Wednesday, January 12, 2011

PATROL CAR VANDALIZED – A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the people responsible for damaging a DPS patrol car between the hours of 2 and 6 a.m. Sunday. Texas Ranger Jim Holland said the car was parked in the DPS office parking lot in Decatur when the vandals slammed into the passenger’s side […]

Anna Marie Huebner

SERVICE for Anna Marie Huebner, 42, of Bridgeport is 2 p.m. Friday at East Bridgeport Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

Food protection course offered

Food service managers are encouraged to attend a food safety training program beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Wise County’s Texas AgriLife Extension office, 206 S. State St. in Decatur. Cost is $100 and includes training, materials and the state food manager certification examination. Registration is limited to the first paid 20 participants. The course “Food Safety: It’s […]

Limitless possibilities of the new year

The sky darkens deep blue as the fireball sets. Clustered clouds scatter like matter dispersing from the Big Bang. New worlds and limitless possibilities stretch from horizon to horizon. A figure framed by black signs sits perched like a bird with a view of the infinite. The earth progresses around the sun into a new year. Anticipation of the unknown […]

Now’s the time to enter Youth Fair

All 2011 entries for the Wise County Youth Fair will be done online. If help is needed, contact your ag teacher, FCCLA teacher, 4-H leaders, the Extension office or youth fair secretary. Payment can be made online by using a credit or debit card, check, money order or cashiers check. No cash. Payment by mail must be received by the […]

Walley inducted to society

Windle Walley of Newark joined business honor society Delta Mu Delta at Tarleton State University. Students must be in the top 20 percent of their class to be invited to join. Walley is studying business management.

Miller graduates

Kelly Michelle Miller of Justin graduated in December from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is a 2006 graduate of Northwest High School and the daughter of Kyle and Judy Copp of Justin. She is the granddaughter of Darrell and Lynda Green of Rhome and Sandra Copp of Justin and the great-granddaughter […]

Honors awarded

Several Wise County residents were named to honor rolls at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls for the fall semester. Emily G. Bingham, Kari A. Bristow and Katherine M. Oberle were named to the President’s Honor Roll, and Ross L. McClaran and Tiffany N. Garrett were named to the Provost’s Honor Roll. To be named to the President’s Honor Roll, […]

Cox graduates

Robert Ray Cox III of Decatur graduated from Texas A&M Kingsville Dec. 22 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.

Ag Issues team places 7th

Members of the Bridgeport FFA Agriculture Issues team competed in the state finals Dec. 2 in Austin, bringing home the seventh place banner. Students involved in this team were Rodney Johnson, Henry Fuentes, Kalyb Brown, Sarah Kline, Evan Hunter, Madi Manoushagian and Cameron Crawford. Stage Crew/set up/and alternates were Hannah Brown, Roy Shafer, Kathryn McCauley and John David Walker. Teachers […]