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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Home Court Advantage

Home Court Advantage

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Reece Waddell

2018 All-Wise County Basketball

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Ahead of the blaze: Decatur, Boyd practice fighting grass fires

Ahead of the blaze: Decatur, Boyd practice fighting grass fires

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Racey Burden

Decatur and Boyd firefighters teamed up Saturday to learn how to combat grass fires.

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5 bombs discovered

5 bombs discovered

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Five pipe bombs were discovered and detonated last Friday on a 32-acre property off County Road 3585 southwest of Cottondale.

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Soccer: Playoff picture – Decatur earns rematch with Mineral Wells

Soccer: Playoff picture – Decatur earns rematch with Mineral Wells

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur will look to build on last season's historic playoff run when they take on Mineral Wells in the 4A Region I bi-district round of the playoffs at 7 p.m. Thursday in Wichita Falls.

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Blaze destroys home, vehicles

Blaze destroys home, vehicles

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

Walking over the charred, blackened ground, John Erdahl peered at the burning remains of his mobile home as firefighters chased the final remnants of fire.

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Playing smart: Seniors swing way to top of the course and classroom

Playing smart: Seniors swing way to top of the course and classroom

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The green at Bridgeport Country Club was empty. Practice didn't start for a half hour, but Cole Barton and Katie Hudson already had their putters out working on their short game.

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Soccer: Three-peat – Bridgeport claims third straight district title

Soccer: Three-peat – Bridgeport claims third straight district title

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport's motto entering Tuesday's tilt with rival Decatur was "earn the win."

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Top crop: Wilson finishes first in corn yield competition

Top crop: Wilson finishes first in corn yield competition

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

A local farmer has earned top state honors in a national agriculture competition.

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Baseball: Hot start – Dragons begin district 3-0

Baseball: Hot start – Dragons begin district 3-0

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico Dragons were staring at a 10-run deficit in the fourth inning last week against District 10-2A rival Lindsay.

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Hitting the trails

Hitting the trails

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Joe Duty and Richard Greene

The 20th annual Grasslands Trail Run drew runners from across the country to the LBJ Grasslands Saturday for the 50-mile, marathon and half-marathon.

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Disaster drill: Agencies train side-by-side for active shooter response

Disaster drill: Agencies train side-by-side for active shooter response

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

Racing through the main hall of Carson Elementary School, three officers from different law enforcement agencies come to a sudden stop at the first wing with guns drawn.

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Riding high; Chase ends with wreck, arrest

Riding high; Chase ends with wreck, arrest

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

A Dallas man led a high-speed pursuit north on U.S. 81/287 Wednesday night before crashing just south of Farm Road 407.

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Track: Running to top – Boyd grad garners national attention at Tarleton

Track: Running to top – Boyd grad garners national attention at Tarleton

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Dalton Stidham turned heads locally when he brought home the silver medal in the 110-meter hurdles at the 2014 UIL Track and Field Championships during his senior season at Boyd.

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20 pounds of pot found in trunk

20 pounds of pot found in trunk

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Brian Knox

Officers confiscated another large amount of marijuana during a traffic stop last weekend.

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Basketball: Heartbreak – Northwest falls in 5A title game

Basketball: Heartbreak – Northwest falls in 5A title game

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

As precious time ticked off the clock in the 5A state title game, the Northwest Texans frantically looked around the court wondering who should commit the clock-stopping foul.

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Tall in the saddle

Tall in the saddle

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Joe Duty

Cole Roberts leaps off his horse to drag a steer down.

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Crash injures 1

Crash injures 1

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018
By Brian Knox

One person was flown to a Fort Worth hospital Wednesday night following a two-vehicle crash in the south part of the county.

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