Officers injured in pursuit

Officers injured in pursuit

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley and Brian Knox

Two Wise County Sheriff's Office investigators were injured Thursday morning in a vehicle pursuit that started north of Decatur and ended in a foot chase on U.S. Business 81/287 south of Eagle Stadium.

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Man killed in 2-vehicle crash

Man killed in 2-vehicle crash

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A Forestburg man was killed Thursday afternoon when his Chevrolet S-10 pickup was struck by a Kenworth truck on Farm Road 455 at the Wise/Cooke County line.

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Dallas woman dies in rollover

Dallas woman dies in rollover

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Dallas woman died in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. 81/287 just north of County Road 4421 Wednesday morning.

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Rhome City Council creates numbered seats

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

Rhome Mayor Michelle Pittman pushed past a deadlocked vote to change the city's at-large council seats to numbered places Thursday night.

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Jury acquits man of assault charge

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man on trial for felony assault was acquitted by a Wise County jury Wednesday.

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More details emerge in house fire

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

The fire that destroyed an Alvord family's home Monday afternoon started on the west side of the house, according to Wise County Deputy Fire Marshal Joe Washburn.

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Driver in Monday wreck identified

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

The driver of a white Toyota pickup involved in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 north of Alvord Monday afternoon has been identified.

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Spreading Christmas cheer; Paradise students create holiday cards for local veterans

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

Thanks to a Paradise Intermediate School student, veterans in nursing homes across Wise County will have gifts in their mailboxes this Christmas.

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Santa’s comin’ to town

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A much-anticipated holiday tradition kicks off Sunday as Santa begins his tour through the city escorted by the Decatur Fire Department.

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Boyd City Council agrees to Cemetery Road replat

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

Original plans for a proposed subdivision south of Boyd on Cemetery Road have been scrapped.

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Mann reflects on Individual of the Year award

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

When the Paradise Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors named chamber President Deborah Mann Individual of the Year, she was speechless.

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Citizens want private road maintained

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Road work dominated the discussion at Tuesday night's mobile commissioners meeting at Runaway Bay City Hall.

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Public hearing set for plat fee

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A public hearing on the county's proposed new plat fee is 8:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, in the third floor conference room of the Wise County Courthouse in Decatur.

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Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Man dies in 1-vehicle crash

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Decatur man died Monday night in a crash after his truck flipped multiple times and came to rest in the infield of a baseball field at Harmon Park in Decatur.

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Blaze devours 2-story home

Blaze devours 2-story home

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

A two-story home in the 700 block of West State Street in Alvord was destroyed by fire just after 3 p.m. Monday.

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Benevolent bikers: Toy Run generates mountain of donations

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bad weather hurt attendance at the 17th annual Wise County Toy Run Sunday, but that didn't stop the donations from pouring in.

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Mann named Individual of the Year

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Racey Burden

In its last event as the Paradise Chamber of Commerce, the chamber awarded President Deborah Mann its Individual of the Year award.

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Extra Caring: Feeding program now extends beyond summer months

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

The organization that operates Decatur's summer feeding program is now helping hungry kids during the school year as well.

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Weekend marred by multiple wrecks

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

It was a busy weekend for Wise County law enforcement, medics and fire departments.

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1 seriously injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

One man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 81/287 north of Alvord Monday afternoon.

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