2013-09-11 E-Edition

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

BEE TO BLAME FOR MOTORCYCLE WRECK – A Paradise man was injured Tuesday morning after falling 15 feet into a dry creek bed when his motorcycle hit a guardrail on County Road 3470. Terry Himes, 57, lost control of his motorcycle after a bee flew up his shorts. He panicked and swerved into the guardrail, flipped forward off his bike […]

First Dinner Tonight cooking school was a success

What a great time we had with everyone who attended our first Dinner Tonight cooking school last week. The success of the event was due in large part to a wonderful planning coalition, which included Rachel Adams, Marilynn Collins, Ora Majka, Pat Stegall, Jo Watson, Cristina Cantu, Elaine Davis, Shelly Laaser, Dixie Range, Kristen Tribe and Hayley White. We also […]

Dorothy Ellen Waddle

Dorothy Ellen Waddle, 76, of Springtown, died at home Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Memorial service is pending. Dorothy, CB handle “Triple T,” was born July 5, 1937, in Coppell. She was a retired rock hauler out for Dowdy Ferry Trucking Co. of Justin. She is survived by a brother, Jimmie Kirby and wife, Joy, of Mesquite; sons Jon Hill and […]

Clancy Stewart

Clancy Stewart, 45, a truck driver, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Justin. Memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd. The Rev. John Ford will officiate. Clancy was born March 10, 1968, in Fort Worth to Stanley and Claudy (Mullhuland) Stewart. He married Jill Peek March 16, 2011, in Boyd. Clancy was preceded […]

Pat Gilbert

Pat Gilbert, 81, of Weatherford, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at home with her family by her side. Funeral was Sept. 10 at North Main Church of God with burial at Zion Hill Cemetery under the direction of Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. She was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Fort Worth to Lula and James Henry. Pat was a member […]

Stanley Gray Anderson

Stanley Anderson, 69, of Brownwood, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home in Brownwood. Stanley was born Sept. 29, 1944, in Little Rock, Ark., to James L. Anderson and Mildred Gray Anderson and grew up in Chico. He retired from the city of Arlington in 2005 and was an avid motorcycle rider with a tremendous love for the great […]

Can these bones live again?

I wrote this column sitting in my car under a huge shade tree in the gravel parking lot of a century-plus-old country church down a county road. I showed up unannounced Sunday to worship with them and found no one there. I spent a few minutes walking around the little church building and the cemetery beside it where loved ones […]

Appreciation for caring doctor

In the past several years my husband and I have had to seek medical treatment for everything from minor checkups to automobile accidents to major surgery. Some of these experiences have been positive, others not so much. For several months we have been under the care of a doctor in our community, Dr. McLean Sanborn. I would like to express […]

Notice to Taco Casa customers

We have been notified recently of security breaches to customers’ debit cards at the Decatur Taco Casa sometime during the week of Aug. 25-31. Some of our customers’ cards were potentially compromised. For the security of our customers, we have taken comprehensive measures to contain the incident. We are also cooperating with Decatur and Wise County law enforcement and local […]