Posted on December 05, 2014.
TOY RUN - The 15th Annual Wise County Toy Run is Sunday. Registration is 10 a.m.-noon at the Decatur Middle School parking lot on West Thompson Street. The parade will leave Decatur at 12:30 p.m. and head to Bridgeport. Each rider should bring an unwrapped toy for a 3- to 12-year-old or a $10 donation. The event will also feature a salute to veterans, free chili, door prizes, a raffle and more. Call Big Ed at 940-683-4742 or Spirit Rider at 940-389-0200.
PARADE OF LIGHTS – The 2014 Parade of Lights in Decatur is Saturday. Lineup begins at 5 p.m., and judging is at 5:30. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Entry forms may be picked up at the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, 308 W. Main St. Moonlight Madness will follow the parade with many stores staying open late for shoppers.
SONFLOWER CHRISTMAS PARTY – A Christmas Party for Sonflower campers 15 and older is 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Sonflower Farm, 183 Private Road 2639 in Greenwood. There will be a nativity play performed by Sonflower campers. Everyone, including Wise County Special Needs Baseball, Sonflower campers, helpers, the community and family, is invited to participate. Call Andrea Duwe at 940-395-3456, Charli at 940-393-1494 or Jeri Kay Kao at 940-577-1848.
COAT GIVEAWAY – The First United Methodist Church of Decatur is having a Coat Giveaway 3-5 p.m. Saturday in the Wesley Center, 200 E. Main St. Each person who attends will have the opportunity to pick up a free, slightly used coat while supplies last.
SANTA AT THE STATION – The Newark Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host Santa at the Station Saturday. The event will include craft and product vendors on hand from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., photos with Santa noon-5 p.m., a snack bar, coloring station and more. Call Dawn Killough at 817-692-4959.
BAKE SALE – The family of David Ray Crunk Jr. of Chico is have a bake sale fundraiser at First State Bank in Bridgeport today. David is 34 years old and the son of David and Judy Crunk. He is needing a heart transplant and has had multiple hospital stays including a long stay at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.
ANGEL GARDEN – Chico’s annual Angel Garden lighting ceremony is 6 p.m. Saturday on the Square. Angels are on display now until after Jan. 1.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT – The Rose Hill Band will perform a Christmas concert 10 a.m. Sunday at Country Cowboy Church, 2337 W. U.S. 380 in Bridgeport. Call 214-923-6708.
SANTA IN TOWN – The Alvord Volunteer Fire Department will do its annual Santa on the Streets Sunday and Monday, Dec. 7-8, starting at 6 each evening.
CRAFT NIGHT – Holiday Craft Night for Adults presented by Bridgeport Parks and Recreation is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at the community center. Those attending will be making wreaths. Price is $25 per person. Call 940-683-3480.
TOUR OF HOMES – The Decatur Woman’s Club Tour of Homes is 1-5 p.m. Sunday and features four homes and the Decatur Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Patti’s Hair Parlor or Swanky Shack in Decatur or from any club member. Call 940-627-1002.
LEONARD NAMED TO ALL-STAR TEAM – Decatur senior setter Stormi Leonard Thursday was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s 1A-4A Red team for next summer’s all-star match. Decatur coach Claire Benedict-Gay was picked as an assistant coach for the team. Makayla Mayfield is an alternate.
FUNERALS – Visitation for Shalean Young, 34, formerly of Decatur is 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.
SERVICE for Robert Earl Ellison, 62, of Bridgeport is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.
SERVICE for Debra Zorns, 65, of Boyd is pending at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.
FUNERAL for Nancy J. Howell, 60, of Rhome is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Aurora First Baptist Church with burial at Aurora Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Christian-Hawkins.
MEMORIAL service for Sarge Williams, 15, of Chico is 2 p.m. Saturday at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.
MEMORIAL service for Pauline Shannon, 89, of Bridgeport is 11 a.m. Saturday at Paradise Church of Christ. Jones Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
FUNERAL for Joseph Bellone, 88, of Bridgeport is 6 p.m. Saturday at Jones Family Funeral Home with burial at East Bridgeport Cemetery.
MEMORIAL service for Iona (Wright) Lindsey of Sanger is 11 a.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Way Baptist Church in Sanger. She was the sister of Oleta Horner of Alvord. Coker Funeral Home in Sanger is handling arrangements.
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