November rain a record breaker

November rain a record breaker

Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

At this pace, 2015 might set a record for most weather records broken.

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Basketball: Double trouble – Dynamic duo helps Hounds to fast start

Basketball: Double trouble – Dynamic duo helps Hounds to fast start

Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

Two seasons ago, Isaac Davis exploded on the scene, elevating his game and the Slidell Greyhounds into the playoffs.

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It’s time to light the lights

It’s time to light the lights

Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015
By Joe Duty

Frosty the Snowman and the Grinch joined Santa Claus at Bridgeport's tree lighting Monday.

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All quiet on the western front; Black Friday crowds thin after Thanksgiving Day sales

All quiet on the western front; Black Friday crowds thin after Thanksgiving Day sales

Published Saturday, November 28, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Jill White's smile flashed from underneath a black cowboy hat Friday morning at NRS in Decatur.

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Food pantry WARMs hearts with turkey giveaway

Food pantry WARMs hearts with turkey giveaway

Published Saturday, November 28, 2015
By Racey Burden

It was still dark Tuesday morning when people began lining up outside the Wise Area Relief Mission for Turkey Day.

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Basketball: Guyer puts brakes to Bulls’ streak – Bridgeport shoots 30 percent in loss to 6A Wildcats

Basketball: Guyer puts brakes to Bulls’ streak – Bridgeport shoots 30 percent in loss to 6A Wildcats

Published Saturday, November 28, 2015
By Richard Greene

The top-ranked Bridgeport Bulls struggled to connect on the offensive end and found few answers on the other end for Denton Guyer Tuesday night.

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Fire damages mobile home

Fire damages mobile home

Published Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport and Paradise fire departments responded to a mobile home fire off Texas 101 in Bridgeport Sunday morning.

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On track with new look; Boyd students create new city logo

On track with new look; Boyd students create new city logo

Published Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

When tasked with coming up with a new logo for the city of Boyd, Madilyn McClain and Mandy Crooks wanted to incorporate the town's history in the new design.

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Football: End of the line – Goldthwaite decks Alvord 55-0 in area round

Football: End of the line – Goldthwaite decks Alvord 55-0 in area round

Published Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

On fourth-and-15 from the 23 yard-line, Hunter Parrish fumbled the ball in the pocket only to have it magically bounce right back to him and set up a scramble for a touchdown.

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Hospital breaks new ground

Hospital breaks new ground

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Racey Burden

Hospital board members broke ground at the future site of a new fitness center Thursday.

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Football: Paradise ISD reassigns Broussard – Panthers coach out after three years

Football: Paradise ISD reassigns Broussard – Panthers coach out after three years

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers will start the 2016 season with a new football coach.

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Basketball: Stumbling start – Fourth quarter derails Eagles in opener

Basketball: Stumbling start – Fourth quarter derails Eagles in opener

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

After falling behind by as many as 12 in the first half, the Decatur Eagles used red-hot shooting in the third quarter to surge ahead.

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Fire heavily damages Bridgeport home

Fire heavily damages Bridgeport home

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Fire tore through a home in the 400 block of Grace Street in Bridgeport Monday night.

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Volleyball: Path blocked – Bushland’s Graham dominates region final

Volleyball: Path blocked – Bushland’s Graham dominates region final

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

For a second straight year, the Decatur Lady Eagles needed to slow down Bushland's middle blocker Anna Graham to get to the state tournament.

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Kicking cancer: Community rallies behind student battling leukemia

Kicking cancer: Community rallies behind student battling leukemia

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Brian Knox

A young man and his family are learning that a team is more than just those with whom you share the field.

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Volleyball: Staying Alive – Fresh faces catch winning bug

Volleyball: Staying Alive – Fresh faces catch winning bug

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Richard Greene

For two seasons, no one has shown more will and delivered on it than the Decatur Lady Eagles on the way to capturing two state titles.

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Football: Bulldogs secure bi-district title – Alvord defense makes enough plays in win

Football: Bulldogs secure bi-district title – Alvord defense makes enough plays in win

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Richard Greene

Boles running back Stephan Rylie covered 126 yards on his two touchdowns, one that came three minutes into the game and then another with just under two minutes left.

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If you build it, they will come; David Isham builds western mecca in Wise

If you build it, they will come; David Isham builds western mecca in Wise

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Racey Burden

When David's Western Store first opened in Decatur in 1990, its year-end profits were double what owner David Isham projected, and the company has been surprising him with its popularity and growth ever since.

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Remembering a sacrifice at sea; Late veteran from Decatur to be included in book

Remembering a sacrifice at sea; Late veteran from Decatur to be included in book

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Brian Knox

A former Decatur resident's sacrifice during World War II will soon be recognized in a new book.

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Cross Country: Medal collecting – Kyle finds enough sure footing to earn second state medal

Cross Country: Medal collecting – Kyle finds enough sure footing to earn second state medal

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Richard Greene

After battling through the mud on the backside of the Old Settlers Park course, Jessica Kyle started a familiar charge of picking off runners in the final 600 meters.

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