Cooking up competition: Students battle in food truck challenge

Cooking up competition: Students battle in food truck challenge

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Richard Greene

Earlier this month, Tammy Reed's classroom turned into Paradise High School's food truck park.

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Paradise Student Spotlight for Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Emery has worked extra hard to achieve some of her goals.

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Paradise Educator Spotlight for Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Messenger Staff

I chose to pursue a career in education because I wanted to personally impact the lives of teens.

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Roping trailblazer honored

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Brett Hoffman

Most tie-down roping competitors dismount from the horse from the right side after making the catch these days.

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Morrow captures titles

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Todd Vineyard

Bryson Morrow finished his show career with two banner steers and placed three steers at Texas major livestock shows.

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One dead after single-vehicle crash

Published Sunday, April 14, 2019
By Austin Jackson

A 22-year-old Decatur man has been pronounced dead after losing control and crashing into a tree Saturday night. At around 8:20 p.m., Cody Joe Reed of Decatur was traveling south on FM 51, approximately four miles northeast of Cottondale, when he lost control of his 2007 Dodge Ram pickup, according to Department of Public Safety […]

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Mystery woman found: Sheriff says person who left message is safe

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Brian Knox

A woman seen and heard on a home security system apparently asking for help Tuesday afternoon has been located safe and sound, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin said Friday afternoon.

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Voice from the past: Civil War veteran with two names, unique history finally gets a tombstone

Voice from the past: Civil War veteran with two names, unique history finally gets a tombstone

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Brian Knox

Local genealogist Patti Gillespie believes the dead have stories to tell.

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Jury finds man guilty of robbing mom

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Brian Knox

It took a Wise County jury a little more than half an hour Wednesday to find a Chico man guilty of robbing his mother last summer.

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Happy Daniel Delgadillo Day; City honors student for heroic act

Happy Daniel Delgadillo Day; City honors student for heroic act

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Austin Jackson

It's official. April, 8, 2019, is now Daniel Delgadillo Day in Bridgeport.

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Decatur City Council approves P&Z requests

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved nine planning and zoning items and referred one item back to the planning and zoning commission.

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Gift of life: Donor’s family, recipient share experience

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Richard Greene

Brandon Aeling recalls the radiant personality of his sister Bailie Jackson Samford and her never-ending love for her son Jasper.

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EMS administrator retires

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

Longtime EMS Administrator Charles Dillard announced his retirement at Monday's county commissioners meeting.

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The road back: Revamped RB Golf Club and Resort set for grand reopening

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Austin Jackson

For the first time in seven years, RB Golf Club and Resort golf pro Tanner Tongate looks out on the 18-hole course in Runaway Bay and feels pride.

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City of Rhome passes on alcohol

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Richard Greene

Rhome is saying no to turning up the bottle during city events.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, April 13, 2019

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Mark your social calendar, ladies. Wednesday is Dazzle Me Pink - a luncheon and fashion show at Decatur Conference Center that raises money for Wise Health Foundation's Women Services and Mary's Gift.

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The road back: Revamped RB Golf Club and Resort set for grand reopening

Published Friday April, 12, 2019
By Austin Jackson

For the first time in seven years, RB Golf Club and Resort golf pro Tanner Tongate looks out on the 18-hole course in Runaway Bay and feels pride. Tongate has taught, off and on, as the head teaching pro at the course, formerly known as The Club at Runaway Bay, since 2012. He’s seen the […]

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Woman seen asking for help located safe, sheriff says

Published Friday, April 12, 2019
By Brian Knox

A woman seen and heard on a home security system apparently asking for help Tuesday afternoon has been located safe and sound, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin said Friday afternoon.

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Information sought on mystery woman

Published Thursday, April 11, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Department is asking the public to help identify a woman seen and heard on a home security system apparently asking for help.

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Chico man convicted of robbery

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019
By Brian Knox

It took a Wise County jury a little more than half an hour Wednesday to find a Chico man guilty of robbing his mother last summer. Justin Russell Carlton, 28, was found guilty of the second degree felony charge of robbery stemming from an incident on Aug. 28 of last year.

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