Burglars hit local pharmacy

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Brian Knox

Bridgeport police are investigating a burglary of a pharmacy early Saturday morning.

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Rhome remembers: Community reflects on life of Rhome police officer

Rhome remembers: Community reflects on life of Rhome police officer

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A growing collection of bouquets, ribbons and flowers adorn a police cruiser outside the Rhome Police Department, as people pay their respects to Sgt. Robin Adair, a Rhome Police officer who drowned last week in a Kentucky lake.

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On the mend: Richardson back on feet to run at regionals

On the mend: Richardson back on feet to run at regionals

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

With less than a week to the Oct. 11 District 7-3A meet, Boyd senior Connor Richardson did not feel like himself.

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2 arrested for break-in

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By Saturday, October 20, 2018

Two men were arrested early Thursday morning after authorities say they were caught trying to steal a tractor from a local business.

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Decatur ISD to hit 4K in 2023

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD is expected to add more than 500 students in the next five years, according to a demographic report delivered to Decatur ISD trustees Monday by Templeton Demographics.

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Boyd High School suspends off-campus lunch

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd High School upperclassmen will need to make new lunch plans, starting Monday.

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Language tweaked in development agreement

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Boyd City Council agreed to terms for the planned improvement district (PID) and the tax increment reinvestment zone (TIRZ) with developer Bob Shelton for the Spring Hill South addition, but did not approve the pre-development agreement Tuesday.

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New truck ready for fire or rain

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Decatur Fire Department has a new tool at their disposal for fighting wildland fires.

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Water district issue returns to ballot

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Brian Knox

Voters in the city of Decatur will see a familiar proposition on this year's ballot. But just because it is familiar doesn't mean it's easy to understand.

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City of Newark nixes administrator post

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Austin Jackson

The Newark City Council is not looking for replacements after accepting the resignation of Newark City Administrator Diane Rasor earlier this month.

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Candidates sought for Newark council place 4

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Austin Jackson

With 80 resident signatures in tow, Newark resident Darla Loggains-Wood once again tried to make her case to serve on the Newark City Council, presenting her petition to fill council seat 4.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, October 20, 2018

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Election Day is Nov. 6, but avoid the crowds and vote early.

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Wise as it Was: Rainy days – Storms in October ’81 flooded county

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

After a summer of drought, Mother Nature has delivered on prayers for rain for the past two months with a string of showers.

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What’s in a name? Slidell, Texas

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell, Texas, was given its name by R.J. Battle, according to local lore. He named the town after John Slidell of Louisiana.

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Wise As It Was: In the paper

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Boyd, a new town, just incubated, was reported to be vigorous, progressive and promising.

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Remains of Rhome officer recovered; Sergeant found in Kentucky lake

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

After six days of searching, rescue squads from Boone County and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Sunday recovered the body of a Rhome officer that went missing in Lake Cumberland Oct. 9.

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Polls open Monday; Early voting in election set to start

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

Election Day is Nov. 6, but you might want to take advantage of early voting which begins next week.

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Life savers: Deputies praised for actions following medical emergency

Life savers: Deputies praised for actions following medical emergency

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

A couple of Wise County Sheriff's deputies are being credited with saving a Dallas man's life two weeks ago.

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Fire department funding put before voters

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Voters in the Boonsville/Balsora fire district will decide if they want to establish an Emergency Services District to fund their volunteer fire department in the Nov. 6 election.

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Celebrating heritage: Band marching to new, Latino beat in Bridgeport

Celebrating heritage: Band marching to new, Latino beat in Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A good ear is an essential instrument for musicians. To make a beautiful sound they must know what it sounds like. When Jesse Speer took the Bridgeport band director job late this summer, he turned his ear to the students.

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