Football: Blue Runaway – Eagles blast Bulls with big 3rd quarter

Football: Blue Runaway – Eagles blast Bulls with big 3rd quarter

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

After missing its opportunity to land knockout shots in the first half, the Decatur Eagles didn't make the same mistake in the third quarter.

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Football: Myers ‘great night’ leads Eagles to win

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

As the final minutes ticked off the clock Friday night, Justin Myers stood on the sidelines with a chance to reflect and take in the night.

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Volleyball: No. 2 Decatur takes down Argyle in four – Pep talk fuels late surge

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

With her team trailing 20-16 in the fourth set against rival Argyle Tuesday, Decatur coach Claire Benedict-Gay called a rare timeout to make a few quick points to her team.

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Billy J. Brown

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
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Billy J. Brown, 87, of Decatur died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

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Juanita Faye Holland

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
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Juanita Faye Holland, 94, of Decatur died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Decatur.

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Josephine Hicks Lofton

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
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Josephine Hicks Lofton, 92, of Decatur died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Decatur.

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Decatur City Council renews Shannon’s contract

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Jake Harris

Decatur City Manager Brett Shannon will be back for another year after action at Monday night's council meeting extended his contract with the city for another year and gave him a 2-percent pay increase.

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Football: Big Sandy showdown – Teams keep game going after realignment

Football: Big Sandy showdown – Teams keep game going after realignment

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

When the University Interscholastic League sent Decatur and Bridgeport their separate ways in February's realignment, the two Big Sandy rivals immediately scheduled a 95th game in the series.

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Football: Bulls, Eagles set for 95th meeting

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

For the first time since 1997, the Bridgeport Bulls and Decatur Eagles clash on the gridiron in a non-district game.

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Volleyball: Lady Eagles sweep Abilene Wiley

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

With middle blocker Dylana Hutchins injured, the Decatur Lady Eagles are turning to a pair of young players - Emily Oxford and Courtnie Roberts - to provide solid play at the net.

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Golf: Decatur golfers win at Robson Ranch

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

Behind strong rounds from Drew Jones and Brendon Kerby the Decatur Eagles golf team opened the fall with a victory Monday at Robson Ranch.

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Cross Country: Kyle wins 2 straight

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Jessica Kyle won her second straight race Saturday, capturing the Sanger Invitational.

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Joe Wayne Ball

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Joe Wayne Ball, 74, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Decatur.

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Naomi Osburn

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Naomi Osburn, 94, of Decatur died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Decatur.

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Dancing in the streets

Dancing in the streets

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Joe Duty

The Decatur homecoming parade filled downtown streets with Eagle spirit Friday afternoon.

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EDC to move to Walnut Street

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Sometime before the end of the year, the Decatur Economic Development Corp. will move its offices from the city-owned Visitors Center on Trinity Street to a rented office at 203 Walnut St., just off the northwest corner of the square.

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Fines, fees on Decatur City Council agenda

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will consider raising library fines as well as airport fees, residential and commercial water rates, and wastewater rates at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at City Hall.

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State National to undergo name change

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Messenger Staff

State National Bank, which has a branch in Decatur, has announced that it will be acquired by east Texas-based Pilgrim Bank in the first quarter of next year.

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Decatur Propane

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Products/services: Propane, tank sales and leases and refills

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Football: Rocket, Wolves blast by Eagles – Receiver spoils Decatur homecoming

Football: Rocket, Wolves blast by Eagles – Receiver spoils Decatur homecoming

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Richard Greene

In the first half Friday, the Decatur Eagles kept Carrollton Ranchview's Raghib "Rocket" Ismail on the launching pad, limiting him to just five rushing yards and without a catch.

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