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A week at Joe Wheeler

A week at Joe Wheeler

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Joe Duty

An aerial drone photo shows preparations beginning for the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion.

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Alvord man killed in wreck

Alvord man killed in wreck

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

An Alvord man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 about three miles north of Decatur Thursday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and flipped into a creek bottom.

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Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

A Newark man was seriously injured late Tuesday when his car plunged from the West Fork Trinity River bridge on County Road 4668, also know as Bobo Crossing.

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Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet

Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a year hiatus due to the construction of the Eagle Activity Center, the Assault of Eagle Summit cross country meet will return this fall.

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Blaze devours church

Blaze devours church

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By David Talley

Standing across the street from Living Waters Fellowship Church in Chico as it burned Saturday afternoon, member Steve Brozovich was quiet, but firm.

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Church, energy company butt heads

Church, energy company butt heads

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Decatur church and an energy company appear to be at an impasse regarding a road on the church's property.

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Volleyball: Anderson returns home to Wise County

Volleyball: Anderson returns home to Wise County

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Several years ago at a summer coaching clinic, Danny Anderson found fellow Decatur native Ronnie Gage to let him know the influence he had on him.

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Weatherford man killed in wreck

Weatherford man killed in wreck

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Brian Knox

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning near Cottondale.

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Near miss: Officer jumps away from vehicle, into spotlight

Near miss: Officer jumps away from vehicle, into spotlight

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By David Talley

A Bridgeport Police officer's quick feet earned the department online attention, but it's his cool attitude and professionalism that Police Chief Steve Stanford said are worth more than that.

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Biliards: Shooting for the top – Decatur’s Creswell takes aim at world championships

Biliards: Shooting for the top – Decatur’s Creswell takes aim at world championships

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Chris Creswell lines up four pool balls on the blue felt and leans over the far end of the table.

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Car flips into fence

Car flips into fence

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By David Talley

A Wise County woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when she lost control of her SUV in a turn south of Decatur and her vehicle rolled into a fence.

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Wise named Purple Heart County

Wise named Purple Heart County

Published Wise named Purple Heart County
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County was designated a Purple Heart County at the regular commissioners meeting Monday.

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Baseball: Texas hooks Decatur’s Elder

Baseball: Texas hooks Decatur’s Elder

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last June, Bryce Elder teed off at the Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament with thoughts of making a jump to playing college golf.

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Local teen killed in crash

Local teen killed in crash

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A Paradise High School student was killed in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon on Farm Road 2123, just east of Cottondale.

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Remembering Wes; Hardy family honors father, Plano officer

Remembering Wes; Hardy family honors father, Plano officer

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By David Talley

For many widows of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in North Texas, Ashlee Hardy is one of the first contacts in their phone.

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Volleyball: Crafton to coach all-stars – TGCA tabs Boyd coach for game

Volleyball: Crafton to coach all-stars – TGCA tabs Boyd coach for game

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Before Dusty Crafton arrived in Boyd, the volleyball program had recorded just one district win in six years.

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Sunday night freedom show

Sunday night freedom show

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Joe Duty

Members of the Cook and Tune families of Decatur get together before the show.

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Home destroyed by fire

Home destroyed by fire

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By David Talley

A Bridgeport home in the 1500 block of 13th Street was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon.

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Basketball: Chasing the cup – Slidell finishes 11th in Class A

Basketball: Chasing the cup – Slidell finishes 11th in Class A

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell nearly cracked the top 10 for the second time in three years in the University Interscholastic League's Class A Lone Star Cup rankings.

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I scream, you scream; Ice cream truck gives summer a nostalgic vibe

I scream, you scream; Ice cream truck gives summer a nostalgic vibe

Published Saturday, July 1, 2017
By Racey Burden

When the familiar jingle of the ice cream truck plays up and down the street, it's not just the children who come running.

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