Basketball: Freshman ignites Eagles in win

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Throughout the season, Decatur freshman Wilson Hicks has been learning the ropes and getting used to the speed of the varsity game.

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Soccer: Rams edge Eagles

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Mineral Wells edged the Decatur Eagles 3-2 Tuesday.

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Cruz ineligible to run

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Naomi (Parish) Bates

Ted Cruz is not eligible to be president of the United States.

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Offering ideas for gun ordinance

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Gene Paul Bevil

In the interest of continuity on a subject, the discharge of firearms in populated areas, I would like to follow up my recent letter to the editor with this thought of a solution to the perceived problem.

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Parking lot dangerous

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Diane Hughes

No one likes to hear anyone complain, but for all those who shop in Decatur I have this to say: when are those responsible going to do something about the Wal-Mart parking lot?

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Robert Melvin Nelson

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Robert Melvin Nelson, 93, of Decatur, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Decatur.

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John Wayne Stockton

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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John Wayne Stockton, 69, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Dallas.

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Lilly Woods

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Lilly Woods, 56, of Chico, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Decatur.

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Jaci Lane Isham and Brian Lowery Christian

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Jaci Lane Isham, daughter of David and Karen Isham, all of Decatur, will marry Brian Lowery Christian

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Cohen James Simmons

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Micheal and Jessica Simmons of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Cohen James

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Solomon Abraham Greene

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Jeremiah and Capree Greene of Decatur announce the birth of their second son, Solomon Abraham

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Man killed by police following assaults

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Wise County man was shot and killed by a Saginaw Police officer Saturday following a reported disturbance.

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Basketball: Ready for round two – Bridgeport, Decatur set for second top-20 tilt

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

The red-hot Bridgeport Bulls came into Decatur last month and shot 63 percent in taking the top-20 showdown against the Eagles.

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Swimming: Preparing for regional meet – Relay, Teter make bid for state

Swimming: Preparing for regional meet – Relay, Teter make bid for state

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

When Colton Teter dives into the water to swim the 50 freestyle event at Thursday's Region 2-5A Championship meet, it could be the senior's last time to do so.

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Basketball: Decatur faces Sissies for 8-4A lead

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles held serve in the first round, taking the first matchup on their home floor last month against the Bridgeport Sissies.

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Lake Worth skips past Sissies

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

Lake Worth held off the Bridgeport Sissies for a 3-1 victory Tuesday at Bridgeport.

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Gunfire disrupts ‘country’ life

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Gene Paul Bevil

In comment to the Jan. 30 article by Kristen Tribe headlined, "Homeowner seeks to limit gunfire on private property," concerning a complaint by a Mr. Shaw of Springtown.

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Michael Dale Brown

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Michael Dale Brown, 25, of Decatur, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Wright named to dean’s list

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Natasha Wright of Decatur was named to the dean's list at LeTourneau University in Longview for the 2015 fall semester.

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Walther honored

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Paris Walther of Decatur was named to the dean's honor roll in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2015 fall semester at Abilene Christian University.

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