Three candidates enter DISD race

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Four candidates filed Wednesday to fill the two Decatur ISD school board spots on the ballot for the May 4 general election.

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Disposal Day: Hazardous waste collection begins Tuesday

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Brian Knox

A new service for Decatur residents who need to safely dispose of household hazardous materials begins next week. The same service will start in Boyd in March.

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Road resolution: City seeks quicker improvements to FM 730

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Brian Knox

You can add the city of Decatur's name to the growing chorus of local entities who are asking the state to address safety issues on Farm Road 730 sooner rather than later.

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Decatur ISD Trustees discuss remote participation

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustee Matt Joiner Monday questioned school board president Cheri Boyd about the denial of him being allowed to participate in the Nov. 26 meeting remotely.

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Taking Care of Business: Funeral home closes Decatur location

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur closed this week. I heard a rumor Wednesday, and a note posted on the funeral home door verified it Thursday.

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Carl Flippin

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Carl Flippin, 99, of Decatur, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Decatur.

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William Donald Golaz

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
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William "Will" Donald Golaz, 41, of Decatur, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Decatur.

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Mateo Kaius Huerta

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Jahzeel and Cristina Huerta of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Mateo Kaius

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Eloise “Ella” Mae Hall

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Christopher and Caitlyn Hall of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Eloise "Ella" Mae

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Decatur outlasts Argyle in thriller

Published Friday, January 18, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur came away with a 46-45 victory over rival Argyle Tuesday despite a wild final 2.6 seconds.

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4 file in DISD election

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Richard Greene

Four candidates filed Wednesday to fill the two Decatur ISD School Board spots on the ballot for the May 4 general election. Wednesday was the first day for candidates to file. The deadline for filing is Feb. 15. Decatur ISD School Board President and artist Cheri Boyd filed to stay in her Place 2 seat, […]

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Decatur’s defense shuts down Bridgeport in win

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off rival Bridgeport Tuesday night, forcing nearly 30 turnovers in a 64-21 win.

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Lady Eagles upset state-ranked Bridgeport

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur upended state-ranked Bridgeport Tuesday night, knocking off the Sissies 43-37.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

RFC of Boyd will be hosting Celebrate Recovery, a Christ centered 12-step recovery program, at 7 p.m. each Thursday at 112 E. Rock Island, Boyd. Call Robert Hargis, 817-304-6819.

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Growing into role: Southard’s emergence key for Decatur

Growing into role: Southard’s emergence key for Decatur

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Reece Waddell

It's hard to miss Ethan Southard when he's on the floor for the Decatur Eagles.

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Decatur wins meet

Decatur wins meet

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur swim team won the Fit-N-Wise meet last week with a combined score between the boys and girls of 816 points.

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Korwin Goodwin

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Korwin "Joe" Goodwin, 83, of Decatur, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Decatur.

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Hollis Leon Stewart

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Hollis Leon Stewart, 89, of Grand Prairie, formerly of Decatur, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Grand Prairie.

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Woman dies after stabbing

Woman dies after stabbing

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Richard Greene

A Decatur woman died Monday night after being stabbed by an estranged boyfriend at a tanning salon in the 1000 block of Business U.S. 380 in Decatur.

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Swim instructor leaves legacy

Swim instructor leaves legacy

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Austin Jackson

The chlorine-soaked air was heavy, but everything appeared to be back to normal along the surface at the Fit-N-Wise aquatic center Wednesday afternoon.

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