UPDATE

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

EARLY VOTING ENDS TODAY - Today is the last chance to vote before election day Saturday for local city and school races. Voting hours are extended from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. today at city halls in Alvord, Aurora, Bridgeport, Chico, Decatur and Rhome. See tomorrow's Messenger for more information about Saturday's election.

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Cowboy church caters to Western culture Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life Softball: Sissies outlast Venus in nine innings
 
Cowboy church caters to Western culture

Cowboy church caters to Western culture

The typical church-going environment on a Sunday morning in the South revolves around a pulpit, pews and a sanctuary in a church building.

Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

While the weather caused last-minute changes, Relay for Life of Wise County went on as scheduled last Friday night.

Softball: Sissies outlast Venus in nine innings

Softball: Sissies outlast Venus in nine innings

The Bridgeport Sissies played two extremely close games during district play.




NEWS HEADLINES

April showers don’t bring lake levels up

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

If the saying, "April showers bring May flowers" is true, then we should see a magnificent floral display in Wise County this month.

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Cowboy church caters to Western culture

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Jake Harris

The typical church-going environment on a Sunday morning in the South revolves around a pulpit, pews and a sanctuary in a church building.

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Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

While the weather caused last-minute changes, Relay for Life of Wise County went on as scheduled last Friday night.

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May Election

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Softball: Working extra – Davis’ triple lifts Paradise to win in 13th

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

For her sixth at-bat of the game Thursday in the top of the 13th inning, Brooklynn Davis took a simple approach.

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Softball: Sissies outlast Venus in nine innings

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Sissies played two extremely close games during district play.

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OUR OPINIONS

Focusing only on the chaos misses the full story


Published Saturday, May 2, 2015 | By Brian Knox

I was checking the daily sheriff's office patrol reports - the information used to put together our weekly Crime Report - Wednesday afternoon when I saw something that stopped me in my tracks. "A subject tried to lure a child into a vehicle."

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

WRHS should look local

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Eddie R. Dunlap

Wednesday's article - "Contracts, hospital admin worry doctors" - demonstrates the chickens do come home to roost.

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Support the DISD bond

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Alan White

Imagine where we would be if bond elections for Carson Elementary (and later Young) had not passed.

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