Proposed daycare draws comments

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

During a public hearing portion of Monday's Decatur City Council meeting, the council heard a first reading of a specific use permit application for a daycare.

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Decatur City Council hears presentation on trash carts

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

The City of Decatur may soon consider a proposal for residential trash containers.

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Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

It's not hard to spot Izek Chavana on the court. A fiery defender and crafty ball-handler, Chavana is almost always at the center of the action - even though nearly everyone towers over him.

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Basketball: Decatur draws Dallas Carter

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After finishing third in District 9-4A, the Decatur Eagles will take on No. 5 Dallas Carter in the opening round of the playoffs.

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Track: Eagles claim first, second at Richland Invitational

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur girls track team brought home the gold at the Richland Invitational while the boys claimed silver.

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Once upon a time …

Once upon a time …

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Joe Duty

First graders at Carson Elementary School dressed up Wednesday for a Fairy Tale Ball to celebrate Valentine's Day and their study of the classic stories.

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William James Byrd

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
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William James Byrd, 28, of Decatur, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Decatur.

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Nolen Alba Griffeth

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Nolen Alba Griffeth, 79, of Decatur, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Denton.

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Mr. and Mrs. Rocco Joseph Prestifilippo

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Lauren Audra McCurdy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick McCurdy of Decatur, and Rocco Joseph Prestifilippo, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Prestifilippo of Houston, married Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at The Bell Tower on 34th in Houston.

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Corbin Bailey-Ray Belanger

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Sara and Bailey Belanger of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Corbin Bailey-Ray

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Raegynn Hensley Tipton

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Mariah Tarter and Zachary Tipton of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Raegynn Hensley Tipton

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Man hit by SUV

Man hit by SUV

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

A 25-year-old man was hit by a car Monday night while running across U.S. 81/287 in Decatur near Chicken Express.

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New lease on life: Hamilton clicking along after heart surgery

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Brian Knox

The coughing just wouldn't stop. After suffering from pneumonia a few years earlier, Russ Hamilton knew he didn't want to go through that again, so he quickly made an appointment to see the doctor.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Carson Elementary First-Grade Fairy Tale Ball is 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 14.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The lupus support group meets 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wise Health System West Campus.

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Basketball: Krum sweeps Decatur

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The crowd at the Krum High School Bennie Enis Gym had been raucous all night.

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Golf: Eagles finish fifth at first spring tourney

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur boys golf team finished fifth out of 19 teams at their first tournament of the spring last Thursday at Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine.

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Double Holiday Special

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Joe Duty

Students at Rann Elementary performed a special musical celebrating both Valentine's and President's Day on Monday.

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Royce Case

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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Royce Case, 83, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Decatur.

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Donald North

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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Donald North, 81, of Decatur, died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Decatur.

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