Richard Dodson Mote
1950-2019

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Richard Dodson Mote, 68, of Aurora, a drilling engineer, left this life Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Aurora.

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Home damaged in fire

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019

An Aurora home was heavily damaged by fire late Sunday night.

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Aurora home heavily damaged in fire

Published Sunday, March 3, 2019.

An Aurora home was heavily damaged by fire late Sunday night.

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Officer injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A Rhome Police officer was hospitalized after a one-vehicle rollover early Sunday morning near Aurora.

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Fitting tribute: Texas House honors Sharpe

Fitting tribute: Texas House honors Sharpe

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019

After nearly an hour of different representatives stepping to the microphone to shout out proclamations over the constant chatter filling the House of Representatives' chamber, a sudden hush settled in around noon Tuesday.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Four local residents were among the 491 undergraduates to receive diplomas during the December 2018 commencement at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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Eddie Foy Collins
1930-2019

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019

Eddie Foy Collins, 88, of Aurora, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in Fort Worth.

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Santiago Aranda

Published Saturday, November 3, 2018

Selina Correa and Raul Aranda of Aurora announce the birth of a son, Santiago Aranda

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Joe Roy Smith
1987-2018

Published Saturday, October 26, 2018

Joe Roy Smith, 31, of Aurora, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Oklahoma.

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Cyrus Wyatt Farver
1925-2018

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Cyrus Wyatt Farver, 82, of Aurora, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Grapevine.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Greenwood Fall Festival is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13.

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City of Aurora to hold alcohol vote

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Aurora residents will have an alcohol vote this November.

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Longtime Republican leader dies

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018

Former Wise County Republican chairman D.A. Sharpe died Thursday after heart surgery at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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Dwight Albert (D. A.) Sharpe
1939-2018

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018

Dwight Albert (D. A.) Sharpe graduated to Heaven on July 12, 2018, after heart surgery at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

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Carolyn Dianne Swartling
1945-2018

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Carolyn Dianne Swartling, 72, of Aurora, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Ft Worth.

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Aurora issues declaration banning fireworks, burning

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The city of Aurora banned fireworks and outdoor burning within its city limits Tuesday. Mayor Terry Solomon issued a local disaster declaration related to the risk of wildfire.

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Glenn Edwin Baines
1942-2018

Published Saturday, June 30, 2018

Glenn Edwin Baines, 75, of Aurora, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Aurora.

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OU recognizes students

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The University of Oklahoma recently released its spring 2018 dean's list and president's list.

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City of Aurora collects signatures for alcohol election

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The City of Aurora has moved one step closer to having an election this fall for the sale of all alcoholic beverages, including mixed beverages.

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What’s in a name? Aurora, Texas

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018

It is said that Aurora was suggested as the name for this town by William O. Stanfield because "he felt that it was the dawn of something luminous and beautiful in the new land."

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