Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagle basketball camp will be June 13-16 at the Decatur High School gym.

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Local history field trip

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Joe Duty

Third graders from Young Elementary in Decatur toured downtown Decatur last week.

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PBR action returns to Wise

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Tickets are still available for the wildly popular J.W. Hart PBR Challenge which will take over the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur next weekend.

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Texas Landsculpture LLC

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Landscape and irrigation

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Health Wise Clinic

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Diabetes, heart disease, asthma/emphysema,high blood pressure, preventative medicine, urgent care, sports physicals, well male and female exams, gastrointestinal disorders

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Football: Ticknor makes return for Eagles

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

After helping the Decatur baseball team to the third round of the playoffs, Tyler Ticknor returned to the football field for the Eagles' final games of the Wise County 7-on-7 league Thursday night.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagle basketball camp will be June 13-16 at the Decatur High School gym.

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Senior Send-off

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Joe Duty

A.J. Johnson high-fives students at Carson Elementary Thursday afternoon during Senior Send-off.

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Decatur City Council makes board appointments

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

Monday's council meeting began with a farewell to a long-serving council member and ended with the appointment of citizens to numerous boards.

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Decatur School Board approves technology upgrades

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

After approving network hardware a few months back, the Decatur School Board last week needed to approve some cabling upgrades to take advantage of the new technology.

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Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

After dropping a pitchers' duel in game one Thursday night, the Decatur Eagles faced a steep climb to get back into the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal series.

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Rodeo: Riding away champions – Decatur seniors end high school careers by winning saddles

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the ring, Chase Wilson and Carolyn Spear formed the "dynamic duo."

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Quit complaining, take action

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Cheryl Long

Ms. Gan's complaints about the home appraisal increase are almost comical.

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Elizabeth Jane Rohrer

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Elizabeth Jane (Burnett) Rohrer, 76, of Decatur, died Thursday, May 19, 2016, in Decatur.

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Shirley Joann Taylor

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Shirley "Mommy-O" Joann (Gregory) Taylor, 68, of Decatur, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at home.

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The Prom Squad

The Prom Squad

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Joe Duty

Decatur High School's annual prom sendoff Saturday filled the courthouse lawn with parents, friends and prom-goers.

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Young Elementary Field Day

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Joe Duty

Second grader Marlee Tibbels successfully jumps hurdles Thursday at Young Elementary's field day.

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Decatur: Warren, Sij find friendship to be key ingredient for success

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

The top two academic students at Decatur High School have quite a bit in common, other than grade point averages above 5.0.

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Local scholars graduate TAMS

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three Wise County students graduated May 12 from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas in Denton.

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Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

Deroy Bennett of Decatur has carried around a shadow for 36 years. It's a shadow that few would understand.

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