Don Pannell
1927-2014

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Don "Waymon" Pannell, 87, a retired dairy farmer, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Decatur.

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Busy hands: Woman’s work brings comfort to homeless

Busy hands: Woman’s work brings comfort to homeless

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Beth Roper's small hands are strong and sure, grasping the crochet hook and pulling an endless string through loop after loop, forming a sturdy, inch-thick, 2-by-6-foot mat.

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Doughty named Legend Bank branch manager

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Mike Monroe, regional president and executive vice president of Legend Bank, announced this week the addition of Delyn Doughty as Decatur branch manager.

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Teachers receive the gift of grants

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Christmas came a couple of weeks early for several teachers in Decatur ISD, as the Decatur Education Foundation Friday awarded innovative teaching grants.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles crunch Graham

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Shelby Drews posted a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds, while also handing out five assists Tuesday to lead the Decatur Lady Eagles to a 54-29 win over Graham.

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Basketball: Eagles start tourney with win

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Decatur's tenacious press and ball-movement offense were too much for Azle, as the Eagles ran away to a 61-35 victory in their tournament opener during the noon hour Thursday.

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Sebastian Payne

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Josh and Amelia Payne of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Sebastian Payne

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Adelyn McKenzie Burkhart

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Anna Graniczny and Nick Burkhart of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Adelyn McKenzie Burkhart

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Decatur City Council sets timetable for zoning ordinance approval

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

If all goes as planned, the City of Decatur will have an updated zoning ordinance by next March. To borrow a phrase from the Beatles, it's been a long and winding road.

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Language no longer a barrier to learning

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A new bilingual program at Rann Elementary offers instruction in Spanish to young students so they can not only be fluent in two languages, but also academically successful.

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Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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Basketball: Hoops takes over Decatur – Tournaments with 44 teams open Thursday

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The sound of basketballs bouncing on hardwood will reverberate across Decatur this weekend.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles sweep three games in Jacksboro

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Playing short-handed didn't stop the Decatur Lady Eagles over the weekend at the Jacksboro Tournament.

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Swimming: Lady Eagles win 2 relays

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Decatur girls swim team booked five victories over the weekend at the 4A-and-under statewide meet in Keller.

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Rodeo: Wilson wrestles title

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Decatur's Chase Wilson won the steer wrestling at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event over the weekend.

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White Christmas

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Kaden Morton, Blaine Silvey and Beau William Wood put on their own light show prior to the start of Decatur's Christmas parade Saturday night.

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Dorothy June Arrington
1940-2014

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Dorothy June Arrington, 74, a retired electronics inspector, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 in Decatur.

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FFA teams dominate district LDE meet

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014

Decatur's FFA chapter took seven firsts and three seconds to capture overall sweepstakes honors at the District 1 Leadership Development Event (LDE) Contest, held Nov. 17 at Bridgeport.

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Decatur City Council to act on P&Z requests

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014

The Decatur City Council will take action on a zoning change request and four re-plats when they meet 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 201 E. Walnut.

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Dallas Proctor, Architect

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014

Products/services: Architecture and planning, professional design, commercial and residential

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