Fire leads to apartment evacuations

Fire leads to apartment evacuations

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By David Talley

Tenants at the Henderson Terrace Apartments in Bridgeport were evacuated Thursday evening due to a small fire in an exterior wall of Building 2.

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Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Falling behind by two goals in the first 12 minutes and then being outshot for the game 25-10, the Bridgeport Bulls refused to buckle.

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Soccer: Bulls deliver second-half knockout in semifinals

Soccer: Bulls deliver second-half knockout in semifinals

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing in the state tournament in the program's second year, proved not to be too big of a stage for the Bridgeport Bulls.

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Vamos toros! Bridgeport soccer players feed off fans

Vamos toros! Bridgeport soccer players feed off fans

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

As the ball rolls forward to start play Saturday on the sun-splashed field at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex, a musical number bellows from the maroon sea of fans in the stands.

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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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