Breaking News: Bridgeport High School student missing

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As reported on the Bridgeport Police Department Facebook page, Bridgeport High School is not on lockdown, but they are dealing with a missing student. “We had a kid go missing over the weekend, and we were just making sure that the doors are locked and are all working effectively. We’re just making sure the building […]

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Wreck injures 1 on 114

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A woman was transported to Wise Regional Health System from a two-vehicle accident on Texas 114 near the intersection with Farm Road 51 North Wednesday afternoon.

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Pipe arc causes well house fire

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An arcing well house pipe is thought to have caused a well house to catch fire and burn to the ground around noon Wednesday on Private Road 4011 in Decatur. The Decatur fire department was on scene to assist with the fire. Nobody was injured and the fire did not spread to the main house on […]

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2 hurt in Decatur wreck

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Two people were taken to a hospital Monday morning following a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. 380 just east of Decatur.

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Kitchen fire in downtown Decatur

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An oven inside Sweetie Pie's on the Decatur square caught fire early Saturday morning, but firefighters were able to extinguish the flames before it caused major damage to the restaurant.

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Blaze scorches home

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Fire ravaged a home on the Wise-Parker county line Thursday afternoon. Boonsville/Balsora, Salt Creek, Poolville and Springtown firefighters responded to the blaze on Texas 199 around noon.

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School/business/event closings, delays and cancellations for Thursday, March 5

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Due to the possible accumulation of snow or ice on area roadways Thursday, March 5, due to a winter storm, the following schools, businesses and events will be closed, delayed or canceled. (Note: We'll be keeping this page updated as the night/morning progresses, so check back often.)

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Inclement weather causes power outages, dangerous road conditions

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Wind speeds over 20 mph and temperatures in the mid 20s caused more than 500 to lose power Wednesday night in Chico. At about 7:30 p.m., Oncor representative Sabrina Easily said crews were tracking down the cause of the outage. Residents' power was still list out as of 10 p.m.

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Breaking news: Icy roads force cancellations

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Icy conditions remain across Wise County this morning causing more cancellations and postponements, including all three area boys playoff games.

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Breaking news: Snow causing accidents in county

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Winter returned to Wise County Friday morning with periods of heavy snow causing cars accidents on many of the county’s major thoroughfares. Multiple accidents were reported on Farm Road 51 and U.S. 287/81, including more than one rollovers.

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Snow on the way to Wise County

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Winter is not through with Wise County. A new storm is expected to roll through the county and North Texas late Tuesday or early Wednesday and bring multiple inches of snow, according Dan Huckaby, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

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Gas leak forces evacuation

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Two blocks in a residential neighborhood near the intersection of Hale and Trenchard streets in Decatur were evacuated around 3:15 p.m. Monday after a vehicle reportedly struck a gas meter, causing a gas leak. The Decatur Fire Department and Police Department were on the scene, and an evacuation was started. The gas was shut off around 4, and the vehicle was removed and streets in the area reopened around 4:30. No injuries were reported.

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Storms drops sleet, brings few issues

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Monday’s storm dumped between a half and an inch of sleet in Wise County, according to Dan Huckaby meteorologist with National Weather Service office in Fort Worth. Much of the precipitation was expected to wrap up by noon but conditions were not expected to improve significantly with temperatures remaining in the 20s throughout Monday.

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Winter Storm Warning begins for Wise County

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Wise County and North Texas is under a Winter Storm Warning through 6 p.m. Monday with major impacts from sleet predicted. Temperatures at Bridgeport Municipal Airport and Decatur Municipal Airport fell to 32 degrees — freezing — at 3:50 p.m. Sunday and will continue to fall. The projected low for Sunday night is 20.

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Winter storm heading to Wise County

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Winter weather will hit Wise County late Sunday evening and early Monday morning, making travel treacherous throughout the county. The county along with most of North Texas is under a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. Monday.

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Fire destroys home east of Decatur

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Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Quail Chase Lane around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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Breaking News — 1 dead on Rhome train tracks

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A train accident in Rhome at the intersection of Pioneer Road and U.S. Business 81 left one person dead and shut down Pioneer Road for about an hour Tuesday afternoon. No other details have been confirmed at this time, but we will post updates as soon as we find out more information.

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4 hurt in Texas 114 wreck

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Three children and an adult were taken to Fort Worth hospitals following a two-vehicle collision Monday night on Texas 114 east of Rhome.

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Breaking News: 1 dead and another injured in County Road 4590 wreck

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An 18-year old man is dead and another is injured after the car they were traveling in struck a pipe fence and rolled over on County Road 4590 and Highway 114 near Boyd late Friday night. Another man was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, with unknown injuries. Names of the two men are […]

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Blaze destroys Briar home

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A Briar family of four, soon to be five, lost their home to a fire about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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