Fire destroys home in Decatur

Fire destroys home in Decatur

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

Fire tore through a house at 405 East Walker St. in Decatur Saturday afternoon.

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Football: Hitting the ground running – Offense gives glimpse of depth

Football: Hitting the ground running – Offense gives glimpse of depth

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles put their offensive firepower on display Saturday night during the Blue/White scrimmage.

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Drought conditions return

Drought conditions return

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Racey Burden

As temperatures hover around triple digits, southern Wise County is seeing a rise in the drought index.

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Starting on the right foot; Bulldog band starts summer rehearsals with new assistant director

Starting on the right foot; Bulldog band starts summer rehearsals with new assistant director

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By David Talley

From across the band hall, the haunting lyrics of Gary Jules' song "Mad World" can be heard above the sound of a metronome. Students move fluidly to the song's rhythm, limbering up for another day's rehearsal.

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Volleyball: Decatur’s Worley serves up solid start

Volleyball: Decatur’s Worley serves up solid start

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Kelsie Worley tested her jump serve in the Decatur Lady Eagles' first scrimmage of the season Friday.

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Pets perish in house fire

Pets perish in house fire

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Multiple pets died in a house fire early Sunday morning on Lone Trail outside Rhome.

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Riding into the sunset; County loses law enforcement legend

Riding into the sunset; County loses law enforcement legend

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Wise County law enforcement community has lost what one fellow officer calls a "legend."

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Football: Rejoining D fray – Brandon returns to field after injury

Football: Rejoining D fray – Brandon returns to field after injury

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

Making a position switch last August, Hunter Brandon earned a starting spot on the Decatur Eagles' defensive line.

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1 injured in wreck

1 injured in wreck

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By David Talley

One man was seriously injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord near the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Reunion roots: Wren’s Nest celebrates 70th anniversary

Reunion roots: Wren’s Nest celebrates  70th anniversary

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

The Wren family is one of a few in Wise County that can claim their ancestors have made the trek to the Old Settlers Reunion for more than a century.

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Football: Fuller, Eagles start third year – Decatur return explosive offensive weapons

Football: Fuller, Eagles start third year – Decatur return explosive offensive weapons

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Behind an explosive offense, the Decatur Eagles won the District 4-4A Division I title last season.

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3 hurt in Saturday wreck

3 hurt in Saturday wreck

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A chain reaction wreck in Decatur Saturday afternoon sent three people, including a child, to local hospitals.

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4 departments battle structure fire

4 departments battle structure fire

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A mobile home in Boonsville was destroyed by fire last Friday afternoon.

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Volleyball: Fitting in – Setter settles in for her second season in Decatur

Volleyball: Fitting in – Setter settles in for her second season in Decatur

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

Last July, Haley Griffin arrived at the Decatur Lady Eagles team camp joining a new team at a new school in a new town.

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Boy struck by vehicle

Boy struck by vehicle

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By David Talley

A Greenwood boy was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Farm Road 1204 near Greenwood Baptist Church Wednesday evening.

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Now open: Merchants glad long wait is finally over

Now open: Merchants glad long wait is finally over

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

After 14 months of construction, Halsell Street in Bridgeport is paved, its sidewalks are complete and its merchants are starting to finally see the benefits of the project they had to work around for so long.

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Cross Country: Eagles charge into new season

Cross Country: Eagles charge into new season

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

The young Decatur Eagles packed together to win the District 8-4A title last October.

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Hand in hand: Parents raise money for adoption through service project

Hand in hand: Parents raise money for adoption through service project

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

On Saturday, a group of volunteers gathered at the home of Mendy Wray, a Decatur widow.

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Shelter adoption fees to be sponsored Saturday

Shelter adoption fees to be sponsored Saturday

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By David Talley

Wise County Animal Shelter will host "Empty the Shelter Day" Saturday.

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Volleyball: Welcome to Paradise – Wolf lands first head coaching job

Volleyball: Welcome to Paradise – Wolf lands first head coaching job

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

Finishing college, Mary Wolf hoped to land a job to put her degree to use.

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