UPDATE

Friday, May 27, 2016

INFANT DIES IN WRECK - An infant in a single-vehicle rollover north of Alvord died Thursday morning after being transported to Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth. DPS Trooper Chesley Womack said 4-month-old Marinia Dominguez sustained fatal injuries when the northbound Toyota pickup she was riding in flipped after colliding with a line of trees north of Alvord on U.S. 81/287 around 9:30 Thursday morning.

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Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016 Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round The Prom Squad
 
Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

On the afternoon of June 7, Jessie Ausman will step onto the stage in the crowded arena at the University of North Texas with all eyes on her.

Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

After dropping a pitchers' duel in game one Thursday night, the Decatur Eagles faced a steep climb to get back into the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal series.

The Prom Squad

The Prom Squad

Decatur High School's annual prom sendoff Saturday filled the courthouse lawn with parents, friends and prom-goers.




NEWS HEADLINES

Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

On the afternoon of June 7, Jessie Ausman will step onto the stage in the crowded arena at the University of North Texas with all eyes on her.

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Bridgeport facing $55 million loss in values

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Like other cities across Wise, Bridgeport will receive considerably less tax revenue for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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Calling all fine arts fans: Local sculptor looks for support for county art center

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

A local artist has decided Wise County needs an art center, and this week there's an interest meeting to determine if others agree.

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Decatur City Council makes board appointments

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

Monday's council meeting began with a farewell to a long-serving council member and ended with the appointment of citizens to numerous boards.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

After dropping a pitchers' duel in game one Thursday night, the Decatur Eagles faced a steep climb to get back into the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal series.

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Baseball: Trojans stop Dragons – Chico closes year 27-3-1

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Donny Victory

For a second straight game, Windthorst received a strong pitching performance and timely hits to finish off the fifth-ranked Chico Dragons.

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OUR OPINIONS

We don’t need no DVR (just Twitter)


Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | By Racey Burden

I don't watch "Game of Thrones," but honestly, I feel like I do. Thanks to the World Wide Web (but mostly Twitter), it's fairly easy for me to keep up with all sorts of television that I don't even watch.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Drug charges create vicious cycle

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Rusty White

When are we, as Wise County taxpayers and citizens, going to accept reality and demand change?

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Quit complaining, take action

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Cheryl Long

Ms. Gan's complaints about the home appraisal increase are almost comical.

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