Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Friday will be a holiday for Decatur ISD students.

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Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Oil Belt Men's Golf Association has opened its 2018 season.

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Baseball: Read’s big day fuels Decatur

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Triston Read drove in seven runs as Decatur thumped Gainesville 13-1 in five innings.

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Softball: Lady Eagles rock Gainesville

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Decatur throttled Gainesville 16-0 to stay perfect in District 9-4A.

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Decatur ISD names high school principal

Published Monday, April 16, 2018

Sherman High School principal Chris Mogan was hired Monday night to lead Decatur High School. Decatur ISD trustees approved a contract for Mogan to become the Decatur High School principal.

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DHS to transition to closed campus lunch

Published Monday, April 16, 2018

Decatur High School students will have a closed campus for lunch next school year. Decatur ISD trustees voted unanimously Monday night to close the campus starting with the 2018-19 school year after receiving an update from Superintendent Judi Whitis on dining options, facilities and scheduling.

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Teen faces manslaughter charge

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

A Decatur teenager has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a fatal wreck in the city two weeks ago.

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Conference Center hotel to open

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

The Fairfield Inn and Suites at the Decatur Conference Center is expected to open this month.

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Input sought on downtown land use

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Decatur residents have a chance next week to provide input and ask questions about a possible change in the downtown land use map.

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Water board refinances bonds

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

The Decatur Water Board Wednesday approved the refinancing of $3.9 million in debt, saving the city $267,172 over the remaining 10-year period of the debt issuance.

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Road-e-o results miscalculated

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

In the April 18 edition of the Messenger, the story "Bus drivers advance to state" listed Laura Reichter, Susan Greene, Kristy Hammons and Willie Reed as the drivers who will advance to the statewide Texas Associate for Pupil Transportation Road-e-o competition.

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Character counts grants $10K scholarships

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nine Wise County students each received a $10,000 scholarship Thursday night at the Character Counts Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center.

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College days: Couple reflects on time at Decatur Baptist

College days: Couple reflects on time at Decatur Baptist

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

For the McCormicks, moving to Decatur to attend the Baptist college was a culture shock.

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Cook accepts administrative role

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

After three years of leading Rann Elementary, Kaci Cook will move to Decatur ISD's central administration office next school year.

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Meeting Previews for the Week of Saturday, April 14, 2018

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Wise County commissioners Monday will again discuss options for glass recycling at the Decatur dump site.

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Track: Perfect storm – Eagles rally to capture 9-4A title

Track: Perfect storm – Eagles rally to capture 9-4A title

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Running the anchor leg in the 4x400, Triston Read anxiously awaited the handoff from teammate Christian Isaac. As Read took the baton, Decatur coach Landon Wren had a simple message.

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Baseball: Snapping the skid – Eagles blast Bulls to break losing streak

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Last season, Decatur lost three district games in a row before going on a run to the 4A regional finals.

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Softball: Lady Eagles stay perfect in 9-4A

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Reagan Chism threw a no-hitter as Decatur dominated Bridgeport 12-0.

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Track: Lady Eagles repeat as 9-4A champs

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

The Decatur Lady Eagles capped a dominant performance at the 9-4A meet Thursday with their second gold medal in the relays, winning the 4x400 in 4:15.05.

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