Nepal native raises money for family displaced by earthquake

Nepal native raises money for family displaced by earthquake

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By David Talley

Although more than 8,000 miles separates Narenda "Neilson" Shrestha from his family, he is thinking of them, and he calls them every day.

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Bond projects already on fast track q

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Brian Knox

It didn't take long for a couple of projects listed in the recently-approved Decatur school bond election to become reality.

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Decatur city council makes board appointments

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Brian Knox

It was a night of appointments at Decatur City Hall Monday. Eleven of the 16 items on the city council's agenda dealt with appointments to various boards or positions on the council.

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Meeting Preview for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise School Board meets 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the board room, 338 School House Rd.

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Chico ISD hires two principals

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Chico ISD hired a high school and middle school principal Monday night.

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ConocoPhillips grant awarded for STEMania day

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Weatherford College Wise County has been awarded a $3,488 Community Engagement Grant from ConocoPhillips.

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Pursuing a new path: Coach starts career as nurse

Pursuing a new path: Coach starts career as nurse

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Richard Greene

On a spring break trip to Steamboat Springs in 1999, a snowmobile accident left Chuck Greever with a broken pelvis among other injuries.

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Wise added to state disaster declaration

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott added Wise County to the state disaster declaration Friday afternoon in the wake of last week's severe weather.

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Hot wheels: New county ambulance hits the road

Hot wheels: New county ambulance hits the road

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) rolled out a new ambulance last week, and despite a state-of-the-art setup, the new color is what piqued public curiosity.

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Life in balance: 11-year-old finishes first at regional USGA meet

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the best gymnasts in the U.S. hit the mats earlier this month. Kristen Archuleta of Decatur readied herself for the balance beam.

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Martinez sentenced to 5 years

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Brian Knox

A former Bridgeport resident was sentenced to five years in jail Monday for assaulting his girlfriend in March of 2014.

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Decatur journalism students recognized

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School journalism students were honored Monday at the annual journalism awards banquet in Fort Worth.

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Rhome railroad crossing closed Monday

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Messenger Staff

BNSF Railway will be closing for repair the railroad crossing on Farm Road 407 approximately one half-mile east of U.S. 81/287 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 18.

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Lakes on the rise but remain low

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Lake Bridgeport is among 35 major reservoirs in Texas that remain below conservation level despite several weeks of rainfall.

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Gee among April indictments

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Messenger Staff

A man arrested in March for attacking a Decatur man with a knife has been indicted by a Wise County grand jury.

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Brady’s bluebonnets featured in local exhibit

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

An exhibit featuring the work of Decatur artist Arthur Brady, best-known for painting bluebonnets, opens next week at the Decatur Visitors Center, 106 S. Trinity St.

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Council questions mayor’s volunteer position

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Thirty people packed Rhome City Hall Thursday night in anticipation of a heated debate.

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Meeting Preview for Saturday, May 16, 2015

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Paradise City Council meets 6 p.m. Monday, May 18, and will discuss a date to proclaim as Carl Cox Day.

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It’s raining, it’s pouring; Spring storms bring several inches of rain, flash flooding

It’s raining, it’s pouring; Spring storms bring several inches of rain, flash flooding

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Richard Greene

Heavy rains pelted Wise County over the weekend closing roads and forcing emergency personnel to perform several high-water rescues.

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Voters approve bond props

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Brian Knox

Voters in the Decatur school district overwhelmingly approved two bond propositions totaling $13.5 million in Saturday's election.

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