Tommy Lee Sims
1941-2016

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016

Tommy Lee Sims, 75, of Paradise, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Mr. and Mrs. Keith Dustin Stokes

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016

Staci Marie Travis of Plano, daughter of Daniel and Cindy Travis of Fort Worth, married Keith Dustin Stokes of Plano

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Remi Rose Culwell

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016

Crystal Stevens and Austin Culwell of Paradise announce the birth of a daughter, Remi Rose Culwell

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Donors can schedule appointments now for the elementary school and middle school blood drive Feb. 10, 2017.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Wise County Chorus is seeking singers to join them on Sundays at 3:45 p.m. in the Paradise First Baptist Church Worship Center, 405 Main St.

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Basketball: Bulls host holiday tournament

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Bridgeport will once again be the Wise County hub for holiday hoops starting Wednesday morning.

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Gift of life: Paradise teacher’s donation gives cousin second chance

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016

Last December, Robert Taylor lost function in both his kidneys. This December, he has a new, functioning kidney thanks to his cousin Suzanne.

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Basketball: Paradise takes down Boyd

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016

April Coursey knocked down a pair of her four 3-pointers in the first quarter Tuesday afternoon, helping Paradise off to a fast start.

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Basketball: Paradise takes down Boyd in overtime

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Paradise Panthers' first eight minutes of the District 8-3A schedule were forgettable.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Slidell ISD's Christmas break is now through Jan. 3.

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Basketball: Bowie shoots down Paradise – Lady Panthers fall to 1-1 in league

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Bowie never let the showdown of last year's district co-champions materialize Friday night.

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Paradise ISD pursues District of Innovation designation

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016

Paradise School Board voted Wednesday to approve a resolution to adopt a District of Innovation (DOI).

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Basketball: Paradise holds off Nocona – Lady Panthers capture 8-3A opener

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016

The Paradise Lady Panthers built a big first-half lead Tuesday night in their District 8-3A opener before having to fight off a furious fourth-quarter comeback by the Nocona Lady Indians.

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Basketball: Northwest rallies for victory

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016

After rallying to force overtime, the Northwest Texans went on a 15-2 run in the extra period to beat Flower Mound 73-60 Tuesday night.

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Sent to the principal’s office; 2 elementary students serve as administrators for a day

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

If you walked into the administrative offices of Paradise Elementary last week, you would have seen two small girls sitting behind the principals' desks.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Project Graduation is selling raffle tickets for a Ruger Youth .243 hunting rifle with a Nikon scope and a Paradise Panther cornhole set.

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Paradise ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wise Hope's annual Christmas of Hope now has Angels available for the community.

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Florence Elizabeth Miller
1933-2016

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Florence Elizabeth (Hansell) Miller, 83, of Cottondale/Paradise, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Decatur.

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Spreading Christmas cheer; Paradise students create holiday cards for local veterans

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016

Thanks to a Paradise Intermediate School student, veterans in nursing homes across Wise County will have gifts in their mailboxes this Christmas.

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Mann reflects on Individual of the Year award

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016

When the Paradise Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors named chamber President Deborah Mann Individual of the Year, she was speechless.

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