Senators are committing miscarriage of justice

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Joy Carrico

Supreme Court justices have political views just like everyone else, and they are often affiliated with political parties.

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Bathroom Crime Scene

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Bathroom Crime Scene

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Fiery rhetoric about toilets distracts from actual child safety issues

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Brian Knox

Places exist all over our state where young girls are put at risk. They are in real danger of sexual assault or worse. These young women are taken advantage of in their most vulnerable moments. If you have been paying attention to the loud outcry of our elected leadership in Austin, you might think these places are public school bathrooms.

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High court rules school finance method is constitutional

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Ed Sterling

The current method devised by the Texas Legislature in 2011 to fund public education does not violate the state constitution, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously ruled May 13.

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Women Deacons

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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Lubbock or leave it

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By David Talley

After four years, I graduated from Texas Tech University in December with two degrees. Two days after walking the stage, I sat down at my desk in the Messenger newsroom as a full-time employee.

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Not voting reflects selfishness

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

This 2016 presidential election year has been among the most unusual in memory, both for Democrats and for Republicans.

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Where’s my decrease?

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Gene Bevil

I remember reading, lately, in the Wise County Messenger, a story that Wise county has a problem with its tax income.

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Home appraisal sky-rockets Home appraisal sky-rockets

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Maritha Gan

Well, the Wise County Appraisal District has done it again.

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American Beer

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
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Life as an older sister (or how my sister is much cooler than me)

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Racey Burden

My little sister is graduating from high school next month, and it makes me feel a little bit sad and also a lot older than I actually am.

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Cruz ends campaign, Perry endorses Trump for president

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Ed Sterling

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) suspended his presidential campaign May 3 after losing Indiana's GOP presidential primary to frontrunner Donald Trump of New York.

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Dearly beloved, we have a pill problem

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

The sudden death of pop/rock icon Prince a couple of weeks ago has once again put one of our country's greatest addictions back in the spotlight: prescription drugs.

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Baseball offers gamut of emotions

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Joy Carrico

I think baseball is about the moment. Every year teams compete, some advance, some advance further, four play for two pennants, two play the World Series. Year after year this happens.

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No place to play; City should contemplate new parks plan

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A recent master plan by engineering firm Kimley Horn revealed that the city of Decatur is sorely lacking in park amenities, according to National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) standards.

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Supreme Court sends voter ID case back to Fifth Circuit

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Ed Sterling

Texas' voter identification law will remain in effect for now, but the U.S. Supreme Court has instructed a lower court to rule on its constitutionality before November's election.

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Thanks to Moran for marquee

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Helen Alexander

Thank you, Mark Moran, for having wisdom and vision in knowing just what we needed.

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Classic Casa T tops the salsa-meter

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

I have long wanted to try all the chips and salsa in Wise County. Luckily, my colleague David Talley was more than willing to join me in this endeavor.

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New place, new taste: Baja is best

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By David Talley

This is what I was called to do. I've been training for this since I gave up ordering chicken strips at every Mexican restaurant at age 11.

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Council reduced mayor’s power

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Kemp E. Akeman

The city of Rhome operates as a Type A general law municipality.

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