Archive for 'Keri Pritchard-Willerton'
Posted on 09. Jun, 2011 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
If you’ve ever thumbed through a copy of our newcomers/visitors guide, Welcome to Wise, you can imagine the amount of time it takes to update and add new information. Our intern for the month of June, J.C. Jones, has been burning up phone lines working on the project. We’ve revamped the summertime section over the [...]
Posted on 11. Feb, 2011 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
Do you know how to submit story ideas? It’s easy. You can call the office at (940) 627-5987 and ask to speak to someone in the newsroom, e-mail it to news @wcmessenger.com or if you’re feeling like taking it back a couple of decades, fax it in to (940) 627-1004. We also accept photos. Just [...]
Posted on 30. Dec, 2010 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
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 [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2010 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
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, [...]
Posted on 02. Dec, 2010 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
Messenger employees volunteered to ring the Salvation Army bell today. We went out in pairs (or sometimes as a trio) to drum up donations for the army’s signature red kettle campaign. Because bell-ringing coordinator Tana Fedric beats the bushes to find volunteers, all of the money collected helps those in Wise County. More than $26,000 [...]
Posted on 08. Nov, 2010 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
It’s been a while since I’ve stretched my writing legs, but given the opportunity to scratch out a little place for myself on Making a Mess, I hope to engage our readers in conversations. It’s nice to hear from readers — both pleased and disgruntled. It lets us know what you expect out of coverage [...]
Posted on 08. Apr, 2009 by Keri Pritchard-Willerton.
As I was reading the Thursday paper just now, it occured to me that I wasn’t familiar with the United States Honor Flag that was brought here for Sgt. Randy White’s funeral yesterday. According to its Web site, http://www.ushonorflag.org, the flag was given as a gift to Chris Heisler by the Texas House of Representatives [...]