Thursday, December 15, 2011

JURY RETURNS VERDICT – It took a Wise County jury only 30 minutes to return a guilty verdict to a man accused of sexual assault of a child. It took them almost three hours to determine the sentence. William E. Sparks, 52, formerly of Newark, received a sentence of 10 years probation Wednesday afternoon several hours after the same jury […]

Train strikes car in Boyd

A Decatur woman is lucky to be alive after a southbound Union Pacific cargo train plowed into her four-door passenger car on Texas 114 in Boyd. Tommie S. Gillespie, 81, was eastbound when, for unknown reasons, she got caught on the train tracks as the crossing arms came down around her. According to a witness she tried to back up […]

Agnes Ruechell

FUNERAL is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport for Agnes Ruechell, 87, of Boonsville.

W. “Johnny” Solomon

FUNERAL is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport for W. “Johnny” Solomon, 47, of Bowie.

David Levy

FUNERAL is pending at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur for David Levy, 81, of Decatur.

Sadie Lynne Lightfoot

GRAVESIDE service for infant Sadie Lynne Lightfoot is 2 p.m. Saturday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.

Mary Ann Berryhill

MEMORIAL service for Mary Ann Berryhill, 71, of Paradise is 10 a.m. Saturday at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.