UPDATE

Friday, May 26, 2017

MOTORCYCLIST INJURED — One man was severely injured when he wrecked his motorcycle into a barbed wire fence on County Road 1590 about a mile west of Alvord Thursday afternoon. Bystanders said the man was westbound when he left the roadway near a driveway and struck a fencepost.

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Storm damages buildings in Slidell Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round
 
Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Mayra Calderon woke up early Tuesday morning to lightning flashes and the sound of thunder and couldn't get back to sleep.

Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

A Louisiana couple was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth Friday night from an accident on U.S. 81/287 just south of Alvord in front of the Navigator Truck Stop.

Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Jaxon Terrell found out he would be getting the ball shortly before the start of the third and deciding game Saturday.




NEWS HEADLINES

Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Mayra Calderon woke up early Tuesday morning to lightning flashes and the sound of thunder and couldn't get back to sleep.

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Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

A Louisiana couple was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth Friday night from an accident on U.S. 81/287 just south of Alvord in front of the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Governor signs college bill

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Racey Burden

Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 2194 into law Monday, giving Wise County voting representation on the Weatherford College board.

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Hall not charged in neighbor’s death

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man who shot and killed a neighbor earlier this year will not face charges at this time.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Elder pitches Eagles into region final

Published Thursday, May 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder struck out the next seven batters he faced after the lead-off walk in a dominant six and one-third innings. He allowed only one hit in Decatur’s 2-0 victory in the Class 4A Region II semifinal win over Gilmer.

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Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jaxon Terrell found out he would be getting the ball shortly before the start of the third and deciding game Saturday.

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OUR OPINIONS

The squirrel slayer strikes


Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | By Gerre Joiner

I visited with Rodney Lisby at the coffee shop recently, and he related the highlights of the following story. A while ago, Dan Rhine had a problem with his pickup, wasn't acting right. He couldn't get the pretty-new truck to start.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Library and veterans team up

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Deborah BeCraft

The Rhome Public Library now has a new program for the veterans!

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Show your conservatism

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Mark Hamilton

I am Mark from the Boy Scout Troop 194, and I am writing about how our country is changing.

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