Holiday road: Residents look forward to Santa’s annual tour

Holiday road: Residents look forward to Santa’s annual tour

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By David Talley

What does Santa do in the days leading up to Christmas? In Decatur, he makes house calls.

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District breaks ground for Adams Middle School

District breaks ground for Adams Middle School

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Kristen Tribe and Richard Greene

Northwest ISD broke ground Thursday for its sixth middle school.

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Basketball: Filling new role – Horton thrives in move from bench to starter

Basketball: Filling new role – Horton thrives in move from bench to starter

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

The past two seasons, Andrew Horton provided a spark for the Bridgeport Bulls off the bench with his ability to knock down perimeter shots or make hustle plays inside.

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Heat lamp, space heaters cause 2 fires

Heat lamp, space heaters cause 2 fires

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The use of space heaters and a heat lamp led to two house fires Friday.

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Wreck remains under investigation

Wreck remains under investigation

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By David Talley and Brian Knox

The investigation into the pursuit and officer-involved wreck that injured two Wise County Sheriff's Office investigators last week is almost complete, Decatur Police Chief Rex Hoskins said Tuesday.

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Football: All-district football

Football: All-district football

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Shea Buckaloo brings down a City View runner during an early season game.

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Officers injured in pursuit

Officers injured in pursuit

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley and Brian Knox

Two Wise County Sheriff's Office investigators were injured Thursday morning in a vehicle pursuit that started north of Decatur and ended in a foot chase on U.S. Business 81/287 south of Eagle Stadium.

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Man killed in 2-vehicle crash

Man killed in 2-vehicle crash

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A Forestburg man was killed Thursday afternoon when his Chevrolet S-10 pickup was struck by a Kenworth truck on Farm Road 455 at the Wise/Cooke County line.

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Dallas woman dies in rollover

Dallas woman dies in rollover

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Dallas woman died in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. 81/287 just north of County Road 4421 Wednesday morning.

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Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Decatur man died Monday night in a crash after his truck flipped multiple times and came to rest in the infield of a baseball field at Harmon Park in Decatur.

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Blaze devours 2-story home

Blaze devours 2-story home

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

A two-story home in the 700 block of West State Street in Alvord was destroyed by fire just after 3 p.m. Monday.

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Basketball: Finding his comfort zone – In second season with Hounds, Shelton elevating game

Basketball: Finding his comfort zone – In second season with Hounds, Shelton elevating game

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

Joining a new basketball program and playing on the varsity level for the first time, Layton Shelton proved to be a dangerous spot-up shooter and capable distributor at point guard last season.

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Working on the wild side; Decatur teen aids animals with Eagle Scout project

Working on the wild side; Decatur teen aids animals with Eagle Scout project

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By David Talley

Four pairs of feline eyes peer from behind a chain-link fence as a group of teenage volunteers take a break from their work to stare back.

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Basketball: Grooms, Sissies shoot down Graham – Bridgeport improves to 6-1 with victory

Basketball: Grooms, Sissies shoot down Graham – Bridgeport improves to 6-1 with victory

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the final game before the Thanksgiving break, Kristen Grooms admittedly didn't have the night she wanted on the offensive end.

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Merry and Bright

Merry and Bright

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Joe Duty

Everleigh Privett and her pony, Scooter, delight the crowd at The Lights on Halsell Christmas parade Thursday night in downtown Bridgeport.

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Live Thankfully kicks off 2016 food drive

Live Thankfully kicks off 2016 food drive

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Now in its fourth year in Wise County, Live Thankfully is striving to serve more people than ever before.

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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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