One Year On: The Unresolved Murder Case of Athena Strand
• One year ago, 7-year-old Athena Strand disappeared from her home in Paradise, Wise County. • Tanner Horner, a FedEx driver at the time, has been charged with capital murder in connection with Athena's death.
'We will always say her name'| Wise County bathed in pink in honor of Athena Strand on 1-year anniversary of her death
PARADISE, Texas — In the 72 hours that gripped the communities of Paradise, Boyd and Cottondale one year ago when 7-year-old Athena Strand disappeared, the little girl's favorite color pink became the calling card of hope: on balloons, on T-shirts, on banners, on holiday decorations. One year later, on...
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!
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.
Bellevue's Transformation: From Farmland to Tech Hub Through Strategic Urban Planning
Bellevue, Washington's journey from pastoral farmland to a vibrant tech hub is a testament to the power of strategic urban planning and investment in transportation infrastructure. The city, which began as a humble agricultural community in the late 19th century, has since burgeoned into a bustling center of technological innovation. Key infrastructural developments, like the Mercer Island Floating Bridge and later the Bellevue Transit Center, have been instrumental in attracting tech giants and fostering economic growth. The city's evolution showcases the symbiosis between transportation advancements and urban development.
Seymour family needs community after Thanksgiving wreck
SEYMOUR, Texas (KAUZ) - A Seymour family is in need of community support and prayers. The Dreyer family was involved in a collision near Wise County. All five family members of that vehicle were rushed to the hospital and some needed to be airlifted. 7-year-old Scarlett Morrison was on the...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.51 and $2.79 in Decatur as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest 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 Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Fantasy of Lights Christmas Festival 2023 Sweet Tidings of Gingerbread schedule Dec. 1-3
Sip & Stroll With Me, 5-8 p.m., downtown Bowie, $10 to purchase armband and glass from any participating merchant. See full list of merchants in your mid-week Bowie News. Open house Bowie Economic Development office, 4-6 p.m., 101 E. Pecan. Dec. 2. Pancakes with Santa, 7-10 a.m., Bowie Fire Department....
Former Amarillo City Councilwoman Hays Files for State House
Elaine Hays has filed her ballot application for Texas House District 64. Hays, who formerly served on Amarillo City Council after first being elected in 2017, chose not to seek a third term in 2021 following a failed congressional primary bid in 2020. After leaving city council, Hays moved to Runaway Bay in Wise County, where she is now running for Texas State House.
Brownwood, Decatur to battle for state semifinals berth
The Brownwood Lions are playing in the state quarterfinals for the first time since 2015, seeking their first state semifinals appearance since 2010, but in order to achieve that goal they must first dispatch of the reigning Class 4A Division I Region I champion Decatur Eagles. Kickoff between the Lions...
Chamber announces ChiliFest winners
Chamber announces ChiliFest winners Press Release Wed, 11/29/2023 - 4:21 pm ...
Team of the week: Jacksboro Tigers – November 30, 2023
The Jacksboro Tigers earn our honor as team of the week after their overtime win in the class 3A, DII regional semifinals!
Texas High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Wise County This Week
The 2023 high school football season is underway, and if you're searching for how to stream matchups in Wise County, Texas this week, we've got what you need. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Other...
Volleyball all-district lists released
With the 2023 volleyball season in the rearview mirror, the last bit of news are the all-district lists that honor players play both on and off the court. The Bowie Lady Rabbits had two senior front court players, Olivia Gill and Gracie Duke, who both had played on varsity all four years, be named to the all-district first team.
Solar scam? Local woman believes late stepmother was exploited
JACKSBORO (CBS News Texas) - Jan Jones was mourning the loss of her stepmother and helping her father get his estate in order, when she noticed something that surprised her. It was an automatic charge on her stepmother's bank account for about $300 a month from a company called GoodLeap. Jones soon learned that her stepmother had taken out a loan with the company to finance $60,000 worth of solar panels. It's a debt her father will now assume. The collateral is the house he shared with his wife."Now he's stuck with it," Jones said. Jones says her stepmother, Paula Sharp, struggled with...
It’s time to winterize your home, water well
As North Texas finally transitions towards cooler temperatures, community water needs change as well. Preparing your home for freezing temperature scan save time and money, especially with meteorologists expecting El Nino to bring wintry weather to the Southwest United States. Use these tips from the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District...
Alvord's Historic Rock Island Depot: A Journey Through Railroad History
In the quaint town of Alvord, the Historic Rock Island Depot emerges as a monument to the town's vibrant railroad heritage. This architectural gem, an emblem of the golden age of railroads, has been transformed into a museum that narrates Alvord's intertwining history with the tracks that once dictated its rhythm of life. The museum stands as a proud custodian of the past, its exhibits of artifacts and photographs telling tales of the era when steam power was synonymous with innovation and growth.
Routine business for commissioners on Monday
Members of the Montague County Commissioners Court met for a brief agenda of business on Monday as the county moves into the final month of the year. The date for the last December meeting was moved from Dec. 25 to Dec. 26 due to the Christmas holiday. A joint resolution...
paradise, TX Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near paradise.