2021-09-07

Bridgeport home damaged in fire

Fire damaged a home along County Road 1326 in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon.

Update for Tuesday September 7, 2021

FATALITY CRASH — A Rhome man died in a single-vehicle accident on Farm Road 2264 north of Farm Road 407 in New Fairview Sunday. Sean Ayers, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene. Shortly before 7 p.m., Ayers was driving a 2017 Toyota Camry northbound on FM 2264, according to Department of Public Safety spokesperson Sgt. Ricky Hunter. “For an undetermined reason, the Toyota traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned,” Hunter said. “Ayers was ejected from the vehicle.” The East Wise Fire Department and Wise County EMS responded to the accident. A medical helicopter was requested and soon canceled.

Seymour’s passing attack downs Chico

The Seymour Panthers compiled 468 total yards of offense to rout the Chico Dragons Friday, 46-16.

Northwest earns first win

Northwest quarterback Jake Strong threw for 204 yards and a pair of touchdowns and running back Kyle Cummings punched in two scores in the Texans’ 28-16 win over McKinney North.