UPDATE

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

RHOME CITY COUNCIL - City council members declined to appoint Sam Eason to the vacant council chair Tuesday night, despite approving his petition for the position last week. City attorney Walt Leonard was nearly voted out of office, keeping his position by one vote.

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Family survives harrowing fire Tough Tank: K-9 partners with Boyd officer to make drug arrests Football: Winning start – Victory scores first varsity win
 
Family survives harrowing fire

Family survives harrowing fire

For a Newark family, a peaceful night's sleep turned into a life-changing nightmare last week when Tina Dyer woke to the violent crackling and hissing of a house fire.

Tough Tank: K-9 partners with Boyd officer to make drug arrests

Tough Tank: K-9 partners with Boyd officer to make drug arrests

Meet Boyd's newest addition to the police department - Tank. He has a variety of different collars, his own officer identification card and a full-time job sniffing out illegal drugs.

Football: Winning start – Victory scores first varsity win

Football: Winning start – Victory scores first varsity win

Victory Christian's first game as a varsity team ended with a win when Justin McBride intercepted a pitch and took it 23 yards into the end zone at the end of the third quarter.




NEWS HEADLINES

Family survives harrowing fire

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

For a Newark family, a peaceful night's sleep turned into a life-changing nightmare last week when Tina Dyer woke to the violent crackling and hissing of a house fire.

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Paques indicted on child abuse charges

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

A Decatur couple accused of beating their teenage sons over the head with pans and chaining them to furniture have been indicted on multiple charges of child abuse by a Wise County grand jury.

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Bridgeport City Council hires EDC director

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved the hiring of a new Economic Development Corp. (EDC) director last week.

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Tough Tank: K-9 partners with Boyd officer to make drug arrests

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Rachael Ussery

Meet Boyd's newest addition to the police department - Tank. He has a variety of different collars, his own officer identification card and a full-time job sniffing out illegal drugs.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Winning start – Victory scores first varsity win

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Victory Christian's first game as a varsity team ended with a win when Justin McBride intercepted a pitch and took it 23 yards into the end zone at the end of the third quarter.

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Football: Victory Christian looks for second win

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Victory Christian Patriots started their program's first varsity season with a bang Saturday, rolling to a 53-7 win.

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OUR OPINIONS

Embracing change on the sports page


Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | By Richard Greene

Way back in the 1980s, I remember helping my parents carry in cameras and cannisters of film to record the Pilot Point football games. After the game, my father would make the 35-mile trip to Sherman to help process that film, along with dozens of others. He'd then make the trek back to Pilot Point before dawn and deliver the film to coaches for the Saturday morning session with players.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Make Rhome a better town

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Robin Holmes

As a voter and resident of this town, all I can say is, "wow." The obvious hatred, of those who think they own this town, toward the mayor is not only disrespectful, it's shameful.

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Recognize benefits of marijuana

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Cat Lafitte

Here is the petition I just created for Congress: "Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.

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