Going live: Student broadcast uses new Facebook feature

Going live: Student broadcast uses new Facebook feature

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur's Rann Elementary has merged the traditional morning school announcements with the world of social media.

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Making an ‘Impackt;’ Teen’s service project eases transition for foster kids

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By David Talley

When Keleigh Axelrod, 15, and her father, Scott, of Allen visited the Wise County Department of Family and Protective Services office in Decatur Sunday, it wasn't the first time the Metroplex teenager had been inside an adoption office.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport High School junior and senior prom will be held May 13 at Texas Woman's University in Denton.

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News Briefs for Saturday, January 28, 2017

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Appraisal District is offering a series of taxpayer information programs designed to help everyone better understand the Texas Property Tax System and what the Appraisal District does.

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Basketball: Friendly rivals – Decatur, Bridgeport freshmen lead squads

Basketball: Friendly rivals – Decatur, Bridgeport freshmen lead squads

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Emily Vidal and Kylee Fitzgerald spend Saturday mornings working together to keep the books and run the clock at youth basketball games.

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Basketball: Eagles singe nets in victory

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles shot a scorching 58 percent from the field, including 67 percent from beyond the 3-point arc, Friday in crushing the Sanger Indians.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles retain second place

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles overcame a slow start Friday to take down Sanger and remain alone in second place in District 9-4A in their final home game.

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Soccer: Eagles blank Gainesville

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles captured their fourth straight match Monday, beating Gainesville 2-0.

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Sign up for spring sports

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Spring is just around the corner, and local sports leagues are signing players up for the new season.

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Ramon Fraga Gomez

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
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Ramon Fraga Gomez, 73, of Decatur, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in Decatur.

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Sandra June Tracy

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
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Sandra June Tracy, 72, of Decatur, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Decatur.

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Working on the Wild side

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Joe Duty

Noah's Ark Pets and Supplies employee Jamie Bitner gives Rann Elementary students a chance to meet Princess Peach, a bearded dragon, at the school's career day Tuesday.

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Officer injured in wreck

Officer injured in wreck

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Racey Burden

A Decatur police officer was air lifted to the hospital after his parked patrol vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer on U.S. 81/287 Thursday night.

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Workshop addresses alcohol zoning issues

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Brian Knox

You'll soon be able to order a mixed drink without a private club membership in Decatur, but the city still has some authority to regulate where you might sip that drink.

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Velocity Sports Center

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Baseball and softball indoor training facility.

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Basketball: Taking aim – Three-sport star knocking down 3s for Eagles

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

As February nears, so does a busy time of the year for Decatur senior Bryce Elder.

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Basketball: Eagles prepare for top-10 showdown

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles' work over the first half of District 9-4A put them in control of their own destiny in hope of capturing the league crown.

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Soccer: Eagles kick aside Diamond Hill

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Five different Eagles found the back of the net in Decatur's 5-0 victory Tuesday over Diamond Hill-Jarvis.

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Basketball: Krum stops Decatur

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Behind 23 points from Rhett Robinson, the Krum Lady Bobcats upended the Decatur Lady Eagles 40-32 Tuesday night.

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Picturing the past: Book offers visual history of Decatur Baptist College

Picturing the past: Book offers visual history of Decatur Baptist College

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By David Talley

In the early- to mid-20th century, students attending Decatur Baptist College roamed the school's campus and the town surrounding it, leaving their footprints on the growing community.

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