Local students honored

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Several Wise County students were recently named to the 2015 fall semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla.

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Basketball: Paradise pulls into first place

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016

The Paradise Lady Panthers grabbed an early lead and never let it slip away Tuesday in a 47-33 win over Jacksboro.

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Basketball: Tigers take down Panthers

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016

The Paradise Panthers fell into the fourth-place logjam in District 9-3A with a 45-40 loss at Jacksboro Tuesday.

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Malcolm R. Shepherd

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016

Malcolm R. Shepherd, 78, of Paradise, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Decatur.

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Welcome to Paradise: Gage returns to county, takes over Panther program

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Paradise School Board members needed only a few minutes of discussion before emerging from their closed session Monday to hire Ronnie Gage as the district's new athletic director and head football coach.

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Paradise ISD extends Edwards’ contract

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

After seven months on the job, Paradise ISD Superintendent Mac Edwards earned a favorable review and contract extension from trustees Monday night.

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Basketball: Nocona topples Yellowjackets in overtime

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Boyd's Angel Zaragoza drilled a 3-pointer with four seconds left to force overtime Friday.

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Basketball: Paradise wins nail-biter

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Paradise Lady Panthers once again showed their ability to pull out a tight victory Friday night.

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Roy Hulen Morris

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Roy Hulen Morris, 85, of Paradise, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Decatur.

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Marianne Yeatts Pike

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Marianne Yeatts Pike, 53, of Paradise, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at home.

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Gage accepts Athletic Director job; Title-winning coach to lead Panthers

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016

Two-time state championship coach Ronnie Gage is returning to Wise County.

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Basketball: Panthers rally past Boyd – Barkley leads comeback for Paradise

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016

After depending on Hayden Barkley to crash the boards and battle inside with Boyd's Reece Jordan all night, the Paradise Panthers turned to him for offense down the stretch.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers blast Lady Yellowjackets

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016

The Paradise Lady Panthers made it a long night for the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets on the defensive end Tuesday.

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Renee Staul and Jeremy Edmondson

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016

Renee Staul of Universal City, daughter of Marcia and Jeffrey Staul of Mercer, Pa., will marry Jeremy Edmondson

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Football: Paradise nears choice – Coach expected to be named Monday

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Paradise Panthers could have their new football coach and athletic director in place Monday.

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Basketball: Paradise wins nail-biter over Holliday

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016

For a third time in five District 9-3A games, the Paradise Lady Panthers found themselves in a nail-biter again Friday.

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Basketball: Holliday trips up Paradise – Ford scores 15 for Panthers

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Paradise Panthers slipped to 1-2 in District 9-3A after being clipped 60-59 Friday at Holliday.

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Basketball: Jackrabbits shut down Panthers – Bowie holds Paradise to nine field goals

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016

Through a strong start to the season, the Paradise Panthers hit shots on the perimeter and found gaps to get to the basket.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Following in father’s footsteps – Pope joins dad, reaching 600-win milestone

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016

As a child, Kevin Pope watched his father, Jim, pile up wins as a basketball coach.

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Basketball: Lady Rabbits stop Lady Panthers

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016

The Bowie Lady Jackrabbits made a pair of runs to stagger the Paradise Lady Panthers in the first half.

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