UPDATE

Friday, April 21, 2017

COLLEGE BILL PASSES HOUSE - The Texas House of Representatives Thursday passed Rep. Phil King's bill (HB 2194) advocating for Wise County representation on the Weatherford College board. The bill will now be sent to the Senate for approval. Read more in the weekend Wise County Messenger on newsstands Saturday.

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Dazzling total; Fundraiser sets record Track: Hacker flies to area victory Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events
 
Dazzling total; Fundraiser sets record

Dazzling total; Fundraiser sets record

Raising more than $66,000, this year's Dazzle Me Pink luncheon and fashion show truly dazzled.

Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Track: Hacker flies to area victory

By the time Decatur's Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he'd set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School.

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.




NEWS HEADLINES

Hodgkins sentenced for fatal crash

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Brian Knox

The driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal wreck in Bridgeport in 2015 was sentenced to prison for intoxication manslaughter Thursday.

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Dazzling total; Fundraiser sets record

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

Raising more than $66,000, this year's Dazzle Me Pink luncheon and fashion show truly dazzled.

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May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Newark voters to decide municipal development district

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

Newark residents can vote beginning Monday on reassigning a half-cent sales tax from municipal services and property tax relief to the creation of a municipal development district.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

By the time Decatur's Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he'd set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School.

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Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.

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OUR OPINIONS

The evolution of me


Published Saturday, April 22, 2017 | By Danielle Scroggins

Let me start with, "I'm not a runner." In fact, I'm not an athlete of any sort. I played the obligatory soccer as a small child. I also tried my hand at basketball in middle school, but I was absolutely terrible. I was uncoordinated, slow and much too docile to "BE aggressive, BE BE aggressive" on the court.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Rhome Forward rules city

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

On Jan. 10, three candidates for Rhome City Council were "elected" by a small group of residents led by Councilman Sam Eason that he refers to as Rhome Forward and Friends.

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Vote yes for NISD bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Karen Wiechman

Over 10 years ago when we moved to Roanoke, Northwest ISD was a small, mostly country and small-town school district serving about 10,000 students.

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