Practicing haphazard gardening with a touch of Sperry

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

WWND? What would Neil do? The thought ran through my head as I stared at a misshapen mini rose bush in my front flower bed. Bermudagrass was threatening to take it over. I was done.

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What is your iNoyance factor?

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Brian Eaton

A speaker at a recent seminar brought up Google Glass.

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More sports and politics

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Thomas Rainey

Your newspaper is great, and I thank you for making a newspaper to keep our county informed.

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Climate Change Deniers

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Climate Change Deniers

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Contemplating career choices: the risks and rewards

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By David Talley

As a reporter, I get to chat with a lot of people. And, for a little bit, I get to look around inside their lives. After in-depth conversations, I head back to the office and start writing.

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DPS asks citizens to report suspicious behavior

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Ed Sterling

In the wake of the widely reported June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., the Texas Department of Public Safety called on Texans to pay close attention to what's happening in their own communities.

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Touched by heartfelt help

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Andrea Duwe, Elaine Huff

Sonflower campers want to thank you for your incredible outpouring of love once again to those who are disabled.

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Kiss the Frog

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Kiss the Frog

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President’s antics threaten college’s reputation

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Roy J. Eaton

I have often been accused of dreaming up things to worry about, but I am concerned about the reputation and management of Weatherford College.

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Here, have a Father’s Day column

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Racey Burden

Whenever I have a problem I need to talk through with a parent, I have a set question to determine which one gets the phone call.

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Happy Father’s Day

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Happy Father's Day

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Squeeze the most fun out of summer vacation

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Summer inspires adventure. Throughout my life this has meant different things, and as a recent college graduate and newlywed, the adventure of choice was scuba diving.

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Governors confer about containing spread of Zika

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott on June 9 participated in a White House-hosted conference call for governors to discuss the Zika virus threat and what to do about it.

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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Oh the terror caused by fan; Coming to terms with being a curse on favorite teams

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

I take pride in the fact that I willingly accept blame, especially when I've caused harm to others. The most notable example was in 2007.

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Pondering gut feelings, kids and good buddies

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Mack Thweatt

This story starts before the beginning of the 1979-80 school year. I was head coach at Alvord High School, and we needed a basketball coach.

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General Election

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
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General Election

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Share your vacation photos with us

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Messenger's 3rd Annual Summer Tour begins today! School's been out for a few days, and vacation season is in full swing. Wise County folks are taking road trips, hopping on planes and setting sail for grand adventures.

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Governor declares state of disaster in long list of counties

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott on June 1 declared a state of disaster in 31 counties that have been hit repeatedly with severe weather and flooding in recent days.

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School’s Out

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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School's Out

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