Fire destroys home

Fire destroys home

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Seven people were displaced before dawn Wednesday morning when their Newark home caught fire.

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Wake of the Storm: Man vs. mosquito

Wake of the Storm: Man vs. mosquito

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By David Talley

As more Wise County residents head outside for summer activities, they're not alone.

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Wake of the Storm: Farmers piece operations back together

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Racey Burden

Week after week of heavy storms in May and June cost local farmers and ranchers crops and cattle as rising water and high winds wreaked havoc on Wise County.

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Wake of the Storm: County roads open, but still rough

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Traveling by boat was the best option just a few weeks ago in Wise County, but most roads are now open following torrential rain and flooding the last two months.

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Wake of the Storm: Fish population expected to rise

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Lake Bridgeport fishing guide Keith Bunch said Monday that the rise in lake levels has been beneficial to the fish population and every aspect of the lake, despite bites being few and far between.

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Wake of the Storm: FEMA office opens next week

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will set up a temporary office at the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce next week.

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Wreck injures 1

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By David Talley

A Decatur man was flown to a Fort Worth hospital after a two-vehicle accident on Old Decatur Road Wednesday afternoon.

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Northwest ISD could become Chapter 41 district

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Even before adding the billion-dollar Facebook Data Center to its tax rolls in the next two years, Northwest ISD could be joining the ranks of Chapter 41 schools.

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Bone marrow donor drive this weekend

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

There is a bone marrow donor drive 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 19, at Slidell Baptist Church in honor of Angel Reza, the 5-month-old son of Mario and Jessica Reza of Decatur.

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Boyd eyes 3-year goals

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Less than two weeks after being named Boyd's city administrator, Greg Arrington is setting goals for the city to accomplish in the next few years.

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Courthouse elevator to close for repairs

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Work will begin Monday on the elevator in the Wise County Courthouse, leaving the stairs as the only route to the top for the next four weeks.

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Boyd ISD to replace roof at elementary

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Spring storms damaged the roof at Boyd Elementary, and the district is seeking proposals to get it replaced before the start of school.

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Boyd seeks bids for Knox Avenue project

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Knox Avenue in Boyd will soon get a major upgrade.

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Historical society finds home, needs help with repairs

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Paradise Historical Society found a fitting place for its future museum.

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Boyd repairs water leak, issues boil notice

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Public Works Department shut off water to most of the city at midnight Friday to repair a 6-inch water line that ruptured along Farm Road 730 near Texas 114.

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1 killed in 3-vehicle wreck

1 killed in 3-vehicle wreck

Published Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

A Paradise woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident on Texas 114 between Boyd and Paradise just before 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Farmer killed in tractor accident

Published Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

A 91-year-old man was killed in a tractor accident off Farm Road 2048, southwest of Boyd, Saturday night.

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Old Settlers Reunion starts Sunday

Old Settlers Reunion starts Sunday

Published Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Racey Burden

Campers are braving the heat this week, cleaning cabins and mowing grass, in anticipation of the 2015 Wise County Old Settlers Reunion, July 19-25 at Joe Wheeler Park in Decatur.

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Summertime sweets: Entrepreneur sticks with snow cone stand for 14 years

Published Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By David Talley

With temperatures expected to reach more than 100 degrees by the weekend, John Little is staying busy.

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Boyd ISD sets new grading guidelines; Students must file request to retest

Published Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Richard Greene

To retake a test next school year, Boyd students will need to apply.

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