UPDATE

Monday, July 25, 2016

2 KILLED IN HEAD-ON WRECK - Two people were killed early Sunday morning in a head-on wreck on Farm Road 51 a few miles south of Decatur. According to Department of Public Safety trooper William Wallace, a southbound pickup driven by Shawn Brown, 18, of Springtown crossed into the northbound lane and struck a northbound vehicle driven by Justin Buchanan, 32, of Decatur.

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Boy struck by vehicle

Boy struck by vehicle

A Greenwood boy was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Farm Road 1204 near Greenwood Baptist Church Wednesday evening.

Now open: Merchants glad long wait is finally over

Now open: Merchants glad long wait is finally over

After 14 months of construction, Halsell Street in Bridgeport is paved, its sidewalks are complete and its merchants are starting to finally see the benefits of the project they had to work around for so long.

Cross Country: Eagles charge into new season

Cross Country: Eagles charge into new season

The young Decatur Eagles packed together to win the District 8-4A title last October.




NEWS HEADLINES

Boy struck by vehicle

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By David Talley

A Greenwood boy was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Farm Road 1204 near Greenwood Baptist Church Wednesday evening.

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Now open: Merchants glad long wait is finally over

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

After 14 months of construction, Halsell Street in Bridgeport is paved, its sidewalks are complete and its merchants are starting to finally see the benefits of the project they had to work around for so long.

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Northwest officially hires Warren

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Ryder Warren stayed busy in the 21 days since being named the lone finalist for the superintendent job at Northwest ISD.

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Ready, set, Reunion

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By David Talley

The occupation of Joe Wheeler Park has begun.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Cross Country: Eagles charge into new season

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

The young Decatur Eagles packed together to win the District 8-4A title last October.

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Cross Country: New faces lead Decatur

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

After two years of running with upperclassmen, Taylor Butler and Elizabeth Culpepper are now two of the veteran members of the Decatur Lady Eagles' cross country team.

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OUR OPINIONS

Would Chick-fil-A really improve our lives?


Published Saturday, July 23, 2016 | By Kristen Tribe

You know what would make Decatur great again? Chick-fil-A. That is, according to the Messenger's Facebook page.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

All lives matter

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Larry Anthony Harris

On July 8, I awoke to several men standing around one of the TVs here in prison, giving praises to the people responsible for the shootings and killings of Dallas police officers.

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Rescued on a holiday weekend

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Eric, Karla, Bailee and Leah Rettig

We wanted to take a minute to tell you about an exceptional member of your community.

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