New bill creates college board seats

New bill creates college board seats

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County may receive two voting seats on the Weatherford College board of trustees if a newly-filed bill passes.

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Austin insight: Wise delegation visits the Capitol

Austin insight: Wise delegation visits the Capitol

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

A Wise County delegation met with their legislators Monday and Tuesday for Wise County Legislative Days.

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Basketball: Big Addition – Freshman adds size inside for 21-A champs

Basketball: Big Addition – Freshman adds size inside for 21-A champs

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Over his six seasons at Slidell, coach Todd McCormick's teams all have won more than 20 games despite the presence of players over 6-foot being scant.

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Driver crashes into tree

Driver crashes into tree

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A 31-year-old Bowie man was seriously injured Wednesday morning when his pickup left the roadway and struck a tree on Farm Road 51 south of Decatur.

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Sailing full circle: Williams completes the Great Loop journey

Sailing full circle: Williams completes the Great Loop journey

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Faring 10-foot waves en route to the Bahamas, sailing 25 hours straight across the Gulf, waiting in canal locks full of barges - Rafe Williams' trip around the Great Loop was far different from the lake boating he was used to.

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Basketball: End of the line – Wilmer-Hutchins holds off Decatur rally

Basketball: End of the line – Wilmer-Hutchins holds off Decatur rally

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles fought back from an 11-point deficit in the first quarter to take a halftime lead.

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Becoming Fletchers: Three siblings find forever home with Decatur couple and brood of boys

Becoming Fletchers: Three siblings find forever home with Decatur couple and brood of boys

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By David Talley

Up at bat for his select baseball team, Halen Fletcher, 17, called a time out.

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Basketball: Hicks, Eagles make lasting impression – Senior scores 35 in final home game

Basketball: Hicks, Eagles make lasting impression – Senior scores 35 in final home game

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

In his final game in the Decatur High School gym, senior Parker Hicks wanted to leave a lasting impression.

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Be my Valentine

Be my Valentine

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Joe Duty

Chloe Hammon visits Mary Hartsell at Senior Care Health and Rehabilitation in Decatur Tuesday.

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Of dogs and delays: Scout’s perseverance pays off, project improves shelter play yard

Of dogs and delays: Scout’s perseverance pays off, project improves shelter play yard

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By David Talley

Brad Ferris was on the scene of his future Eagle Scout service project three years ago when the idea for the job came to him.

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Football: Historic ride – Henson changed fortunes of Bulls over 24 years

Football: Historic ride – Henson changed fortunes of Bulls over 24 years

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

Over his first three years of high school, Jessie DeLuna never tasted success on the gridiron.

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DHS Goes to the Dogs

DHS Goes to the Dogs

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Joe Duty

Emily-Anne Semmelmann and Buster stand outside the school before class. All students and their animals were sent back home to drop off their pets before returning to class.

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Rough road ahead: School cites safety for bus service changes, but parents worry about new issues

Rough road ahead: School cites safety for bus service changes, but parents worry about new issues

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

Alexandra Bohannan called her son one afternoon as he was riding the bus home from school. As she was talking to him, she spotted his bus down the road, just as it hit one of the many potholes in the road.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles hold off Sissies to clinch second

Basketball: Lady Eagles hold off Sissies to clinch second

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

After being whistled for her fifth foul with 3:07 remaining, Decatur senior Hannah Dunning watched from the bench as Bridgeport Sissies made a rally.

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Dancing the Night Away

Dancing the Night Away

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Joe Duty

Ryan and Sophie Davis dance at the Decatur Junior Woman's Club 11th annual Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Aruba wins appeal in Parr case

Aruba wins appeal in Parr case

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

An appeals court has reversed a $2.9 million judgment against an oil and gas company accused of causing serious health problems to a Wise County family.

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Built for Speed: 2016 All Wise Football Team

Built for Speed: 2016 All Wise Football Team

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

2016 All Wise Football Team

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Fort Worth Stock Show

Fort Worth Stock Show

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Joe Duty

Jacquelyn Bailey of Bridgeport shows off her steer at the Fort Worth Stock Show Thursday.

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Man arrested after threatening officers

Man arrested after threatening officers

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man was charged with aggravated assault of a public servant after a confrontation with officers Sunday.

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Going live: Student broadcast uses new Facebook feature

Going live: Student broadcast uses new Facebook feature

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur's Rann Elementary has merged the traditional morning school announcements with the world of social media.

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