Basketball: Bridgeport, Decatur start district sprint

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

After a marathon non-district schedule, the sprint for one of the four playoff spots out of District 8-4A will start Friday for most of the league's five girls basketball teams.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles win last tuneup – Decatur cleans glass in second half

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

After giving up 10 offensive rebounds in the first half, the Decatur Lady Eagles found some added motivation to clear the glass after halftime.

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Louise Parker

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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Louise "Wa" Parker, 87, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at her home in Decatur.

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Maxine Davis Stephens

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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Maxine Davis Stephens, 92, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Decatur.

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Charles Robert Elliot

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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Charles Robert "Chuck" Elliott, 80, a retired farmer, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Decatur.

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Basketball: Fresh year, fast start – Eagles blast Krum in first game of 2015

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Richard Greene

The new year provided a fresh start for the Decatur Eagles and they wasted little time taking advantage of it Friday.

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Basketball: Eagles miss mark against Saginaw – Decatur shoots 12-for-37 in loss

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Richard Greene

After scoring a dramatic victory over Wichita Falls Rider on Cade Lamirand's buzzer-beater, the Decatur Eagles could not follow it up Tuesday night against Saginaw.

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Basketball: Seminole shoots down Lady Eagles at tourney

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Richard Greene

The 21 second-chance points and the three-point shooting of Seminole's Karli McCord sent the Decatur Lady Eagles home with a loss in their final game of the Whataburger Tournament Wednesday morning.

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Bobbie Joe Bailey

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
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Bobbie Joe Bailey, 82, a machinist, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, in Decatur.

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Andres Gonzalez

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
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Yesenia Loera and Jose Gonzalez of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Andres Gonzalez

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Basketball: Eagles split tournament

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Richard Greene

After being unable to hold a halftime lead in their tournament opener Monday against Chisholm Trail, the Decatur Eagles made sure to avoid the same mistake in their second game against Godley.

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Softball: Roberts joins Sterling College

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur shortstop Brittany Roberts will continue her softball career at Sterling College in Kansas.

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James Lawrence Davis, Jr.

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
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James Lawrence Davis, Jr., 75, a retired rancher, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 in Decatur.

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James Lawrence Davis, Jr.

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
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James Lawrence Davis, Jr., 75, a retired rancher, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 in Decatur.

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Teresa Earlene White

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
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Teresa Earlene White, 54, a computer analyst, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 in Decatur.

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Decatur resident earns degree

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Justin Smith of Decatur was among the approximately 313 students completing degree requirements at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford after the fall 2014 semester.

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Wise County residents earn Dallas Baptist University degrees

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Three Wise County residents were among the 501 students receiving degrees from Dallas Baptist University during winter commencement ceremonies held recently.

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Comfort and joy: Hospital auxiliary pillow project has another record-setting year

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Brian Knox

When you are in the hospital recovering from surgery, a small measure of comfort can go a long way. The members of the Wise Regional Health System Auxiliary make sure of that.

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Decatur EDC to fund sewer line move for new business

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It's official - Freedom Powersports is coming to Decatur.

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Christmas Eve wreck slows traffic

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

A woman driving without her headlights on led to a two-vehicle accident south of Decatur on Christmas Eve.

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