Head-on collision sends 2 to hospitals

Head-on collision sends 2 to hospitals

Published Saturday, December 20, 2014
By Bob Buckel

A head-on collision on Texas 114 just west of Boyd Friday morning sent two drivers to area hospitals.

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Santa Claus is comin’ to town

Santa Claus is comin’ to town

Published Saturday, December 20, 2014
By Jake Harris

There may only be one Santa Claus, but he has a lot of helpers this year in Wise County.

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Volleyball: Justice Served – 2014 All-Wise Volleyball

Volleyball: Justice Served – 2014 All-Wise Volleyball

Published Saturday, December 20, 2014
By Richard Greene

Stormi Leonard - The all-time Lady Eagles leader in assists with 3,955 dished out 1,433 to help Decatur to a second straight state title.

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Brazile tears up record books

Brazile tears up record books

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Trevor Brazile continues to rewrite the Pro Rodeo record books.

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Kalila Rodriguez is all smiles at Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Decatur Fire Department Saturday.

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Basketball: Hix, Eagles take down Indians

Basketball: Hix, Eagles take down Indians

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Richard Greene

With crisp ball movement, the Decatur Eagles created opportunities and Mason Hix cashed in Monday night.

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Man dies in fiery crash

Man dies in fiery crash

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Authorities have identified the man who died in a fiery one-car crash Wednesday night on U.S. 380 east of Decatur, but have not released his name pending confirmation from the Dallas County Medical Examiners Office.

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Busy hands: Woman’s work brings comfort to homeless

Busy hands: Woman’s work brings comfort to homeless

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Beth Roper's small hands are strong and sure, grasping the crochet hook and pulling an endless string through loop after loop, forming a sturdy, inch-thick, 2-by-6-foot mat.

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Basketball: Lasting Legacy – Northwest retires Hooper’s No. 24

Basketball: Lasting Legacy – Northwest retires Hooper’s No. 24

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Richard Greene

On the night dedicated to Shyann Hooper, she made her presence known at halftime Tuesday according to her father, Tommy.

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2 seriously hurt in head-on collision

2 seriously hurt in head-on collision

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A WBAP/KLIF reporter and a De Leon woman were flown to a Fort Worth hospital Friday night after a head-on collision between Boyd and Cottondale.

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Teen injured in weekend wreck

Teen injured in weekend wreck

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

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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Basketball: Firing away – Alvord sharpshooter takes to new system, coach

Basketball: Firing away – Alvord sharpshooter takes to new system, coach

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014
By Richard Greene

In May, when Alvord coach Rob Schmucker announced he was leaving for a job in Panhandle, guard Katie Claborn experienced some natural apprehension about her upcoming senior year.

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Woman dies in head-on wreck

Woman dies in head-on wreck

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Brian Knox

A driver going the wrong way died Tuesday in a head-on collision just south of Alvord.

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Quick thinking saves students

Quick thinking saves students

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Richard Greene

Driving down Interstate 35W Wednesday afternoon on her usual bus route, Northwest ISD driver Heather Bowen heard a loud pop.

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Basketball: Blazing the trail

Basketball: Blazing the trail

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Richard Greene

For three years, Tyler Maynard deferred to the older players on the team during the Slidell Greyhounds' runs to the postseason.

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Read named Citizen of the Year; Hometown Tees is Business of the Year

Read named Citizen of the Year; Hometown Tees is Business of the Year

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise Chamber of Commerce President Dollie Wall met Gay Read with a big hug, a smile and two awards Monday night.

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Visiting Santa Claus

Visiting Santa Claus

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Joe Duty

Isabella and David Duran sit on Santa's lap Monday night at the city's tree lighting event.

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Basketball: Two of a kind – Preathers pace Paradise teams

Basketball: Two of a kind – Preathers pace Paradise teams

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Richard Greene

Pointing to the bruises on her arms, Jett Preather recalls another spirited battle of one-on-one with her fiercest competition her twin brother, Cash.

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Love in Every Stitch: Chico woman’s passion for quilting leads to national award

Love in Every Stitch: Chico woman’s passion for quilting leads to national award

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Priscilla Moreland's prize-winning quilt hung in her living room last week, the golden threads shimmering under the lights as she lovingly recalled the work that went into it.

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Toy Run riders donate socks for event promotion

Toy Run riders donate socks for event promotion

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Jake Harris

The 15th Annual Wise County Toy Run is coming up Dec. 7, and event organizer Scott Gates, also known as Spirit Rider, is already starting the festivities.

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