Fire destroys Boyd restaurant

Published Monday, January 14, 2019.
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Fire tore through Freedom Fried Hamburgers in Boyd Monday morning, destroying the inside of the business.

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Woman dies from stab wounds; suspect leads pursuit

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A woman died Monday evening after being stabbed by an estranged boyfriend in the parking lot of a tanning salon in the 1000 block of Business U.S. 380 in Decatur.

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Three injured in two-vehicle wreck on FM 51

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Three people were transported to area hospitals from a two-vehicle accident at the intersection Farm Roads 51 and 2123 Saturday.

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WCSO releases wreck victim’s name

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The pedestrian who was killed on U.S. 380 in front of Imperial Fabrication earlier today has been identified by investigators.

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4 hurt after wreck in Decatur

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A two vehicle wreck off U.S. 380 in Decatur left four with non life-threatening injuries Thursday. The driver of a Chevy Avalanche truck was turning on Business 380 just east of the Shell Gas Station in Decatur and failed to give right away to a Toyota Sienna van which struck the truck, Decatur Police Sgt. […]

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Pedestrian struck, killed on U.S. 380

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A man was struck and killed on U.S. 380 in front of Imperial Fabrication east of Decatur Thursday.

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Man arrested for attempted murder

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An Arlington man has been arrested for attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Newark two weeks ago.

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1 injured in rollover wreck

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One person was flown to a Fort Worth hospital following a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. 81/287 in New Fairview Sunday morning.

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Truck driver flown from wreck

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A truck driver was air lifted to Medical City Denton after rolling over into an embankment off the U.S. 287/81 exit off State Highway 114 in Rhome Friday morning. A Bowie fireman who witnessed the wreck helped extricate the driver, a 54-year-old female Dallas resident. She sustained serious injuries, said Rhome Police Sgt. Brody Brown. […]

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Two vehicle crash leaves teen hospitalized

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A two vehicle crash on State Highway 199 near Farm-to-Market Road 920 south of Runaway Bay left one teen hospitalized early Christmas morning. Preliminary investigation indicates a 2018 International truck that was towing a trailer turned from a gas station to travel west on SH 199 and failed to yield the right of way to […]

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Chico home destroyed in fire

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Four escaped safely before a fire destroyed a home in Chico Monday morning. At around 8:50 a.m. the fire was fully involved when Chico Fire arrived at the home located at 500 N. Mount St., said Bridgeport Fire Chief Terry Long. “I woke up and it was on fire,” resident Bobby Feelye said. The three […]

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Decatur home damaged in fire

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A fire heavily damaged a Decatur home and left three displaced early Saturday morning.

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Newark drops Pixler lawsuit, fills council seat 4

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By Austin Jackson

Tears, furor and protest signs filled the Newark city council chambers in September after the council emerged from closed session and moved to pursue mediation in the lawsuit against Tim Pixler. Thursday night there was tears of joy and relief. Newark dropped its lawsuit against Pixler, who owns Tim’s Auto Tech off Farm Market 718, […]

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Boyd ISD approves field renovations

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Boyd ISD trustees Monday night approved upgrades to the existing baseball and softball fields, putting in artificial turf, net backstops, renovating the dugouts and replacing side fences.

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1 woman flown from Decatur crash

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A Decatur woman was flown to Texas Health Fort Worth after an accident at the intersection of Walnut and Washburn streets in Decatur Sunday morning.

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Fire destroys home near Greenwood

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Fire tore through a home in the 300 block of County Road 2627 near Greenwood Tuesday evening. Firefighters from Greenwood/Slidell, Decatur, Alvord and Krum firefighters battled the blaze that was reported shortly after 6 p.m.

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Two killed in wreck on FM 730

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Two people were killed in a three-vehicle accident on Farm Road 730 at County Road 4374 between Decatur and Boyd Tuesday evening.

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1 killed in rollover wreck

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One person was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night south of Bridgeport.

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Driver hospitalized after rollover wreck

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The driver of a 2006 Toyota Tundra has been transported to John Peter Smith hospital after a rollover wreck late Thursday night off Farm Market 2048 in Boyd. The driver was unconscious but breathing after Boyd Fire and Cottondale Fire extricated the driver from the vehicle. The vehicle came to a stop overturned in a […]

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Fire destroys Decatur mobile home

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A fire consumed a mobile home stored near the 1100 block of US 81/287 in Decatur Wednesday night. Decatur Deputy Fire Chief Nate Mara said the home was likely unoccupied after initial investigation. At 10:04 p.m. Decatur police officers were on patrol when they noticed a light in the field where the mobile home was […]

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