Send ‘em home on a plane

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Wayne Morgan

I am just an old country boy that loves my country, the USA, and thanks God every day for what I have.

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Donation a ‘life-changing event’

Donation a ‘life-changing event’

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Most people never get a chance to save someone's life. Richard Hale has had several.

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Burglars break into country club, vehicles

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Country Club was broken into Monday night. Decatur Police Chief Rex Hoskins said golf clubs, bags and money - collectively worth close to $5,000 - were stolen.

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Decatur City Council to consider plats, reports, street closing

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will take up two plat requests, make appointments to a couple of city boards, and look at the annual Drinking Water Quality Report when they meet Monday, July 14, at 6 p.m.

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Estrada digs star chance

Estrada digs star chance

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

A radiant smile never left Serena Estrada's face Thursday afternoon during the Texas Girls Coaches Association 1-3A all-star match.

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Mr. and Mrs. Rodney William Lambert

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Rachel LaNell McGregor and Rodney William Lambert of Decatur were married May 31, 2014, at Grace Baptist Church in Decatur.

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Brynlee Kate Huddleston

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
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William "Chad" and Kristen Huddleston of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Brynlee Kate

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Miguel Acosta

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Cesar and Susana Acosta of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Miguel

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Little swimmers focus on safety

Little swimmers focus on safety

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Richard Greene

Tiny 3-year-old Emma Loucks ducks her head under the clear water to reach for the sixth and final loop resting on the step of the pool at Pettit Private School Tuesday morning.

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Trio earn honors

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Drew Edwards and Josh Jones earned honors for their efforts in the classroom along with the baseball diamond.

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Decatur’s Rowden takes 100 at OKC

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Richard Greene

Katey Rowden headed north and brought home first place in the 100-meter freestyle at the American Energy Swim Club Summer Splash at Oklahoma City Community College June 27-29.

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Crime reports are high humor

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Joe Lambert

I used to wonder why the Wise County Messenger had no comics section. It finally occurred to me that it does.

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Find alternative to dumping animals

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Debi Porter

I wish I could attach pictures to this letter. On July 4 on our way back from a picnic, my mom and I found two puppies that had been "dumped."

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Alfredo Inguanzo

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Alfredo Inguanzo, 59, an automotive mechanic, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Decatur.

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Gurtha Louise Wilson

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Gurtha Louise (Craft) Wilson, 87, of Decatur died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Decatur.

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Christian academy recognizes students for 2013-14

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Immanuel Baptist Christian Academy ended its 28th year with a graduation and awards ceremony May 24 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Decatur.

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Mann graduates

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Ryan Mann graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in logistics and supply chain management from the University of North Texas in Denton.

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Currin earns honors

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By Messenger Staff

For earning a perfect 4.0 grade-point average, Ciara Currin of Decatur was named to the President's List at the University of North Texas for the spring 2014 semester.

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North Texas Bank merges with Gainesville bank group

Published Saturday, July 5, 2014
By Roy J. Eaton

North Texas Bank in Decatur announced Thursday that it will merge with the First State Bank of Gainesville. The merger is through the two banks' holding companies.

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Completing the climb; Lady Eagles reach top of 3A mountain, celebrate title

Published Saturday, July 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

Over the past several seasons, the Decatur Lady Eagles made strides on the volleyball court in an effort to reach the top of the Class 3A mountain.

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