Calling all artists

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Chisholm Trail Days Planning Committee is call ing all artists for the second annual Chisholm Trail Days Art Contest.

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Football: Decatur books state spot

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles booked their trips to the state 7-on-7 tournament Saturday, going 4-0 at the Division II qualifier in Celina.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Richard Greene

Ronnie Gage will hold a session of the Panther Football Camp at the Paradise practice field for incoming freshmen from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 25-28.

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Arthur Newton Waggoner

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Arthur Newton Waggoner, 81, died Friday, June 10, 2016, in Decatur.

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Local students make Baylor honor roll

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three Wise County students made the spring 2016 dean's list at Baylor University.

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Local grad named to dean’s list

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Joel Forbis, son of Chris and Karen Forbis and a graduate of Decatur High School, was named to Austin College's spring 2016 dean's list.

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Citizens seek alcohol vote; Petition starts for November issue

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Brian Knox

A group of Decatur citizens are collecting signatures in an attempt to get alcohol on the November ballot in Decatur.

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Flying high: Pilot Jaci Christian takes to the sky for new adventures

Flying high: Pilot Jaci Christian takes to the sky for new adventures

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Mickey Drewry

Sitting at her polished-wood dining table with David Crowder Band blaring from the speaker on the windowsill, Jaci (Isham) Christian looked comfortable - there was another glow about her - a halo of confidence and ease, the mark of someone who has her life together.

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Upcoming Meeting Previews

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners will hear an update on the Trinity Aquifer from the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District at their regular meeting Monday.

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Perrin Cabin earns historical designation

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By David Talley

More than 50 locals crowded in and around the two-room wood cabin, leaning out of windows and clamoring over its expansive porch.

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Home on Main damaged by fire

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Jake Harris

Decatur Fire Department quickly knocked down a fire inside a mobile home on East Main Street Wednesday afternoon.

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Helen Farabee Center

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Adult/child behavioral health & intellectual disability services; psychiatric services; counseling; comprehensive mental health/intellectual disability support suervices; substance abuse treatment services; and 24/7 crisis intervention/stabilization

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Baseball: Hicks to play in all-star game

Baseball: Hicks to play in all-star game

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

Michael Hicks turned in an impressive season at the plate and behind it, leading the Decatur Eagles to the 8-4A title and the third round of the 4A Region I playoffs.

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Rodeo: Steer wrestlers contend at state finals

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

After the first two rounds at the Texas High School Rodeo Finals in Abilene, three Wise County steer wrestlers are in the top 15.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagle basketball camp will be June 13-16 at the Decatur High School gym.

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Baseball: Moving to next level

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

Decatur senior catcher Michael Hicks signs to play baseball at Hardin-Simmons University.

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Bailee Mishae Miller and Chadwick Arthur Layton

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
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Bailee Mishae Miller, daughter of Jimmy and Laurie Miller, all of Paradise, will marry Chadwick Arthur Layton

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Bulls win the night; Only 2 riders earned scores at J.W. Hart PBR Challenge

Bulls win the night; Only 2 riders earned scores at  J.W. Hart PBR Challenge

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Racey Burden

In three hours of bull riding Saturday night, only two men hung on for at least 8 seconds. The night belonged to the bulls.

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Man arrested for stealing tombstone

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Brian Knox

A stolen tombstone was recovered last week, but it didn't lead to a suspect in the Ball Knob Cemetery vandalism case as investigators had hoped.

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Good eats

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Joe Duty

Fans of PBR could spend the day leading up to the event eating at the Eighter from Decatur Barbecue Challenge.

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