UPDATE

Friday, November 21, 2014

TEEN INJURED IN WRECK - A Decatur teenager was flown to a Fort Worth hospital following a single vehicle wreck Thursday night north of Decatur. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Beau Bridgeman said Matthew Hatzenbihler, 18, of Alvord was driving a Jeep southbound on County Road 2395 at an unsafe speed when he lost control, swerved and hit a tree about a mile north of County Road 2175. His passenger, Brittanie Martin, 18, of Decatur was taken by ground ambulance to Wise Regional Health System in Decatur where Air Evac Lifeteam 68 was standing by to transport her to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Bridgeman said Martin's injuries did not seem to be life-threatening. Hatzenbihler was not injured. The accident happened around 8:45 p.m. Wise County EMS and the Decatur Fire Department also responded.

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True blue: Decatur faithful cheer volleyball team on its way to state competition Decatur teen injured in wreck Football: Mustangs stampede Bulls 46-14
 
True blue: Decatur faithful cheer volleyball team on its way to state competition

True blue: Decatur faithful cheer volleyball team on its way to state competition

Carrying signs for her daughters, Maclaine and Caroline, Amy Lowery walked into the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Friday afternoon after a hurried couple of days.

Decatur teen injured in wreck

Decatur teen injured in wreck

A Decatur teenager was flown to a Fort Worth hospital following a single vehicle wreck Thursday night north of Decatur.

Football: Mustangs stampede Bulls 46-14

Football: Mustangs stampede Bulls 46-14

The Bridgeport Bulls (8-4, 4-2) ended their season with a whimper at Tarleton State University's Memorial Stadium Friday night, as the Sweetwater Mustangs won the area title 46-14.


NEWS HEADLINES

True blue: Decatur faithful cheer volleyball team on its way to state competition

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Carrying signs for her daughters, Maclaine and Caroline, Amy Lowery walked into the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Friday afternoon after a hurried couple of days.

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Dispatchers earn regional awards

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Brian Knox

The man on the other end of the line needs help. He can't tell you his name, where he is or even exactly what is going on. It's your job to get him the help he needs.

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Decatur teen injured in wreck

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Decatur teenager was flown to a Fort Worth hospital following a single vehicle wreck Thursday night north of Decatur.

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City of Bridgeport delays wastewater contract, nixes food truck inspections

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council Tuesday delayed action related to its agreement with U.S. Water (USW) Utility Group.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Volleyball: Back to ‘Ship – Lady Eagles sweep Robinson to reach 2nd state final

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

In the return to the state stage, the Decatur Lady Eagles looked right at home Friday afternoon.

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Volleyball: Clear vision – Lady Eagles driven for 2nd title

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

With a big lead in the third set Friday afternoon, the Decatur Lady Eagles refused to let their minds drift from the task at hand.

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OUR OPINIONS

Dealing with evil


Published Saturday, November 22, 2014 | By Bob Buckel

Those of us who respect life - and that is still the vast majority of humans on this planet - reel in disgust from the actions of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) who had another video beheading last week with Syrian prisoners and an American aid worker.

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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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