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Facebook and weather

Posted on 27. Jan, 2011 by .

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I’m the kind of gal who enjoys tracking the weather. I follow the Fort Worth office of the National Weather Service on Facebook and they send out relevant alerts. It seems we may be getting some “winter precipitation” around next Tuesday. And here I thought we were getting close to out of the nasty-weather woods. […]

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My Internet theory

Posted on 20. Jan, 2011 by .

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I came up with a theory last week: The opinion page was the original Internet. Before people of the world were able to instantly connect, to learn of news as it was happening and share their thoughts on the topic, there were newspapers and opinion pages. Think about it. Today, you might log on to […]

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Any suggestions?

Posted on 13. Jan, 2011 by .

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We’re gathering information for our annual wedding planning guide that will be published next month and would like to know if readers have any suggestions. We’re building worksheets to help brides-to-be plan the event of their dreams. Some of the categories include bride and groom attire, ceremony, officiant, reception, rehearsal dinner, beauty, jewelry, caterer, cakes, […]

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Almost a week …

Posted on 07. Jan, 2011 by .

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into the new year and we’re hitting the ground running at the Mess. Lots of projects to plan for the year in addition to keeping up with daily happenings around Wise County. Resolutions are all the rage this time of year. What’s yours?

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Bring it on!

Posted on 30. Dec, 2010 by .

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Did you know that we love reader submissions around here? Well, we do. From lifestyle announcements like births, engagements, weddings and anniversaries to letting everyone know your child graduated from college, we take ‘em all. We’ll even publish accomplishments earned through scouting, school and extracurricular activities. Make sure to send a picture, too! E-mail your […]

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Gearing up for the big day

Posted on 23. Dec, 2010 by .

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Behold: Jingle Cats waltz-of-the-flowers Merry Christmas, Wise County.

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Go see it! Santa would.

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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Needing a little Christmas now? I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve had a heck of a time catching the spirit this year. But I think I’ve found a remedy – Decatur High School’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the school’s theater. Theater teacher Lance Morse has assembled a cast that […]

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Need an afternoon pick-me-up?

Posted on 09. Dec, 2010 by .

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Head on down to the Mess and sample baking contest entries from 2 to 4 p.m. There’s enough sugar in our conference room to choke a horse! And it’s all De. Lic. Ious.

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Holiday Baking Contest

Posted on 06. Dec, 2010 by .

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The Wise County Messenger is holding its annual holiday baking contest. Cooks in Wise County can win a share of $250 in prize money with their best holiday dishes. Entries are due at the Messenger office by 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9. Winners and their recipes will be published in the Christmas Greetings section Thursday, […]

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