Football: Eagles hope to freeze out Huskies

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

After falling behind in the second quarter on the road Friday to the feisty Mineral Wells Rams, Decatur coach Mike Fuller witnessed the growth of his team over the first seven weeks of the season.

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Volleyball: Decatur picks off Grapevine

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles filled their second open date in District 8-4A play with a win over 5A Grapevine.

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Rodeo: Wilson, team capture titles

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

With Chase Wilson winning the steer wrestling, the Decatur squad won a team title at North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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J.L. Hudson

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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J.L. Hudson, 86, a horse trainer, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Decatur.

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Jeffrey Dean Nicholson

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Jeffrey Dean Nicholson, 50, a senior commercial loan officer, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Decatur.

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Steve Newton Rutherford

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Steve Newton Rutherford, 61, a golf pro, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Decatur.

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Rodeo legend to speak at Chamber luncheon

Rodeo legend to speak at Chamber luncheon

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It's a voice of an old friend - a voice of strong values, gentle humor and quiet wisdom.

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Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation will host the Spooktacular Fall Festival 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Bridgeport Community Center.

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Rockets to the Rescue; Elementary students employ problem-solving, design skills

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Kristen Tribe and Brian Knox

It's not rocket science. Or is it? Students in Decatur ISD's advanced academics classes designed and built their own rockets last week as part of the seventh annual 2014 4-H National Youth Science Day.

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Competition is in the air … literally

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Nearly a month after its creation, the Melba Doyle Disc Golf Course will see its first tourney this afternoon.

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Air Evac Lifeteam dedicates new base

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Messenger Staff

High winds and low clouds kept the helicopter tour off the menu at Monday's open house for the new Decatur Air Evac Lifeteam base - but they didn't keep the crowds from turning out to celebrate the service's new station in Decatur.

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Football: Eagles outlast Mineral Wells

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Bob Buckel

A low-scoring, defensive battle turned into a touchdown-fest late as the Decatur Eagles boosted their record to 5-2 with a win over a tough Ram team at Mineral Wells.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Family flock – Lady Eagles share variety of family relationships

Saturday Sports Buffet: Family flock – Lady Eagles share variety of family relationships

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Maclaine Lowery's light-hearted nature and jokes don't always sit well with her older sister, Caroline.

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Volleyball: Senior sweep – Lady Eagles cruise to win on Senior Night

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

After the pomp and circumstance of senior night, the Decatur Lady Eagles wasted no time in creating another memorable showing on their home floor.

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Volleyball: Mayfield picks TWU

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur senior Makayla Mayfield has made her choice of where she will continue her volleyball career.

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Jon Peacock

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Jon Peacock, 42, of Decatur, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Decatur.

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Kamdyn Hope Knight

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
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David and Bridget Knight of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Kamdyn Hope

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City primes for Pink

City primes for Pink

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Pink will wash over the Decatur Square Friday during one of the community's annual breast cancer awareness and fundraising events.

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City moves Halloween festivities

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Decatur City Council decreed Monday evening local trick-or-treaters should make their rounds Thursday evening, Oct. 30, this year and leave Friday for the football crowd.

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Band takes audiences to ‘Africa'; Region contest is Saturday in Denton

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The drums thump and thunder. The woodwinds start softly, then build. The brass comes in, the flags whip and stream and the chill-bumps start.

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