UPDATE

Update for Monday, November 12, 2018

2 TEAMS EARN TRIP TO STATE - The Decatur Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose 3-1 Saturday to win the 4A Region I title and advance to the state tournament. Decatur will play Melissa in the 4A state semifinal at 11 a.m. Friday at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. The Boyd Lady Jackets swept Bushland Saturday to win the 3A Region I title and advance to the state tournament for the second straight year. Boyd will play Vanderbilt Industrial in the 3A state semifinal at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland.

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In sickness and in health; Hospital hosts wedding after bride falls ill on wedding day Forced annexation finished; Wise County is now Tier 2 Lopez falls short in Texas Senate Race
 
In sickness and in health; Hospital hosts wedding after bride falls ill on wedding day

In sickness and in health; Hospital hosts wedding after bride falls ill on wedding day

Instead of wedding bells, the dings and beeps from the Critical Care Unit filled the hall Monday night as an impromptu team of nurses and staff at Wise Health fashioned themselves into bridesmaids.

Forced annexation finished; Wise County is now Tier 2

Forced annexation finished; Wise County is now Tier 2

After a 426-day fight, the Wise Citizens for Property Rights founder Bryson Boyd finally had cause to kick back and celebrate as he watched votes pile up against forced annexation at an election party Tuesday night at Rooster's Roadhouse in Decatur.

Lopez falls short in Texas Senate Race

Lopez falls short in Texas Senate Race

After 12 months of speaking engagements, meeting voters door-to-door, and touring college campuses, Texas Senate District 30 Democratic nominee Kevin Lopez brought his campaign against Republican nominee Pat Fallon back to where it first kicked off.




NEWS HEADLINES

Manhunt prompts school lockdown

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two Decatur schools were briefly placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon at the request of law enforcement after a patient from a nearby mental health facility escaped.

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In sickness and in health; Hospital hosts wedding after bride falls ill on wedding day

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Instead of wedding bells, the dings and beeps from the Critical Care Unit filled the hall Monday night as an impromptu team of nurses and staff at Wise Health fashioned themselves into bridesmaids.

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Forced annexation finished; Wise County is now Tier 2

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Austin Jackson

After a 426-day fight, the Wise Citizens for Property Rights founder Bryson Boyd finally had cause to kick back and celebrate as he watched votes pile up against forced annexation at an election party Tuesday night at Rooster's Roadhouse in Decatur.

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City of Rhome looks to create EDC

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Richard Greene

As the Metroplex and Fort Worth creeps up U.S. 81/287, the Rhome City Council took two steps Thursday to prepare for future growth.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Boyd sweeps Bushland to earn second straight state spot

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd’s powerful trio of Delaney Pellegrini, Macee Valtr and Jordyn Todd combined for 34 kills to lead the Lady Yellowjackets to a sweep and a second straight trip to the UIL volleyball championships. Boyd beat Bushland 25-19, 25-18, 25-14 at Lubbock Cooper High School.

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Waddell column: Teamwork propels Lady Eagles to state tournament

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles have used clutch performances for nearly everyone on their roster to qualify for the state tournament for the first time since 2014.

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OUR OPINIONS

We won’t come back till it’s over ‘Over There’


Published Saturday, November 10, 2018 | By Joy Burgess-Carrico

I love putting together the Veterans Day section every year. I start thinking about it months ahead of time. Since this year marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, it seemed obvious to concentrate on WWI for this year's edition.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Bond needs to pass for Rhome’s future

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Sam Eason

Does the city need to expand the Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant?

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Accurate information needed on bond

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Patricia Mitchell

With $2,750,000 at stake and early voting beginning on Monday, if Rhome voters are to make an informed decision, they are entitled to correct information; particularly official information posted in the bond update published on the city of Rhome website.

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