Basketball: Happy returns – Senior point guard prepares for first district game in almost two years

Basketball: Happy returns – Senior point guard prepares for first district game in almost two years

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

As the Decatur Lady Eagles made a run to the district title and the third round of the playoffs, Jasmyne Tate kept a smile on her face and cheered her teammates on.

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Quotes of 2014

Quotes of 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

"The first time I saw a picture of her on Facebook, I saw my mother in her. I just saw my momma, and I just broke down."

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Twice blessed: ‘First babies’ arrive a minute apart

Twice blessed: ‘First babies’ arrive a minute apart

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Bob Buckel

The first baby of 2015 waited until Jan. 2 to get here. Apparently, she wanted some company.

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Best of Crime Reports 2014

Best of Crime Reports 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

A man reported that someone keeps harassing his chickens.

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Top ten stories of 2014

Top ten stories of 2014

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Triumph and tragedy provided the big news stories of 2014. Here's a look at our Top Ten.

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Music education takes center stage

Music education takes center stage

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Slidell Elementary students are singing a new tune this school year.

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Titles, records, changes highlight 2014

Titles, records, changes highlight 2014

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Richard Greene

2014 provided plenty to cheer about. It also brought several changes. Here's a quick look back at the year's top 10 sports headlines.

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Christmas Eve robbery leads to 4 arrests

Christmas Eve robbery leads to 4 arrests

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

Four men spent Christmas in the Wise County Jail after being arrested just blocks away from the Bridgeport convenience store that two of them robbed at gunpoint.

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Blaze devours mobile home

Blaze devours mobile home

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

A mobile home northeast of Decatur was destroyed Friday in an early morning fire.

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Volleyball: Leonard earns TSWA top honor – Decatur coach joins setter as writers award winners

Volleyball: Leonard earns TSWA top honor – Decatur coach joins setter as writers award winners

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

Honors continue to roll in for Decatur senior setter Stormi Leonard.

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Family starts a Christmas tradition

Family starts a Christmas tradition

Published Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Christmas lights on the housetop at 137 Nottingham Circle in Bridgeport glisten in the brisk December night.

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Students head to the big show

Students head to the big show

Published Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise agriculture students are prepping for one of the biggest and oldest livestock shows in Texas - one that brings huge crowds, and sometimes bitter cold.

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Football: Holdman leads Bulls honorees

Football: Holdman leads Bulls honorees

Published Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls were well-represented on both sides of the ball on the 2014 District 3-4A team.

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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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