Fire tears through home

Fire tore through a small home in the 200 block of County Road 1651 near Chico Saturday morning.

Active response

The gunman entered the church at 11 a.m. Sunday, but he probably wasn’t expecting a good guy with a gun ready to return fire.

Wet roads lead to wrecks

Wet roads from the rain over the weekend kept Wise County emergency officials busy responding to multiple vehicle accidents.

Boyd ISD hires two administrators

New Boyd ISD Superintendent Tamara Vardy has started forming her administrative team.

News Briefs for Wednesday, January 1, 2020

he Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Wise County is starting its Master Wellness Volunteer Program training.

Weekend Planner for Wednesday, January 1, 2020

A fundraiser for the program, alumni girls will take on the varsity girls at 5 p.m.

Young, old cowboys shine in 2019

In the world of rodeo and equine sports, 2019 will be remembered as the year of exceptional younger and older athletes.

Debra J. Garcia


Debra J. Garcia, 59, of Newark, passed away on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2019. Pastor James Mason is officiating.