Baseball/softball complex upgrades move forward

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Brian Knox

Plans are coming together for upgrades at Decatur ISD's baseball and softball facility.

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Decatur School Board to propose tax rate Monday

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board will meet early Monday morning to propose a tax rate for the upcoming school year.

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2015 Football Preview: Going back to work – Eagles, Fuller start second year

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Richard Greene

From the opening whistle on the first day of practice last year, the Decatur Eagles were in a rush.

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Rachael Lizette Guia and Juan Antonio Rivas

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Rachael Lizette Guia of Houston, daughter of Antonio and Lupe Guia of Decatur, will marry Juan Antonio Rivas of Houston.

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Ayden Isaiah Martinez

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Magdalena Martinez of Decatur announces the birth of a son, Ayden Isaiah Martinez

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Stella Bea McCall

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Amanda and Jason McCall of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Stella Bea McCall

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Daxton Reed Anderson

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Jessica Anderson of Decatur announces the birth of a son, Daxton Reed Anderson

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Attendance falls at Settlers Reunion

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

Attendance at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion dropped drastically from 2014 to 2015.

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Board selects architect for bond projects

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

Three of the larger construction projects associated with the 2015 school bond issue at Decatur took a step forward at Monday's school board meeting.

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FFA members attend Texas FFA Convention

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Members from the Decatur FFA chapter attended the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi.

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Council approves $1.9 million incentive for hotel

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

The City of Decatur and the Economic Development Corp. will offer a hotel developer just shy of $2 million in incentives to build next to the Decatur Civic Center.

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Flash mob celebrates day of dance

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

From little girls in purple tutus to grown men in cowboy hats, people of all sizes danced their hearts out at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion Saturday night.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Ready for next wave – Lady Eagles prepare to follow up title runs

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Graduating seven seniors and losing one other major contributor from a state champion team might lower expectations but not for Decatur coach Claire Gay.

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Volleyball: Old face with new surroundings – Decatur libero returns with mostly new lineup

Volleyball: Old face with new surroundings – Decatur libero returns with mostly new lineup

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Arriving for the first day of team camp Tuesday, Maclaine Lowery found herself surrounded by fresh faces.

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Gretchen Lucille Morse

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Gretchen Lucille Morse, 82, of Decatur died Friday, July 24, 2015, in Decatur.

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Car chase ends in arrest

Car chase ends in arrest

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Racey Burden

Decatur Police Department, Wise County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety were involved in a car chase that ended in the arrest of Israel Trey Rodriguez, 21, in Decatur Wednesday afternoon.

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Shepherd departs Decatur; Pastor leaves legacy as he moves on

Shepherd departs Decatur; Pastor leaves legacy as he moves on

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By David Talley

The word "shepherd" means a guide or caregiver, who protects a group. That definition fits Ken May during his 13 years in Decatur.

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Cabins bring themes, families together

Cabins bring themes, families together

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

As one of the most unusual events in the state, the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion once again featured numerous elaborately decorated cabins in celebration of the annual event in Decatur.

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Washer tournament continues Reunion success

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A year after the Decatur Chamber of Commerce's "Put Yo Money Where Yo Mouth Is" washer tournament established the Guinness world record with 243 teams, the sixth annual tournament at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur continued in exciting fashion Tuesday evening.

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Micinski hired by Irving ISD to lead business office

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Brian Knox

A long-time member of the central administration team at Decatur ISD is headed to Irving.

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