Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Decatur man died Monday night in a crash after his truck flipped multiple times and came to rest in the infield of a baseball field at Harmon Park in Decatur.

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Extra Caring: Feeding program now extends beyond summer months

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

The organization that operates Decatur's summer feeding program is now helping hungry kids during the school year as well.

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Rotary honors 4 as Paul Harris Fellows

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

Four people who serve their community were honored last week by the Decatur Rotary Club.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The 9th Annual Northwest ISD Reindeer Romp run benefiting district P.E. departments is Saturday, Dec. 10, at Alliance Airport, 2221 Alliance Blvd.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There is a box at the Paradise Veterans Memorial Park designed for people to drop off unserviceable flags to be properly collected and retired by BSA Troop 194 of Bridgeport.

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Basketball: Eagles prepare for tourney

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

After traveling out west last weekend for a busy slate of games, the Decatur Eagles now get their turn to serve as hosts.

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Swimming: Blevins wins four golds

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

Decatur senior Allie Blevins brought home four gold medals from the Texas 4A-and-Under Invitational in Keller Saturday.

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Basketball: Decatur takes second

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles reached the championship game of the Jacksboro Tournament but couldn't find enough offense to bring home the title Saturday.

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Working on the wild side; Decatur teen aids animals with Eagle Scout project

Working on the wild side; Decatur teen aids animals with Eagle Scout project

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By David Talley

Four pairs of feline eyes peer from behind a chain-link fence as a group of teenage volunteers take a break from their work to stare back.

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Toy drives help brighten kids’ Christmas

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

'Tis the season to help out children in need, and Wise County has plenty of opportunities to do just that.

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Laptop replacement approved for Decatur elementary staff

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

Decatur elementary staff will soon have new laptop computers.

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Volleyball: Griffin, Petty TAVC earn setter of year honors – Decatur coach, libero garner awards

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

As setters, Decatur senior Haley Griffin and Chico senior Britton Petty guided their respective teams on extended playoff runs.

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Basketball: Hicks, Eagles roll to win – Decatur evens record

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles wasted little time putting away Arlington Heights Tuesday night.

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Ramiro De Leon Esquivel

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Ramiro De Leon Esquivel, 59, of Piedras Negras, Mexico, formerly of Decatur, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in Piedras Negras, Mexico.

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Dorothy Jane Lynch

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Dorothy Jane Lynch, 83, of Decatur, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Decatur.

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Bastian Bautista

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Jaime and Carla Bautista of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Bastian

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Mom given 5-year sentence for child abuse

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Decatur mother accused of beating her teenage sons over the head with cooking pans and chaining them to furniture has been sentenced to jail time.

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Decatur School Board approves committee to come up with innovation plan

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

On Monday, the Decatur School Board took its first official steps in creating a District of Innovation (DOI) designation for DISD.

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Next stop, Creation Station; School provides space for kids to work on problem-solving skills

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

Decatur's Rann Elementary has a new way to help students develop thinking skills and problem-solving abilities.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

McCarroll Middle School's holiday choir concert is 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Decatur High School.

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