Breaking: Cottondale man loses home in fire

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A Cottondale man lost everything in a fire after his mobile home burned down earlier this morning. James Thresher, 86, is safe and suffered no injuries after he ran out of the mobile home on County Road 3592 when he saw smoke in his living room. “I was in the living room and the power […]

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Five injured in head-on collision on FM 51

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Five men were transported by ambulance to area hospitals following a violent head-on collision on Farm Road 51 near County Road 2320 between Decatur and Slidell Saturday night.

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Suspect who shot police dog identified

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The man who tried to evade police by running into a wooded area in southern Montague County, and who shot and killed a K-9 officer from the Wise County Sheriff's Office, has been identified as Alan Lance Alverson, 45, of Granbury, according to Wise County Sheriff David Walker.

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Wise County K-9 killed in the line of duty

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A Wise County Sheriff’s Office K-9 was shot and killed in the line of duty Wednesday afternoon in Montague County. Sheriff David Walker said his officers were assisting Montague County Sheriff’s Office in a pursuit when Pepper, one of the department’s two dogs, was shot by the suspect.

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Welding leads to barn/grass fire

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A fire that started in a barn north of Chico Wednesday caused major damage and minor injuries to the homeowner.

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2 hurt in 81/287 wreck near Decatur

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A chain reaction wreck around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday sent two people to area hospitals.

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Bridgeport man found

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According to the Bridgeport Police Department Facebook page, Benisio Gonzales Davila, 84, was found in Abilene, canceling the Silver Alert.

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Bridgeport PD issues Silver Alert

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The Bridgeport Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Benisio Gonzales.

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Breaking News: Man injured after truck hits tractor

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An Alvord man was transported to Wise Regional Health System by ambulance after his tractor was struck by a truck on U.S. 81/287 shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after wreck

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A motorcyclist was transported to Denton Regional Medical Center after a collision with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 380 east of Decatur Thursday evening.

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Fire damages mobile home at Wildwood

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Fire damaged a mobile home at Wildwood Naturist’s Resort Monday afternoon. But the quick work and response by Decatur firefighters stopped the fire, which started near the back porch, from destroying the trailer on Private Road 1170.

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Fire destroys home near Park Springs

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On a brutally cold morning, a man lost his home and three dogs in a fire near the Wise and Montague county line Sunday. Alvord, Chico and Crafton firefighters battled the blaze off County Road 1792 near Park Springs with temperatures in the mid 20s and the wind chill in the low teens.

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Breaking: Mobile home catches fire on County Road 2320

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The Decatur, Greenwood Slidell and Krum fire departments responded to a mobile home fire in the 2000 block of County Road 2320 in Decatur after the mobile home became engulfed in flames around 2:30 a.m Friday. The residents of the mobile home were not on the property at the time of the fire, which destroyed the […]

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Breaking: Two suspects apprehended in Bridgeport grocery store robbery

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Update: According to a statement Bridgeport Assistant Chief Steve Stanford released on the Bridgeport Police Department’s Facebook page Christmas morning, two other people were arrested in addition to the two robbery suspects. During the search of the suspects’ hideout on Crittendon Street, “various narcotics” were also seized along with the firearms that are believed to have […]

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Breaking News: FM 51 South wreck slows traffic for an hour

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Traffic slowed down at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 51 South and County Road 3170 from 6 p.m. to around 7 p.m. tonight after a Toyota Camry struck an 18-wheeler trying to turn north onto FM 51. Texas State Trooper Patrick Alonzo said the accident was likely caused by the Camry driver’s failure […]

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1 killed in fiery crash on U.S. 380

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One person died in a fiery crash on U.S. 380 east of Decatur just before 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

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Names of wreck victims released

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The identities of the pickup driver and passenger in Friday night's head-on collision on Farm Road 51 South have been released.

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Teen suffers head injury in crash

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A Rhome teenager suffered a massive head injury in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 81/287 south of Decatur Saturday afternoon.

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WBAP confirms identity of reporter in wreck

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WBAP radio posted a story Saturday morning confirming the identity of its reporter — Alan Scaia — who was involved in Friday night’s head-on collision in Wise County. News director Rick Hadley told the Messenger Scaia is in critical, but stable condition at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He was flown there by Air Evac […]

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Two flown to JPS after head-on collision

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Two people were flown to a Fort Worth hospital Friday night following a head-on collision on Farm Road 51 South between FM 2123 and FM 2048.

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