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Down and Dirty

Down and Dirty

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Joe Duty

Aaron Ferrell of Haslet splashes his way to a third-place finish in the Dual Sport Challenge at Saturday’s Caveman Crawl.

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Helicopter lands hard at airport

Helicopter lands hard at airport

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Brian Knox

Two people were hurt following a helicopter's hard landing Tuesday around 3:20 p.m. at the Decatur Municipal Airport.

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In the end zone; Cardona scores on first carry in Oil Bowl

In the end zone; Cardona scores on first carry in Oil Bowl

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Fino Cardona's first carry Saturday night in the Oil Bowl ended like 64 of his rushes during his record-setting career at Boyd - in the end zone.

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Once upon a time …

Once upon a time …

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Joe Duty

Maids, vultures and evil queens invade the castle in a scene of the Wise Performing Arts Guild's adaptation of "Snow White."

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A father’s journey

A father’s journey

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Growing up in Decatur, Charlie Tibbels was regularly asked, "Is Dr. Tibbels your dad?" It's the plight of small-town kids. Most everyone knew longtime physician Dr. Kelly Tibbels, and wanted to know Charlie's connection.

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Looking Sharp

Looking Sharp

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Richard Greene

2014 All-Wise Baseball and Softball Teams

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First responder: Decatur’s Carr earns statewide honor for EMS work

First responder: Decatur’s Carr earns statewide honor for EMS work

Published Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

When Decatur firefighter James Carr responded to a medical call at Poco Graphite in Decatur Monday morning, he came full circle.

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Campers blossom at special camp

Campers blossom at special camp

Published Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By David Talley

More than 250 people packed into Decatur's Joe Wheeler Park this week for Sonflower Camp.

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Cardona hopes to impress scouts

Cardona hopes to impress scouts

Published Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By Richard Greene

Fino Cardona returns to the gridiron Saturday, hoping to land a chance to play on the next level.

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Woman killed in truck accident

Woman killed in truck accident

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A Chico woman died Wednesday evening when her car ran underneath an 18-wheeler on Texas 101, just south of Chico.

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First baby: It took a few miracles, but little Winslow is finally home

First baby: It took a few miracles, but little Winslow is finally home

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Wise County's first baby of 2014 didn't get a big party, bunches of balloons, truckloads of presents or a houseful of happy relatives. She got a helicopter ride.

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Brass, birds and smoke: Young shooter gets Olympic level training in Colorado

Brass, birds and smoke: Young shooter gets Olympic level training in Colorado

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Josh Andresen has logged hundreds of hours making his mark as top-tier sport shooting athlete.

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That’s no bull: Lee wins big, but charities are real champions at Hart PBR Challenge

That’s no bull: Lee wins big, but charities are real champions  at Hart PBR Challenge

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Bull rider Mike Lee stole the show Saturday night, winning more than $10,000 at the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge.

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Summer will feature another hot item: meals

Summer will feature another hot item: meals

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Brian Knox

Hungry children in Decatur will have a new option for hot meals this summer. And the best part is, it's free.

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Kicking cancer: More than 140 karate competitors come together to support Monica Lopez

Kicking cancer: More than 140 karate competitors come together to support Monica Lopez

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

In karate, the kiai, or battle cry, is meant to intimidate or startle an opponent. As a lifelong martial arts student, Monica Lopez is no stranger to the kiai.

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So long, Mr. Clark; Teacher, students grew up together

So long, Mr. Clark; Teacher, students grew up together

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A boisterous, energetic group of boys invades J.D. Clark's classroom at Bowie High School, lunch bags in hand.

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Thursday crash injures 1

Thursday crash injures 1

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Boyd man was injured in a wreck late Thursday night in south Wise County.

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Schmucker heads to Panhandle

Schmucker heads to Panhandle

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Richard Greene

After guiding the Lady Bulldogs to five straight playoff appearances, including a pair of trips to the Class 2A Region II final, Rob Schmucker is leaving the Alvord bench.

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In Memory

In Memory

Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By Joe Duty

Veterans share a bond that can't be broken. Many gathered at Wise County Memorial Day ceremonies Saturday and Monday to honor their fallen comrades.

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Crash kills 2, injures 5

Crash kills 2, injures 5

Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By Brian Knox

Two people were killed and five more sent to area hospitals when a car collided with a pair of motorcycles near Slidell Sunday afternoon.

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