Boyd City Council clears the air with youth association

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd City Council members Tuesday heard from concerned members of Boyd Youth Association who were worried the city would take away their right to use local sports fields.

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Volunteers needed for special needs camp

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Racey Burden

Registration is now open for the 19th annual Sonflower Camp, and organizers are asking for more volunteers.

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Man killed in head-on collision

Man killed in head-on collision

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By David Talley

One man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck head-on by an SUV on Farm Road 730 near County Road 4765 south of Boyd.

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Taking issue: Collier criticizes Patrick, stumps to local Democrats

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By David Talley

Mike Collier is no stranger to challenging red state Republicans.

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Decatur business owners concerned about annexation plan

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Brian Knox

At least a couple of property owners of land identified for annexation by the city of Decatur expressed concerns at Monday's council meeting.

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Purchase approved to fix water emergency

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Racey Burden

Runaway Bay City Council approved Monday the purchase of a kit to fix the filter at the city's water plant.

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ATV purchase still on hold

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County commissioners Monday put the purchase of an all-terrain vehicle for Wise County EMS on hold yet again.

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Watson named Decatur School Board president; Coffman, Cook named principals

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Brian Knox

It was a night of familiar faces, and a few new ones, in new roles at Monday's Decatur School Board meeting.

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Brain power in motion

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By David Talley

The law of inertia states that: "An object in motion will remain in motion unless acted on by an outside force." The law apparently holds true if that object is a plastic chair attached to a student-built hovercraft cruising the halls of Boyd Middle School.

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Program striving to feed local kids

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Racey Burden

After a teacher was moved to tears talking about hungry students during a prayer meeting, a local church started an organization to feed children whose families can't afford to buy food for every meal.

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Wrong-way driver crashes

Wrong-way driver crashes

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

A Bridgeport man was not seriously injured despite suffering a medical emergency and crashing his vehicle into a tree Thursday afternoon.

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Senate OKs bill

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

House Bill 2194, which will grant Wise County voting representation on the Weatherford College board, passed through the State Senate Wednesday.

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Bring your mom to work; Slidell mother/son duo team up for the Rangers

Bring your mom to work; Slidell mother/son duo team up for the Rangers

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Baseball completely dominates Jake Dunlap's room. There are pennants hanging along the walls, souvenir cups lining the top of a shelf, a signed jersey on the bed and a game playing on TV in the background.

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Harbor Inn fire remains a mystery

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

The cause of the Harbor Inn fire last fall remains undetermined six months after the blaze.

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Principal Christian announces retirement

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Brian Knox

Holding a pair of oversize scissors at center court of Rann Elementary School's new gym Wednesday, Principal Melonie Christian snipped a blue ribbon as children cheered in the background.

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Boyd School Board swears in new members

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

After canvassing votes from the May 6 election and swearing in new members Thursday, Boyd School Board elected officers.

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Northwest ISD buys land in Tarrant County

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

The Northwest School Board Monday approved entering a resolution to purchase more than 150 acres of land in Tarrant County for a future school site.

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Bridgeport superintendent search narrows

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

The search for Bridgeport's new superintendent narrowed this week.

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Rhome City Council members give farewells

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Two council members said goodbye, and two more took their place in Rhome Thursday night.

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Boyd City Council ponders dog problem

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd City Council members May 2 discussed how to handle an ongoing issue with dogs near the high school.

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