Thursday, February 1, 2018

MURDER CONVICTION – It took a Wise County jury only 10 minutes Wednesday to decide that Jake Abel should spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend. Just three hours earlier, the same jury had found Abel, 31, guilty of killing Soccorro Taylor in December of 2015 in Fort Worth and burying her body […]

UIL announces relignment

The University Interscholastic League announced its biennial realignment for 2018-19 and 2019-20 Thursday morning for football and basketball. The Decatur Eagles will be in a football league with Burkburnett, Gainesville, Mineral Wells, Springtown and Hirschi in 4-4A Division I. Decatur will no longer be in a district with Argyle and Sanger. Decatur’s non-district slate includes games at Kennedale, Midlothian Heritage […]

Battle of Big Sandy to end

The Battle of Big Sandy on the grid iron is over — for now. After nearly 100 meetings, Decatur and Bridgeport are calling it quits. When the University Interscholastic League unveiled its latest round of realignment Thursday morning, the two schools did not have each other on their non-district football schedule. The two schools landed in different 4A divisions. Decatur […]