Deck the halls of government; Decatur Main Street program seeks to light up courthouse

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Decatur Square might be even merrier and brighter this next Christmas.

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Decatur Planning and Zoning Commission to hold public hearing regarding QuikTrip

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Decatur Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday will consider two requests that could be the first steps toward a QuikTrip convenience store and gas station coming to a prime commercial location in the city.

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Blase retires after 50 years in feed and seed

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By David Talley

Today, like every morning for 50 years, Olin Blase will go to work, but when the sun rises Monday, he will not.

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New Chamber officers installed

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

New Decatur Chamber of Commerce directors for 2016 were introduced at the chamber luncheon Tuesday at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Basketball: Eagles take down Lake Worth

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles battled through early foul trouble for their two leading scorers to beat Lake Worth 77-50 Tuesday.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles stay perfect in 8-4A

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles never allowed more than five points in a quarter Tuesday, rolling to a 60-17 victory over Lake Worth.

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Meghann Diane Ainsworth and Josh W. Reeves

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
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Meghann Diane Ainsworth, daughter of David and Diane Ainsworth, all of Laurel, Miss., will marry Josh W. Reeves

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Lyla Sunshine Brotherton

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
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Alexis Griffin of Decatur announces the birth of a daughter, Lyla Sunshine Brotherton

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John Ridge McCandless

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
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Camron and Kayla McCandless of Decatur announce the birth of a son, John Ridge

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Braelynn Dawn Denson

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
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Darion and Trey Denson of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Braelynn Dawn

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Decatur City Council approves hotel agreements

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved three agreements that will lead to the construction of a Fairfield Inn and Suites hotel at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Lambert welcomed back to Decatur EDC

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Interim Director Thom Lambert presided over his first Decatur Economic Development Corp. board meeting last week as he kicked off his second go-round with the entity.

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Basketball: Eagles rebound quickly – Hicks pours in 28 in win over Springtown

Basketball: Eagles rebound quickly – Hicks pours in 28 in win over Springtown

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

Facing a Springtown team led by big men Trent Partain and Dawson Meek, the Decatur Eagles put on their running shoes.

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Swimming: Splashing to gold – Quartet earns first place in dominating fashion

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

Decatur junior Allie Blevins dove into the pool and immediately put the Lady Eagles in the lead in the final event of the District 6-5A meet Saturday.

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Swimming: Blevins captures title in 500

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the final 50 yards of the 200 freestyle Saturday, Allie Blevins' lead slipped away with Argyle's Heidi Reuter edging her out at the wall.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles improve to 4-0 in district

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

After an emotional win over rival Bridgeport Tuesday, the Decatur Lady Eagles were on guard against a letdown Friday.

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Soccer: Lady Eagles score victory

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles finished 1-1-1 at the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Cross-Town Shootout over the weekend.

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Plea for return of stolen cross

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Gail Roberson

I had the opportunity to decorate the public restrooms at Decatur Lowe's Market. I took this task as an opportunity to see what I could gather and create, using a Western theme.

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Cantu graduates with master’s degree

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Clarissa Cantu graduated in December from Texas Woman's University with her master's in counseling and development.

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Students recognized at Baylor

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

More than 3,500 Baylor University students were named to the dean's academic honor list for the 2015 fall semester.

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