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April 16, 2018 by Dorothy Cocanougher Cocsanougher Reid (Register to contact)

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Police Investigate Bomb Threat Made Toward Decatur High School  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Students will not be allowed to bring backpacks to school Tuesday or Wednesday, while Decatur police and Decatur High School investigate a written bomb ...



Sign up for tennis camp  Wise County Messenger

Decatur will host its tennis camp June 17-20 at the Decatur High School tennis courts. Girls and boys entering first through ninth grade are eligible to register.



Update for Thursday, May 9, 2019  Wise County Messenger

BEE CAUSES WRECK – A young child was flown from the scene of a single-vehicle wreck yesterday evening near Alvord. The wreck happened around 6:15 ...



Update for Friday, April 26, 2019  Wise County Messenger

3 ARRESTED FOLLOWING PURSUIT – Three men were arrested and one man remains at large from a vehicle pursuit on U.S. 81/287 Thursday evening.



Decatur High School to Reopen Monday After Flood Damage  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Students at Decatur High School will be back in class Monday, following an unintended week off due to school damage caused by floodwaters.



Decatur High School closed due to flooding  FOX 4 News

There is no school for the next three days at Decatur High School in Wise County.



Decatur High School Flooded After Major Storms Hit North TX  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Restorations crews will be working around the clock to clean up Decatur High School after Friday's massive down pour flooded portions of the building.



Flooding closes Decatur High School for three days  WFAA.com

Decatur High School in Wise County will be closed through Wednesday due to the heavy rains and flooding this weekend, the school district said. A restoration ...



Flooding closes Decatur High School for one week  FOX 4 News

The clean-up is ongoing at Decatur High School in Wise County after flooding shut it down for this entire week.



Basketball: Decatur clinches district title after Argyle rallies late  Denton Record Chronicle

DECATUR — With Wilson Hicks and Grayson Harris sitting on the Decatur bench after fouling out late in Tuesday night's District 8-4A showdown against Argyle, ...



Update for Thursday, April 4, 2019  Wise County Messenger

BOARD ACCEPTS AD'S RESIGNATION – After an hour in closed session, Chico ISD trustees unanimously accepted the resignation of athletic director and ...



Update for Friday, December 7, 2018  Wise County Messenger

EAGLES WIN REGION TITLE – The Decatur Eagles beat Hereford 38-28 Thursday night at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, winning the 4A Division I Region I ...



Bryce Elder's 2nd Friday-night start will be home opener at The Disch  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — One week ago in Lafayette, Louisiana, Bryce Elder had a magnificent and dominating performance in his first-ever start as a UT pitcher.



Decatur student arrested in alleged threats against school  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Decatur police in DeKalb County said Friday they arrested a student for allegedly threatening a school.



Update for Monday, April 15, 2019  Wise County Messenger

DECATUR MAN KILLED IN WRECK – A 22-year-old Decatur man has been pronounced dead after losing control and crashing into a tree Saturday night.



Decatur Graduation 2018: Wunrow, Kyle fly to the top of the class  Wise County Messenger

Longtime pals Kirsten Wunrow and Madison Kyle shared a lot through the years – a love of reading, disdain for carrots and now top honors at Decatur High ...



Decatur ISD names high school principal  Wise County Messenger

Sherman High School principal Chris Mogan was hired Monday night to lead Decatur High School. Decatur ISD trustees approved a contract for Mogan to ...



Decatur ISD looks for 2 principals  Wise County Messenger

Decatur ISD is searching for a pair of principals to lead campuses for the 2018-19 school year. The district was already looking to hire a principal to lead the ...



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Taking Care of Business: DHS grad returns home to practice law  Wise County Messenger

SWEARING IN – District Judge Brock Smith swears new attorney Jesse King in to the State Bar of Texas. The Decatur High School graduate recently joined ...



Fishing: Kicking bass – Decatur anglers qualify for state  Wise County Messenger

FISH ON – Six members of Decatur's bass fishing team qualified for the Texas High School Bass Association state tournament this weekend at Sam Rayburn ...



Decatur Volleyball Player's Incredible Diving Save Goes Viral  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

All eyes are on Decatur High School's varsity volleyball team after one of their own became a viral sensation following a diving play during last Friday's game.



Decatur student headed to Harvard after math and theater helped her overcome her father's death  Star-Telegram

A Decatur, Texas, senior overcame sexual abuse, the divorce of her parents and her father's death. In the fall, she leaves for Massachusetts, where she will ...



Swiss Army Knife; Hicks shines as three-sport athlete  Wise County Messenger

Best of Sports 2017-2018: Male Athlete of the Year. Wilson Hicks. Messenger photo by Joe Duty. When the last bell rang to release classes for summer on May ...



Decatur HS mulls drug testing for students involved in extracurriculars  WFAA

Before students step on the football field or even park in the lot of Decatur High School next year, they could face a drug test.



Update for Friday, April 5, 2019  Wise County Messenger

ATTEMPTED CAPITAL MURDER ARREST – A Lake Bridgeport man is facing an attempted capital murder charge after attacking and injuring two Wise County ...



Former principal JE Carson dies  Wise County Messenger

GOLFER – J.E. Carson, shown here in recent years, could often be found on the local golf courses. Messenger photo by Joe Duty. A long-time Decatur educator ...



Update for Thursday, March 7, 2019  Wise County Messenger

CHILD DEATH – A 3-year-old Decatur girl died Tuesday evening, four days after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home. Decatur Police Chief Rex ...



Dancers to perform 'Cinderella'  Wise County Messenger

The dancers of Wise Ballet and Music Academy will bring the Cinderella story to life next weekend. The ballet, “Cinderella and the Glass Slipper,” will take the ...



Swim instructor leaves legacy  Wise County Messenger

LEGACY – Fit-N-Wise Aquatics Instructor Kim Emery holds up one of her favorite photos of Brandy Wallen, a former Fit-N-Wise swim coach and instructor, ...



Monstrous machine: DHS auto tech students build behemoth truck  Wise County Messenger

LEAVING IT ALL IN THE SHOP – Decatur High School auto tech students (from left) Nick Martinez, Dominic Head, Dillon McGuire, Trenton Lane, Justin ...



2018 in Review: Traffic fatalities decrease  Wise County Messenger

SHATTERED LIVES – Billy Wade McRae was killed in an accident on Hale Street in Decatur. He was one of 15 people killed in accidents on roads in Wise ...



Cain named Decatur intermediate school principal  Wise County Messenger

Beginning this fall, the Decatur school district will bring back its intermediate campus. As of Monday night, that school now has a principal. Jim Cain was ...



Boys basketball: Maupin's hot shooting leads No. 8 Argyle into rematch against Graham  Denton Record Chronicle

When Jackson Maupin returned from an injury that kept him out for the first few games of 2019, Argyle coach Russell Perkins said it took the junior sharpshooter ...



Julie Perez  Wise County Messenger

Julie Perez, 26, of Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Decatur. Mass of Christian burial was Oct. 24, at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic ...



Update for Wednesday, December 5, 2018  Wise County Messenger

WEATHER FORECAST PROMPTS GAME CHANGE – The 4A Division I quarterfinal between Decatur and Hereford has been rescheduled from Friday to 6 p.m. ...



Boys basketball: Seven area teams qualify for postseason  Denton Record Chronicle

As Guyer prepares to begin another playoff run that the team hopes will culminate in the Class 6A state championship, the Wildcats know their road out of the ...



Basketball: Eagles set for Decatur Invite  Wise County Messenger

Monday morning the Decatur Eagles held the first practice with their entire squad in the fold after the end of the football playoffs. The Eagles will quickly prepare ...



End of watch  Wise County Messenger

Officer. Investigator. Firefighter. Father. Whatever role Richard Hale was serving in, those who knew him said he performed exceptionally. Hale died in the line of ...



More than 400 campuses earn all possible distinctions in 2018 accountability ratings  North Texas e-News

Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that more than 400 campuses that achieved a Met Standard rating in the 2018 state accountability ...



Renshaw leaves lasting legacy; Retired city manager dies at 95  Wise County Messenger

LASTING LEGACY – The new city hall in 1981 was a long-awaited dream come true for Decatur City Secretary Sam Renshaw. He served the city for more than ...



Growing apart: Battle of Big Sandy gridiron duel ends  Wise County Messenger

The Battle of Big Sandy on the gridiron is over – for now. After nearly 100 meetings, Decatur and Bridgeport are calling it quits. When the University ...



HS volleyball player's diving save gains nationwide attention  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

It's not everyday the nation is talking about high school volleyball. But thanks to one play, Autumn Finney is the most popular high school volleyball player in the ...



Wise County Person of the Year 2018  Wise County Messenger

For the third year, the Wise County Messenger will name a Person of the Year. The nominees as chosen by the newsroom staff, include Wise County Red Cross ...



CPT. Andrew F. Caswell, 35, of Carthage  WWNY TV 7

CPT. Andrew F. Caswell, 35, of Carthage, passed away February 5, 2019. Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 9th at the Hart& Bruce ...



Elite company: Decatur duo named National Merit finalists  Wise County Messenger

Madison Kyle and Kirsten Wunrow can quickly trace back the roots of their friendship to the second grade. DYNAMIC DUO – Decatur seniors Madison Kyle and ...



Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors  WBAP News/Talk

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood donors to give ...



Who's #1 The Show Episode 45 - NHSCA Seeds  FloWrestling

Mar 27, 2019. Willie and Nomad breakdown the seeds for the senior and junior class tournaments at the 2019 NHSCA Nationals. Below you'll find the preseeds ...



Volleyballer Autumn Finney Nominated for ESPY Award  VolleyMob

Decatur High School (TX) senior Autumn Finney is the only volleyball player who was nominated for an ESPY award. Her diving dig in an October match is one ...



Funeral celebrates life of Richard Hale  Wise County Messenger

Chief Inspector General Forrest Mitchell presents Richard Hale's widow, Jenifer, with a Texas flag in honor of her husband's *service* to the state. Messenger ...



Teen killed in wreck  Wise County Messenger

COLLISION – The vehicles involved in the wreck that killed a Decatur teen sit on the side of Farm Road 730. Messenger photo by David Talley. A Decatur High ...



1 killed in Decatur wreck  Wise County Messenger

One person was killed and two more taken to the hospital following a wreck at the intersection of Trinity and Hale Streets in Decatur around 11:30 Wednesday ...



Man killed in wreck on city street  Wise County Messenger

FATAL CRASH – Decatur Police and Fire Department as well as Wise County EMS attend to victims at the scene of Wednesday's fatal wreck in Decatur.



Category Archive | Update  Wise County Messenger

STORMS POSSIBLE SATURDAY – Thunderstorms are expected to develop to the west late tonight and move into our area after midnight, according to the ...



XFL Dallas Team to Call Arlington's Globe Life Park Home  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Exactly what will happen to Globe Life Park after the Rangers move to their new stadium in April 2020 is becoming a little more clear. Globe Life Park will be ...



Marker recognizes East Side memories  Wise County Messenger

Memory can be a wonderful thing. It glosses over the hard times, the pain and suffering, and lends a golden patina to times and people long gone. Last Saturday ...



Julian Judson "Jud" Collins, Jr.  Tulsa World

Julian Judson "Jud" Collins, Jr. of Tulsa, OK, formerly of Oklahoma City, OK, and Hinsdale, IL, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 7, 2019.



Thursday, April 5, 2018  Wise County Messenger

FATAL WRECK ON U.S. 81/287 – The driver of a tractor trailer died at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth Thursday from injuries sustained in an early ...



Decatur teen killed in wreck  Wise County Messenger

A Decatur High School student was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Farm Road 730 near County Road north of Boyd Monday afternoon. Texas Department of ...



Decatur ISD hires curriculum director  Wise County Messenger

The Decatur School Board Monday hired Dr. Deidre Parish to serve as the district's next assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Parish is ...



“Closed:” Signs, owner confirm pizza buffet shuttered  Wise County Messenger

LIGHTS OFF – Cici's Pizza in Decatur is closed, according to the franchise's owner and signs on both of the restaurant's entrances. Messenger photo by Joe ...



Decatur to begin process of involuntary annexation  Wise County Messenger

Decatur will soon begin the process of annexing 14 tracts of land into the city limits. Those 14 tracts make up what the city describes as seven “enclaves” that are ...



Think high school football is tough? These athletes manhandle 1,100-pound bulls  Fort Worth Star Telegram

High school rodeo is a big deal, even during football season in Texas. The rodeo season can last all school year.



William James Byrd  Wise County Messenger

William James Byrd, 28, of Decatur, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Decatur. Funeral is 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur ...



Ryan Alden Munnerlyn  Wise County Messenger

Ryan Alden Munnerlyn, 28, died Jan. 28, 2018, in Decatur. Memorial *service* is 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur. Ryan was ...



Ector County Judge: Chris Fostel  Odessa American

Website: Fostel for County Judge. Facebook page: Fostel 4 County Judge. How long have you lived in Odessa? 5 years. Occupation: Attorney, 17 years.



Photos: A look back 2017 Decatur-area mug shots  Herald & Review

Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is ...



Basketball Roundup: Gainesville falls to Decatur, Muenster, Lindsay, Era win district matchups  Gainesville Daily Register

DECATUR — The Gainesville Leopards did all they could to keep up with the 7th ranked Decatur Eagles Friday, but ultimately fell in a District 9-4A (Region II) ...



Argyle's first and only volleyball coach is moving on  The Cross Timbers Gazette

After nearly two decades of building the Argyle volleyball team into one of the top programs in the state, Clark Oberle is moving on. Oberle recently accepted the ...



Momentary distraction … lifetime of change  Wise County Messenger

Everything changed in 15 minutes. “Every day when Chelsea would leave to go school, she would always just kiss me good-bye,” said Kelly Norris.



TCU Football Position Preview: Quarterbacks  Frogs O' War

The Horned Frogs are loaded at QB for 2018... and the next several years after that. With true sophomore Shawn Robinson, true freshman Justin Rogers, Penn ...



Cooper joins trooper ranks  Wise County Messenger

Devon Cooper is now a second-generation state trooper. Devon Cooper. Cooper, a 2011 Denton High School graduate and 2015 graduate of the University of ...



Young dancers meet Kilgore College Rangerettes, participate in halftime show  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — The floor of Masters Gym was crowded Saturday, as about 150 high school dancers took direction from an instructor who was showing — and ...



Yorktown ISD selects new superintendent | Education  Victoria Advocate

Chad Gee began his first full week as the new superintendent for Yorktown ISD on Monday.



Wade, Willie Jr. | Obituaries | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Willie Wade Jr., 61, of Decatur went to be with his Lord on Saturday, December 20, 2014.



Savanna Marie Maclin  Wise County Messenger

Savanna Marie Maclin, 28, of Hermiston, Ore., died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Boyd. A private memorial *service* was held Sept. 11, 2016, at Bethesda Church ...



2017 in Review: Traffic fatalities increased in 2017  Wise County Messenger

TRAGIC CRASH – A truck driven by Jimmy Foreman, 60, hit a fence after crossing into the southbound lanes from the northbound lanes of Texas 101. He hit a ...



Mr. and Mrs. Brennan Kyle Williams  Wise County Messenger

Andria Dyan Sessions, daughter of Alan and Connie Sessions, all of Decatur, married Brennan Kyle Williams, son of Brent and Roxanne Williams, all of Decatur, ...



2017 MLB Draft: High school pitchers  DRaysBay

High school pitchers are the highest variance asset class in the Major League Baseball draft. At the top of the draft this is even more true. Teams continue to ...



A father's journey  Wise County Messenger

Growing up in Decatur, Charlie Tibbels was regularly asked, “Is Dr. Tibbels your dad?” It's the plight of small-town kids. Most everyone knew longtime physician ...



Profiles in Aviation: Stephen Pless Was the Only Marine Aviator Awarded the MOH in Vietnam  Avgeekery

On 19 August 1967, a US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter with wounded men aboard was struck by ground fire and forced down on the beach south of ...



Standoff: Lockdown, standoff end with suspect in custody  Wise County Messenger

What started off as a school lockdown in Decatur ended in an armed standoff west of Bridgeport Tuesday morning. With a half-dozen heavily-armed and ...



2016 in Review: 19 die on Wise County roads  Wise County Messenger

UNDER INVESTIGATION – Decatur Police Chief Rex Hoskins (plaid shirt) takes notes at a fatal wreck on Business 380 at Deer Park Road in August. Messenger ...



Decatur EDC honors community's movers, builders, leaders  Wise County Messenger

Appreciation was indeed the theme of Monday night's Business Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the Decatur Economic Development Corp. (EDC) at the Decatur ...



Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Daniel Muehlstein  Wise County Messenger

Karis Ann Kuykendall and Garrett Daniel Muehlstein of Decatur were married Feb. 15, 2014, at The Prado at Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif. Meuhelstein.



The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...



JW Hart PBR Challenge raises more than $600K  Wise County Messenger

For the 11th consecutive year, Wise County's battle of the bull riders – the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge – has bolstered the finances of local non-profit organizations ...



Wren named hospital's 'in-house' attorney  Wise County Messenger

When Wise Regional Health System acquired Bridgeport's North Texas Community Hospital out of bankruptcy earlier this year, a health-care system that already ...



Nolan Kingham headlines strong Texas pitching unit in 2018  Burnt Orange Nation

There are some unknowns with this Texas pitching group, but David Pierce should have the depth to establish another effective unit.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Solid for the Rock: Caprock defense has had dominating spring  Amarillo.com

As his team got healthy for the first time since the second week of the season midway through the District 3-5A schedule, Caprock boys soccer coach Heath ...



Assistant coach leading the way for offense  Texas State University - The University Star

Every team needs players who are able to lead the way and push the team toward the finish line of games and seasons. On most teams, the quarterback is ...



FFA plays a major role in Stock Show success stories  Fort Worth Star Telegram

The organization is very visible during the junior livestock show, the Stock Show's closing competition.



Cyclones hoops rotation breakdown: How will Iowa State coach Steve Prohm spread out minutes?  Des Moines Register

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm will have plenty of options with his roster for the 2018-19 season.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 800 meter run.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Jamal Walton Leads The Pack With Top All-Time 400m Mark  MileSplit

Last spring at the Pan-American Junior Athletics Championships, Jamal Walton ran one of the top marks ever by a high school athlete. Walton threw down a ...



MCBOE hires architect to complete PHS project - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Morgan County Board of Education hired an architect to provide construction administration services leading to the completion of the new Priceville High School ...



Walker turning heads at a young age - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Caleb Suggs. Hartselle Enquirer. If you follow basketball in Morgan County, chances are you might have heard the name Jenna Walker. Walker is a soon to be ...



Middle School Boys Rankings: Cade Flatt A Triple Threat  MileSplit

One athlete who stands out is Jacari Kennedy from West Oaks Academy in Florida. Kennedy holds the top middle school time in the 100m dash with an 11.16 ...



Obituary Archive — February 1999  Crossville Chronicle

MARY SUSAN BOWERS. Funeral services for Mary Susan Bowers, 92, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 19, 1999, will be held March 3 from Brown Funeral ...



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