Board closes Decatur high school campus for lunch

Board closes Decatur high school campus for lunch

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur High School students will have a closed campus for lunch next school year.

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Vision in pink: Annual fundraiser, fashion show sells out

Vision in pink: Annual fundraiser, fashion show sells out

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Wise Health Foundation's Dazzle Me Pink fashion show and luncheon raised more than $62,000 for Wise Health System's Women's Health Services and Mary's Gift.

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Track: Strong finish – Eagles take second in area meet

Track: Strong finish – Eagles take second in area meet

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After sweeping the District 9-4A meet last week at Argyle, Decatur posted another strong effort Wednesday at the 4A Region II 9/10 area meet.

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Degrees of faith: Sheriff recalls Waco seige

Degrees of faith: Sheriff recalls Waco seige

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two small puffs of smoke. It caught the eye of Sgt. Lane Akin and his fellow Texas Rangers stationed about 400 yards south of the Branch Davidian Compound around midday on April 19, 1993.

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Crowd braves cold for Jackie’s Run

Crowd braves cold for Jackie’s Run

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

A brisk, cold north wind greeted runners at McCarroll Middle School Saturday morning for the Fit-N-Wise Run Fest and Jackie's Run 5K, but it didn't damper spirits.

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Soccer: One step short – Bridgeport drops OT thriller to San Elizario in region final

Soccer: One step short – Bridgeport drops OT thriller to San Elizario in region final

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Reece Waddell

With neither side able to find a goal in the first 80 minutes, Bridgeport and San Elizario went to overtime Saturday in the 4A Region I final.

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Training waters: Lake Bridgeport becomes classroom for cadets

Training waters: Lake Bridgeport becomes classroom for cadets

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

After a simulated, high-speed chase across the waters of Lake Bridgeport, a game warden cadet carefully ties onto the boat and then tightropes onto the other vessel to pat down the actor.

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College days: Couple reflects on time at Decatur Baptist

College days: Couple reflects on time at Decatur Baptist

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Racey Burden

For the McCormicks, moving to Decatur to attend the Baptist college was a culture shock.

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Track: Perfect storm – Eagles rally to capture 9-4A title

Track: Perfect storm – Eagles rally to capture 9-4A title

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Running the anchor leg in the 4x400, Triston Read anxiously awaited the handoff from teammate Christian Isaac. As Read took the baton, Decatur coach Landon Wren had a simple message.

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Receiving his letter; DHS presents O’Neal with jacket

Receiving his letter; DHS presents O’Neal with jacket

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Racey Burden

Longtime Decatur sideline staple Coy O'Neal received his very own letter jacket from the school last week.

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Bus drivers advance to state

Bus drivers advance to state

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Racey Burden

Driving a school bus is a lot more complicated than it looks, and Bridgeport and Decatur drivers were honored for their driving skills last Saturday.

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Soccer: On a mission – Bridgeport downs Stephenville, advances to regional tournament

Soccer: On a mission – Bridgeport downs Stephenville, advances to regional tournament

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Reece Waddell

In the 33rd minute of Friday's 4A Region I regional quarterfinal, Jesus Aguilar held off his defender and dribbled into the box.

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Truck driver killed in wreck

Truck driver killed in wreck

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Richard Greene

The driver of a tractor trailer died at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth Thursday from injuries sustained in an early morning two-vehicle accident on U.S. 81/287 just north of Farm Road 407.

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Taking Care of Business: Tranquility and peace coming soon

Taking Care of Business: Tranquility and peace coming soon

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Although no business has moved into the storefront at the corner of Trinity and Walnut streets on the square (former home of Nell's Nook), there is an unusual tenant in the window.

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Track: Boyd takes second in 8-3A

Track: Boyd takes second in 8-3A

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Entering finals at the District 8-3A track meet Thursday night, the Boyd Yellowjackets had a ton of ground to make up.

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Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Reece Waddell

"Within less than five months I'd lost my mom and dad. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy." Jerod Blanks

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Church building demolished for QT

Church building demolished for QT

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Demolition of the former Cornerstone Baptist Church in Decatur began Tuesday to make way for QuikTrip.

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Soccer: Sissies fall in overtime – Bridgeport’s season ends in bi-district

Soccer: Sissies fall in overtime – Bridgeport’s season ends in bi-district

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Ashley Ingram paid the price for Bridgeport's only goal of the match last Friday against Mineral Wells.

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Man killed in wreck on city street

Man killed in wreck on city street

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man was killed and his wife was seriously injured in a wreck in a residential neighborhood in Decatur Wednesday morning.

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School bus crashes

School bus crashes

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Brian Knox

A school bus carrying members of the Chico High School golf team crashed near Muenster Wednesday morning, sending three students to the hospital.

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