Volleyball: Lady Eagles down Wylie

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles continued their sprint towards the start of District 9-4A play Friday with a sweep of traditional Region I power Abilene Wylie.

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Lee Roy Hale

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Lee Roy Hale, 90, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, in Decatur.

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David Longway

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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David Longway, 85, of Decatur, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Zelda Mae Smith

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Zelda Mae Smith, 93, of Decatur, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Decatur

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Halford graduates MSU

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Chelsea Lauren Halford of Decatur graduated in August from Midwestern State University with a Master of Business Administration.

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Leapin’ lizards: Childhood obsession spawns conservation work

Leapin’ lizards: Childhood obsession spawns conservation work

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Racey Burden

A childhood obsession with dinosaurs and Jacques Cousteau led to Kelly Bradley of Decatur becoming the 'Iguana Girl.'

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Information sought on burglaries

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on recent burglaries at self-storage locations near Decatur.

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Treasure trove

Treasure trove

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Joe Duty

Southwest Swap meet brings in vendors, rust and stories

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Explore Decatur’s library

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Sue Heaberlin

There was an interesting article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram recently about Jacquelyn Mitchard, a novelist, who was coming to Fort Worth to discuss her latest book.

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Mr. and Mrs. Joshua William Reeves

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
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Joshua William Reeves, son of Jack and Melinda Reeves, all of Decatur, married Meghann Dianne Ainsworth

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Holden James Karrer

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
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Ben and Chrissy Karrer of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Holden James

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Lemial Garland Mantooth

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
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Lemial Garland "LG'' Mantooth, 77, of Decatur died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Football: Decatur blasts Stephenville, 61-35

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

After losing in the first round of the playoffs the past two years to Stephenville, the Decatur Eagles took out a bit of frustration Friday night.

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Volleyball: Decatur wins second straight

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles outlasted Archer City in three tight games Tuesday to win their second straight match.

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Southwest Swap Meet returns this weekend

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Brian Knox

Thousands of antique automobile enthusiasts are expected to converge on Decatur this weekend for the annual Southwest Swap Meet.

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Stock show president to speak at luncheon

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Brad Barnes, president of the Fort Worth Stock Show, will be the speaker at a combined luncheon meeting of the Bridgeport and Decatur Chambers of Commerce 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Feds file gun charge on local man

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A Decatur man arrested in July for drug possession and theft now is facing a federal charge.

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City of Decatur keeps same tax rate, increases fees

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Brian Knox

After discussing tax rates, budgets and fee increases for the past month, the Decatur City Council made things official Monday.

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Football: Decatur falls on field goal – Eagles drop second straight game

Football: Decatur falls on field goal – Eagles drop second straight game

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

After missing an extra-point attempt and short field goal earlier in the game, Hogan Keasler trotted on the field with 2 seconds left and his team behind by a point Saturday night.

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Football: Eagles bid for rebound – Decatur faces winless Jackets

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles and Stephenville Yellowjackets met the past two seasons in the bi-district round of the playoffs.

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