Basketball: Decatur edges Sanger

Basketball: Decatur edges Sanger

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Entering Friday's game with Sanger, Decatur was determined to not let its one-point loss to Krum linger.

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La Quinta evacuated Wednesday morning; Faulty HVAC unit prompts re alarm

La Quinta evacuated Wednesday morning; Faulty HVAC unit prompts  re alarm

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The La Quinta Inn and Suites in Bridgeport was evacuated between 7:30 and 8 Wednesday morning following a fire.

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Showstopper: Moon continues to dominate costume contest

Showstopper: Moon continues to dominate costume contest

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Racey Burden

Lauren Moon does everything for her goats - bottle feeds the babies, spends hours in their pens, teaches them to walk on a leash, bathes them, clips them, makes their costumes.

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Basketball: Krum holds off Decatur

Basketball: Krum holds off Decatur

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles overcame an eight-minute scoreless stretch in the second half and a six-point deficit in the final three minutes to get a shot for the victory in the final seconds Tuesday night.

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Paradise Market robbed Friday

Paradise Market robbed Friday

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

A white male dressed in all black robbed the Paradise Market at 100 Main St. in Paradise last Friday night, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin confirmed.

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Busy day: Firefighters battle blazes throughout county

Busy day: Firefighters battle blazes throughout county

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

Several homes in the Jamberly Hills subdivision west of Cottondale were evacuated for two hours, while firefighters worked a large grass fire off County Road 3657 Monday afternoon.

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Cross Country: Home on the range – Decatur runner finds comfort spot

Cross Country: Home on the range – Decatur runner finds comfort spot

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

On a farm spanning roughly 400 acres in Paradise, dozens of cows graze in the field. Aside from the occasional moo and passing car, nothing but the wind can be heard rustling through the trees.

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Paradise Market robbed Friday night

Paradise Market robbed Friday night

Published Friday, January 19, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

A white male dressed in all black robbed the Paradise Market at 100 Main St. in Paradise Friday night, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin confirmed.

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Presidential candidate arrested for drugs

Presidential candidate arrested for drugs

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Racey Burden

A 2020 presidential candidate was arrested in Decatur Tuesday after a traffic stop by Department of Public Safety troopers.

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Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday

Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

A grassfire that spread to burn 30 to 60 round hay bales closed Cuba Road east of Bridgeport Thursday afternoon.

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Basketball: Never at rest – Bullard relishes time on court

Basketball: Never at rest – Bullard relishes time on court

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Paytin Bullard has never been one to rest on her laurels.

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Two flown from wreck

Two flown from wreck

Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By Racey Burden

Two people were flown by air ambulance to area hospitals following a two-vehicle wreck on Farm Road 2123 Saturday afternoon.

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Jackpot: 677 pounds of marijuana found in RV

Jackpot: 677 pounds of marijuana found in RV

Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

A traffic stop Sunday led to one of the largest marijuana busts in Wise County in recent memory.

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Basketball: Heartbreak – Buzzer-beater sinks Decatur

Basketball: Heartbreak – Buzzer-beater sinks Decatur

Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur and Argyle added another thrilling chapter to their rivalry Friday night.

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Blaze destroys mobile home

Blaze destroys mobile home

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

An Aurora couple's home was destroyed by fire Thursday night.

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She’s our angel: Friends remember Murphree

She’s our angel: Friends remember Murphree

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Racey Burden

Jackie Murphree of Decatur died Wednesday, more than 10 years after the horrific car accident that rallied the community around her.

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Basketball: Charging ahead – Bulls go into district on roll

Basketball: Charging ahead – Bulls go into district on roll

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After getting off to a slow start on the year, the Bridgeport Bulls have begun to turn things around just in time for District 9-4A play.

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Flu continues to fill ER

Flu continues to fill ER

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Richard Greene

Wise Health System continued to see a steady stream of patients suffering from influenza this week in its emergency room.

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8 days in Paradise; Play revisits kidnapping

8 days in Paradise; Play revisits kidnapping

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Racey Burden

In 1933, Wise County played a role in a national news story when Oklahoma oilman Charles Urschel was kidnapped by George "Machine Gun" Kelley and brought to Paradise.

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Basketball: Sister act – Ingrams help Sissies to hot start

Basketball: Sister act – Ingrams help Sissies to hot start

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Though injured, Delaney Ingram has helped coach her sister Ashley during the team's strong start to the year.

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