Tuesday, November 5, 2013

ELECTION DAY – Polls opened at 7 a.m. today and will stay open until 7 p.m. All ballots in the county feature nine amendments to the Texas constitution. Residents in the Paradise school district have three issues to decide – an eight-cent tax increase, a $3.25 million bond proposal and two spots on the school board. A few ballots for […]

Pursuit causes havoc on roadways

A suspect running from police reached speeds of up to 120 miles per hour in a cross-county chase Friday night. According to police radio, a Decatur officer began the pursuit of a silver passenger car in Decatur on U.S. 81/287 northbound around 9:20. The driver ran several cars off the road and briefly went northbound in the southbound lanes of […]

Rhome PD, Sheriff’s Office investigate shooting

Rhome Police Department and the Wise County Sheriff’s Office are working a crime scene  on U.S. 81/287 at County Road 4838. At 5:22 p.m. Tuesday a woman called 911 and reported a black car driving erractically in the southbound lanes of U.S. 81/287 near Rhome. Sheriff David Walker said the caller reported that the driver was moving from the roadway […]

Wednesday, November 6, 2013