Multiple people injured in 3-vehicle accident

Multiple people injured in 3-vehicle accident

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Two people were taken to a Fort Worth hospital Monday following a three-vehicle accident on Farm Road 730 south of Boyd.

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Second bill filed to create college board seats

Second bill filed to create college board seats

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

There are now two bills in the Texas Legislature to create voting seats for Wise County on the Weatherford College board.

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Forest Service holds public planning meeting

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By David Talley

Despite reported declines in federal budgets, North Texans are still eager to get involved with maintaining and improving Wise County's natural resources, a focus group concluded Monday.

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Paradise EDC seeks board member

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

There's a vacancy on the Paradise Economic Development Corp. board, and anyone who lives in Wise County can apply for the seat.

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Alvord City Council approves resignation, appoints new member

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members accepted the resignation of one council member and appointed a new one Thursday.

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Newark to require new safety devices

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By David Talley

Newark City Council members Thursday approved an ordinance requiring Knox-Box rapid entry systems at some buildings in town.

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Search firm to help find new Bridgeport superintendent

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board will hire a search firm to find the district's next superintendent.

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District extends administrator contract

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By David Talley

Chico School Board members Monday gave Superintendent Don Elsom a stamp of approval, extending the head administrator's contract one year.

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Purple 5K Run/Walk Saturday

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paint Wise County Purple 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, March 25, in downtown Decatur.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board meets 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the administration building, 100 Mosley Lane, to discuss the district's proposed 2017-2018 calendar and district of innovation plans.

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Parr facing 9 felony charges

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County Precinct 3 Constable Doug Parr was indicted Thursday on nine counts, including a third degree felony and multiple state jail felonies.

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Locals aid Panhandle

Locals aid Panhandle

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County residents stepped up Monday to raise nearly $60,000 for those affected by the massive grass fires that scorched the Texas Panhandle earlier this month.

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Budgetary bind: Proposed bills would gouge city coffers

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Two Texas senate bills that are proposed to reduce taxes for businesses and property owners have the potential to put local municipalities in a budgetary bind if passed.

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Focused journey: Arrington completes large-scale photography project

Focused journey: Arrington completes large-scale photography project

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd City Administrator Greg Arrington knows the value of a photogenic courthouse. Over the past seven years, he's visited every one in the state - more than 250 in total - as part of a personal mission to document them all.

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Council juggles funds to complete projects

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members discussed the rebuild of City Hall at their March 9 meeting.

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Reserve constables deputized for pilot program

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County commissioners Monday approved five reserve constables for Precinct 4, and as of Thursday, four had been deputized.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, March 18, 2017

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport School Board called a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20.

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1 injured in wreck

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By David Talley

A Decatur man was seriously injured in a rollover on Texas 114 just east of Farm Road 51 around 10:30 Wednesday morning.

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2 injured in rollover

2 injured in rollover

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By David Talley

A man and woman were injured in a single-vehicle wreck on Farm Road 51 north of Decatur Monday morning.

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County updates burn ban

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Commissioners Monday approved a revised burn ban as presented by Wise County Fire Marshal Chuck Beard.

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