Road-e-o results miscalculated

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

In the April 18 edition of the Messenger, the story "Bus drivers advance to state" listed Laura Reichter, Susan Greene, Kristy Hammons and Willie Reed as the drivers who will advance to the statewide Texas Associate for Pupil Transportation Road-e-o competition.

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Character counts grants $10K scholarships

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Nine Wise County students each received a $10,000 scholarship Thursday night at the Character Counts Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center.

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College days: Couple reflects on time at Decatur Baptist

College days: Couple reflects on time at Decatur Baptist

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Racey Burden

For the McCormicks, moving to Decatur to attend the Baptist college was a culture shock.

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Newark MDD brings in $2K

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

Last May, Newark voters went to the polls and approved the establishment of the Newark Municipal Development District, moving the half-cent of sales tax set aside for property tax relief to the district.

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Sticker shock: Appraisal district mails notices of values

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Appraisal District Friday mailed 38,000 notices of appraised values to property owners.

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Boyd City Council takes on special projects

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

In a growing community, Boyd Mayor Rodney Holmes sees the demands placed on the city staff to meet the needs of residents.

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Cook accepts administrative role

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

After three years of leading Rann Elementary, Kaci Cook will move to Decatur ISD's central administration office next school year.

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Five Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, April 14, 2018

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

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

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Meeting Previews for the Week of Saturday, April 14, 2018

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will again discuss options for glass recycling at the Decatur dump site.

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Crowd braves wind at Fit-N-Wise Run Fest, 5K

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

A brisk, cold north wind greeted runners at McCarroll Middle School Saturday morning for the Fit-N-Wise Run Fest and Jackie’s Run 5K, but it didn’t damper spirits. Close to 300 runners turned out for the Fit Y.O.U.T.H. 1-mile and the annual 5K.

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Got game? Players battle in annual 3-on-3 tourney

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

Ranging from first graders to former Decatur standout and current Texas Tech basketball player Parker Hicks, players turned out Friday to prove they had game in the 16th annual Wise Hoops 3-on-3 basketball tournament.

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Hotel to open soon

Published Wednesday, April 11
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Fairfield Inn and Suites at the Decatur Conference Center is expected to open next week.

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Receiving his letter; DHS presents O’Neal with jacket

Receiving his letter; DHS presents O’Neal with jacket

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Racey Burden

Longtime Decatur sideline staple Coy O'Neal received his very own letter jacket from the school last week.

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Location, location: Bridgeport City Council discusses site

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Racey Burden

The future location of Bridgeport's fire department is likely the 1400 block of Thompson Street, at the site of the old bus barn.

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Boyd ISD OKs SRO contract

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd schools will have an officer patrolling campuses next school year.

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Bus drivers advance to state

Bus drivers advance to state

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Racey Burden

Driving a school bus is a lot more complicated than it looks, and Bridgeport and Decatur drivers were honored for their driving skills last Saturday.

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Worthy honor: Duty recognized by regional press association

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Longtime Wise County Messenger photographer Joe Duty received the Sam C. Holloway Award Saturday at the North and East Texas Press Association annual awards brunch.

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Big Event returns to Northwest

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

Northwest High School students will be hard at work Saturday throughout the area, tackling jobs big and small to improve the community.

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Decatur City Council approves bond refunding

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur city leaders received some good news at Monday's council meeting: the city will be saving some money over the next 10 years.

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Clothes Closet open Saturday

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Brian Knox

Local residents in need of clothing have a resource option in Alvord this weekend.

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