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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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Sunday Jul 27 | 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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Sunday Jul 27 | Wise County Messenger Online

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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Sunday Jul 27 | 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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Wise County Messenger Online

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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Wise County Messenger Online

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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Wise County Messenger Online

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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Wise County Messenger Online

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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Wise County Messenger Online

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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Wise County Messenger Online

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

Wise County Messenger Online

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

Wise County Messenger Online

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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Wise County Messenger Online

Goodwyn pleads guilty to drug charge

A former longtime court reporter for the 271st District Court in Decatur was back in a familiar setting Friday - but on the other side of the law.

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Wise County Messenger Online

'Little Branson' show coming to Civic Center

The Little Branson Gospel Show will bring its blend of music, inspiration and laughter to the Decatur Civic Center, 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. TEXAS PRAISE - John Webster, Joy Roberts and Cathy McCarley will perform during the Little Branson Gospel Show next month.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Decatur proposes new GPA rules for sophomores

Incoming Decatur High School sophomores may find themselves under the new grade-point average rules the school board recently approved for freshmen.Back in March, trustees approved changes in the way grade-point averages are calculated.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Like its maker, Poe's work breaks the mold

Roxie Poe pulls several still-warm, resplendent blue and brown, glass-infused jewelry pieces out of the kiln in her garage.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Allen to stand trial for second-degree murder

ALTUS, Okla._The man who confessed to killing his ex-wife and burying her body twelve years ago has been ordered to stand trial in Jackson County.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Wreck causes ramp closure

The onramp to U.S. 81/287 North from U.S. 380 in Decatur is closed while crews clean the contents spilled from an overturned 18-wheeler hauling hot asphalt.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Rain, cool temps provide welcome relief

It would have been hard to script a better scenario for a mid-July day in the midst of a drought.Cool temperatures and storms that brought several inches of rain, yet no damaging winds or major flooding issues, were a welcome sight Thursday.

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