Monday, September 10, 2012

FIRE SCORCHES NEWARK HOME – A Newark couple raising two nieces and a nephew lost most of their belongings in a fire that scorched their home on County Road 4858 around 8 Saturday evening. Although the fire was contained to a few of the rooms at the front of the home, there was smoke and water damage throughout. Fortunately, no […]

Herbert V. Forman

SERVICE for Herbert V. Forman, 84, of Alvord is pending at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

Daniel Grmela

GRAVESIDE service for Daniel Grmela, 79, of Decatur is 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at DFW National Cemetery. Coker-Hawkins is handling arrangements.

Andrew Carson Evans

NO SERVICE is planned for Andrew Carson Evans, an infant, of Canton. Coker-Hawkins is handling arrangements.

Donald Ray Ashley

GRAVESIDE service for Donald Ray Ashley, 63, of Chico is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cumby Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

U.S. 380 just east of county line shut down due to major gas leak

A road construction crew working on U.S. 380 just east of Wise County struck a major gas pipeline this morning. Traffic has been shut down in both directions as they are trying to fix the problem and clean up the leak. Both lanes are expected to be shut down for several hours. More information will be posted as it becomes […]

U.S. 380 reopened after gas line rupture

U.S 380 just east of county line has reopened in both directions after a construction crew ruptured a gas pipeline this morning. Denton County Emergency Services was at the scene, which is about a mile east of Wise County on a portion of the new road being built. Traffic was already flowing normally in both directions by 10:30.