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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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Sunday | 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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Wise County Messenger Online

Decatur to hold budget hearing

The public will have a chance to learn details and offer feedback on the 2014-2015 school year budget at Decatur Wednesday.The school district will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget and tax rate at a meeting 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the DISD Administration Building, 307 S. Cates St. Following the hearing, the board will vote to adopt the ... (more)

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Wise County Messenger Online

Local 4-Hers recognized at banquet

Wise County 4-H families gathered Aug. 11 to recognize the accomplishments of the youth in the 4-H program.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Videos go viral in icy battle against ALS

Log in to a Facebook page or go through your feed on Twitter, and it doesn't take long to come across someone taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Alilya Jade Stewart

Carmon Keathley and Dustin Stewart of Newark announce the birth of a daughter, Alilya Jade Stewart, on Aug. 13, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Saylar Kate Schroeder

Ginger Ruble and Jacob Schroeder of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Saylar Kate Schroeder, on Aug. 18, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Parker Gage Bennett

Torri Gillespie and Jordan Bennett of Bridgeport announce the birth of their third child, Parker Gage, on Aug. 14, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Stetson Lee Hicks

Malloree Hardee and Timothy Hicks of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Stetson Lee, on Aug. 18, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Decatur Police Department expands use of body cameras for officers

All Decatur policemen on the streets will be equipped with body cameras as of Sept.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Cash for a splash: Decatur EDC looks into building water park to...

It's not a pool, but it's water - and when it's 100 degrees outside, a place to get wet is all most kids are looking for.By next summer, Decatur may have one.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Far from elementary: Decatur High School junior to complete studies at college level

Even as a tot, 16-year-old Ben Lunday of Decatur didn't give his parents the answers they expected.At 2, he was playing in the yard while his mother, Kristi, tended her plants.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Dr. and Mrs. C.M. Cocanougher

Dr. C.M. and Jo Ann Cocanougher of Decatur will celebrate their 60th anniversary Aug. 28. Dr. and Mrs. C.M. Cocanougher Charles and Jo Ann Gary were married Aug. 28, 1954, in Fort Worth at Matthews Memorial Methodist Church.

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