Wise County Fire Marshal Marc Dodd said that as of Thursday morning the large grass fire near County Road 3547 had burned approximately 500 acres.
Investigators, acting on a tip, discovered a dead body wrapped in a tarp in a barn behind a home on County Road 3332 near the intersection of County Road 3225 between Bridgeport and Paradise yesterday afternoon. A 15-year-old and an older male who were found living on the property were detained for questioning, but no […]
Published Thursday, August 11, 2011
A 69 year old Texas cowboy who meets his life challenge head-on and finds that the loss of wife and home gained him the relationship he always dreamed of with his only son.
Published Monday, July 18, 2011
Wise County Old Settler's Reunion 2010
Published Wednesday, July 6, 2011
A commercial building in the 1100 block of Halsell Ave. in Bridgeport was gutted by fire early Wednesday morning.
With the teamwork of a dive team and a tow truck company, the Wise County Sheriff’s Department was able to pull a gun safe out of Lake Bridgeport shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday. The gun safe is believed to be part of a theft last month in the Chico area. Yesterday, the dive team located […]
Published Thursday, June 16, 2011
Dance instructor Karen Smith of Wise Dance Center shares how she got started with dance, the meaning of being on stage, and how anyone can live the dream of dancing.
Published Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Boyd High School senior Jeff Walker knows the importance of laughter.
The Bridgeport Idol competition was back for the seventh time Saturday as part of the city’s Butterfield Stage Days activities. Kate Cowling was the winner of the regular division, while Katie Grace Henderson won the junior division. Here’s a sample of Henderson’s winning performance.
Published Friday, March 18, 2011
Due to the recent state budget cuts, Decatur ISD is seeking solutions to alleviate the deficit. As a result, teachers are being asked to leave their electrical appliances, such as candle warmers, space heaters, fans, and coffee pots, at home. However, teachers and students feel there may be better alternatives to the solution. The Youth Spoken team put together video interviews with students and teachers regarding their thoughts on conserving energy.
Published Friday, March 11, 2011
Fire in Rhome area has jumped U.S. 287 from the west side to the east side of the highway, prompting Texas Department of Transportation to shut down the highway in both directions. Farm Road 3433 between Rhome and Newark has also been shut down.