Infant killed in Thursday rollover

Infant killed in Thursday rollover

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

An infant was killed and four people were injured in a rollover on U.S. Highway 81/287 near County Road 1595 north of Alvord Thursday morning.

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South Wise leads population growth

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

South Wise is growing at a faster rate than the rest of the county, according to the 2016 population estimates by the North Central Texas Council of Governments.

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Scammers mimic local sheriff’s department

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

A new phone scam is perhaps the most Wise County-specific ever. The Wise County Sheriff's Office is warning people not to fall for it.

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PBR action returns to Wise

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Tickets are still available for the wildly popular J.W. Hart PBR Challenge which will take over the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur next weekend.

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Local voters go 1-for-5 in runoff choices

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

Wise County voters, at least the 503 who cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff elections, only went with the statewide winners in one of five races on the ballot.

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Night of No Limits draws huge crowd

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

While thousands of parents, teachers and community members filed past him through the halls of Northwest High School Thursday night, 9-year-old Grant Moore stood confidently by his laptop, presenting a slide show on Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.

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Plan details improvements for Rhome streets, water systems

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

The 20-year capital improvement plan (CIP) for the city of Rhome was presented at Tuesday night's council meeting.

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Vanover and teammates fight fatigue to bring home accolades

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Starbucks coffee fueled Shelby Vanover's computer science victory at the UIL state academic meet this week.

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No stain no gain: Food powers student to first at state

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

He might have won state, but for Avery Caddell the food was the best part of his trip to Austin.

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Richey takes second at state meet

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

When Austin Richey walked into the computer applications testing room at his first UIL academics state meet, he felt a twinge of nervousness.

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Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

On the afternoon of June 7, Jessie Ausman will step onto the stage in the crowded arena at the University of North Texas with all eyes on her.

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Bridgeport facing $55 million loss in values

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Like other cities across Wise, Bridgeport will receive considerably less tax revenue for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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Calling all fine arts fans: Local sculptor looks for support for county art center

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

A local artist has decided Wise County needs an art center, and this week there's an interest meeting to determine if others agree.

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Decatur City Council makes board appointments

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

Monday's council meeting began with a farewell to a long-serving council member and ended with the appointment of citizens to numerous boards.

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Schluter returns as Northwest ISD School Board president; Trustees OK 2 percent raise

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

Mark Schluter is returning to the head seat on the Northwest ISD School Board for a third time.

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Decatur School Board approves technology upgrades

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

After approving network hardware a few months back, the Decatur School Board last week needed to approve some cabling upgrades to take advantage of the new technology.

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Manning named interim Chico superintendent

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By David Talley

In a special session Friday evening, Chico trustees appointed Kenneth Manning interim superintendent.

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Coach steers youth team to second undefeated season

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By David Talley

She's a bilingual drill sergeant on the sidelines, blending orders in English and Spanish to young soccer players like they're soldiers.

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Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

Deroy Bennett of Decatur has carried around a shadow for 36 years. It's a shadow that few would understand.

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Marlett pleads guilty to murder

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Chico man has pleaded guilty to the murder of another Chico resident one day before the one-year anniversary of the crime.

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