Bourgeois named intermediate school principal

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

After 10 years at Boyd ISD serving as a classroom teacher, coach and assistant principal, Daniel Bourgeois is getting the opportunity to lead a campus in the district.

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Coleman given 15 years for theft

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Brian Knox

A former employee of Karl Klement Properties accused of stealing more than a half-million dollars from the business was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday.

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Plans canceled for Pilot gas station

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The Pilot Travel Center planned for the northwest corner of the U.S. 380 and U.S. 81/287 intersection in Decatur will not be built.

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Deficit looms over Boyd ISD budget

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD expects to dip into its reserves to cover expenses in 2017-18.

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Action tabled on treatment facility

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By David Talley

Aurora City Council members Thursday tabled a specific-use permit that would clear the way for a drug treatment facility at the current site of MD Resort.

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Car flips into fence

Car flips into fence

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By David Talley

A Wise County woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when she lost control of her SUV in a turn south of Decatur and her vehicle rolled into a fence.

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3 annexations approved; Agreements reached with other property owners

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Brian Knox

The city of Decatur got a little bit bigger Monday.

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198-acre development proposed

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council Monday heard a presentation about a proposed 198-acre, mixed-use development on the east side of town.

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Mother given probation in child’s death

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Brian Knox

The mother of a 2-year-old child who was left unattended in a bathtub and drowned last fall in Alvord pleaded guilty to injury to a child Monday.

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Wise named Purple Heart County

Wise named Purple Heart County

Published Wise named Purple Heart County
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County was designated a Purple Heart County at the regular commissioners meeting Monday.

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Boyd trustees to meet

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd School Board will discuss several contracts and cooperative agreements at their regular meeting this week.

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Aurora City Council to decide on drug treatment facility Thursday

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By David Talley

Aurora City Council members will this week consider issuing a specific use permit that would clear the way for a state-licensed drug rehabilitation treatment facility to open at the site of MD Resort.

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Northwest ISD reorganizes admin staff

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD Monday announced new job titles for some district employees as part of a larger plan to align staff into either academics or business and operations divisions.

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Career fair planned at WCWC

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

A career information session geared toward those who lost their jobs in the oil and gas downturn will take place at Weatherford College Wise County (WCWC) next week.

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Chico ISD adds 2 positions

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By David Talley

Chico School Board Thursday created two new positions and approved several bids.

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Benefit to assist crash victim’s family

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

A Bike/Jeep Memorial Benefit Ride in honor of Nick Rhodes and the Terry family of Boyd is this weekend at Paradise High School.

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Deputies, jailers to get raise

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County sheriff's deputies and jailers are getting a $1 per hour raise.

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Local teen killed in crash

Local teen killed in crash

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A Paradise High School student was killed in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon on Farm Road 2123, just east of Cottondale.

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Remembering Wes; Hardy family honors father, Plano officer

Remembering Wes; Hardy family honors father, Plano officer

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By David Talley

For many widows of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in North Texas, Ashlee Hardy is one of the first contacts in their phone.

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Johnson named chief deputy; Precinct 2 JP to step down to join sheriff’s office

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Craig Johnson will be leaving the bench next month to take over as the chief deputy at the Wise County Sheriff's Office.

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