Rhome man pleads guilty to wire fraud

Published Saturday, August 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A Rhome businessman pleaded guilty to defrauding a New York lender out of more than $800,000 Tuesday in federal court.

Read More...

0 Comments

Harris retires from Veterans Services

Published Saturday, August 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Patsy Harris feels like she's saying goodbye to her second family.

Read More...

1 Comment

Brawner to lead Chico high school, middle school

Published Saturday, August 13, 2016
By David Talley

Chico Middle School Principal Randy Brawner's duties have expanded for the upcoming school year.

Read More...

0 Comments

Man dies following wreck

Man dies following wreck

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

A Lubbock man died following a two-vehicle crash on Business U.S. 380 at Deer Park Road in Decatur Monday evening.

Read More...

0 Comments

Fire destroys home in Decatur

Fire destroys home in Decatur

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

Fire tore through a house at 405 East Walker St. in Decatur Saturday afternoon.

Read More...

0 Comments

Teen arrested for robbery attempt

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Decatur teenager has been detained and is expected to be charged with aggravated robbery after threatening a person with a gun in a hotel lobby.

Read More...

0 Comments

Quick turnaround; Joiner returns to WCWC

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Matt Joiner is back. Within a two-week window the associate dean of Weatherford College Wise County resigned his post, started training for a new job and this week announced his return to WCWC.

Read More...

0 Comments

Watermelon fest promises weekend fun

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

Barbecue, dominoes, a pageant - the Alvord Watermelon Festival will have it all this weekend.

Read More...

0 Comments

Move forces resignation

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd Mayor Rodney Scroggins resigned July 19.

Read More...

0 Comments

Decatur ISD proposes penny tax rate increase

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

Decatur ISD is proposing a 1-cent increase in the 2016-2017 school tax rate.

Read More...

0 Comments

City of Decatur budget may include fee increases

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

The city of Decatur is looking at no change in the city's tax rate next year, but the city council might soon be asked to increase certain fee schedules.

Read More...

0 Comments

Lightning strikes reported

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Greenwood-Slidell firefighters responded to multiple reports of residences being struck by lightning as a storm rolled through Monday evening.

Read More...

0 Comments

Bridgeport City Council sets public hearing

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council set a date for a public hearing on the city's proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017.

Read More...

0 Comments

Attic fire damages rural home

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

A home near Crafton was heavily damaged by fire last Friday afternoon.

Read More...

0 Comments

Boyd Superintendent proposes 11-cent tax hike

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board is considering an 11-cent tax hike to balance the budget for 2016-17 and make up for a loss in revenues.

Read More...

0 Comments

Commissioners ponder severe budget cuts

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners spent five hours Tuesday poring over the budget, trying to find $3.8 million.

Read More...

0 Comments

Brothers granted clemency by Obama

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Brian Knox

Two Boyd men have had their life sentences commuted by President Barack Obama.

Read More...

0 Comments

Drought conditions return

Drought conditions return

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Racey Burden

As temperatures hover around triple digits, southern Wise County is seeing a rise in the drought index.

Read More...

0 Comments

Starting on the right foot; Bulldog band starts summer rehearsals with new assistant director

Starting on the right foot; Bulldog band starts summer rehearsals with new assistant director

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By David Talley

From across the band hall, the haunting lyrics of Gary Jules' song "Mad World" can be heard above the sound of a metronome. Students move fluidly to the song's rhythm, limbering up for another day's rehearsal.

Read More...

0 Comments

Bike rally rides again

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By David Talley

After a one-year hiatus, the Eighter from Decatur Bike Rally is back.

Read More...

0 Comments