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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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Basketball: Friendly rivals – Decatur, Bridgeport freshmen lead squads

Basketball: Friendly rivals – Decatur, Bridgeport freshmen lead squads

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Emily Vidal and Kylee Fitzgerald spend Saturday mornings working together to keep the books and run the clock at youth basketball games.

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Officer injured in wreck

Officer injured in wreck

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Racey Burden

A Decatur police officer was air lifted to the hospital after his parked patrol vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer on U.S. 81/287 Thursday night.

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18-wheeler runs off road, strikes pole

18-wheeler runs off road, strikes pole

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By David Talley

One man was injured when his 18-wheeler ran off U.S. 380 and struck an electrical pole just before noon Thursday.

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Basketball: Panthers shoot down Boyd in double OT

Basketball: Panthers shoot down Boyd in double OT

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

After trailing most of the game, the Paradise Panthers and Danny Richardson had one final shot in regulation with 0.53 seconds remaining.

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Running the rings: Wise team help put on largest heifer show in the nation

Running the rings: Wise team help put on largest heifer show in the nation

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

As the cattle trailers pulled away from the Fort Worth Stock Show grounds Monday, Superintendent Tom Woodard of Decatur closed the books on his 42nd year helping run the junior breeding beef heifer show, the largest of its kind in the nation.

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Picturing the past: Book offers visual history of Decatur Baptist College

Picturing the past: Book offers visual history of Decatur Baptist College

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By David Talley

In the early- to mid-20th century, students attending Decatur Baptist College roamed the school's campus and the town surrounding it, leaving their footprints on the growing community.

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Soccer: Bulls kick aside Bullfrogs

Soccer: Bulls kick aside Bullfrogs

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Miguel Olmos picked his line and never wavered from it, booting home a penalty kick in the 57th minute to close out the scoring in the Bridgeport Bulls' 3-0 win over Lake Worth Monday.

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Holzbog named Citizen of the Year

Holzbog named Citizen of the Year

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Racey Burden

When Kevin Holzbog began the interview process for executive director of Bridgeport's Economic Development Corp., he proposed doing things differently.

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Basketball: High-flying Eagles drop Bulls

Basketball: High-flying Eagles drop Bulls

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By David Talley

Decatur throttled Bridgeport 90-45 Tuesday night, ending the Bulls' four-game streak against their rivals in dominating fashion.

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Stock show season kicks off

Stock show season kicks off

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Joe Duty

Aubrey Parr of Boyd gets ready to wash her heifer at the Fort Worth Stock Show Friday.

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Witnessing history: Alvord student to attend inauguration

Witnessing history: Alvord student to attend inauguration

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By David Talley

While two Texans are currently expected to join Donald Trump's cabinet after he takes office, Wise County will also have at least one representative at the incoming president's inauguration ceremony Friday.

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Wise under burn ban

Wise under burn ban

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County is now under a 90-day burn ban.

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Basketball: Argyle lesser of 2 Eagles

Basketball: Argyle lesser of 2 Eagles

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

The Decatur Eagles opened district play Friday with a win over Argyle.

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Some like it hot: School cafeterias compete in salsa showdown

Some like it hot: School cafeterias compete in salsa showdown

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By David Talley

In Wise County's hotbed of hot sauce battles, there's a new contender.

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County lands national conference

County lands national conference

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced this week that Wise County will be the site of the 2017 Rural Action Caucus (RAC) fall symposium Oct. 5-7.

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Basketball: Sissies blast Gainesville in old digs

Basketball: Sissies blast Gainesville in old digs

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Forced back into their old gym, the Bridgeport Sissies needed a half to adjust to the surroundings.

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Pipe burst ruins Bridgeport gym

Pipe burst ruins Bridgeport gym

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

The freezing temperatures Saturday morning caused a pipe to burst at Bridgeport High School, flooding the main gym and ruining the floor.

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