HEALTH FAIR – The 8th Annual Wise County Health Fair is 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, at the Decatur Civic Center. The theme for this year’s event is Heroes for Health. The event will feature free health screenings, activities for kids and more. Contact Dena Silvers, 940-627-5080, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOCCER PLAYOFFS – The Decatur Eagles and Lady Eagles will start the 4A playoffs tonight. The Lady Eagles play Abilene Wylie at 5:30 at Wichita Falls’ Memorial Stadium. The Eagles play host to Brownwood at 6.
BRIDGEPORT, DECATUR MEET ON DIAMONDS – The Decatur baseball and softball teams will head to Bridgeport for 8-4A matchups tonight. The Eagles and Bulls play at 7:30. The Lady Eagles and Sissies start at 6:30. In other action, the Alvord baseball team goes to Olney and the Lady Bulldogs take on Chico at home. The Chico Dragons take on Graford at home. The Boyd baseball and softball teams play Jacksboro at home. The Paradise squads go to Holliday. The Northwest Lady Texans take on Denton Ryan at home. The Texans head to Denton Guyer.
LIFTERS HEAD TO STATE – Decatur and Bridgeport lifters will travel to Abilene Saturday to compete for state titles in powerlifting.
TEXAS RELAYS – Decatur’s Gunnar Parker and Jacob Kevetter and a large contingent of Northwest athletes will compete at the 88th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays today and Saturday in Austin.
BOND TOWN HALL – The Decatur school district will hold a series of town hall meetings to share information about the upcoming school bond issue on the May 9 ballot. The meetings are 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31; noon Thursday, April 9; and 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16. All meetings will be at the DISD Administration Building, 307 S. Cates.
EDC KICKS OFF BUSINESS RETENTION PROGRAM – Decatur Economic Development Corp. is hosting a business and industry breakfast 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the Decatur Civic Center. Pat Boutier with the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center will present “The Tactics of ‘LEAN,'” which is a strategy often used in manufacturing. This is the first quarterly forum of the EDC’s business retention and expansion program, which will provide the opportunity for attendees to support each other, network and learn from practical workshops to enhance business performance. RSVP to email@example.com, 940-393-0350.
SHERIFF’S OFFICE EGG HUNT – The Wise County Sheriff’s Office annual Easter Egg Hunt is 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 31. The event is for kids ages 5 and under. Hot dogs, snacks, chips and drinks will be provided. Bring a camera for photos with the Easter Bunny.
MEET AND GREET – Wise County Special Needs Baseball will host a meet and greet 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, at Community Church, on U.S. 380, just west of Decatur. Coaches and players for the upcoming 2015 season are invited, as well as other special needs children and adults who would like to play. Coaches and registered players will meet their teammates, receive their jerseys and enjoy carnival-style games. Call Margette Harle, 940-577-5530; or visit wcspecialneeds.com.
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Morris Memorial Methodist Church, 302 S. Weatherford St. in Chico, will present “Alleluia! The Praise Continues” at 6 p.m. Sunday. A time of food and fellowship will follow the performance. Call 940-644-5186.
EGGSTRAVAGANZA – Join the Easter Bunny and Bridgeport Parks and Recreation on Sunday for the annual egg hunt and carnival. The event is 2-3:30 p.m. with the egg hunt at 2. It will include inflatables, face painting, games, candy, balloon animals, and more. Call 940-683-3480.
EGG HUNT – Senior Care in Decatur will hold an Easter egg hunt 2-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will include the Easter bunny, bounce house, popcorn and refreshments. The facility is located at 701 W. Bennett Rd. Call 940-626-2800.
BOYD REUNION – The Boyd High School All-Class Reunion is 3-8 p.m. Saturday at the Boyd High School cafeteria. Pot luck dinner is at 5. Call Judy Wilson at 940-255-9235.
FUNERAL – Service for Rex Vilas Powell, 72, of Lake Bridgeport is noon today at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial at Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery in Colleyville.
FUNERAL for Lorita Jean Tomlinson Wright, formerly of Bridgeport is 3 p.m. today at Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Malvern, Ark., with burial at Big Creek Cemetery in Malvern. Hawkins-Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
FUNERAL for Rose Earlene (Hall) Williams, 77, formerly of Bridgeport is 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawkins Chapel in Bridgeport with burial at New Hope Cemetery in Boyd. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
FUNERAL for Larry McGahey, 65, of Boyd is 10 a.m. Monday at Watts Funeral Home in Madill, Okla., with burial at Powell Cemetery. Family visitation is 12-2 p.m. Saturday at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.
SERVICE for Sue Peterson Vaughn, 79, of Alvord is pending at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.
FUNERAL for Elizabeth L. O’Neal is 1 p.m. Saturday at Coker-Hawkins Chapel with burial at Fairview Cemetery. Family visitation is 5 – 7 tonight at the funeral home.
MEMORIAL service for Royce A. Prater, 73, of Bridgeport is 3 p.m. today at Faith Baptist Church in Decatur. Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.
SERVICE for Doug Wood, 56, of Paradise is 2 p.m. today at Jones Family Funeral Home with burial at Cottondale Cemetery. Family visitation is 1 p.m. prior to the service.Print This Page