UPDATE

Friday, November 28, 2014

ARREST MADE IN CAR BURGLARY CASE - A Paradise man was arrested earlier this week and charged with one count of burglary of a vehicle and one count of criminal mischief. Trevor Hurdsman, 20, was arrested after an investigation of a rash of car burglaries over the past several days in the Paradise area and south of Decatur. Wise County Sheriff's investigators issued a search warrant at Hurdsman's home at 134 County Road 3382 and were able to recover numerous stolen items including computers, televisions, jewelry, purses, more than 50 music CDs and other property. According to the sheriff's office, Hurdsman could be charged with 20 counts of burglary of a vehicle as well as other charges. Read more in the weekend Wise County Messenger.

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Soaring to a 2nd state title; Decatur defeats Argyle in 4A volleyball championship Sobering evening: MADD class highlights danger of drunk driving Football: Turnovers sink Yellowjackets in area round
 
Soaring to a 2nd state title; Decatur defeats Argyle in 4A volleyball championship

Soaring to a 2nd state title; Decatur defeats Argyle in 4A volleyball championship

When sophomore Courtnie Roberts' tip found an open spot on the floor, the Decatur Lady Eagles stormed the court at Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Saturday afternoon.

Sobering evening: MADD class highlights danger of drunk driving

Sobering evening: MADD class highlights danger of drunk driving

The courtroom at the Wise County Jail was almost full last Wednesday. A few people sat together - two girls who looked like they were still in high school, a married couple - but most tried to get a little space around them.

Football: Turnovers sink Yellowjackets in area round

Football: Turnovers sink Yellowjackets in area round

On a wet, sloppy day, in a game delayed three hours by lightning, the Boyd Yellowjackets came in as two-touchdown underdogs to Shallowater Saturday in Abilene.


NEWS HEADLINES

Soaring to a 2nd state title; Decatur defeats Argyle in 4A volleyball championship

Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

When sophomore Courtnie Roberts' tip found an open spot on the floor, the Decatur Lady Eagles stormed the court at Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Saturday afternoon.

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911 text service available

Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

Thanksgiving is the time for enjoying turkey in the company of friends and family.

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Thieves target unlocked cars

Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

'Tis the season, for car burglaries. While the holiday shopping season is traditionally a busy time for car burglars, it seems thieves are getting an early start on their own version of Black Friday specials.

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Sobering evening: MADD class highlights danger of drunk driving

Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The courtroom at the Wise County Jail was almost full last Wednesday. A few people sat together - two girls who looked like they were still in high school, a married couple - but most tried to get a little space around them.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Volleyball: Back on Top – Lady Eagles reach goal, repeating as champs

Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Before starting the daunting task of defending a state title, Decatur senior setter Stormi Leonard pointed out her team might not be No. 1 all season with the tough road ahead.

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Volleyball: Doubling up – Lady Eagles hold off Argyle to win second state title

Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Trailing Argyle 24-21, the Decatur Lady Eagles found themselves on the verge of falling down 2-1 in the 4A final Saturday.

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OUR OPINIONS

About that letter, election notes and champions


Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | By Brian Knox

I apparently confused a few readers with my "breakup" column a few weeks back, based on some of the feedback I got. At least a couple of people thought it was a real breakup letter with my wife.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Lunch hour, road could use a little work

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Mary Ann Hunn

Listed below are a couple of my issues with Wise County.

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‘Silent heroes’ changing lives in prison

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Larry Anthony Harris

Before coming to prison I didn't think much about people who were in prison. I just figured they were the scum of the earth, like I had always heard, got what they deserved and were right where they needed to be.

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