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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. Drains on the top ...



Stella Bess Massey Helf  Wise County Messenger

Stella Bess (Morris) Massey Helf, 85, of Farmers Branch, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Graveside *service* is 10 a.m. Jan. 4 at Oak Lawn Cemetery. A time of ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Back to School: Decatur  Wise County Messenger

DECATUR OPENS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL. When classes start at Decatur ISD Aug. 15, the district will have an intermediate campus for the first time in eight ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Runners prepare for Assault of Eagle Summit  Wise County Messenger

When Decatur moved to its new high school over 10 years ago, the Eagles' cross country team immediately took notice of the challenging hills surrounding the ...



Decatur ISD seeks CM at-risk  Wise County Messenger

LANGUAGE LESSON – Rann Elementary first grader Nayeli Gonzalez reads a story in English to Decatur ISD trustee Marsha Hafer during Monday's meeting.



Update for Friday, November 2, 2018  Wise County Messenger

LAST DAY OF EARLY VOTING – Today's your last chance to vote early in next Tuesday's election. Voting continues 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today at the four early voting ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Forget science fairs; high schoolers design, build monster truck  WFAA.com

DECATUR – What students in the eighth period auto tech class at Decatur High School have created redefines what a school project can look like.



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 ...



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. ...



Update for Monday, October 1, 2018  Wise County Messenger

MAN RESCUED FROM TRASH COMPACTOR – A coordinated effort by first responders freed a Wise County dump employee that got stuck in a compactor at ...



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 ...



Update for Friday, October 19, 2018  Wise County Messenger

CHAMBER BANQUET AND AUCTION – The 27th annual Decatur Chamber of Commerce banquet and auction is Saturday. Flappers, gangsters and the like will ...



Paving her own way; Decatur senior accepted into Harvard  Wise County Messenger

Maddi Waskom will not only be the first person in her family to go college, she is also headed for the Ivy League. The Decatur senior was recently accepted into ...



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 ...



Update for Wednesday, September 19, 2018  Wise County Messenger

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Update for Friday, June 29, 2018  Wise County Messenger

RIVALRY RENEWED – Decatur and Bridgeport will play at 9 a.m. today in the D2 7-on-7 championship bracket in College Station. It will be the only time this ...



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.



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 ...



Thursday, March 29, 2018  Wise County Messenger

FATAL WRECK IN DECATUR – One person was killed and two more taken to the hospital following a wreck at the intersection of Trinity and Hale streets in ...



Update for April 20, 2018  Wise County Messenger

BUSINESS PARK CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN – The Decatur Economic Development Corp. Wednesday awarded a $2.8 million contract to McMahon ...



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 ...



Decatur HS chain crew man for nearly 70 years to be honor  FOX 4 News

An 83-year-old Decatur man will be honored Friday night for helping run the chains at every Decatur High School football game for nearly 70 years. He will also ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former mayor, attorney dies; Woodruff remembered for service to country, county  Wise County Messenger

W.B. Woodruff, former Decatur mayor and longtime attorney who mentored three judges, died Friday. Woodruff, 92, graduated from Decatur High School in 1942, ...



HS volleyball player's diving save gains nationwide attention  KMSP-TV

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Category Archive | Update  Wise County Messenger

SHUTDOWN RELIEF – Wise Area Relief Mission (WARM), a partner agency of Tarrant Area Food Bank, is ready to help those impacted by the government ...



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 ...



Texas volleyball player pulls off 'superhuman' return shot that goes viral on Twitter  mySA

One North Texas girl's amazing play is proving how football is not the only high school sport that catches the Lone Star State's attention. In a recent match ...



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.



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 ...



Rust earns Firefighter of the Year  Wise County Messenger

TAKING HOME HONORS – Decatur honored several firefighters during its annual banquet Saturday. The honorees included, left to right, Eli Nobles, Dennis ...



TCU Football Position Preview: Quarterbacks  Frogs O' War

We have not seen a QB room at TCU like this... ever.



“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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



48-Year-Old Mom And Teenage Son To Attend College Together  CBS DFW

Follow KRLD: Facebook | Twitter. DECATUR (1080 KRLD) – At 48-years-old Connie Lewis thought she was too old for college. But when her 18-year-old son ...



Helping the hungry: New mobile food pantry will join other summer feeding programs  Wise County Messenger

Three feeding programs will begin next week in Decatur, including a new mobile food pantry designed to provide assistance year-round. Beginning Tuesday ...



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 ...



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.



Perkins picked for All-State choir  Wise County Messenger

When the Texas All-State choir sings in February at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, listen for the very highest soprano part.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, February 4, 2015  Wise County Messenger

CARSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Madeline Cox. Madeline Cox. Grade: 5th. Parents: Misti Davie and Ryan Cox. Favorite subject: Social studies. Activities: ...



Decatur ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 10, 2014  Wise County Messenger

Carson Elementary School. MALACHI KAO. Malachi Kao. Grade: 5th. Parents: Simon and Jeri Kay Kao. Favorite subject: Math. Activities: Soccer and playing ...



En pointe: Teacher fosters young dancers for more than 30 years  Wise County Messenger

BELOVED TEACHER – Top, students swarm dance teacher Karen Smith on stage during tech rehearsal for “Sleeping Beauty” last weekend. Messenger photo ...



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 ...



Basketball Roundup: Gainesville drops district matchup, Muenster, Lindsay take care of business  Gainesville Daily Register

GAINESVILLE — The Gainesville Leopards fell to the 10th-ranked Argyle Eagles Tuesday at Gainesville High School, 62-22. Argyle (18-4), looking to avenge a ...



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 ...



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, ...



Yorktown ISD selects new superintendent | Education  Victoria Advocate

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



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.



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 ...



2017 MLB Draft: High school pitchers  DRaysBay

High school pitching should go quick in this year's draft.



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.



Atlanta Attorney Tackles Nationally-Watched Voter, Protest Cases | Daily Report  Law.com

Atlanta attorney Bruce Brown said he has taken on litigation against Georgia officials in order to protect students' rights to protest and Georgians' right not just to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



In Remembrance: Locals who passed on in February  Herald & Review

February 2016 obituaries and announcements in the Decatur area. View obituaries any time at Herald-Review.com/Obituaries.



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 ...



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 ...



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

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



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 ...



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 ...



CAIN, DEBBIE  Dothan Eagle

Debbie Whitley Cain Debbie Whitley Cain passed in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 3, 2014, at her home. Debbie was born in Valdosta, GA, ...



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 ...



2017 TCU Football Preview: Quarterbacks  Frogs O' War

Kenny Hill? Shawn Robinson? Grayson Muehlstein? TCU has three QBs, but do they have "The One"?



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 ...



The Top 500 8th Grade Boys In The 5K  MileSplit

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Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

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US Top 50 Boys Indoor Rankings: Union Catholic 1st Under 8 Minutes In 4x800  MileSplit

Check out the US top 50 boys indoor rankings as of January 17th. The Union Catholic boys were the first team in the country to break 8 minutes in the 4x800 this ...



Freshmen Boys National Indoor Rankings: Hernandez Among Top 5 In 200/400/500  milesplit.com

Check out the top 100 freshmen boys national indoor rankings by event as of December 26th. Napoleon Hernandez of Tatnall (DE) leads all freshmen in the ...



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