Volunteers turn out for turkey giveaway

Volunteers turn out for turkey giveaway

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By David Talley

As Wise Area Relief Mission opened its doors early on Nov. 22, the parking lot was already full of families hoping to receive a turkey and groceries to make a holiday meal.

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Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' first seven games, opposing teams have been at a loss to slow down Cierra Rangel.

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2 injured in plane crash

2 injured in plane crash

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two people were injured in a single-engine plane crash just north of Bridgeport Municipal Airport Wednesday.

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Bowie woman killed in wreck

Bowie woman killed in wreck

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

A woman was killed in a wrong-way wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord Monday night.

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Basketball: Vidal, Sissies hold off Windthorst

Basketball: Vidal, Sissies hold off Windthorst

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport freshman point guard Emily Vidal drew a tough assignment Tuesday, matching up with Windthorst all-state guard Tatum Veitenheimer.

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Horses removed from Army base seek new homes

Horses removed from Army base seek new homes

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Brian Knox

Dozens of wild horses removed from a U.S. Army base in Louisiana are now available for adoption in Wise County.

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Football: Reaching end of road – Heritage rushes past Texans, 31-13 in area round

Football: Reaching end of road – Heritage rushes past Texans, 31-13 in area round

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans held Colleyville Heritage quarterback Cam Roane in check for most of the first half Saturday until he orchestrated a pair of touchdown drives to give his Panthers the lead heading into the locker room.

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Thanksgiving chow down

Thanksgiving chow down

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Joe Duty

Alvord kindergartners trek down the hallway to their Thanksgiving feast last Friday.

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Giving back to Grenada; Doctors donate heart care to island citizens

Giving back to Grenada; Doctors donate heart care  to island citizens

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Racey Burden

On Wednesday morning three patients waited for surgery in a foreign hospital, nearly 3,000 miles from home.

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Football: Coming up short – Decatur falls to Levelland in wild shootout

Football: Coming up short – Decatur falls to Levelland in wild shootout

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Richard Greene

Unable to slow the Levelland offense and helping it with three turnovers, the Decatur Eagles fell behind by 27 points in the second quarter Friday night.

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Eagle Excitement

Eagle Excitement

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Joe Duty

Brendon Woodruff flashes finger guns as the band gets ready to play the fight song at Wednesday's pep rally on the Decatur square.

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Teens hurt in wreck

Teens hurt in wreck

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

Three Boyd teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle accident Sunday night south of Decatur.

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Disney dream: Second-grader joins Kidd’s Kids family for trip of a lifetime

Disney dream: Second-grader joins Kidd’s Kids family for trip of a lifetime

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By David Talley

Like many girls her age, Boyd second-grader Maddie McDaniel has favorite Disney princesses.

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Football: Shouldering the burden

Football: Shouldering the burden

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Locked up one-on-one with a Stephenville wide receiver, Jhett Parker leapt into the air, snagging the ball one-handed for an interception.

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18-wheeler collision injures man

18-wheeler collision injures man

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Brian Knox

The driver of an 18-wheeler and his dog were seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday near Alvord.

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Honoring heroes among us

Honoring heroes among us

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By David Talley

"Ladies and gentlemen, there are heroes who walk among us. There are heroes here today."

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Football: Hanging on – Redwine’s pick in final seconds holds off Stephenville

Football: Hanging on – Redwine’s pick in final seconds holds off Stephenville

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

Two plays into the second half, the Decatur Eagles took a 28-point lead and appeared on their way to cruising into the second round of the playoffs.

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Wise backs Trump, Republicans

Wise backs Trump, Republicans

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

In what may have been the least-surprising local result of the night, Republican Donald Trump was the overwhelming choice of Wise County voters for president.

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War stories: Son reconnects with father’s war buddy

War stories: Son reconnects with father’s war buddy

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

For years Alan Sessions knew nothing about his father's service in World War II.

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Volleyball: Chico sweeps Trenton to reach region quarters

Volleyball: Chico sweeps Trenton to reach region quarters

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Kayla Clampitt's serve on match point Saturday clipped the top of the net before it teetered over and found an open spot on the floor between Trenton defenders.

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