Sharyn R. Farley
1945-2017

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Sharyn R. Farley, 72, of Decatur died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Decatur.

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Norma Aline Parrish
1936-2017

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Norma Aline Parrish, 81, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Decatur.

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Mildred Joe Tredenick
1928-2017

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Mildred Joe Tredenick, 89, of Decatur, formerly of Gainesville, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Decatur.

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2017 in Review: 17 for ’17 – Top stories, moments, athletes in past year

2017 in Review: 17 for ’17 – Top stories, moments, athletes in past year

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017

In just their second season, the Bridgeport Bulls made a magical run to the state final.

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Basketball: Decatur bounced by Seminole in Whataburger Tournament

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017

It was tough sledding for the Decatur Eagles on Thursday afternoon.

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2017 in Review: Top 5 Moments of 2017

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017

With her team trailing 24-14 in the second set and on the verge of falling behind 2-0 in the region quarterfinal against Peaster, Boyd sophomore Kamryn Frenzel stepped to the service line.

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2017 in Review: Top 5 Athletes of 2017

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017

Decatur's Swiss Army knife did it all for the Eagles in 2017, quarterbacking the football team to the third round of the playoffs along with helping the baseball and basketball teams make playoff runs.

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Legend Allan Shephard

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017

Eric Shephard and Megan Rankin of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Legend Allan Shephard

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Decatur bounced by Seminole in opening round of Whataburger Tournament

Published Thursday, December 28, 2017.

It was tough sledding for the Decatur Eagles on Thursday afternoon. Looking to make it back to the finals of the Whataburger Tournament for the second straight year, Decatur floundered in the opening round. Unable to generate any offense against the Seminole Indians’ matchup zone, the Eagles were bounced 57-40.

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2017 in Review: Districts experience administration shake-ups

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Three Wise County school districts lost their superintendents early this year, and one district is still searching for its new boss.

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Administrators pitch in at pantry

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Before heading out for the winter break, Decatur ISD administrators took timeout from their busy schedules to flex their muscles in the Eagle Food Pantry.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Winter break is through Jan. 5. Jan. 8 is a staff development day, and students return to class Jan. 9.

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Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wise Area Relief Mission (WARM) is closed this week. Food distribution, volunteers and community service resume Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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Basketball: Eagles, Sissies, Texans head to tourney

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Several Wise County teams will take part in the annual Whataburger Tournament this weekend at various locations across the Metroplex.

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Patricia Ann Allen
1934-2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Patricia Ann Allen, 83, of Decatur, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.

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Dorothy Nell Pennartz
1939-2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Dorothy Nell Pennartz, 78, of Decatur, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in Decatur.

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Kicking around the world; Local star to play in Barcelona

Kicking around the world; Local star to play in Barcelona

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017

As kids rush to see what Santa brought them, 8-year-old Colter Edwards from Decatur will be rushing somewhere else - the airport.

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Santa came to town; Annual tour spreads Christmas cheer

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017

It's the beginning of a cold night in early December. A family is gathered in their living room, sitting on the couch watching their favorite Christmas movie.

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Decatur ISD awards longevity

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017

For the first time earlier this month, Decatur ISD Superintendent Judi Whitis made the tour of the district, handing out longevity payments to employees.

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