough exterior and even harder on the inside.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

City sold a lemon

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Patricia Mitchell

A jury of his peers exonerated former Rhome Police Chief Brandon Davis on two misdemeanor charges. He was doing his job.

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Enjoy the new puzzles

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Doris Goodwin

Just wanted to thank you for including a "Puzzle" page in the Jan. 10, 2018, issue of All Around Wise.

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