Young cancer survivor embodies courage

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Donna Bean

Webster's dictionary says the definition of courage is the ability to do something you know is difficult or dangerous.

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Paxton says subpoena of corporation’s records violated First Amendment

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Ed Sterling

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Sept. 9 announced he had filed a friend-of-the-court brief "in defense of the First Amendment."

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Plan for growth

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Don Drain

We have a lot of potential growth coming to Wise County, and we need as a county to work with the cities and organize the zoning along the southeast corridor from Tarrant and Denton counties.

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When is Election Day?

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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When is Election Day?

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Green Bay is for (football) lovers

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Joy Carrico

Given that you read my column last weekend, you know the Fella and I took a trip to Wisconsin, which I described in some detail. As I noted at the time, I left out the part of our trip pertaining to the Green Bay Packers because it warranted its own column.

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A dude ranch? In Decatur?

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Gerre Joiner

I bumped into retired veterinarian and semi-retired businessman Doc Cocanougher a few days ago. He said he wanted to tell me a story that he considered worthy of reporting in the newspaper.

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Local Republicans refuse to debate

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Tracy Smith

Local elected officials (Republicans) have refused since at least 2008 to have public policy debates with any of their challengers.

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Candidate debate is needed

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By KJ Lowry

The Wise County voters need to be informed about where our political leaders stand and how they intend to improve the lives of the citizens in our county.

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Football Season Begins

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
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Football Season Begins

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Revisiting ‘Space Jam’ stomps childhood nostalgia

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Racey Burden

Something happened this weekend that caused me to question all of my childhood memories - I watched "Space Jam."

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Education chief announces fines assessed to testing service

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Ed Sterling

Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Aug. 23 announced the Texas Education Agency will fine the company that delivers and administers STAAR - the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness - with $5.7 million in liquidated damages.

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Syrian Refugees

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
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Syrian Refugees

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Frisco taxpayers send loud message with vote

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

The eight high schools of Frisco ISD opened the new Star football stadium last Saturday with a day full of action, starting a new era of high school football in a state-of-the-art indoor facility.

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The mystery of cheese curds is revealed

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Joy Carrico

The Fella and I took a trip to Wisconsin this summer. Wisconsin is the Badger State. I didn't know that and wouldn't have guessed it as we failed to spot a single badger.

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Thanks for supporting Taste of Wise

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Lori Sherwood

On behalf of the Look Local Committee, we want to thank the citizens of Wise County for your continued support of the Taste of Wise event each year.

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Gene Wilder

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
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Gene Wilder

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Curbing future stress by learning from the past

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By David Talley

School is in session. Across the country, students from pre-k to college are packing their backpacks and settling down to the structure that daily education seems to bring to all of our lives - except me.

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Federal court rules in favor of UT’s campus carry policy

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By Ed Sterling

An attempt by three University of Texas at Austin professors to prevent licensed permit holders from carrying their concealed handguns while attending classes was denied by U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel on Aug. 22.

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Council members’ residency questioned

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By Cathy Coffee

All city council members should reside in the city they represent. If a city council member moves the right thing to do is resign, not look for a loophole in the state law and stay because their "friends" ask them to.

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Fantasy Football

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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Fantasy Football

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