UPDATE

Thursday, July 31, 2014

HEAT BREAK CONTINUES - Today's the last day of July, but you might not know it from stepping outside. A cold front that moved through yesterday brought much cooler temperatures. Yesterday's high only reached 86 at Decatur Municipal Airport, and today's forecast from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth calls for a high of around 75. A 40 percent chance of thunderstorms is also in today's forecast. High temperatures are expected to stay below 90 degrees through the weekend.

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1 dies, 1 arrested in 2-vehicle wreck Truck hits teens at Reunion Quarterback on court; Senior setter leads Decatur into season
 
1 dies, 1 arrested in 2-vehicle wreck

1 dies, 1 arrested in 2-vehicle wreck

A Lake Bridgeport woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 380 and Farm Road 1658 in Bridgeport.

Truck hits teens at Reunion

Truck hits teens at Reunion

Two teenagers were seriously injured Friday night when they were hit by a pickup near the entrance to the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur.

Quarterback on court; Senior setter leads Decatur into season

Quarterback on court; Senior setter leads Decatur into season

While hanging out with a pair of Decatur quarterbacks, Grayson Muehlstein and Justin Myers, Stormi Leonard got a few lessons on taking a snap and dropping back to pass.


NEWS HEADLINES

1 dies, 1 arrested in 2-vehicle wreck

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A Lake Bridgeport woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 380 and Farm Road 1658 in Bridgeport.

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Truck hits teens at Reunion

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Two teenagers were seriously injured Friday night when they were hit by a pickup near the entrance to the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur.

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Man stabbed in altercation

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A Slidell man was stabbed Friday night at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion after warning a fellow reveler to stay out of his cooler.

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Feind named to technology post

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD has named Adam Feind the district's new chief technology officer.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Roping wins: Wise trio bring home crowns at Cheyenne

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Richard Greene

At one of the world's most prestigious rodeos, Wise County cowboys brought home three of the seven titles.

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Decatur starts title defense

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles made the taxing journey to the top of the volleyball mountain, capturing the Class 3A title.

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OUR OPINIONS

Living in the present tense


Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | By Jake Harris

I spent last weekend visiting family in east Tennessee. Friday night was a party celebrating my TCU graduation and new job as well as my brother's high school graduation, and Sunday was my grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary celebration.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Will your family be remembered in history?

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By D.A. Sharpe

People of wisdom are quoted as saying that history repeats itself and that we can estimate what the future will hold by knowledge of history.

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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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