UPDATE

Thursday, July 20, 2017

WRECK VICTIM IDENTIFIED - Texas Department of Public Safety investigators Wednesday released the name of the driver involved in a single-vehicle wreck on County Road 4668, also know as Bobo Crossing, late Tuesday night.

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Blaze devours church Church, energy company butt heads Volleyball: Anderson returns home to Wise County
 
Blaze devours church

Blaze devours church

Standing across the street from Living Waters Fellowship Church in Chico as it burned Saturday afternoon, member Steve Brozovich was quiet, but firm.

Church, energy company butt heads

Church, energy company butt heads

A Decatur church and an energy company appear to be at an impasse regarding a road on the church's property.

Volleyball: Anderson returns home to Wise County

Volleyball: Anderson returns home to Wise County

Several years ago at a summer coaching clinic, Danny Anderson found fellow Decatur native Ronnie Gage to let him know the influence he had on him.




NEWS HEADLINES

Blaze devours church

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By David Talley

Standing across the street from Living Waters Fellowship Church in Chico as it burned Saturday afternoon, member Steve Brozovich was quiet, but firm.

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Coleman: ‘I got greedy’ – Ex-employee said thefts began due to family illness

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Brian Knox

Kim Klement said she felt "sick to her stomach" as her property and human resources director at Karl Klement Properties began bringing in stacks of evidence that an employee had been embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company for years.

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Church, energy company butt heads

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Decatur church and an energy company appear to be at an impasse regarding a road on the church's property.

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Group to place smog monitors in Wise County

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By David Talley

A Metroplex environmental group is planning to install ozone monitors in Wise County.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Volleyball: Anderson returns home to Wise County

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Several years ago at a summer coaching clinic, Danny Anderson found fellow Decatur native Ronnie Gage to let him know the influence he had on him.

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Year in review: Paradise – Panthers find starting point

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Over his first year at Paradise, Ronnie Gage found a common thread throughout each of the school's athletic programs.

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OUR OPINIONS

Growing not a pain


Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | By Racey Burden

I've seen a lot of complaints about growth lately, especially at public meetings and in the Facebook comments of the Messenger posts. New retail possibly coming to Bridgeport? Stay away, this is a rural community.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Growing number bewildered by Trump

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Ken Bateman

I am compelled to speak to the July 12 letter, "Discouraged by journalists" by Jo Ann Mann of Bridgeport.

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Bring back the garden club

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Margaret Gettys Cude

As one of Decatur's older citizens, I can remember when we had an active garden club.

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