Paradise ISD named Will Brewer the lone finalist for superintendent Monday night.
PILOT KILLED IN PLANE CRASH — One person was killed when a plane crashed just south of Decatur Friday afternoon. The crash happened off County Road 4127 less than a mile from U.S. 81/287 just after 3 p.m. Decatur City Manager Nate Mara said a twin engine plane crashed, killing a single occupant. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane was a twin-engine Cessna 421C, and the pilot was the only person on board. The plane departed from Denton Enterprise Airport in Denton. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. They did not release the identity of the pilot. Wise County EMS, Decatur Fire Department, Wise County Sheriff’s Office, Decatur Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene. First responders arrived to find the plane on fire, and the flames were quickly extinguished as they worked to free the pilot from the wreckage.