FRIDAY WRECK – An accident on the Farm Road 51 overpass crossing U.S. 380 slowed traffic on the bridge Friday evening. A Chevy Equinox struck a Nissan Acura on the overpass. Wise County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Wes Hughes said the passenger of the Equinox reported the driver in the vehicle was experiencing medical issues prior to the wreck. The driver of the Equinox was unconscious when officers arrived and was transported to Wise Regional Health System. Hughes said the driver of the Acura was conscious and may have suffered a minor head injury. No names have been released at this time.
FOOTBALL SCORES – Decatur 40, Springtown 29; Corsicana 34, Northwest 28; Nocona 26, Alvord 18; Gunter 30, Boyd 14; Bridgeport 42, Mineral Wells 41; Red Oak Life 28, Paradise 21; Chico 55, Frost 21; Victory Christian 53, Trinity Christian JV 7
LADY EAGLES FINISH SIXTH – In the elite field at the Marcus I Invitational Saturday, the Decatur Lady Eagles cross country team finished sixth. Jessica Kyle turned in the team’s best finish, 36th in 19:56. Taylor Butler was 61st, Elizabeth Culpepper 62nd, Paola Paloma 65th and Georgina Paloma 68th. The Decatur boys were 25th. Allen Rangle ran 18:05 for 113th. Hunter Helm was 118th, Luke Cobb 143rd, Rodrigo Carrillo 146th and Grant Seckel 155th.
WEEKEND RAIN – Showers Saturday evening brought rain to parts of Wise County. Rainfall totals included 1.5 inches in Cottondale, 0.5 in Paradise and 0.04 in Decatur.
OFFICE CLOSED FOR TRAINING – The Wise County Elections/Voter Registrar office will be closed today through Thursday to attend the Texas Secretary of State conference in Austin. The office will reopen 8 a.m. Friday. In case of emergency, call Elections Administrator Sabra Srader at 940-577-7601.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP – The Alzheimer’s (and related dementia) support group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the boardroom at the Wise Regional Health System west campus in Decatur. The group is for the people who are caring for folks with dementia. Call Richard, 940-255-0244.
GOSPEL SING-ALONG – The monthly Gospel Opry sing-along program is 6:30 tonight in the second floor G.C. Rann Theater of the Wise County Heritage Museum at 1602 S. Trinity St. in Decatur. Admission is free, and an offering will be accepted toward the expenses of the museum.
BULLDOG MANIA – The Alvord Booster Club will hold Bulldog Mania 6 p.m. Thursday at the high school football field.
SCAM ALERT – Decatur High School has issued a possible scam alert for a company that is not authorized to act on its behalf. “Dennis from Touchdown Sports” has been contacting local businesses to solicit donations supposedly on behalf of Decatur High School. DHS is not affiliated with this business and has not approved this company to act on its behalf.
MEET THE TEACHER – Decatur High School will host Meet the Teacher night 6:30-7:30 tonight.
CUB SCOUT ROUNDUP – Cub Scout Pack 115 Roundup is 6:30 tonight at the Wesley Center of the United Methodist Church in Decatur. All new or returning boys in first through fifth grades interested in joining Cub Scouts are invited.
PUBLIC HEARING – The City of Decatur will hold a public hearing at 6 tonight on the proposed 2015-2016 budget and tax rate.
FUNERALS – Graveside services for Dorothy Wilkerson, 86, of Decatur is 2 p.m. today at Bellevue Cemetery. Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
SERVICE for Debbie Womack, 59, of Bridgeport is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial at Boonsville Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
FUNERAL for Doris Lucille Hoyl, 90, of Decatur is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Decatur. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.Print This Page