UPDATE

Update for Friday, October 19, 2018

CHAMBER BANQUET AND AUCTION - The 27th annual Decatur Chamber of Commerce banquet and auction is Saturday. Flappers, gangsters and the like will gather at the Decatur Conference Center 5:30-10:30 p.m. Guests can try their luck at casino games, participate in the fundraising auction and enjoy dinner and cocktails. The Decatur Citizen of the Year will also be awarded.

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Rhome remembers: Community reflects on life of Rhome police officer On the mend: Richardson back on feet to run at regionals Winning together: Boyd trio claims fourth straight district title
 
Rhome remembers: Community reflects on life of Rhome police officer

Rhome remembers: Community reflects on life of Rhome police officer

A growing collection of bouquets, ribbons and flowers adorn a police cruiser outside the Rhome Police Department, as people pay their respects to Sgt. Robin Adair, a Rhome Police officer who drowned last week in a Kentucky lake.

On the mend: Richardson back on feet to run at regionals

On the mend: Richardson back on feet to run at regionals

With less than a week to the Oct. 11 District 7-3A meet, Boyd senior Connor Richardson did not feel like himself.

Winning together: Boyd trio claims fourth straight district title

Winning together: Boyd trio claims fourth straight district title

Over the past four years, Boyd coach Dusty Crafton and seniors Jordyn Todd and Larrin Maxwell have gotten used to winning.




NEWS HEADLINES

Burglars hit local pharmacy

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Brian Knox

Bridgeport police are investigating a burglary of a pharmacy early Saturday morning.

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Rhome remembers: Community reflects on life of Rhome police officer

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A growing collection of bouquets, ribbons and flowers adorn a police cruiser outside the Rhome Police Department, as people pay their respects to Sgt. Robin Adair, a Rhome Police officer who drowned last week in a Kentucky lake.

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On the mend: Richardson back on feet to run at regionals

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

With less than a week to the Oct. 11 District 7-3A meet, Boyd senior Connor Richardson did not feel like himself.

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2 arrested for break-in

Published
By Saturday, October 20, 2018

Two men were arrested early Thursday morning after authorities say they were caught trying to steal a tractor from a local business.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Winning together: Boyd trio claims fourth straight district title

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Over the past four years, Boyd coach Dusty Crafton and seniors Jordyn Todd and Larrin Maxwell have gotten used to winning.

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Headed back out west; Decatur looks to snag state spot

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles have some unfinished business. At the 2017 4A Region II championships, Decatur was six points away from qualifying for state.

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OUR OPINIONS

We serve many roles


Published Saturday, October 13, 2018 | By Richard Greene

A week ago a man came into the office, expressing his concern about a human interest feature on the front page of the Messenger. "It's not news," he said repeatedly.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Bond needs to pass for Rhome’s future

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Sam Eason

Does the city need to expand the Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant?

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Accurate information needed on bond

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Patricia Mitchell

With $2,750,000 at stake and early voting beginning on Monday, if Rhome voters are to make an informed decision, they are entitled to correct information; particularly official information posted in the bond update published on the city of Rhome website.

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