Motorcyclist injured in wreck

Motorcyclist injured in wreck

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Brian Knox

A two-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon seriously injured a Bridgeport man.

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Star-spangled service; Teens’ college fund boosted by growing business

Star-spangled service; Teens’ college fund boosted by growing business

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Facing a future of high college tuition costs, two straight-A Bridgeport students started their own business.

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Green’s signature drive falls short

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Barry Green is out of the race for 271st district attorney.

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Book smart: School library keeps summer hours, encourages reading

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By David Talley

Teachers call it the summer reading slide. In just a few months, students can lose ground if they don't practice their reading skills.

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Alvord School Board sets compensation plan

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members approved a districtwide compensation plan and hiring schedule Tuesday night.

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Northwest ISD to pick superintendent; Trustees to name lone finalist Monday

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD will name its next superintendent Monday night.

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Commissioners plan back-to-back meetings

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners will meet twice next week - once in the courthouse and once on the road.

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Majestic marquee wins state contest

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By David Talley

The Decatur Square's neon Majestic Theatre sign generated buzz across Wise County following its spring installation. Just this month it earned statewide recognition.

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Decatur Civic Center celebrates 15 years

Decatur Civic Center celebrates 15 years

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Racey Burden

Decatur Civic Center celebrates its 15th birthday this week, and the community is invited to attend the anniversary party.

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Moving forward: Officials discuss facilitating trade growth on U.S. 81/287

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Racey Burden

Local officials met with a task force last week to discuss the possibility of making U.S. 81/287 an interstate.

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Putting Wise County in check; Library offers community chess lessons

Putting Wise County in check; Library offers community chess lessons

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By David Talley

At 7 years old, Dylan Duran sat somewhere near the median age of participants in the Decatur Public Library's chess club Monday evening session.

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Messenger wins Sweepstakes

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Messenger received four first-place awards and the Sweepstakes award at the annual Texas Press Association summer leadership conference in Conroe last weekend.

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Teacher pay increase approved

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Racey Burden

Paradise School Board members voted to increase teacher salaries for 2016-2017 at Monday night's meeting.

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Board approves Rann gym design, schedule

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Brian Knox

The picture of a new gymnasium for Rann Elementary came into focus Monday.

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Newark Public Library invites youth to summer program

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Newark Public Library's summer reading program kicks off July 11.

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Boyd School Board axes insurance policy

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members voted Monday night to drop the district's student extracurricular insurance policy due to yearly declines in student claims.

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Society recognizes earliest residents

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Ronald Womack recently received a They Were Here certificate from the Wise County Genealogical Society.

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Decatur EDC hires executive director

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Decatur Economic Development Corp. board Wednesday named Thom Lambert executive director.

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Rabies confirmed in kitten

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Brian Knox

A kitten in Wise County has tested positive for rabies.

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Boyd teacher awarded scholastic grant

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By David Talley

A Boyd Elementary School teacher was recently awarded Scholastic's Project Summer grant for the district's Read 2 Succeed summer program.

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