2011-09-24

Bridgeport vs. Alvarado

09.23.2011

Boyd vs. Pilot Point

Wreck injures two; driver arrested

A man and woman were flown to Fort Worth hospitals after being ejected from a vehicle involved in a rollover on Farm to Market Road 730 south of Boyd early Saturday morning. The unresponsive woman was taken to JPS. The man in the same condition was flown to Harris Methodist. DPS Trooper William Wallace said they were still working to […]

Phillip Nivens

Funeral for Phillip Nivens, 54, of Stephenville was to be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Acton United Methodist Church with burial at Acton Cemetery. Visitation was to be noon until service time Saturday at the church. Nivens died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in Seattle. Born Aug. 30, 1957, in Bowie to Jerry Martin Nivens and Montez Harry Nivens, he […]

Leroy King

Funeral for Leroy King, 91, of Chico was to be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with burial at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls. King died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, in Chico. Born Sept. 10, 1920, in Walters, Okla., to Hugh Lawrence and Nellie Gay King, he drove a truck hauling oil field equipment […]

Carol Ann Houston

Funeral for Carol Ann Houston, 68, of Park Springs was to be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Victory Baptist Church in Park Springs with burial in Cumby Cemetery. Houston died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in Decatur. Born Nov. 16, 1942, in Corona, N.M., to Walter and Katie (Childress) Cape, she married Donald Houston June 9, 1960, in Lovington, N.M. […]

Catherine Ann Etheridge

Graveside service for Catherine Ann Etheridge, 74, of Boyd is 10:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at DFW National Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd. She died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, in Decatur. Born Oct. 23, 1936, in Fordoche, La., to Tony and Jenny (Congelosi) Colletti, she married Leon Etheridge June […]

What leadership?

Over the past few months, unemployed Americans have watched and become very educated concerning this president’s failure to lead. I have found it most alarming that President Barack Obama and his inner circle of liars, deceivers and enemies to the American national security have accomplished so much in their agenda – destroying America. For example: unlimited spending, borrowing from China, […]

Debate showed Republicans’ true colors

Thank you, CNN, for allowing more Americans the opportunity to experience the relatively nascent, yet already well-formed, dystopian views and cultist opinions of the tea party Republicans expressed in their own words, complete with applause line and voluminous cheers. Prior to the CNN-sponsored, would-be Republican presidential debate that deteriorated into a howling lynch mob whenever death was mentioned, I thought […]

New study brings local hunger issue into focus

As we’ve continued to work on our “Feeding Wise” series of stories looking at local hunger issues, we’ve had a lot of numbers to digest. The latest set of numbers came a couple of weeks ago with the release of the Texas Hunger Report, a joint effort by Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative, The Texas Food Bank Network and First […]