Decatur upsets Dumas, wins bi-district title

Published Friday, November 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur racked up 541 yards, as the Eagles upset 3-4A I champion Dumas 48-21 Friday night at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

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Lady Eagles knock off Melissa, advance to 4A final

Published Friday, November 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off Melissa 25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 25-19 Friday in the 4A semifinal and advanced to the championship match Saturday afternoon.

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Decatur fans rally to support Lady Eagles in Garland

Published Friday, November 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Like they have done all year, Decatur fans turned out in droves Friday to support the Lady Eagles in the Class 4A semifinal.

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Local green thumb finds solution to pothole problem

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By Austin Jackson

With a shrub and potting soil in her hands, Ashley Wiley, a green thumb vigilante from Paradise took action — finding her own solution to the pothole problem.

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3 Decatur athletes ink college letters

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Three Decatur seniors signed letters of intent to play athletics collegiately Wednesday morning.

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Schools cancel class for state tournament

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

An outbreak of volleyball fever is causing a high school and one entire school district to cancel classes later this week.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The John B. Denton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its next meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wise County Historical Museum in Decatur.

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Twice as nice: Decatur rallies past Glen Rose to reach state

Twice as nice: Decatur rallies past Glen Rose to reach state

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Over the verge of falling into a 2-1 deficit Saturday morning, the No. 9 Decatur Lady Eagles found themselves trailing No. 7 Glen Rose 17-11 in the pivotal third set.

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Game of the week for Friday, November 16, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After a crushing 49-48 loss to Gainesville in the regular season finale, Decatur will try to bounce back quickly for its 4A Region I bi-district game against Dumas.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Teamwork makes the state dream work for Decatur

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

As the 4A Region I trophy was passed around Saturday afternoon inside the Hardin-Simmons University gym, emotions were running high for the girls in the blue jerseys.

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Manhunt prompts school lockdown

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two Decatur schools were briefly placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon at the request of law enforcement after a patient from a nearby mental health facility escaped.

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Decatur voters reject water district prop

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Brian Knox

Voters in Decatur narrowly rejected a proposition to tax property newly-annexed into the Wise County Water Supply District.

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Sarah Geneva Hudson

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Sarah Geneva Hudson, 95, of Decatur, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Decatur.

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Ryker Brown

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Bryan and Hailey Brown of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Ryker

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Lantana Fae Bailey

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Drew and Nicole Bailey of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Lantana Fae

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Korra Stout

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Nathan and Candice Stout of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Korra

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Waddell column: Teamwork propels Lady Eagles to state tournament

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles have used clutch performances for nearly everyone on their roster to qualify for the state tournament for the first time since 2014.

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Lady Eagles win thriller over Glen Rose, advance to state for first time since 2014

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Behind double-digit kills from three different players and 21 points from senior Satasha Kostelecky, Decatur (37-11) knocked off the Lady Tigers 19-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23 to win the 4A Region I title at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene.

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Gainesville upsets Decatur, dashes Eagles’ district title hopes

Published Friday, November 9, 2018.
By Clay Corbett, for the Messenger

Decatur fell to Gainesville 49-48 Friday night on the road.

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