UPDATE

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

LINDSAY CHARGES PAST ALVORD - Lindsay opened the third quarter on a 14-0 run to open up a 19-point lead on the way to a 64-38 victory over the Alvord Bulldogs in the 2A Region II bi-district basketball game Monday in Bowie. Tristan Palmer led Alvord with 11 points.

Read More...

0 Comments


Driver crashes into tree Sailing full circle: Williams completes the Great Loop journey Basketball: End of the line – Wilmer-Hutchins holds off Decatur rally
 
Driver crashes into tree

Driver crashes into tree

A 31-year-old Bowie man was seriously injured Wednesday morning when his pickup left the roadway and struck a tree on Farm Road 51 south of Decatur.

Sailing full circle: Williams completes the Great Loop journey

Sailing full circle: Williams completes the Great Loop journey

Faring 10-foot waves en route to the Bahamas, sailing 25 hours straight across the Gulf, waiting in canal locks full of barges - Rafe Williams' trip around the Great Loop was far different from the lake boating he was used to.

Basketball: End of the line – Wilmer-Hutchins holds off Decatur rally

Basketball: End of the line – Wilmer-Hutchins holds off Decatur rally

The Decatur Lady Eagles fought back from an 11-point deficit in the first quarter to take a halftime lead.




NEWS HEADLINES

Sex offender given life sentence

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Brian Knox

A previously convicted sex offender was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of sexually abusing his young step-granddaughter over a two-year period.

Read more...

0 Comments

Driver crashes into tree

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A 31-year-old Bowie man was seriously injured Wednesday morning when his pickup left the roadway and struck a tree on Farm Road 51 south of Decatur.

Read more...

0 Comments

Candidates file for local races

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County will have multiple contested races in the May 6 election.

Read more...

0 Comments

Sailing full circle: Williams completes the Great Loop journey

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Faring 10-foot waves en route to the Bahamas, sailing 25 hours straight across the Gulf, waiting in canal locks full of barges - Rafe Williams' trip around the Great Loop was far different from the lake boating he was used to.

Read more...

0 Comments


SPORTS HEADLINES

Lindsay charges past Alvord in bi-district

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Alvord turned the ball over on its first six possessions of the third quarter and went scoreless for five and half minutes as Lindsay went on a 14-0 run. The Knights never looked back in rolling to the 64-38 victory in the 2A Region II bi-district game at Bowie High School.

Read more...

0 Comments

Basketball: Ranchview stops Sissies

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Carrollton Ranchview fought off a third-quarter rally by the Bridgeport Sissies Tuesday night to go on for the 4A Region II bi-district victory.

Read more...

0 Comments


OUR OPINIONS

College board antics only reinforce the need for Wise representation


Published Saturday, February 18, 2017 | By Kristen Tribe

The shenanigans at Weatherford College headquarters the last few weeks are perfect examples of why Wise County needs a voting seat on its board of directors.

Read More...

0 Comments

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Flynn should be investigated

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Tracy A. Smith

It is time to be a patriotic hero for our country. Country first, not party.

Read more...

0 Comments

Holiday decor appreciated

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Joy O. Henry

I apologize for the belated "thank you" to all Wise County residents that decorated their homes, yards, fences and even some trees during the holidays.

Read more...

0 Comments