Bera Sherman Lewis
1932-2017

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

Bera "Faye" Sherman Lewis, 85, of Decatur, died Monday, June 19, 2017, in Decatur.

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Bettye Stevenson Rhine
1926-2017

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

Bettye Stevenson Rhine, 90, of Decatur, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Decatur.

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Allan Wayne Sanders
1968-2017

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

Allan Wayne Sanders, 48, of Decatur, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Decatur.

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Dropping in

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

More than 20 military helicopters landed at Decatur Municipal Airport Wednesday to refuel on their way to Fort Hood.

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Mural honors first responders

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

Local artist Mary Boswell recently completed a mural on a wall facing State Street near the pocket park behind the Decatur Visitors Center.

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Koy Alan McConnell

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

Chelsea and Jordan McConnell of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Koy Alan

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Kinley June McConnell

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jake McConnell and Aspen Sanderson of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Kinley June McConnell

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Woman jailed after firing gun

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Decatur woman was arrested Saturday after firing a gun in the direction of her boyfriend.

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Decatur ISD projecting less revenue for budget

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Decatur school district won't know for sure until later this summer how much money they will have for next year's budget, but they are starting out expecting about $500,000 less revenue than last year.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wise Health System is asking citizens to complete a brief survey about telehealth services.

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Baseball: Decatur’s Elder commits to Texas

Baseball: Decatur’s Elder commits to Texas

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bryce Elder's immediate and future plans changed in an instant Sunday evening.

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Art of learning

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mary Elsie, 5, and Brittyn Woodard, 6, of Decatur create an art project during the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) event at the Decatur Public Library Tuesday.

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Emodine Boydston
1927-2017

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Emodine Boydston, 90, of Decatur, died Friday, June 16, 2017, in Decatur.

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Manuel S. Moran
1941-2017

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Manuel S. "Manny" Moran, 75, of Decatur, died Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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Lifelong love: Avid reader turns 85, inspires others to check out a good book

Lifelong love: Avid reader turns 85, inspires others to check out a good book

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017

Kaleta Pryor's love of reading has lasted 75 years. As a 10-year-old studying in a two-room schoolhouse in Lamar County, the Decatur woman's infatuation first came in the form of a traveling book bus.

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Voluntary reaction: Residents oppose zoning, but applicant for annexation stresses benefits

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017

Residents who live just outside the Decatur city limits continue to voice their disapproval for a voluntary annexation of property that would be used for heavy industrial zoning use.

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Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017

Decatur ace Bryce Elder tossed a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs on the way to guiding the Eagles to the Class 4A Region II final.

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Ada Maurine Cravens
1923-2017

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017

Ada Maurine Cravens, 93, of Decatur, died Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Decatur.

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Ethel Chapman Dodson
1935-2017

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017

Ethel Chapman Dodson, 81, of Decatur, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Decatur.

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M.J. Merritt
1932-2017

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017

M.J. Merritt, 85, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Decatur.

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