UPDATE

Update for Friday, July 13, 2018

RHOME MAN KILLED IN PLANE CRASH - An 86-year-old man was killed when his single-engine aircraft crashed in a field north of Farm Road 407 near Fairview Airport Thursday afternoon, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel. The pilot, identified as Dominick Pellegreno of Rhome, was the sole occupant of the plane, described as a 1936 Rose Parakeet, fixed wing aircraft.

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Rhome man killed in plane crash

Rhome man killed in plane crash

An 86-year-old man was killed when his single-engine aircraft crashed in a field north of Farm Road 407 near the Fairview Airport Thursday afternoon.

1 flown from wreck

1 flown from wreck

A woman was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth following a rollover wreck Friday afternoon on U.S. 81/287 south of Decatur.

Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

After three first-round playoff exits in 2017-2018, confidence around the Paradise athletic program is building.




NEWS HEADLINES

Rhome man killed in plane crash

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell and Austin Jackson

An 86-year-old man was killed when his single-engine aircraft crashed in a field north of Farm Road 407 near the Fairview Airport Thursday afternoon.

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Pitch perfect: Musician rediscovers voice in chorus, earns World Championship

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Gary Davis was due. The vagabond musician chased rock-n-roll part-time for a long time, bouncing around in a series of bands where the guitarist covered everything from Bon Jovi to the heavy metal stylings of Anthrax. But, in 2012, the New Fairview resident got bad news.

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Akin plans forum on meth issue

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

Working undercover in the 1980s, Lane Akin witnessed the terrible grip methamphetamine took on abusers.

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County under full burn ban

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Tuesday approved a full, 90-day burn ban, effective immediately.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After three first-round playoff exits in 2017-2018, confidence around the Paradise athletic program is building.

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Track: Ford retires – Paradise girls track coach steps down

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Paradise girls track coach Johna Ford is retiring after over two decades of coaching.

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OUR OPINIONS

Love at first sight


Published Saturday, July 14, 2018 | By Austin Jackson

Have you ever met someone and it just clicked? It's uncommon, for me at least. But every once in a while, you cross paths with someone, and lay down a wry observation or a corny pun, and all of the sudden you're off to the races, riffing on the way towards becoming fast friends.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Let Whitis continue job

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Robin Lewis

Dear School Board Members, as Spiderman once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." I do not envy you your responsibility this week. You have been placed in a terrible position.

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King speech not appropriate for time, place

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Judy Matthews

I would like to thank Skip Nichols for his opinion about the Memorial Day speech given by Phil King.

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