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Decatur, Texas is located in Wise County. Zip codes in Decatur, TX include 76234. The median home price in Decatur is $213,000 which is roughly $86/per square foot. More Decatur information.

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15 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

ALVORDWATERMELON FESTIVAL - The Alvord Watermelon Festival is Aug. 8-9. Vendors are needed and cookoff participants are being registered.

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19 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Local educators attend convention

Educators from across Wise County recently attended the 85th Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Lubbock.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Doctor's office open in Bridgeport

A physician's office in Decatur that was closed July 11 is open and seeing patients in Bridgeport four days a week.A story in the weekend Messenger stated that Dr. Chad Stephens' office, North Texas Spine and Sport, on Medical Center Drive in Decatur had been closed, with an eviction notice posted on the door.Two other physicians who had also ... (more)

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Wise County Messenger Online

Prussic acid poisoning problematic for beef producers

What a way to cruise through July, coming off the rainfall we received two weeks ago.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Swinging a big loop; Changes coming for Decatur's cowboy kingdom

What do you get when you combine a unique and growing market - people who ride and rope - with a business owner who lies awake at night thinking up ways to meet their needs?A little western store becomes a chain, then a mail-order catalog business.

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Decatur City Council eyes state roads through town

The Decatur City Council Monday night spent some time discussing which, if any, state highways the city might like to take over.The Texas Dept.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Truck hits teens at Reunion

Two teenagers were seriously injured Friday night when they were hit by a pickup near the entrance to the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Annabelle Jean Price

Will and Nina Price of Paradise announce the birth of a daughter, Annabelle Jean, on July 16, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Katelynn Elizabeth Flannagan

Bryan and Jessica Flannagan of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Katelynn Elizabeth, on July 22, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Highway intersection temporarily closed for construction

The intersection of U.S. 81/287 and Business U.S. 287 on the south side of Decatur will be closed for approximately eight weeks, starting Tuesday.The Texas Department of Transportation issued a press release that stated the intersection would be closed starting July 29 for reconstruction of the north tie-in of Business U.S. 287 to U.S.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Decatur City Council to discuss TxDOT proposal on road takeover

The Decatur City Council Monday evening will discuss a controversial proposal by the state to turn over portions of state-owned roads to the city.The concept, known as the "Turnback" program, was originally conceived to save the Texas Department of Transportation as much as $165 million by transferring control of 1,900 miles of state highways and ... (more)

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From Facebook to jail book-in; Gibbon arrested for copper thefts

An Alvord man was arrested for copper theft this week after seeing his photo posted on social media.

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Overall values up 5.3 percent

The certified tax roll came out Friday, and overall values in Wise County are up 5.3 percent.Wise Appraisal District releases values each year, giving cities, school districts and other tax-supported public entities a tax roll they can bill off as they finalize their budgets.There were few big winners in Friday's numbers, but no one saw any huge ... (more)

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Burnin' love: Smith charged with arson in house fire

A Paradise woman is suspected of intentionally setting her home on fire with her husband sleeping inside.

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Bike rally rides again

Cyclists from across North Texas will sweep through the roads of Wise County's Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands Saturday, Aug. 2, as part of the Eighter From Decatur Bike Rally.

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Reefer Madness: YouTube star records parody at Reunion grounds

When most people think of the 1978 film "Grease," they think of a timeless tale of high school romance between two teens in different social circles.Steve Berke thinks of medical marijuana.Berke, a resident and two-time mayoral candidate of Miami Beach, Fla., found fame with his YouTube marijuana parodies of hit songs - stuff like "Pot Shop" and ... (more)

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Kaide Ray Allen Harding

Angel and Kenneth Harding of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Kaide Ray Allen, on July 20, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Friday, July 25, 2014

COPPER THEFT ARREST - A local man has been arrested in the recent theft of copper at a couple of locations in north Decatur.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Timothy Paul Dennis, 19, and Justice Marie Sampson, 18, were traveling east on FM 2264 when Dennis, the driver, swerved to the right to avoid a rock in the road.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BRIDGEPORTATHLETIC PHYSICALS - Physicals will be offered for $20 at the Bridgeport High School training room Thursday, July 24. Girls are to report at 5 p.m. and boys at 6 p.m. All athletes entering grades seven, nine and 11 must have a physical before the first day of practice for their sport.

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