Infant killed in Thursday rollover

Infant killed in Thursday rollover

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

An infant was killed and four people were injured in a rollover on U.S. Highway 81/287 near County Road 1595 north of Alvord Thursday morning.

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Football: Receivers shine in spring game

Football: Receivers shine in spring game

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

Put on opposing teams, Gavin Holmes and Syrus Moore traded making electric plays in the final minute of Northwest's spring game Wednesday night.

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Looking toward the future

Looking toward the future

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kelly Basting

Bridgeport seniors graduated Thursday in a ceremony at the University of North Texas.

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Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

On the afternoon of June 7, Jessie Ausman will step onto the stage in the crowded arena at the University of North Texas with all eyes on her.

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Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

After dropping a pitchers' duel in game one Thursday night, the Decatur Eagles faced a steep climb to get back into the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal series.

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The Prom Squad

The Prom Squad

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Joe Duty

Decatur High School's annual prom sendoff Saturday filled the courthouse lawn with parents, friends and prom-goers.

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Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

Deroy Bennett of Decatur has carried around a shadow for 36 years. It's a shadow that few would understand.

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Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

After allowing hits to two of the first three batters he faced, Decatur's Bryce Elder retired the next 18 Godley Wildcats that stepped to the plate Thursday night.

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Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

Pitching and defense stole the show as Chico and Windthorst opened their 2A Region II quarterfinal series Thursday at Henrietta.

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Track: Slidell’s Roof finishes fifth at state

Track: Slidell’s Roof finishes fifth at state

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

Heavy rains and lightning delayed Slidell's Kayson Roof hitting the Mike Myers Stadium track for the Class A 300 hurdles finals by nearly six hours.

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Baseball: Staying alive – Hicks’ gem seals area title

Baseball: Staying alive – Hicks’ gem seals area title

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

In his first varsity start, Wilson Hicks allowed a two-out walk that Stephenville followed up with a pair of singles to get a first-inning run.

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Thrills and spills

Thrills and spills

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Joe Duty

A cowboy deftly flips a calf and prepares to tie it down at the PRCA Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo Saturday.

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1 killed in wrong-way wreck

1 killed in wrong-way wreck

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By David Talley

One person was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 roughly one mile north of Farm Road 407.

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Behind the chutes: Volunteers, staff pull together for nationally recognized rodeo

Behind the chutes: Volunteers, staff pull together for nationally recognized rodeo

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By David Talley

Leaning against a fence at the Bridgeport arena, Forrest Walker has his job down.

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Baseball: Surviving the Spotlight – After tough early moment in career, Johnson shines for Eagles

Baseball: Surviving the Spotlight – After tough early moment in career, Johnson shines for Eagles

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

With his broad shoulders, AJ Johnson is an imposing figure in the batters box.

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Festival promises family fun

Festival promises family fun

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport's 34th annual Butterfield Stage Days Festival is coming up Saturday, and the Chamber of Commerce has prepared a day full of events and contests.

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Baseball: Hanging on – Seniors lead Eagles to sweep of Kennedale

Baseball: Hanging on – Seniors lead Eagles to sweep of Kennedale

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

A feisty Kennedale lineup whittled a Decatur seven-run lead to just two for a second straight day and put the tying runs on base, when Brian Tickell came out of the dugout in the seventh inning and summoned senior Jesus Gam to the mound.

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Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Joe Duty

The first Cruise Nights on the Courthouse Square was a huge success Saturday.

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Enough love to go around; Foster kids find permanent home

Enough love to go around; Foster kids find  permanent home

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Racey Burden

With five children under the age of 6, to say Sandy Manoushagian's days are busy is an understatement. But she wouldn't have it any other way.

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Foreign adoptions add to growing family

Foreign adoptions add to growing family

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Racey Burden

Beth Addington of Decatur wanted to be a mom for as long as she can remember, but she didn't expect she'd end up with 10 kids.

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