Betty Lou Bryant Henderson
1940-2017

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017

Betty Lou Bryant Henderson, 77, of Decatur, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Decatur.

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Saddle up those stick horses

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017

Rann Elementary students participated in a stick horse rodeo Wednesday.

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Alec Ryder White

Published Saturday, March 11, 2015

Caliwa and Vianey White of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Alec Ryder

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Decatur volleyball coach leaving for Aledo

Published Friday, March 10, 2017

In the fall of 2007, Claire Gay took over a Decatur volleyball program searching for long-term success on the court. Ten years, two state titles, five regional trips and more than 300 victories later, Gay is now turning over the program that she’s built into one of the state’s best. Gay met with her team Friday afternoon and announced that she’s leaving to take the head volleyball coach and girls coordinator job at Aledo.

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Man injured in wreck

Man injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

An Alvord man was injured when his SUV ran under the back of an 18-wheeler just before 6 Saturday morning.

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No drugs, alcohol involved in fatal crash

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A Decatur man killed in a crash on a baseball field last December did not have drugs or alcohol in his system.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Chance Walther of Decatur was named to Tarleton State University's scholastic honors dean's list for the fall 2016 semester.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The third grade music program scheduled for Thursday, March 9 has been canceled.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The fourth annual Glitzy Girl event, a vintage travel trailer show and shopping extravaganza, is scheduled for Saturday, April 8.

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Soccer: Bulls, Eagles battle for 3-4A title – Decatur, Bridgeport clinch top two seeds

Soccer: Bulls, Eagles battle for 3-4A title – Decatur, Bridgeport clinch top two seeds

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

With two matches left, the Bridgeport Bulls and Decatur Eagles have clinched the top two seeds in District 3-4A.

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Track: Decatur mile relay continues strong start to season

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Decatur Eagles mile relay continued its strong start to the season Thursday at the Risby Relays in Richland.

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Everton sentenced on firearm charge

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

A Decatur man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison this week for unlawful firearm possession.

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First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

In just her first year showing, Alvord FFA's Aliyah Nichols has claimed top honors at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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3 schools might reach capacity within 3 years

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

Nearly 600 housing or apartment units are scheduled to be completed within the next couple of years in the Decatur school district. And that will mean more students.

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City and county to build bridge at park

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

A pedestrian bridge will soon be built at a planned disc golf course at a city park in Decatur.

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Basketball: Tough ending – Eagles fall in OT to defending champs

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

The Decatur Eagles dug out of a 12-1 hole to start the game and used a one-handed jumper from Wilson Hicks and a defensive stop in the closing seconds to force overtime Tuesday night.

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Baseball: No. 4 Eagles begin season 5-2

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

The Decatur Eagles reached No. 4 in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association 4A poll this week after starting the season 4-1 at the North Texas Tournament of Champions.

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Golf: Four shoot in 80s for Eagles at Trophy Club

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017

Dayne Chapman posted an 80 Monday as four Decatur players scored in the 80s at the Byron Nelson Tournament held at Trophy Club.

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Townsend to retire in August

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Decatur ISD Superintendent Rod Townsend announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of the school year.

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3 arrested following theft

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A report of a shoplifter at the Decatur Wal-Mart Monday ended in three arrests.

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