Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Decatur man died Monday night in a crash after his truck flipped multiple times and came to rest in the infield of a baseball field at Harmon Park in Decatur.

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Blaze devours 2-story home

Blaze devours 2-story home

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

A two-story home in the 700 block of West State Street in Alvord was destroyed by fire just after 3 p.m. Monday.

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Basketball: Finding his comfort zone – In second season with Hounds, Shelton elevating game

Basketball: Finding his comfort zone – In second season with Hounds, Shelton elevating game

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

Joining a new basketball program and playing on the varsity level for the first time, Layton Shelton proved to be a dangerous spot-up shooter and capable distributor at point guard last season.

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Working on the wild side; Decatur teen aids animals with Eagle Scout project

Working on the wild side; Decatur teen aids animals with Eagle Scout project

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By David Talley

Four pairs of feline eyes peer from behind a chain-link fence as a group of teenage volunteers take a break from their work to stare back.

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Basketball: Grooms, Sissies shoot down Graham – Bridgeport improves to 6-1 with victory

Basketball: Grooms, Sissies shoot down Graham – Bridgeport improves to 6-1 with victory

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the final game before the Thanksgiving break, Kristen Grooms admittedly didn't have the night she wanted on the offensive end.

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Merry and Bright

Merry and Bright

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Joe Duty

Everleigh Privett and her pony, Scooter, delight the crowd at The Lights on Halsell Christmas parade Thursday night in downtown Bridgeport.

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Live Thankfully kicks off 2016 food drive

Live Thankfully kicks off 2016 food drive

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Now in its fourth year in Wise County, Live Thankfully is striving to serve more people than ever before.

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Volunteers turn out for turkey giveaway

Volunteers turn out for turkey giveaway

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By David Talley

As Wise Area Relief Mission opened its doors early on Nov. 22, the parking lot was already full of families hoping to receive a turkey and groceries to make a holiday meal.

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Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' first seven games, opposing teams have been at a loss to slow down Cierra Rangel.

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2 injured in plane crash

2 injured in plane crash

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two people were injured in a single-engine plane crash just north of Bridgeport Municipal Airport Wednesday.

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Bowie woman killed in wreck

Bowie woman killed in wreck

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

A woman was killed in a wrong-way wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord Monday night.

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Basketball: Vidal, Sissies hold off Windthorst

Basketball: Vidal, Sissies hold off Windthorst

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport freshman point guard Emily Vidal drew a tough assignment Tuesday, matching up with Windthorst all-state guard Tatum Veitenheimer.

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Horses removed from Army base seek new homes

Horses removed from Army base seek new homes

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Brian Knox

Dozens of wild horses removed from a U.S. Army base in Louisiana are now available for adoption in Wise County.

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Football: Reaching end of road – Heritage rushes past Texans, 31-13 in area round

Football: Reaching end of road – Heritage rushes past Texans, 31-13 in area round

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans held Colleyville Heritage quarterback Cam Roane in check for most of the first half Saturday until he orchestrated a pair of touchdown drives to give his Panthers the lead heading into the locker room.

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Thanksgiving chow down

Thanksgiving chow down

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Joe Duty

Alvord kindergartners trek down the hallway to their Thanksgiving feast last Friday.

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Giving back to Grenada; Doctors donate heart care to island citizens

Giving back to Grenada; Doctors donate heart care  to island citizens

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Racey Burden

On Wednesday morning three patients waited for surgery in a foreign hospital, nearly 3,000 miles from home.

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Football: Coming up short – Decatur falls to Levelland in wild shootout

Football: Coming up short – Decatur falls to Levelland in wild shootout

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Richard Greene

Unable to slow the Levelland offense and helping it with three turnovers, the Decatur Eagles fell behind by 27 points in the second quarter Friday night.

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Eagle Excitement

Eagle Excitement

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Joe Duty

Brendon Woodruff flashes finger guns as the band gets ready to play the fight song at Wednesday's pep rally on the Decatur square.

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Teens hurt in wreck

Teens hurt in wreck

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

Three Boyd teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle accident Sunday night south of Decatur.

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Disney dream: Second-grader joins Kidd’s Kids family for trip of a lifetime

Disney dream: Second-grader joins Kidd’s Kids family for trip of a lifetime

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By David Talley

Like many girls her age, Boyd second-grader Maddie McDaniel has favorite Disney princesses.

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