2011-05-17

Sophia Lane Busch

Athena Sipes and Brad Busch of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Lane Busch, on May 4, 2011, at North Texas Community Hospital in Bridgeport. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long. She has two brothers, Hayden Barnett, 8, and Alex Blackwell, 6. Grandparents are Tim Sipes of Boyd, Tami Ballard of Fort Worth and […]

Buddy and Linda Callaway

Buddy and Linda Callaway of Paradise celebrated their 30th anniversary with a surprise party hosted by their children April 30. Buddy and the former Linder Biegler were married May 13, 1981, in Bridgeport. Their children are Ginger Gilmore and husband, Stephen, Kim Taylor and husband, Andy, Ray Callaway and wife, Angela, and Mary Sides and husand, Toby; and 10 grandchildren.

Ralph and Ernesteen Motsenbocker

Ralph and Ernesteen Motsenbocker of Decatur will be honored for their 65th wedding anniversary at the wedding of their granddaughter, Alesha Page, to Bryan Shobar Saturday, May 21, at Grace Baptist Church in Decatur. Ralph and the former Ernesteen Davis were married May 21, 1946, in Wichita Falls. They have a son, Kirk Motsenbocker of Flower Mound; daughter Kim Saling […]

Christopher Tyler Wheeler

Kristin Alisa Wheeler and Robert K.Gill of Runaway Bay announce the birth of a son, Christopher Tyler Wheeler, on April 18, 2011, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur. He weighed 5 pounds and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Susan and Mark Holloway, Ray Wheeler of California, Phyllis Hunter and Richard Gill. Great-grandmother is Patty Dziama of California.

Kinsley Adalyn Brantley

Logan and Tiffany Brantley of Weatherford announce the birth of a daughter, Kinsley Adalyn, on April 28, 2011, at Weatherford Regional Medical Center. She weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Cheryl Roberts, Darrell Dunlap and Jill Brantley, all of Poolville, and Monte Brantley of Weatherford. Great-grandparents are Linda Ferguson of Bridgeport, Martha and Bobby […]

Cooper David Peek

Byron and Misty Peek of Boyd announce the birth of a son, Cooper David, on May 2, 2011, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Jerry and Dodie Peek of Graford and Sandy Bevil of Azle. Great-grandparents are Charles and Delores Walker of Boyd and Charlie […]

Carsynn Judith Brent

Brad and Amy Brent of Decatur announce the birth of daughter, Carsynn Judith Brent, on May 1, 2011, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Denton. She weighed 7 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches long. He has a brother, Rhett, 3. Grandparents are Phil and Sarah Albers of Denton, Kan., and Craig and Judy Brent of Saint Francis, Kan. Great-grandparents […]

Bridgeport Idol

The Bridgeport Idol competition was back for the seventh time Saturday as part of the city’s Butterfield Stage Days activities. Kate Cowling was the winner of the regular division, while Katie Grace Henderson won the junior division. Here’s a sample of Henderson’s winning performance.

Kinlee Kaye Collins

Mark and Krystal Collins of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Kinlee Kaye Collins, on May 7, 2011, at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 inches long. She has a brother, Gage Collins, 2. Grandparents are Vivian and Glenn Miller of Paradise, Raymond and Fran Collins of Decatur […]

Elizabeth Ann Romines

Janice Romines of Chico announces the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Ann, on May 4, 2011, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Glenn and Jan Romines of Chico. Great-grandparents are James and Mary Reasoner of Chico.