UPDATE

Monday, June 18, 2018

RAIN CHANCES THIS WEEK — There’s a chance Wise County could see rain this week. The forecast includes a 10-20 percent chance of rain today and tomorrow, a 30 percent chance on Wednesday, 40 percent chance on Thursday and 20 percent chance on Friday.

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5 hurt in 3-vehicle crash Steady market: New, existing home prices rise in first quarter Motocross: Taking to the track – New Oak Hill owners welcome riders
 
5 hurt in 3-vehicle crash

5 hurt in 3-vehicle crash

Five people were transported to area hospitals Thursday morning from a three-vehicle accident on Farm Road 407, just east of the BNSF railroad tracks near the Dollar General in New Fairview.

Steady market: New, existing home prices rise in first quarter

Steady market: New, existing home prices rise in first quarter

Last year, Mark Southard's Malibu Homes built 15 homes. Through the first six months of this year, the custom home builder said he's on pace to double that number.

Motocross: Taking to the track – New Oak Hill owners welcome riders

Motocross: Taking to the track – New Oak Hill owners welcome riders

With their two sons, Damien and Cameron, racing, Monique and Kevin Coleman were used to spending weekends at motocross tracks.




NEWS HEADLINES

5 hurt in 3-vehicle crash

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

Five people were transported to area hospitals Thursday morning from a three-vehicle accident on Farm Road 407, just east of the BNSF railroad tracks near the Dollar General in New Fairview.

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Future fees; Fire chief proposes payment for services

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur could soon approve a number of fees that would be charged for services rendered by the fire department.

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Steady market: New, existing home prices rise in first quarter

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

Last year, Mark Southard's Malibu Homes built 15 homes. Through the first six months of this year, the custom home builder said he's on pace to double that number.

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Whitis’ future at DISD uncertain; Discussions to continue on superintendent contract

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

A week after holding a seven-hour closed session, Decatur ISD trustees will meet again Monday and discuss the employment and duties of Superintendent Judi Whitis.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Motocross: Taking to the track – New Oak Hill owners welcome riders

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

With their two sons, Damien and Cameron, racing, Monique and Kevin Coleman were used to spending weekends at motocross tracks.

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Young Alvord squads find success; Only one team misses postseason

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The youth movement was in full swing at Alvord High School during the 2017-2018 school year.

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OUR OPINIONS

School board lacks transparency


Published Saturday, June 9, 2018 | By Messenger Staff

We have some questions and many concerns. First, how can the Decatur School Board meet behind closed doors for seven hours on a single agenda item, and then come out and say nothing?

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Let Whitis continue job

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Robin Lewis

Dear School Board Members, as Spiderman once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." I do not envy you your responsibility this week. You have been placed in a terrible position.

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King speech not appropriate for time, place

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Judy Matthews

I would like to thank Skip Nichols for his opinion about the Memorial Day speech given by Phil King.

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