UPDATE

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

WOMEN'S BUILDING REMODEL GRINDS TO HALT - Work on the Women's Building at the Wise County Fairgrounds is temporarily halted because the contractor did not seek the proper permits with the city of Decatur. Planning and Development Director Dedra Ragland said a third-party inspector working for the city visited the site Aug. 9 and determined the level of work required permits.

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Unserved: Questions arise over constable’s work and expenses Football: Fast start – Eagles explode for 74 points in win Decatur man wins Chisholm Trail Days art contest
 
Unserved: Questions arise over constable’s work and expenses

Unserved: Questions arise over constable’s work and expenses

Precinct 3 Constable Doug Parr's county charge accounts remain frozen because he has not addressed issues with inventory as he promised earlier this summer.

Football: Fast start – Eagles explode for 74 points in win

Football: Fast start – Eagles explode for 74 points in win

The Decatur Eagles entered the season expecting to feature an explosive offense behind the returning duo of Tyler Ticknor and Payton McAlister.

Decatur man wins Chisholm Trail Days art contest

Decatur man wins Chisholm Trail Days art contest

A mounted cowboy carefully drives a lively herd of cattle down a gravel road, his quiet resolve offsetting the hectic chore. Behind him, two pickups keep the caravan in check.




NEWS HEADLINES

Unserved: Questions arise over constable’s work and expenses

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 3 Constable Doug Parr's county charge accounts remain frozen because he has not addressed issues with inventory as he promised earlier this summer.

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Arrest made in stabbing case

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Boyd man has been arrested after stabbing a Paradise man during a fight.

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Enrollment increases across county

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

All but two Wise County school districts saw an increase in enrollment numbers from the first day of school last year to the first day this year.

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Boyd City Council proposes tax rate, budget

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd City Council members agreed to a preliminary 2016-2017 budget and tax rate during a two-hour workshop Tuesday.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Fast start – Eagles explode for 74 points in win

Published Saturday, August 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles entered the season expecting to feature an explosive offense behind the returning duo of Tyler Ticknor and Payton McAlister.

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Football: Late field goal lifts Holliday past Panthers

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Holliday’s Grayson Germany hit a 14-yard field goal with one second left to break a scoreless deadlock and give the Eagles a 3-0 victory over the Paradise Panthers.

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OUR OPINIONS

Georgia on my mind, but not my map


Published Saturday, August 27, 2016 | By Brian Knox

The address for our hotel seemed so charmingly "Georgia" on our first trip to Atlanta recently. But as we would come to find out during our stay, that charm turned more into frustration.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Keep tax collection with Shaw

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By Garry Bible

The Texas Constitution, Article 8, says that qualified voters of each county shall elect an assessor-collector of taxes for the county.

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Give pickle snow cones a chance

Published Wednesday, August 17, 2016
By Allie Tribe

I'm writing in regard to Racey Burden's and David Talley's latest snow cone tasting column.

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