Warriors pose: Bull riders soothe high-octane injuries with yoga

Warriors pose: Bull riders soothe high-octane  injuries with yoga

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Soothing music played over the loudspeaker as De'Anne Martin called out actions. "Deep breath!" she said, slowly switching positions. "Hands down in prayer ... now crescent pose, gaze upward if you're able ..."

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School honors coach

School honors coach

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

Dennis Stroud loved the ice cream served in the Slidell cafeteria. Superintendent Greg Enis said the head tennis and assistant girls basketball coach regularly purchased two ice creams - one for him and one for a random student.

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Football: Frequent traveler – McPeek commutes to lead Patriots

Football: Frequent traveler – McPeek commutes to lead Patriots

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

Gideon McPeek commutes from Muenster every day to practice with his Victory Christian teammates. For him the drive is more than worth it.

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Deadly day: 2 killed Thursday in separate crashes

Deadly day: 2 killed Thursday in separate crashes

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016
By David Talley and Richard Greene

Two men were killed in two different car accidents Thursday in Wise County.

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Football: Decatur defense dominates in rout of Bulls, 63-7

Football: Decatur defense dominates in rout of Bulls, 63-7

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles’ defense struggled to make stops over the first four weeks of the season, allowing 161 points.

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Wreck victim dies

Wreck victim dies

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Boyd man injured in a head-on collision two weeks ago has died from his injuries.

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Picking up the pieces: Community asks for help to rebuild home damaged by 2015 tornado

Picking up the pieces: Community asks for help to rebuild home damaged by 2015 tornado

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By David Talley

When Carol Tanksley lost her home in the May 2015 tornado that struck Runaway Bay, she didn't immediately bounce back.

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Football: Bulls, Eagles set for showdown

Football: Bulls, Eagles set for showdown

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

For the 97th time Friday night, the Decatur Eagles and Bridgeport Bulls will meet in the Battle of Big Sandy.

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Leapin’ lizards: Childhood obsession spawns conservation work

Leapin’ lizards: Childhood obsession spawns conservation work

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Racey Burden

A childhood obsession with dinosaurs and Jacques Cousteau led to Kelly Bradley of Decatur becoming the 'Iguana Girl.'

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Treasure trove

Treasure trove

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Joe Duty

Southwest Swap meet brings in vendors, rust and stories

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Heart of the matter: Couple welcomes four more children in midst of crisis

Heart of the matter: Couple welcomes four more children in midst of crisis

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By David Talley

It's dinnertime at the Capener house. Tonight's entree - one-pot curry, split 11 ways.

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Football: Decatur falls on field goal – Eagles drop second straight game

Football: Decatur falls on field goal – Eagles drop second straight game

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

After missing an extra-point attempt and short field goal earlier in the game, Hogan Keasler trotted on the field with 2 seconds left and his team behind by a point Saturday night.

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Mighty Maroon

Mighty Maroon

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Joe Duty

The Bridgeport Mighty Maroon Marching Band heads down Halsell Street during Monday's homecoming parade.

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Wreck seriously injures 2

Wreck seriously injures 2

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

Two people were seriously injured in a head-on collision near Aurora Thursday morning.

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Hard eight: Brothers’ artwork represents city slogan

Hard eight: Brothers’ artwork represents city slogan

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By David Talley

At more than 12-feet tall and 4,500 pounds, the Hayhurst brothers' first public art project is hard to miss.

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Football: Bulls charge back to top Leopards, 14-11

Football: Bulls charge back to top Leopards, 14-11

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

Scuffling on offense with just one first down through the first 30 minutes and with the defense hanging on to keep it 11-0, the Bridgeport Bulls needed a spark from somewhere Friday night.

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Collision leaves 1 dead

Collision leaves 1 dead

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

An Arlington man was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Rhome Sunday night.

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Driver hurt in rollover

Driver hurt in rollover

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

A one-car rollover seriously injured a Paradise man Monday afternoon near Lake Bridgeport.

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Football: Eagles’ comeback falls short

Football: Eagles’ comeback falls short

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

After suffering a 35-32 loss to Alvarado, the Decatur Eagles spent a portion of Labor Day Monday on the practice field.

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1 injured in 18-wheeler crash

1 injured in 18-wheeler crash

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

One man was seriously injured just before 2 a.m. Thursday when his 18-wheeler hit another truck on Farm Road 1810 between Decatur and Chico.

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