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13 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online
Austin and Valleri Sewell of Decatur announce the birth of a daughter, Fannin Lee, on Nov. 18, 2013, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Denton.
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17 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online
Road closures and shut downs have been reported today on U.S. 380 between Decatur and Bridgeport.
The new executive director for the Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. may get a contract and flexibility in pay grade.At the beginning of its meeting Tuesday, the city council held a workshop with the EDC board of directors to discuss hiring a new executive director and changes in compensation.William Myers, the current ED, has accepted a ... (more)
If anybody was praying for sleet over freezing rain from Thursday afternoon into Friday morning, it worked.In fact, the factors that determine if the earth gets pelted with freezing rain or sleet does start high above the land."
Everybody and their dog was at Wal-Mart Thursday. SNOW DAY - Esther Wissmann gives her daughter, Ella Wissman, 9, a push as she attempts to sled down a street in Decatur.
For the second straight year, the Paradise Chamber of Commerce named Deborah Mann Citizen of the Year during its fifth annual awards dinner Monday at the First Baptist Church of Paradise.
The Decatur Woman's Club Tour of Homes is Sunday, Dec. 8.Holiday cheer will be kicked into high gear as visitors tour four homes and one special event venue 1 to 5 p.m. Decatur homes featured include those belonging to Joe and Cindy Berry, 1396 Briar Crossing Dr.; Sean and Angie Browning, 329 Busey Blvd.; and Coy and Milissa Harris, 1500 Briar ... (more)
Joel and Shanda Petty of Rhome announce the birth of daughter, Rhealeigh Elise, on Nov. 22, 2013, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long.She has one brother: Cayden Petty, 2.Grandparents are Mark Woodruff of Greenwood, Sissy Foster of Decatur and Dan and Sandra Petty of ... (more)
George R. and Faith D. Steele of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Daniel Augustus, on Nov. 23, 2013, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.He has four brothers: Javier W. Steele, 7, Trevor Allen Steele, Philip Martin Steele and Ricky Wayne Steele; and one sister, Emily Contrerras ... (more)
Mike and Charlotte Lockett of Decatur will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a come-and-go reception 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Decatur Civic Center.
Decatur continues to stake its claim as the Cowboy Capital.Five local rodeo professionals will take the stage at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Dec. 5-14 in Las Vegas.
Wise Regional Health System will suspend inpatient services at its Bridgeport campus effective Dec. 1.That announcement came in a news release Tuesday after the hospital board met Monday evening.