BIG SANDY COURT BATTLE – The Decatur boys and girls basketball teams will head west across Big Sandy Creek to battle the Bridgeport Bulls and Sissies with the 8-4A titles on the line tonight at Bridgeport High School. The girls game starts at 6:30 with Decatur owning a one-game lead in the district standings. The top-20 boys game follows with Bridgeport looking for the sweep. Follow updates of the action on our Twitter feed: @wcmsports. The Paradise teams head to Boyd to face their rival. Alvord plays host to Era. Chico welcomes Poolville. Slidell marches to Midway. Northwest faces Denton Ryan.
DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE – The Decatur Junior Woman’s Club is having its 10th annual Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday at the Decatur Civic Center. There will be dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a live DJ, pictures and more. Dance is 4-6 p.m. for girls ages 1 to 9 years old and 7-9 p.m. for girls ages 10 or older. To purchase tickets, go to decaturjuniorwomansclub.com.
SWIMMERS GO TO REGIONALS – The Decatur swim team starts the 5A Region II meet today with prelims at the Mansfield Aquatic Center. The top eight swimmers advance to Saturday’s finals.
PERFORMANCE – Church Crain and Tim Gregg will be singing in the Sunday evening service of Grace Baptist Church of Decatur at 5:30 p.m.
DIABETES CLASSES – Total Diabetes Care at Wise Health System will hold diabetes education classes in Alvord Monday. The beginner class will be offered at 3 p.m., and the advanced class will be offered at 4 p.m. Both classes will be held at the First Baptist Church. The classes are intended to help those with diabetes better understand and manage the disease. Classes are free and will be taught by Dick Gilley RN, CCRN, CDE. No RSVP required. Call Gilley at 940-626-1890.
COMMISSIONERS MOBILE MEETING – Wise County commissioners will have a mobile meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Decatur City Hall. Elections Administrator Sabra Srader will talk about the March 1 primary election, and Commissioner Danny White will give a presentation on Precinct 1 projects. County Judge J.D. Clark will also speak. Citizens will be able to address commissioners during community forum.
YOUTH FAIR ENTRIES – 2016 Wise County Youth Fair entries are due by Saturday. A link for entries can be found at wcyouthfair.org. WCYF Entry Clinic is 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Decatur Ag Science building. Call Evan Culpepper at 940-577-0760 or Liz Hubbard at 940-389-5388.
VETERANS BREAKFAST – The Wise County Veterans Group weekly breakfast is 8 a.m. Saturday at Stevens Street Grill in Bridgeport. All veterans are invited.
AUCTION TO BENEFIT SCHOLARSHIPS – The First United Methodist Church of Decatur’s Scholarship Committee is holding an auction following the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. Among the auction items are a James Wood car detail, Ag Power gift certificate, a side of beef, photography by Katy Kemp and cakes. All proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for the church’s youth. The church’s children’s ministry will also sell soup as a fundraiser for their ministry.
BAKE SALE AND AUCTION – Bridgeport Project Graduation will sponsor a “Fancy Bake Sale and Live Auction” today at the BHS gymnasium during Senior Night at the Bridgeport vs. Decatur varsity basketball game. Proceeds will help fund projects and events for the 2016 graduating class.
HEART OF A CHAMPION FORMS DUE – Volunteer and participant forms for the Heart of a Champion special needs livestock show are due today at the Wise County Extension office. The show is 5 p.m. Friday, March 4, during the Youth Fair. Call 940-627-3341.
FUNERALS – No service is planned for Gary Daves, 67, of Bridgeport. Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
NO SERVICE is scheduled for Linda Kay Wakefield, 62, of Decatur. Chancellor and Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur is handling arrangements.
MEMORIAL service for Ollie Felix Harpel Jr., 73, of Springtown is 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the VFW Club in Azle. Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
GRAVESIDE service for Helen Elizabeth Christine Caldwell Stephens, 95, of Boyd is 2 p.m. Saturday at Frankston City Cemetery in Frankston. Hawkins-Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
SERVICE for Lilly Woods, 56, of Chico will be held at a later date. Hawkins-Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
FUNERAL for Jesse W. Rowe, 88, of Decatur is 11 a.m. today at the Living Word Assembly of God in Alvord with burial at Alvord Cemetery. Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur is handling arrangements.
SERVICE for Robert Nelson, 93, of Decatur is pending at Coker-Hawkins.Print This Page