Postcard from home; Mural preserves city’s historical identity

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By David Talley

Every morning as he started work on the "Greetings from Decatur" mural on the east side of the square, Greenwood artist Rick Duwe took time for prayer.

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Basketball: Decatur blasts Iowa Park in road test

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

After their 11-game winning streak ended in the finals of the Whataburger Tournament, the Decatur Eagles wasted little time getting back in the win column Tuesday.

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James Harold Fellers

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
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James Harold "Shotgun" Fellers, 78, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Decatur.

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Ricky Lee Scheller

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
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Ricky Lee Scheller, 59, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Decatur.

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Kalea Lee Foster

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
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Tiffany Brown and Richard Foster of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Kalea Lee Foster

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Adelyn Mae Thomas

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
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Misty and Joshua Thomas of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Adelyn Mae

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DISD Education Foundation awards teaching grants

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur ISD Education Foundation recently awarded nearly $70,000 in innovative teaching grants to teachers in the district.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd ISD will not hold classes Monday, Jan. 16. It is a teacher in-service day.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The former Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a Veterans Affairs primary care clinic, has moved to Decatur.

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Basketball: Sissies, Lady Eagles start district

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

After two months of non-district play, the Bridgeport Sissies and Decatur Lady Eagles charge into one of the state's toughest leagues Friday.

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Basketball: Wylie clips Eagles – Loss snaps Decatur’s win streak at 11

Basketball: Wylie clips Eagles – Loss snaps Decatur’s win streak at 11

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the rematch of last year's 4A Region I quarterfinal, Decatur and Abilene Wylie traded shots and runs through a sizzling first two and half quarters Friday at Chisholm Trail High School.

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Raymond Cruz Jr.

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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Raymond Cruz Jr., 38, of Decatur, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in Decatur.

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Bonnie Faye Hall

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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Bonnie Faye Hall, 82, of Decatur, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in Decatur.

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Basketball: Eagles reach tourney finals

Basketball: Eagles reach tourney finals

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016
By Richard Greene

Midway through the fourth quarter, the Burkburnett Bulldogs looked to finally be building a lead and threatening to land a knockout against the Decatur Eagles.

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Basketball: Eagles reach tourney finals

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016
By Richard Greene

Midway through the fourth quarter, the Burkburnett Bulldogs looked to finally be building a lead and threatening to land a knockout against the Decatur Eagles.

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Angel Carrillo

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016
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Angel Carrillo, 74, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in Keller.

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2016 in Review: Curating downtown culture

2016 in Review: Curating downtown culture

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Downtown Decatur underwent a series of beautification projects in 2016.

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Decatur School Board receives construction update

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board heard a brief update on construction projects at Monday's regular meeting.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Donors can schedule appointments now for the elementary school and middle school blood drive Feb. 10, 2017.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Chorus is seeking singers to join them on Sundays at 3:45 p.m. in the Paradise First Baptist Church Worship Center, 405 Main St.

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