Family survives harrowing fire

Family survives harrowing fire

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

For a Newark family, a peaceful night's sleep turned into a life-changing nightmare last week when Tina Dyer woke to the violent crackling and hissing of a house fire.

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Paques indicted on child abuse charges

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

A Decatur couple accused of beating their teenage sons over the head with pans and chaining them to furniture have been indicted on multiple charges of child abuse by a Wise County grand jury.

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Bridgeport City Council hires EDC director

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved the hiring of a new Economic Development Corp. (EDC) director last week.

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Tough Tank: K-9 partners with Boyd officer to make drug arrests

Tough Tank: K-9 partners with Boyd officer to make drug arrests

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Rachael Ussery

Meet Boyd's newest addition to the police department - Tank. He has a variety of different collars, his own officer identification card and a full-time job sniffing out illegal drugs.

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Bridgeport School Board approves budget tax decrease

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Racey Burden

In a special called meeting Monday night, the Bridgeport School Board adopted the budget and tax rate for 2015-2016.

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Program to improve Grasslands habitat

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Representatives from the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas (NFGT) met July 9 in Lufkin to announce a partnership that will bring more than $1 million worth of habitat work to the state over the next five years.

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TAPS adds trips to commuter route

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

Wise County residents needing transportation to Fort Worth now have more options.

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Event organizers battle weather to battle bulls

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The 2015 edition of the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge reads like an epic western novel.

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Child injured in house fire

Child injured in house fire

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

An 11-year-old boy was badly burned in a fire that destroyed a mobile home on County Road 4875 in Newark just after 2 a.m. Friday.

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From start to finish: Kindergartner starts school as brother begins final year

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

On the first day of school, Brianne Boyd found herself at Decatur High School at 5:30 in the morning, helping with her oldest son's senior breakfast, only to turn around and take her younger son to his kindergarten class at Carson Elementary at 7:30.

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Citizen seeks Rhome council position

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome approved a petition for a new council member Tuesday night and hired a new city official.

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Rock steady: Student enrollment adds up

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise County students returned to school Monday, and throughout the week, superintendents evaluated enrollment numbers, all of which either increased or held steady.

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Decatur school district hits tax rate target

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

When the Decatur school district proposed a bond project earlier this year, the cost to taxpayers was estimated to be a maximum of a 4.2-cent increase in the property tax rate.

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Fighting for peace: Bell works to improve race relations

Fighting for peace: Bell works to improve race relations

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

As a leader in Wise County's black community, Mike Bell has seen the demise of race relations throughout the country that have sparked riots, murders and unrest.

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Rhome City Council proposes budget, tax rate for FY 2016

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome approved a proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-2016 Tuesday night and will adopt the budget and tax rate at the next city council meeting.

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Parsons arrested in Cooke County

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

A Chico man who ran from officers trying to serve an arrest warrant on Aug. 3 has been caught.

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Sales taxes lag behind in county; Receipts down 10.8 percent

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Sales tax receipts in Wise County are collectively 10.8 percent behind for the first six months of the year, according to the August report from the Texas Comptroller.

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Change in truancy law puts more burden on the school district

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The Texas State Legislature's House Bill 2398 will go into affect Sept. 1, decriminalizing truancy for students statewide.

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Truck rolls over, driver uninjured

Truck rolls over, driver uninjured

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Travis Lisle

An 18-wheeler rolled over Sunday while exiting U.S. 81/287 North to get to U.S. 380 in Decatur.

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Budget revised, Sheriff’s Office gets money for raise

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Officers in the Wise County Sheriff's Department enforcement division could see a pay increase in fiscal year 2016.

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