Karate kids: Tournament raises funds for children’s cancer treatment

Karate kids: Tournament raises funds for children’s cancer treatment

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Racey Burden

More than 140 competitors faced off at the fifth annual Monica Lopez Invitational Karate Tournament June 2, raising money to help pay for kids' cancer treatments.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Feeding Wise Kids summer feeding program will continue its Friday distribution through the summer at the following times and locations.

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Golf: Hole-in-one – Decatur grad gets special Father’s Day gift

Golf: Hole-in-one – Decatur grad gets special Father’s Day gift

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Kris Handlon got an early Father's Day present last Friday.

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Four earn degrees from Baylor

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Four local residents graduated from Baylor University May 11-12 in Waco.

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Whitis stays on as Decatur superintendent

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Dr. Judi Whitis is staying the superintendent at Decatur ISD. With a 4-3 vote after three hours in closed session, Decatur ISD trustees elected to keep Whitis on the job and move forward Monday night.

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Decatur ISD names Carson principal

Published Monday, June 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

Craig Weston is the new principal at Carson Elementary. Decatur ISD trustees approved a one-year contract for Weston Monday night. He will replace LeeAnn Farris, who resigned following the school year.

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Future fees; Fire chief proposes payment for services

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur could soon approve a number of fees that would be charged for services rendered by the fire department.

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Whitis’ future at DISD uncertain; Discussions to continue on superintendent contract

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

A week after holding a seven-hour closed session, Decatur ISD trustees will meet again Monday and discuss the employment and duties of Superintendent Judi Whitis.

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City of Decatur to consider daycare again

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Brian Knox

Nearly three months after being denied a specific use permit for a daycare in south Decatur, the applicants will try once again to convince local residents and the city council they should be allowed to build the facility in the South Martin Branch neighborhood.

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New Colleyville PD chief has Wise ties

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County native was recently sworn in as the new Colleyville Police chief.

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Let Whitis continue job

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Robin Lewis

Dear School Board Members, as Spiderman once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." I do not envy you your responsibility this week. You have been placed in a terrible position.

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Dale Ray Childers

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Dale Ray Childers, 62, of Decatur, died Monday, June 11, 2018, in Decatur.

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Harold Ray Robinson

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Harold Ray Robinson, 82, of Decatur, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Decatur.

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Luke David Ray Bills

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Brandon and Katie Bills of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Luke David Ray

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Quade Ivy Williams

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018t
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Lance and Abby Williams of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Quade Ivy

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Feeding Wise Kids summer feeding program will continue its Friday distribution through the summer at the following times and locations.

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Football: Summer showdown – Wise County players to compete in Oil Bowl

Football: Summer showdown – Wise County players to compete in Oil Bowl

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Seven Wise County athletes will compete in the 81st Oil Bowl Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.

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Baseball: Hicks named Offensive MVP

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur junior Wilson Hicks was named District 9-4A Offensive MVP, leading the Eagles to an appearance in the 4A Region II quarterfinals.

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Softball: Chism, Candioto named to all-state team

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Reagan Chism was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association 4A all-state team. Paradise's Kendall Candioto landed on the 3A squad.

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Basketball: Camp days

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Elementary and middle school students attended summer basketball camp at Boyd High School.

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