Softball: Boyd blasts Paradise

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets piled on eight runs in the top of the seventh on the way to an 18-5 victory over 9-3A rival Paradise.

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Powerlifting: McAlister finishes sixth

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport's Dillon McAlister headed into the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships ranked eighth in the Division 2 165-pound class.

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Baseball: Coleman tosses no-hitter

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Corbin Coleman was unhittable Friday night. The Bridgeport starter held Castleberry hitless over seven innings in the Bulls' 8-0 victory.

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Bald eagles soar into county

Bald eagles soar into county

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By David Talley

There's a new family in Wise County. While working on a friend's land between Decatur and Paradise, Johnny Wall noticed something odd perched in a tree, nearly 80 feet above the ground.

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Plant project takes top honor at shows

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Brian Knox

For her horticulture container project this year, Decatur High School junior Caraline Cowdrey wanted to challenge herself.

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Student enrollment at record high

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Decatur school district has more students enrolled now than at any time in history, according to the superintendent.

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Bath + Bone

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Certified pet grooming since 1984; pet treats; artisan specialty items

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Golf: Eagles try for fifth straight league title

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

For the past four years, the Decatur Eagles have ruled their links in their respective districts.

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Tennis: Solo acts – Decatur pair enters district as top seeds

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Jimmy Amos and Joely Diaczenko advanced to the Class 4A Region I tournament as part of doubles teams last spring.

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Sherrie Gay Simpson Amey

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
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Sherrie Gay Simpson Amey, 51, of Decatur, died Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Decatur.

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Slate Allen Cavasos

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
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Eric and Lindsay Cavasos of Decatur announce the birth of their fourth son, Slate Allen

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Arlo Jane Daniels

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
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Christopher and Brianna Daniels of Austin announce the birth of a daughter, Arlo Jane

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Weighing the options; Questions remain about Rann gym/dining hall project

Weighing the options; Questions remain about Rann gym/dining hall project

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

Decatur's Rann Elementary may get a new activity gym or dining hall, but it looks like it will not be this calendar year.

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Local business and civic leader dies

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Prominent Decatur business and civic leader Dr. Charles Marion Cocanougher DVM, 84, died Friday, March 25, in Decatur.

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Fishing team takes second

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur High School fishing team finished fourth in a March 19 tournament on Ray Roberts Lake.

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Decatur City Council receives annual audit report

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

The city of Decatur stuck to its budget last year, according to the results of the independent audit shared at Monday's council meeting.

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Powerlifting: Lifters head west for state finals

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Three Wise County lifters will head west this weekend to compete in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships.

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Purple paint and proud smiles

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Joe Duty

Cancer survivors and their supporters celebrated "Paint the Town Purple" on Saturday, painting a purple line down Decatur's Main Street to raise cancer awareness.

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Special Easter bonnets

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Joe Duty

Misty and Gavin Spicer modeled hats artfully decorated with Peeps at the National Roper Supply crazy hat contest Saturday.

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Vowing to fly Confederate flag

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Gene Bevil

When I moved to Wise County 15 years ago, I never would have believed I would be having this kind of problem. It's for much more urban areas like Denton or Dallas.

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