William E. Smith
1920-2016

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016

William E. (Bill) Smith, 95, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Decatur.

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Herman Odell and Kaleta May Pryor

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016

Herman Odell and Kaleta May Pryor of Decatur will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on July 19, 2016.

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Highway named after fallen officer

Highway named after fallen officer

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The son of a Decatur Police officer who was killed in line of duty gave an emotional "thank-you" to the city Monday.

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No easy fix; Young mechanic battles cancer

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Daren Rowe's first brush with death came in December 2014.

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Swimming: Blevins wins open water debut

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Before plunging into the water at Lewisville Lake Sunday morning, Allie Blevins held a little apprehension about her first open water race.

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Sports Briefs for Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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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Gregory William Christian
1961-2016

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Gregory William Christian, 54, of Decatur, died Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Decatur.

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Magdalen Upmore Shelton
1922-2016

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Magdalen Upmore Shelton, 93, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in Decatur.

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UNT Graduates

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The following students graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton, receiving degrees at the spring 2016 commencement ceremonies.

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Cross Country: State meet changes course

Cross Country: State meet changes course

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016

Over the years in taking his Decatur teams to the University Interscholastic League cross country championships, David Park has witnessed a few crashes early in races on the course at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.

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Football: Eagles finish 0-4 at state

Football: Eagles finish 0-4 at state

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016

The Decatur Eagles' stay at the Texas 7-on-7 championships ended Friday morning with a loss in the first round of the consolation tournament.

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Sports Briefs for Saturday, July 9, 2016

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016

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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Larry Dee Trussell
1957-2016

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016

Larry Dee Trussell, 58, died Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Decatur.

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Rosa Vazquez
1941-2016

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016

Rosa Vazquez, 75, of Decatur, died Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Denton.

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Macy Lynn Caraway

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016

Kenny and Shelby Caraway of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Macy Lynn

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UIL: Decatur takes 15th in Lone Star Cup

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016

For a third straight year, Decatur High School finished among the top schools in 4A in the Lone Star Cup standings.

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Football: Eagles head to state tourney

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Decatur Eagles will be among the 64 schools vying for the 7-on-7 Division II title Thursday and Friday in College Station.

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3 injured in wreck

3 injured in wreck

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

Three people were flown to Metroplex hospitals from a two-vehicle accident in Decatur just before noon Friday.

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Fire started in backyard

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

A fire that leveled a double-wide mobile home on Quail Chase Lane Tuesday afternoon likely started in the backyard, according to Wise County Deputy Fire Marshal Joe Washburn.

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Team of the Year: Team effort – Eagles rally at state to bring home medals

Team of the Year: Team effort – Eagles rally at state to bring home medals

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

Staring down a tight fairway or hunched over a putt on a lightning-fast slick green, the sport of golf puts pressure on the individual with every decision and swing finding its way onto the scorecard.

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