Cultural exchange: Japanese students and local families learn from each other

Cultural exchange: Japanese students and local families learn from each other

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By David Talley

Two Wise County families this summer welcomed guests from across the globe.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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Meet the Eagles

Meet the Eagles

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Joe Duty

Young Eagle players practice their skills in the shadow of the scoreboard at Saturday night's Meet the Eagles.

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Parr pleads no contest, resigns

Parr pleads no contest, resigns

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County Precinct 3 Constable Doug Parr Wednesday afternoon pleaded no contest to theft of property greater than $2,500 but less than $30,000 before Judge Roger Towery in the 271st District Court.

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Vacation at the station; Kids learn bike safety, more at police event

Vacation at the station; Kids learn bike safety, more at police event

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Brian Knox

One moment, a line of children's bicycles sat motionless in a row outside of the Decatur Police Department Friday.

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Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

After holding on to win a pair of back-and-forth sets, the Bridgeport Sissies seized the chance for a season-opening sweep Tuesday.

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Fire rips through mobile home

Fire rips through mobile home

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Firefighters were called to 313 County Road 4869 near Briar just before midnight Saturday as a blaze devoured a mobile home.

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Gear up: Church school supply giveaway assists local families

Gear up: Church school supply giveaway assists local families

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

BaiLee sat still just long enough Sunday evening to get her face painted like a tiger.

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Football: Burning the midnight oil – Eagles start practice in the middle of the night

Football: Burning the midnight oil – Eagles start practice in the middle of the night

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday, senior Dylan Nation tossed around the football with the first few Decatur players to wander into the Eagle Activity Center.

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Author, conspiracy theorist dies

Author, conspiracy theorist dies

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Racey Burden

Jim Marrs, local author and conspiracy theorist who studied the Aurora alien spaceship crash of 1897, died Wednesday. He was 73.

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Man escapes, 3 others arrested

Man escapes, 3 others arrested

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By David Talley

A manhunt that began after a Decatur police officer initiated a traffic stop on Thompson Street near U.S. 81/287 led to three arrests Thursday morning.

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Volleyball: Decatur reaches starting point

Volleyball: Decatur reaches starting point

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a brisk three days of practice, Decatur coach Clark Oberle saw his new squad in action Friday.

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Team player: Whitis says working together key to success

Team player: Whitis says working together key to success

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Brian Knox

Dr. Judi Whitis' leadership style, focused largely on teamwork, may have started the day she was born.

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Volleyball: Lady Eagles hit floor running

Volleyball: Lady Eagles hit floor running

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

After spending the past 18 years in Argyle, Clark Oberle began a season in a new gym at a new school Tuesday.

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Party on

Party on

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Joe Duty

Cary Bohn and friends hang out at the cabin as the 2017 Wise County Old Settlers Reunion draws to a close.

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1 killed in rollover

1 killed in rollover

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Racey Burden

One juvenile died in a single-vehicle wreck on Greenwood Road Friday afternoon.

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Waxing poetic: Reunion traditions treasured by families

Waxing poetic: Reunion traditions treasured by families

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By David Talley

Every Reunion cabin has a story. Families come every year to reconnect, cook, laugh and love, building decades of traditions into their late July home away from home.

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Volleyball: Lady Eagles set for start

Volleyball: Lady Eagles set for start

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

After years of his Argyle squads facing off against the Decatur Lady Eagles in big matches, including the 2014 title game, Clark Oberle is familiar with his new program.

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Cabin fever: Reunion campers get creative with outdoor decor

Cabin fever: Reunion campers get creative with outdoor decor

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

"This ain't no yard sale, so get!" The message is scrawled in red spray paint across a door, which is leaning against a tree, but it's hard to tell otherwise with random items scattered in front of the cabin at the back of Joe Wheeler Park.

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Football: Wise teams look to rebuild defenses up front

Football: Wise teams look to rebuild defenses up front

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last season, the play up front and at linebacker served as a strength of the area teams' defensive units.

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