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End of an Era

End of an Era

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Joe Duty

Boyd High School graduate Cheyenne Rose smiles during the school's graduation ceremony at J.G. Cartwright Field at Yellowjacket Stadium Friday.

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Man injured in motorcycle wreck

Man injured in motorcycle wreck

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By David Talley

One man was severely injured when he wrecked his motorcycle into a barbed wire fence on County Road 1590 about a mile west of Alvord Thursday afternoon.

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Million-dollar men: Charity to hit milestone with J.W. Hart PBR Challenge

Million-dollar men: Charity to hit milestone with J.W. Hart PBR Challenge

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Racey Burden

WC Challenger Charities is on track to pass the $1 million mark this year.

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Baseball: One step away – Elder pitches Eagles into region final

Baseball: One step away – Elder pitches Eagles into region final

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder walked the leadoff hitter and fell behind the second batter while trying to adjust to the mound at Rockwall High School Wednesday night.

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Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Mayra Calderon woke up early Tuesday morning to lightning flashes and the sound of thunder and couldn't get back to sleep.

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Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

A Louisiana couple was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth Friday night from an accident on U.S. 81/287 just south of Alvord in front of the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jaxon Terrell found out he would be getting the ball shortly before the start of the third and deciding game Saturday.

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Home destroyed in fire

Home destroyed in fire

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By David Talley

A family lost their home in the 130 block of Private Road 1311 to a large fire Thursday morning.

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All in the family; Sisters follow father into law

All in the family; Sisters follow father into law

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Racey Burden

From an early age, the Simpson sisters were immersed in the world of law.

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Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Down to their final three outs Thursday night, Mother Nature gave the Decatur Eagles a break of 20-plus hours to come up with a plan to score a pair of runs and avoid a loss in game one of the Class 4A Region II quarterfinals.

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Man killed in head-on collision

Man killed in head-on collision

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By David Talley

One man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck head-on by an SUV on Farm Road 730 near County Road 4765 south of Boyd.

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Track: Silver lining – Roof closes career with silver medal in hurdles

Track: Silver lining – Roof closes career with silver medal in hurdles

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Zach Duncan

Kayson Roof left Mike A. Myers Stadium with no regrets Friday night.

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Primed for Prom

Primed for Prom

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Joe Duty

Olivia Chandler and Summer Huff pose for photos on the Decatur square before prom.

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Wrong-way driver crashes

Wrong-way driver crashes

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

A Bridgeport man was not seriously injured despite suffering a medical emergency and crashing his vehicle into a tree Thursday afternoon.

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Bring your mom to work; Slidell mother/son duo team up for the Rangers

Bring your mom to work; Slidell mother/son duo team up for the Rangers

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Baseball completely dominates Jake Dunlap's room. There are pennants hanging along the walls, souvenir cups lining the top of a shelf, a signed jersey on the bed and a game playing on TV in the background.

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Track: Golden finish – Northwest senior captures discus title

Track: Golden finish – Northwest senior captures discus title

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Caden McDonald set the bar high entering high school, dreaming of winning a state gold medal.

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Thinking outside the box; Project applies creative principles to simple structure

Thinking outside the box; Project applies creative principles to simple structure

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By David Talley

If the most important parts of your life were built into a box, what would it look like?

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Food trucks prove popular draw

Food trucks prove popular draw

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Brian Knox

Organizers of the first Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge held this past weekend are pleased with its success.

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Track: McDonald bids for gold medal

Track: McDonald bids for gold medal

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

In his first year throwing the discus, Caden McDonald made the Meet of Champions to compete against the top students from Keller and Northwest.

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Honors abound at Foundation Gala

Honors abound at Foundation Gala

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur Education Foundation's 2017 Gala Thursday was a time to celebrate the accomplishments of many - including teachers, former student-athletes and the donors who make the teaching grants possible.

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