2012-12-19 E-Edition

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

INTRUDER SUSPECT ARRESTED – A man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for Monday’s home invasion at Crestview Place Apartments in Decatur. Eric Thomas Brake, 21, turned himself in to the Decatur Police Department about 3:30 p.m., according to Police Chief Rex Hoskins. Hoskins said Brake called and left a voice mail at the department indicating he was the perpetrator. An officer […]

Steps to preserve pecans at home

America’s favorite nut, the pecan, is shaking out of trees all over Texas and the South. The pecan is a traditional southern food, and no southern holiday table would be complete without at least one pecan pie. Although pecans are typically associated with the holidays or fancy candy dishes, they are packed with so much nutrition; they should be enjoyed […]

Morning light

Life is a solitary journey. The only certainty along the way is the certainty that it will one day end. Opaque rays pour through a misty morning. A sole soul wanders through an empty park listening to ghostly echoes of laughter, feeling out uncertain traces of tears smeared into fog. A horizon fades to white. The figure moves like one […]

4-H deadlines and events

When people call our office to find out more about 4-H, I am always a little stumped on where to start. 4-H families will tell you that 4-H is everywhere, and it is a part of everything you do each day. The Texas 4-H website states “4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship […]

Carson Elementary School Second Six Weeks Honor Roll

A HONOR ROLL FIRST GRADE – Shalynn Belcher, Eleanor Bond, Kynlie Brown, Rodrigo Caldera, Madelyn Davis, Ethan Gandham, Elias Garciabeard, Isaac Gilbreath, Alejandro Gomez, Morgan Hammer, Isabella Hicks, Evan Highfill, Noah Holt, Lilly Hudson, Haylie Huggins, Eduardo Inguanzo, Lia Jones, Luisa Landa, Callen Little, Emma McAlister, Zoey Morgan, Kyle Munoz, Kevin Ooten,Trisha Ortiz, Genesis Perez, Miriam Raygoza, Reece Remington, Ethan […]

Bridgeport Intermediate School Second Six Weeks Honor Roll

A HONOR ROLL THIRD GRADE – Aaron Brichetto, Shayla Chapa, Kacie Decola, Blase Gaona, Emma Godwin, Levi Goodman, Landon Gregg, Kolby Hamblin, Seguin Hernandez, Erin Holt, Blake Horton, Claire Huya, Logan Kehoe, Ashley Marschall, Bristyn Miller, Yamilet Ortiz, Brooklyn Rhodes, Zoe Rivera, Abel Rodriguez, Courtney Shaw, Kyler Sparks, Maeson Standard, John Taylor, Saul Velasquez FOURTH GRADE – Cristina Bentley, Melisa […]

Wanda Corinne Cummings Williams

Wanda Corinne Cummings Williams, 71, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer, with her loving husband by her side. Wanda was born June 29, 1941, to Homer Thomas and Marguerite Corinne Gibson Cummings in Fort Worth. She graduated Lewisville High School in 1959 and married Royce O’Neal Williams of Lewisville Dec. 18, 1959, at Central […]

Paul Raymond Whitford

Paul Raymond Whitford, 71, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Arlington due to complications from knee surgery. Memorial service was Dec. 17 at Northwest Christian Church in Arlington. Paul was born March 15, 1941, to Raymond and Annie (Marchbanks) Whitford near Spur. He was a 1959 graduate of Azle High School and attended Cisco Junior College before graduating from North […]

Marian Hill Watson

Marian Hill Watson, 78, formerly of Runaway Bay, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Bedford. Funeral was Dec. 17 at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with the Rev. David Burrows officiating. Burial followed at Oaklawn Cemetery. Marian was born Sept. 24, 1934, in Fairy to Cornelius Orion and Effie Hall Hill. She retired from Vought Aircraft and was a member […]