Majestic marquee wins state contest

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By David Talley

The Decatur Square's neon Majestic Theatre sign generated buzz across Wise County following its spring installation. Just this month it earned statewide recognition.

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More sports and politics

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Thomas Rainey

Your newspaper is great, and I thank you for making a newspaper to keep our county informed.

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Mr. and Mrs. Matt Collinsworth

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Dee Ann Willis of Newark, daughter of Gary and Peggy Willis of Decatur, married Matt Collinsworth

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Hope Alejandra Alvarez

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Luis and Maria Alvarez of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Hope Alejandra

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Decatur Civic Center celebrates 15 years

Decatur Civic Center celebrates 15 years

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Racey Burden

Decatur Civic Center celebrates its 15th birthday this week, and the community is invited to attend the anniversary party.

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Putting Wise County in check; Library offers community chess lessons

Putting Wise County in check; Library offers community chess lessons

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By David Talley

At 7 years old, Dylan Duran sat somewhere near the median age of participants in the Decatur Public Library's chess club Monday evening session.

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Board approves Rann gym design, schedule

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Brian Knox

The picture of a new gymnasium for Rann Elementary came into focus Monday.

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Golf: Read opens tourney with 71

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport 2016 graduate Lexi Read shot an opening round of 71 at the Texas Oklahoma Open Championship Monday in Wichita Falls.

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Clyde Edward Spain

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Clyde Edward (Ed) Spain, 70, of Decatur, died Friday, June 17, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Decatur EDC hires executive director

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Decatur Economic Development Corp. board Wednesday named Thom Lambert executive director.

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Summer sweets for a cause

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Joe Duty

Jayden Oats, 7, and Landree Leaks, 9, work a homemade lemonade stand and bake sale on East Hale Street in Decatur Friday.

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James Ashley Alexander

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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James Ashley Alexander, 84, of Decatur, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Weatherford.

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Larry Millard Carlton

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Larry Millard Carlton, 69, of Decatur died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at his home in Decatur.

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Mr. and Mrs. JC Strange

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Abi Jean Shirley of Decatur, daughter of Tim and Tracey Shirley of Haslet, married JC Strange, son of Chuck and Kim Strange

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Christy Mahaffey and Chase McBride

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Christy Mahaffey, daughter of Curt and Sandy Mahaffey, all of Decatur, will marry Chase McBride

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Gael Gonzalez Rodriguez

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Gumaro Gonzalez and Esmeralda Rodriguez of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Gael Gonzalez Rodriguez

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Mabel Ruth Hoy

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Stewart and Marie Hoy of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Mabel Ruth

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School districts change calendars to fit state law

School districts change calendars to fit state law

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Schools across the county worked over the spring semester to change their 2016-2017 calendars, taking in consideration House Bill 2610.

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Decatur considers alcohol sales at planned travel center

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Brian Knox

A new business coming to Decatur may be able to sell alcohol even though it's not in a "wet" location.

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Cities to spray for mosquitoes

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Racey Burden

Summer is mosquito season, and the wetter weather Wise County is experiencing leads to an increase in the nuisance insects.

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