Tennis: Successful recruit – Hurd brings in teammate from different court to win title

Tennis: Successful recruit – Hurd brings in teammate from different court to win title

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

When Connor Hurd needed a new tennis doubles partner for his senior year, he turned to a teammate from a different court.

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Sign of the times: Moran replicates blast from the past

Sign of the times: Moran replicates blast from the past

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By David Talley

If you haven't already noticed a new shadow falling across the Wise County Courthouse lawn, look west.

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1 injured in early morning wreck

1 injured in early morning wreck

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By David Talley

A Rockwall man was seriously injured early Sunday morning when he fell asleep at the wheel and ran off the road south of Alvord.

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Golf: Jones finishes in style – Senior wins fourth league title

Golf: Jones finishes in style – Senior wins fourth league title

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

After near-perfect approach shots on No. 16 and 17 Tuesday, the greens failed to reward Drew Jones with his first birdie on the back nine.

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Bald eagles soar into county

Bald eagles soar into county

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By David Talley

There's a new family in Wise County. While working on a friend's land between Decatur and Paradise, Johnny Wall noticed something odd perched in a tree, nearly 80 feet above the ground.

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Running on memories; Boyd senior dedicates season to late father

Running on memories; Boyd senior dedicates season to late father

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Circling the track eight times for the 3,200, Tanner White fights through the pain and exhaustion that mounts with each lap.

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Basketball: Winning Reflections

Basketball: Winning Reflections

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

2016 All-Wise Basketball Team

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Weighing the options; Questions remain about Rann gym/dining hall project

Weighing the options; Questions remain about Rann gym/dining hall project

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Brian Knox

Decatur's Rann Elementary may get a new activity gym or dining hall, but it looks like it will not be this calendar year.

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Council chooses chief over mayor; Davis keeps job despite mayor’s claim of ‘voluntary resignation’

Council chooses chief over mayor; Davis keeps job despite mayor’s claim of ‘voluntary resignation’

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Friday night to rescind a letter from Mayor Michelle Pittman to Police Chief Brandon Davis accepting what she called his "voluntary resignation."

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Track: Raising the bar – Boyd’s Cate breaks school record in the high jump

Track: Raising the bar – Boyd’s Cate breaks school record in the high jump

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Jacey Cate cheered on her older brother Jared as he set passing records on the football field at Boyd.

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Upcoming Easter Events

Upcoming Easter Events

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Parents don't have to look hard to find Easter events for the family this weekend.

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Hundreds respond to a mother’s birthday wish for her son

Hundreds respond to a mother’s birthday wish for her son

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By David Talley

Sirens wail and engines growl, echoing across the countryside. There's no escaping the noise.

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Soccer: Stephenville shuts out Eagles

Soccer: Stephenville shuts out Eagles

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

Five minutes into the game, the Decatur Eagles made a push up field with the duo of Juan Tapia and Armando Benitez.

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Pedestrian struck by train

Pedestrian struck by train

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

A woman was struck by a train near the intersection of Farm Road 718 and Old Base Road in Aurora around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Stormin’ the castle; Wish comes true for local boy

Stormin’ the castle; Wish comes true for local boy

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

The king of the castle wore camo SWAT gear. Not at first, though. When Gavin Crum pulled up to his mother's house in Paradise, leading a police escort and yelling through the megaphone for everyone to put their hands up, he was wearing his everyday clothes.

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Soccer: Duo guides Bulls into playoffs – Martinez, Betancourt help team reach goals

Soccer: Duo guides Bulls into playoffs – Martinez, Betancourt help team reach goals

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Arriving in Bridgeport from North Carolina in the fifth grade, Uriel Betancourt found a perfect match on the soccer field in Alex Martinez.

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1 found dead in fire

1 found dead in fire

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By David Talley

One man was killed around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in a home fire just off Texas 114 between Boyd and Aurora.

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Spring storms leave their mark

Spring storms leave their mark

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By Brian Knox

Last week, it was flooding. This week, it was hail. Spring storm season has apparently arrived in Wise County.

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Track: Peaceful spot – Track offers escape for sprinter

Track: Peaceful spot – Track offers escape for sprinter

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By Richard Greene

Stepping into the blocks on a windblown Decatur track, Kallie Boner describes her pre-race routine.

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Akin sworn in as sheriff

Akin sworn in as sheriff

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Retired Texas Ranger Lane Akin of Decatur was sworn in as Wise County sheriff before a large crowd Monday morning in the 271st district courtroom.

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