UPDATE

Monday, February 27, 2017

YOUTH FAIR BEGINS - Today is the first day of the 65th Annual Wise County Youth Fair. The horse show begins at 8:30 a.m. at NRS Arena. The public speaking competition is at 10:30 a.m. at Weatherford College Wise County. The queen contest is at 7 p.m. at the Women's Building at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Broken pole leads to widespread outage Bridgeport ISD tabs Wilson as Athletic Director; Bullard coach to lead Bulls Wrestling: Carrying on family tradition – Ausman looks to follow in sister’s footsteps, win title
 
Broken pole leads to widespread outage

Broken pole leads to widespread outage

Friday's work day started off in the dark for many in Decatur.

Bridgeport ISD tabs Wilson as Athletic Director; Bullard coach to lead Bulls

Bridgeport ISD tabs Wilson as Athletic Director; Bullard coach to lead Bulls

Bridgeport ISD's search for a new athletic director and head football coach ended with current Bullard coach Shannon Wilson.

Wrestling: Carrying on family tradition – Ausman looks to follow in sister’s footsteps, win title

Wrestling: Carrying on family tradition – Ausman looks to follow in sister’s footsteps, win title

Schon Ausman initially wanted to steer clear of getting on the wrestling mat where his older sister Jessie was an emerging star, looking to blaze his own trail in powerlifting.




NEWS HEADLINES

Broken pole leads to widespread outage

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Brian Knox

Friday's work day started off in the dark for many in Decatur.

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Bridgeport ISD tabs Wilson as Athletic Director; Bullard coach to lead Bulls

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport ISD's search for a new athletic director and head football coach ended with current Bullard coach Shannon Wilson.

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Dream come true: Make-a-Wish to send local girl on cruise

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Racey Burden

When Principal Martha Bock called for a volunteer at Wednesday's Rise-n-Shine assembly, the hands of almost every Bridgeport elementary student in the room shot up.

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2 arrested after drugs, weapons found in home

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Newark man and woman were arrested late Tuesday night on multiple felony warrants.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Dodd City holds off Slidell in region final

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a slow start, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds shot their way out of an early hole and back into the game Saturday afternoon. But second-ranked Dodd City’s size inside with the 6-1 Olivia and 6-foot Fallon Hilliard proved too much to overcome. The Hilliards combined for 26 points and 10 rebounds in leading Dodd City to the 53-38 victory over Slidell in the Class A Region III final at Mansfield High School.

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Wrestling: Carrying on family tradition – Ausman looks to follow in sister’s footsteps, win title

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Schon Ausman initially wanted to steer clear of getting on the wrestling mat where his older sister Jessie was an emerging star, looking to blaze his own trail in powerlifting.

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OUR OPINIONS

Mending fences while building walls


Published Saturday, February 25, 2017 | By Joy Carrico

Things aren't good with our neighbor to the South. Why is Mexico upset with us? Well, we want to build a wall to keep people from illegally crossing the border from Mexico, and we want Mexico to pay for it.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Pruitt poor choice to lead EPA

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Coley Smith

I can't express my extreme distress over your vote for EPA Director Scott Pruitt.

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Studying economic inflation

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Economic inflation appears in various patterns over long lengths of time. Such observation came to mind as my current project is composing an autobiography.

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