Tuesday, May 10, 2011

FATAL WRECK – A disturbance call just after 5:30 Monday afternoon resulted in an accident that killed a 37-year-old man. According to State Troopers Greg Hair, Russell Reid, John Hallenbeck and Mike Rayford, Tammie Jo Chaffee, 27, and Jimmy Joe Robertson, both of Bridgeport, were traveling north on Texas 101 in a gray Nissan Altima when a disturbance broke out […]

Kenneth V. Hodge

MEMORIAL for Kenneth V. Hodge, 56, formerly of Bridgeport is Saturday in Gallup, N.M.

Lilly L. Toten

SERVICE for Lilly L. Toten, 92, of Decatur is 10:30 a.m. today at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Chapel in Decatur with burial at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Breaking News — Chaffee charged with murder

According to Captain Kevin Benton, Tammie Jo Chaffee, 27, of Bridgeport was arrested around 11 p.m. Monday and charged with murder following an incident on Texas 101 north of Bridgeport. Chaffee was the driver of a gray Nissan Altima that struck and killed Jimmy Joe Robertson, 37, of Bridgeport as he walked along the outer shoulder of the southbound lanes […]

Waiting …

A crowd gathers. Nervous feet shuffle in the artificial light. Wide eyes peer through glass doors. Despite individual wants they hold the same curiosity as results are compiled inside the county offices. Digital votes trickle in from electronic ballot boxes around the county. Rain spills soft splashes and patters like the calculations being compiled inside dry, temperature-controlled confines. After two […]

Boyd Elementary School Fifth Six Weeks Honor Rolls

A Honor Roll First grade – Edwin Alicavar, Marco Baeza, Madison Bowen, Viktor Czechowicz, Cy Ferguson, Nina Flack, Cynthia Flores, Thomas Frost, Tiffany Galttana, Ogden Garcia, Autumn Hays, Kylie Hays, Garrett Jackson, Christopher Kacala, Emylie Luttrell, Adriana Martinez, Mason Montez, Ashtyn Orr, Makynzie Pappajohn, Giselle Patino, Harly Powledge, Noah Richardson, Reagan Shepherd, Ethan Stump, Brian Wade and Austin Young. Second […]

Kaitlin Nicole Wright and Jeremy Lawrence O’Connell

Kaitlin Nicole Wright of Fort Worth, daughter of Kenneth and Kathy Wright of Newark, will marry Jeremy Lawrence O’Connell of Fort Worth, son of Connie O’Connell of Arlington and Daniel and Margie O’Connell of Roanoke, June 5, 2011, at Bell Tower Chapel in Fort Worth.

Mr. and Mrs. Justin Dean Pierce

Sara Kathleen Wilson of Paradise and Justin Dean Pierce of Chico were married March 26, 2011, at the home of Mark and Loucreia Biggerstaff in Chico. Floyd Jones of Lipan officiated the double-ring ceremony. Maid of honor was Heather Staley, and best man was Jimmy Counts. The bride is the daughter of Darryl and Loretta Wilson of Paradise and the […]

Preston Reece Ferguson

Preston and Meggan Ferguson of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Preston Reece, on May 1, 2011, at North Texas Community Hospital in Bridgeport. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. He has a sister, Raygan, 4. Grandparents are Earl and Penney Ferguson of Bridgeport and Patrick and Rita Ersch of Crowley. Great-grandparents are […]

Jesrael Angel Ortiz

Misael Ortiz and Guillermina Ortiz of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Jesrael Angel, on April 26, 2011, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. He has five sisters, Laura, 18, Selene, 16, Belen, 15, Blanca, 7 and Sara, 6.