Golf: Irion claims 9-4A title

Golf: Irion claims 9-4A title

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Standing on the sixth tee with just four holes left to play, Brooke Irion knew she was closing in on the District 9-4A title.

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Puttin’ on the Glitz

Puttin’ on the Glitz

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Joe Duty

Wendy Salazar talks with visitors who stopped by her camper during the Glitzy Girls Trailer Park event.

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O’Connell sentenced in officer assault case

O’Connell sentenced in officer assault case

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

The second person involved in a high-speed chase that involved ramming a police vehicle last summer has pleaded guilty to assaulting an officer.

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Movie money gets bad review

Movie money gets bad review

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

If you are handed a $100 bill in the Bridgeport area, you might want to take a close look at it.

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Soccer: One step away – Bulls hold on, will play for state berth

Soccer: One step away – Bulls hold on, will play for state berth

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Juan Amador provided a solid opening act for the Bridgeport Bulls Friday, rattling the nets for a pair of goals in the first 10 minutes.

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Western show coming this weekend

Western show coming this weekend

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County native Bill Marquis, known around the world for cabin restoration and his antique barbed wire collection, said the American innovation doesn't always get the recognition it deserves.

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Chisholm Trail earns statewide designation

Chisholm Trail earns statewide designation

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By David Talley

Northwest ISD's Chisholm Trail Middle School has been designated a Texas Middle School Association School to Watch for a third consecutive three-year cycle.

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Soccer: Keep kicking – Eagles blast Pampa 5-0 to win area title

Soccer: Keep kicking – Eagles blast Pampa 5-0 to win area title

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Two weeks ago, the Decatur Eagles soccer program entered the playoffs searching for its first postseason victory.

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Clerk at truck stop robbed

Clerk at truck stop robbed

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two people robbed a local convenience store clerk at gunpoint last weekend.

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All bark, some bite; Regional trials draw K-9 teams from across Texas

All bark, some bite; Regional trials draw K-9 teams  from across Texas

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County's new police canine training facility south of Decatur saw its first paw prints this week.

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Bank Shot

Bank Shot

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

2017 All-Wise County Basketball Team

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Fire destroys house

Fire destroys house

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two structures near Lake Bridgeport were destroyed by fire Friday night.

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Baseball: Hicks no-hits Bridgeport – Decatur lefty strikes out 13 in six innings

Baseball: Hicks no-hits Bridgeport – Decatur lefty strikes out 13 in six innings

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Wilson Hicks added another highlight to an already memorable sophomore year Friday night.

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Soccer: Charging ahead – Bulls score five goals in second half

Soccer: Charging ahead – Bulls score five goals in second half

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

While fighting a stiff wind in the first half, the Bridgeport Bulls couldn't lift the lid on the goal to deliver on multiple chances Friday. That quickly changed in the second half.

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Tired driver veers into oncoming traffic

Tired driver veers into oncoming traffic

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

A teen was transported to Wise Health System Thursday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Farm Road 51 South at Medical Center Drive in Decatur.

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Flying the friendly skies: Teacher uses drone to put galaxy in perspective

Flying the friendly skies: Teacher uses drone to put galaxy in perspective

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By David Talley

In science teacher Scott Bickers' universe, Earth and its sun are less than a half-mile apart.

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Baseball: Decatur rallies, takes down No. 1 Argyle

Baseball: Decatur rallies, takes down No. 1 Argyle

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Argyle pitchers Brett Lundy and Sean Bolin held the Decatur Eagles hitless through six innings Tuesday night.

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Multiple people injured in 3-vehicle accident

Multiple people injured in 3-vehicle accident

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Two people were taken to a Fort Worth hospital Monday following a three-vehicle accident on Farm Road 730 south of Boyd.

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Second bill filed to create college board seats

Second bill filed to create college board seats

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

There are now two bills in the Texas Legislature to create voting seats for Wise County on the Weatherford College board.

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Basketball: Decatur’s Hicks earns all-state

Basketball: Decatur’s Hicks earns all-state

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Parker Hicks and Northwest's Avery Anderson led their teams to district titles and on playoff runs.

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