Cross Country: Decatur runners win 5A titles at Friday Night Invite

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur boys and girls cross country teams opened the season with victories at the Friday Night Hawk Invitational.

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Frankie Louise Douglas

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Frankie Louise Douglas, 89, of Decatur, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, surrounded by all her girls.

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Becky Rushing

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Becky Rushing, 61, a homemaker, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Decatur.

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Far from elementary: Decatur High School junior to complete studies at college level

Far from elementary: Decatur High School junior to complete studies at college level

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Even as a tot, 16-year-old Ben Lunday of Decatur didn't give his parents the answers they expected.

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Decatur Police Department expands use of body cameras for officers

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Brian Knox

All Decatur policemen on the streets will be equipped with body cameras as of Sept. 1.

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Cash for a splash: Decatur EDC looks into building water park to enhance ‘quality of life’

Cash for a splash: Decatur EDC looks into building water park to enhance ‘quality of life’

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It's not a pool, but it's water - and when it's 100 degrees outside, a place to get wet is all most kids are looking for. By next summer, Decatur may have one.

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Decatur P&Z wants to look at sidewalk issue

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Planning and Zoning Commission wants to look at the sidewalk, curb and gutter issue - and they have put a couple of "formal requests" on the city council's agenda for Monday.

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Decatur EDC board approves budget, funds Civic Center upgrades

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Budgeting for the Decatur Economic Development Corp. is really pretty simple. The entity has only one source of funds - a half-cent of the city's 1.5-cent sales tax - and has only one purpose.

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Football: Eagles, Myers execute in clutch

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

With 2:36 left in the live session of Thursday night's scrimmage, Justin Myers and the Decatur offense got the ball with a chance for a two-minute drill.

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Cross Country: Decatur opens year ranked third in 4A

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles cross country team finished 2013 as the runner-up in Class 3A. It will begin 2014 as the third-ranked team in the new Class 4A.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Still in the books – Ten years later, Christian’s career ranks among best

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Ten years after he last touched the field as a Decatur Eagle, Brian Christian still stands as one of the top receivers in the Texas prep history with his 4,175 yards between 2002-04. His total is fourth behind a few other notable names Jordan Shipley, Mike Hicks and Cody Cardwell.

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Volleyball: Lady Eagles fall to Aledo

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The 4A top-ranked Decatur Lady Eagles fell in five games Tuesday to the 5A's ninth-ranked Aledo Lady Cats.

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Jo Celeste Adcock

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Jo Celeste Adcock, 83, a retired secretary, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Decatur.

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Vera M. Cocanougher

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Vera M. Cocanougher, 98, a bookkeeper, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Decatur.

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Sharon Hayden Harvey

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Sharon Hayden Harvey, 67, of Decatur, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Decatur.

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Dr. and Mrs. C.M. Cocanougher

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Dr. C.M. and Jo Ann Cocanougher of Decatur will celebrate their 60th anniversary Aug. 28.

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Mr. and Mrs. Jordan Scott McGregor

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Jo-Anna Elisabeth Davie and Jordan Scott McGregor of London, England, were married Aug. 2, at St. Wilfrid's Church in Nottingham.

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Mr. and Mrs. Matthew David Thorne

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Tara Anne Davidson of Fort Worth and 1st Lt. Matthew David Thorne of San Diego, Calif., were married June 8, 2014, on her parents' wedding anniversary.

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Stetson Lee Hicks

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Malloree Hardee and Timothy Hicks of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Stetson Lee

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Gemma Claire Muehlstein

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Karis and Garrett Muehlstein of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Gemma Claire

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