FedEx Driver Still Awaits Justice in Long-Awaited Trial as Town Grips with Loss a Year After Texas 7-Year-Old's Murder
It has been one year since the residents of Wise County, Texas were shocked by the murder of 7-year-old Athena Strand. The tragedy led to a review of child abduction protocols and left the community mourning deeply. As reported by NBC DFW, Athena disappeared from her home in Paradise, leading...
This Luxurious Decatur Estate Redefines Home on The Range
If you want to live under the vast starry skies with miles and miles of Texas from every vantage point, this 25-acre luxurious Decatur estate is the perfect spot for your new home on the range. Over the past few years, we have shifted our views of what is important...
Local Hero: McCarroll Middle School's Jennifer Chaney Named Region 11 Counselor of the Month
Jennifer Chaney, a McCarroll Middle School counselor, has been named Region 11 Counselor of the Month. With 24 years in education and eight as a counselor, Chaney was motivated to become a counselor after assisting a struggling student. This experience led her to a school counseling program.
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Alvord as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Medical City Healthcare Acquires Wise Health System, Expanding its Network
• Medical City Healthcare has completed the purchase of Wise Health System in Wise County, expanding their system of care to 19 inpatient hospitals. • The three newly-named hospital campuses are Medical City Decatur, Medical City Argyle, and Medical City Surgical Hospital | Alliance.
Bowie Elementary 5th Graders Shine in First Patriot State Fair Project
Bowie Elementary School's 5th-grade students recently finished their first Patriot State Fair presentations. This project combined English Language Arts, math, science, and social studies. Over eight weeks, each student researched a U.S. state and made a presentation, adding their own creative ideas. The project was a joint effort among all of Bowie’s 5th-grade teachers and the SAISD Curriculum and Instruction department.
TX paradise's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around paradise..
Take a look Inside Bowie Color Guard
Halftime air swirls through the field as the band plays with pride, and large flags grace the busy air with colorful beauty. The unseen contributors of the band, the Bowie Color Guard, once again show off their carefully rehearsed moves and steps complimenting the band perfectly. “First semester we are...
4M Equine Ranch: The Rising Stars of the Barrel Racing World
Only a few months ago, 4M Equine Ranch was unheard of, but now, the masterminds behind it are establishing a reputation in the barrel racing world.
Sanger ISD receives national awards for its commitment to improving its students' mental health
On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, two Sanger ISD staff members were awarded the National George Washington Freedom Medals from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge - Dallas Chapter. The Freedoms Foundation’s National Awards were founded by Dwight Eisenhower, who presented the initial awards in 1949. The Freedoms Foundations National...
Fatal crash in Wise County leaves one dead, one injured
WISE COUNTY, Texas — A man lost his life and another was injured in a two-vehicle collision in Wise County on November 24, 2023. The fatal accident occurred at 4:55 p.m. on FM-1810 at FM-1655, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The road was dry, and the posted speed limit was 60 mph.
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Chinese Restaurants in Decatur You Must Try
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Chinese restaurants in Decatur. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Decatur TD with 4 seconds left ends Lions’ season, 38-35
WACO – The Brownwood Lions first dug themselves out of a 14-point first-half hole. Then, after falling behind again with 4:08 remaining, the Lions surged back into the lead in the closing minutes. But the final 86 seconds didn’t tick off the clock fast enough, as the reigning Class...
Prairie Valley Boys Interview
Montague County football all-district list revealed. Justin Clark, RB; Troy Kesey, TE; Braden Rhyne, CB. Seth Mann, FB; Hayden Rodriguez, OL; Cody West, OL; Hunter Rodriguez, S; Theron Waldrop, TE. Honorable mention. Jax Johnston, RB; Will Cross, LB; Preacher Chambers, DL; Hunter Fluitt, DL; Zac Harris, LB. Academic all-district. Justin...
7th grade robotics team at Bellevue Independent School District brings back silver at BEST of Texas Robotics competition
CLAY COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Competing against large high schools and school districts alike, one local middle school brought back silver in a multiple-state-wide robotics competition. Bellevue Independent School District’s Robotics Team of 7th graders dominated at the BEST of Texas Robotics Competition in Dallas on Friday, December 1, 2023, bringing home second place, according to […]
‘Out of the Box’ with Dallas Huston: Regional final
Well, the Brownwood Lion football season for 2023 came to a screeching halt in Waco against the Decatur Eagles. What a terrific ballgame it was and what a terrific game the Lions played. Did Waco have anything to do with us finishing 12-2? No! We’ve had some great games in that town and then we’ve had some pretty bad games, too. This wasn’t a bad game. This was a Regional Final between Brownwood and Decatur and it was a whale of a ballgame. I mean a REALLY GOOD game. Fact is, as a friend of mine used to say, “If I hadn’t paid money and I didn’t really care, it was a great game.” It was!
White Creek where Cooke, Denton and Wise Counties Meet
The springs for White Creek in extreme northwestern Denton County, Texas have carved this fantastic watering hole along County Line Road (also known as Fortenberry Road). It was at this site where a battle between white settlers and Comanches and Kiowas took place in 1868. That's Mr. Red River Historian and his truck driving along the ledge.
St. Nick searched for his missing reindeer
With just a few weeks until Christmas Santa Claus is in a panic because his crew of reindeer have not come back to the North Pole from their fall vacation in Texas. Help St. Nick find his team by search for them in your weekly Bowie News. Each correct entry will go into a drawing for a chance to win a Christmas ham donated by Brookshire’s Grocery in time for the big day.
Muenster man killed in Wise Co. crash
DECATUR, Texas (KXII) - A Muenster man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Friday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Texas troopers said just before 5 p.m. Charles Cairelli, Jr, 54, was traveling south on FM-1655 when he ran a stop sign and struck an eastbound vehicle on FM-1810.
Byars announces she'll run for a full term as judge
Trish Coleman Byars announced she will run for a full term as 97th District Court Judge. The district includes Archer, Clay and Montague counties. She was appointed July 24 to fill the unexpired term of Judge Jack McGaughey, who retired. "I am looking forward to continuing to serve the citizens...