One for the record books: Throwers from near, far pitch in to set world washers mark

One for the record books: Throwers from near, far pitch in to set world washers mark

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alastair Spriggs didn't make it out of the first round of the "Put Yo Money Where Yo Mouth Is" washer tournament Tuesday at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion.

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2 teens injured in wreck

2 teens injured in wreck

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Jake Harris

Two teenagers were injured when their vehicle flipped on Farm Road 2264, south of Decatur, Wednesday afternoon.

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Burnin’ love: Smith charged with arson in house fire

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Paradise woman is suspected of intentionally setting her home on fire with her husband sleeping inside.

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Reefer Madness: YouTube star records parody at Reunion grounds

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Jake Harris

When most people think of the 1978 film "Grease," they think of a timeless tale of high school romance between two teens in different social circles. Steve Berke thinks of medical marijuana.

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Bike rally rides again

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By David Talley

Cyclists from across North Texas will sweep through the roads of Wise County's Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands Saturday, Aug. 2, as part of the Eighter From Decatur Bike Rally.

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Man knocked unconscious in accident

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

A Chico man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at Texas 114 and Farm Road 51 shortly before 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

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From Facebook to jail book-in; Gibbon arrested for copper thefts

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

An Alvord man was arrested for copper theft this week after seeing his photo posted on social media.

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Overall values up 5.3 percent

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The certified tax roll came out Friday, and overall values in Wise County are up 5.3 percent.

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Construction begins on new ag facility

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

Ground has been broken on construction of a new agriculture facility at Decatur High School.

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Chico ISD seeks to improve food quality

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

Lunch at Chico ISD may taste a little different this coming school year.

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Highway intersection temporarily closed for construction

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The intersection of U.S. 81/287 and Business U.S. 287 on the south side of Decatur will be closed for approximately eight weeks, starting Tuesday.

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County looks at information system

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Elected officials are taking a hard look at the county's computer system.

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Decatur City Council to discuss TxDOT proposal on road takeover

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council Monday evening will discuss a controversial proposal by the state to turn over portions of state-owned roads to the city.

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Evans moves from Bridgeport Chamber to City

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Jake Harris

On Aug. 11, Tiffany Evans will begin her new job as the Main Street and public relations manager for the city of Bridgeport.

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Physician’s office apparently closed

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Patients and prospective patients at North Texas Spine and Sport found the doors locked this week at 1851 Medical Center Drive in Decatur.

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Near-drowning makes parents water-safety advocates

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

When school let out for the summer two years ago, Melanie and Michael Tittor of Paradise and their family prepared themselves for a full slate of pool time and sunshine.

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Ross continues argument in appeals court

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

David Fielding, attorney for former Precinct 4 County Commissioner Terry Ross, filed a brief July 14 in a continued effort to appeal his removal from office.

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Goodwyn pleads guilty to drug charge

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Brian Knox

A former longtime court reporter for the 271st District Court in Decatur was back in a familiar setting Friday - but on the other side of the law.

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Suiting up one last time; Hounds pay tribute to fallen teammate

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

For one last time, Isaac Davis put on his Slidell Greyhounds basketball uniform Tuesday morning.

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Wreck causes ramp closure

Wreck causes ramp closure

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A highly traveled on-ramp in Decatur was closed most of Tuesday afternoon following an 18-wheeler accident that spilled hot asphalt across the road.

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