Man arrested for stealing cattle from ranchers

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Brian Knox

A former ranch foreman for a Boyd rancher was arrested last month and charged with stealing 144 head of cattle.

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Boyd School Board renews Aramark food service contract

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Richard Greene

After cutting its deficit in food service in half last year, Boyd ISD is keeping its contract with Aramark.

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Treadwell tapped as interim Alvord superintendent

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After a 30-minute closed session Monday night, Alvord School Board named Lloyd H. Treadwell interim superintendent, but there's no guarantee he'll take the job.

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Kids fall for fishing: hook, line and sinker

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Richard Greene

Focused on her bobber floating atop the water Saturday morning, Emilee Greeson waited for a nibble on her first fishing trip.

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WPAG brings ‘Pocahontas’ to the stage

WPAG brings ‘Pocahontas’ to the stage

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Racey Burden

The Wise Performing Arts Guild presents "Pocahontas" at the Decatur High School Theatre June 12-14.

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Parents charged with abuse of teens

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Brian Knox

A Decatur couple have been accused of beating their 14-year-old sons over the head with pans and chaining them to furniture in their home as a form of discipline.

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Maternal Instinct: Sister watches the brother she’s raised graduate

Maternal Instinct: Sister watches the brother she’s raised graduate

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Richard Greene

Sequoia Smith's cap and gown hung in the entryway of the Sears' home, along with the seven graduation cords that were to drape around his broad shoulders Friday night.

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Community helped make this year’s ‘Challenge’ a success

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Brian Knox

Organizers for last Saturday's J.W. Hart PBR Challenge were faced with putting together their biggest event ever, and that was before they had to deal with one of the wettest months in history.

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Bridgeport City Council debates solutions to library loss

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Racey Burden

A multitude of overdue items has resulted in a significant loss of materials to Bridgeport Public Library.

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Bridgeport City Council requests refund from water district

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council decided Tuesday to dispute a claim by the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) that the city owes money for unused water in the last fiscal year.

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Rising danger: Flooding leads to rescues, relocations

Rising danger: Flooding leads to rescues, relocations

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Brian Knox

600. That was the number of sandbags dozens of Runaway Bay-area residents helped Herman White fill for about seven hours on Friday night.

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Lee, Nunes, Hart prove to be up to ‘Challenge’

Lee, Nunes, Hart prove to be up to ‘Challenge’

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Brian Knox

This year's J.W. Hart PBR Challenge event in Decatur provided plenty of drama with strong showings by local bull riders.

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Record rainfall triples amount of water in lake

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Brian Knox

For those who prayed for rain, your prayers have been answered.

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Educational chaos: New program encourages problem-solving

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By David Talley

Loud, rowdy learning spilled into the hallways of Prairie View Elementary School last Friday.

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Alvord School Board saves $1 million with bond reconfiguration

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord School Board Monday approved a bond refunding package that will save taxpayers close to $1 million.

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Summer reading programs planned to engage students

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Racey Burden

Local libraries around Wise are starting their summer reading programs, giving kids the opportunity to keep their brains active while school is out.

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High water raises Kid Fish expectations

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Richard Greene

While Lake Bridgeport is closed to boat traffic due to recent flooding, plans are moving ahead for this weekend's Ronnie Brooks Memorial Kid Fish event at Wise County Park.

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Marlett charged with murder

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Brian Knox

A Chico man in jail for arson has now been charged with murder.

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Spillway open, lake closed; Water district takes action to avoid flooding

Spillway open, lake closed; Water district takes action to avoid flooding

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Racey Burden

The spillway at Lake Bridgeport opened Wednesday after the lake reached its conservation level of 836 feet for the first time since August 2010.

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Greyhounds race to academic title

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

A long day for Caitlin Pruett, Morgan Barnes and the rest of their Slidell teammates ended in the wee hours Friday morning with a surprise - a state title.

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