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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 $210,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Decatur information.

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Decatur man injured in Wednesday wreck

The driver of a Ford Mustang involved in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 287 New Fairview Wednesday night was ejected after hitting an 18-wheeler and flipping over.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Abel Romaldo Colorado

Luis and Mercedes Colorado of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Abel Romaldo Colorado, on Sept.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Joseph Robert Doss

Rachel Boner and Robert Doss of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Joseph Robert Doss, on Sept.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

1 ejected, flown in Thursday wreck

The driver of a blue Ford Mustang involved in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 287 in New Fairview Wednesday night was ejected and flown to a Metroplex hospital.Austin Williams, 46, of Decatur was transported by Lifeteam 68 to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.

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Wise County Messenger Online

15 Wise residents earn degrees from Weatherford College

August graduation from Weatherford College included 15 students from Wise County - two of them earning double recognition.Seven Decatur students, three from Paradise, two each from Boyd and Runaway Bay and one student from Chico finished up their WC careers this summer.They were:Boyd: Jackie Delaine Lodes, associate of arts in general studies; ... (more)

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, September 3, 2014

BRIDGEPORTBARBECUE COOK-OFF - The Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual cook-off Saturday, Sept.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

1 lane of U.S. 81/287 open after crash

Police Chief Rex Hoskins said U.S. 81/287 in south Decatur was re-opened to southbound traffic about 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Healthy cooking school scheduled

Grab your friends and join us for food and fun at the second annual Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School, which is hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Dinner Tonight Planning Coalition.

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Wise County Messenger Online

-18-wheeler explosion causes U.S. 287 standstill

U.S. 287 is shut down in the north- and southbound lanes near McMaster New Holland in Decatur after an 18-wheeler hit a concrete divider and exploded.

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Wise County Messenger Online

For Mr. Alvarado; Care center employees accept cold challenge

Staff members at Senior Care Health and Rehabilitation in Decatur see first-hand the effects of ALS - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.They have witnessed the toll the progressive, incurable disease has had on one of their patients, Richard Alvarado.The 82-year-old from Boyd was diagnosed with ALS in 2011 ... (more)

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Wise County Messenger Online

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

WETTEST SUMMER SINCE '07 - During the meteorological summer - June 1 to Aug. 31 - Wise County received 15.66 inches of rain, well above the average rainfall for that three-month time period.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Officials optimistic about finance decision

It's not a surprise - and it's far from over - but Thursday's ruling in the Texas school finance lawsuit does push the state one step closer to a possible resolution of its longest-running political drama.How should we fund public education?State District Judge John Dietz of Austin issued his long, and long-awaited, ruling Thursday afternoon.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Safe stolen from diner

Decatur police are investigating the burglary of a local restaurant.Chief Rex Hoskins said someone broke out a window on the south side of Yesterday's Diner on U.S. 81/287, entered the building and stole a safe with an undetermined amount of money.The break-in happened during the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday morning and was discovered ... (more)

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Wise County Messenger Online

Decatur budget includes money for vehicles, ag barn

If the 2014-2015 Decatur school budget looked a lot like the 2013-2014 budget, that was by design."

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Minot Daily News

Jerry Herzberg

A graveside service was held Aug. 12 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery for Jerry Herzberg, 71, of Decatur, Texas, who died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Decatur.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Thursday, August 28, 2014

RESTAURANT BURGLARY - Decatur police are investigating a burglary of a local restaurant.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Dallas Morning News

McKinney schools superintendent to step down Dec. 31

McKinney schools Superintendent J.D. Kennedy will retire at the end of the year, closing out four decades in education.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Applications due for DATCU junior board

DATCU Credit Union recognizes the importance of developing young business leaders with a heart for service and volunteerism.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Woodall finds new home with a familiar mentor

One of Decatur High School's newest teachers, Meghan Woodall, has only been in Wise County for a couple of months, but it already feels like home.Although she graduated with a master's degree in agriculture education in 2010, she didn't start her teaching career until Monday after working at stock shows for the past several years.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Hot time on the trail

SHELTER FROM THE SUN - The bleachers provided much needed shade last weekend at the Chisholm Trail Days Rodeo at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur.

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