UPDATE

Thursday, July 28, 2016

ALVORD WRECK - One man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck in the southbound lanes of U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord around 3:20 Wednesday afternoon. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Adolfo Patterson said a northbound 2007 Ford pickup driven by Rodney Joe Lane, 52, of Alvord attempted to pass another vehicle driving in the left lane near the Navigator Truck Stop. Lane's pickup hydroplaned due to rainy conditions and slid sideways across the roadway and the median, entering the southbound lanes, where it was struck from behind by a Hyundai passenger car driven by a 27-year-old male.

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3 hurt in Saturday wreck 4 departments battle structure fire Volleyball: Fitting in – Setter settles in for her second season in Decatur
 
3 hurt in Saturday wreck

3 hurt in Saturday wreck

A chain reaction wreck in Decatur Saturday afternoon sent three people, including a child, to local hospitals.

4 departments battle structure fire

4 departments battle structure fire

A mobile home in Boonsville was destroyed by fire last Friday afternoon.

Volleyball: Fitting in – Setter settles in for her second season in Decatur

Volleyball: Fitting in – Setter settles in for her second season in Decatur

Last July, Haley Griffin arrived at the Decatur Lady Eagles team camp joining a new team at a new school in a new town.




NEWS HEADLINES

2 killed in collision

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

Two people were killed early Sunday morning in a head-on wreck on Farm Road 51 a few miles south of Decatur.

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2 arrested after chase, assault on officer

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Wise County sheriff's deputy fired at a suspect who was ramming the officer's vehicle during a high-speed chase down county roads in the Paradise area Saturday evening.

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3 hurt in Saturday wreck

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A chain reaction wreck in Decatur Saturday afternoon sent three people, including a child, to local hospitals.

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Breaking bread: Reunion recipes bring friends and family together

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

From the Sunday night campers' dinner until everyone packs up a week later, much of the camaraderie at the Wise County Old Settler's Reunion revolves around food.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Volleyball: Fitting in – Setter settles in for her second season in Decatur

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

Last July, Haley Griffin arrived at the Decatur Lady Eagles team camp joining a new team at a new school in a new town.

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Volleyball: Decatur aims for lofty goals

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles' reign atop Class 4A volleyball ended last November with a loss in their fourth straight region final appearance.

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OUR OPINIONS

Finding life in the cemetery


Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | By Racey Burden

I live right down the street from a cemetery, and I love it. Any time I go for a walk, that's the route I take - up the hill, slight right through the gates.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

All lives matter

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Larry Anthony Harris

On July 8, I awoke to several men standing around one of the TVs here in prison, giving praises to the people responsible for the shootings and killings of Dallas police officers.

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Rescued on a holiday weekend

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Eric, Karla, Bailee and Leah Rettig

We wanted to take a minute to tell you about an exceptional member of your community.

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