UPDATE

Friday, July 25, 2014

COPPER THEFT ARREST - A local man has been arrested in the recent theft of copper at a couple of locations in north Decatur. John Edward Gibbon Jr., 32, of Alvord was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft of material (copper) less than $20,000. Sgt. Gerald Wright with the Decatur Police Department said Gibbon turned himself in after seeing himself in a surveillance photo distributed through the Wise County Messenger newspaper and Facebook page. He is accused of stealing copper from Wise Electric Co-op and Perkins Construction earlier this month. Wright said Decatur Police and the Wise County Sheriff's Office worked together to investigate the thefts. The total value of the stolen copper was $1,037.50.

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Reunion Royalty Wreck causes ramp closure Like its maker, Poe’s work breaks the mold
 
Reunion Royalty

Reunion Royalty

Winners of the Reunion camp awards are...

Wreck causes ramp closure

Wreck causes ramp closure

A highly traveled on-ramp in Decatur was closed most of Tuesday afternoon following an 18-wheeler accident that spilled hot asphalt across the road.

Like its maker, Poe’s work breaks the mold

Like its maker, Poe’s work breaks the mold

Several pieces of the Decatur resident's work are featured in art galleries around the Metroplex.


NEWS HEADLINES

Goodwyn pleads guilty to drug charge

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Brian Knox

A former longtime court reporter for the 271st District Court in Decatur was back in a familiar setting Friday - but on the other side of the law.

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Suiting up one last time; Hounds pay tribute to fallen teammate

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

For one last time, Isaac Davis put on his Slidell Greyhounds basketball uniform Tuesday morning.

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Wreck causes ramp closure

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A highly traveled on-ramp in Decatur was closed most of Tuesday afternoon following an 18-wheeler accident that spilled hot asphalt across the road.

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Like its maker, Poe’s work breaks the mold

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By David Talley

Several pieces of the Decatur resident's work are featured in art galleries around the Metroplex.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Dragons trio earn TSWA honors

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Sophomore Jaston McBee provided a spark at the top of the lineup for the Chico Dragons throughout the season.

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Jones takes 13th at West Texas; Rottner finishes 19th at tournament

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Playing in sixth round of golf in six days, Drew Jones couldn't mount the finish he wanted Sunday.

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OUR OPINIONS

Confessions of a bad son


Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | By Richard Greene

Despite all my efforts, I've come to the realization this weekend that I'm a failure in one aspect. I try to eat right, exercise and do chores around the house. I give my best effort at earning an honest day's living and always leave a healthy tip for waiters and waitresses. I even pay my taxes and vote in most elections.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Vote Britt for a refreshing change

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Darrel Behrens

Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when State Representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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County needs to set a better example

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By John Green

Every morning in the wee hours I see the sprinklers running at the Wise County Courthouse.

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