Meeting Previews for Saturday, November 8, 2014

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Messenger Staff

When they meet at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall, the Decatur City Council will consider a rate increase request from Progressive Waste Solutions for residential and commercial garbage service for 2015.

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Decatur sales tax up $70K for November

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Wise County's biggest sales tax engine saw a 25 percent jump in November.

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Bridgeport City Council approves two Tahoes for police department

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council's election night meeting had only one action item on its agenda, and it was all about police equipment.

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Clark recommends mayor seat stay vacant until election

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Brian Knox

After his victory Tuesday, J.D. Clark had a little city business to take care of in Chico.

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Republicans sweep: Kennedy wins Precinct 4 by 2,050 votes

Republicans sweep: Kennedy wins Precinct 4 by 2,050 votes

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Wise County Precinct 4 County Commissioner's race was decided early Tuesday night.

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Clark wins big to take judge’s post

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Republican J.D. Clark was elected Wise County judge Tuesday night - and it was a landslide.

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Wreck near Chico kills 1, injures 1

Wreck near Chico kills 1, injures 1

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Decatur man was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle wreck near Chico.

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Howerton holds off Wakefield in Paradise ISD polling

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise ISD fielded the closest race in Wise County Tuesday, as Kevin Howerton narrowly defeated challenger Vann Wakefield, 491 votes to 486, to secure Place 3 on the school board.

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Statewide, nothing was too close to call

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The parties started early Tuesday night, as Republicans across Texas celebrated a decisive defense of their conservative stronghold.

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Interim officials not automatically out

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

On the eve of Election Day, commissioners attorney Thomas Aaberg cleared up misinformation about when newly elected officials will take office.

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Officers arrest 3 for drugs, 3 others on different charges

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

More detailed information has been released regarding a drug investigation that led to the arrest of six people in Newark last week.

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Weekend blaze destroys south Wise home

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

A home in south Wise County was destroyed by fire Saturday afternoon.

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Couple suspected of running furniture scam

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

The Parker County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible theft case that could involve Wise County victims.

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3 local residents charged in bank robberies

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Paradise couple arrested in September for a bank robbery in Arkansas has now been charged with two robberies of the same bank in Round Rock.

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Woman injured in U.S. 81/287 wreck

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Jake Harris

A woman was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth Tuesday after she lost control of the blue sedan she was driving, hit a road sign, hydroplaned and spun around into a parked 18-wheeler.

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Winter fishing still appeals

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Texas weather might be cooling, but that doesn't mean the action on the water is.

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Invasive species laws change

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently found adult zebra mussels in Lake Bridgeport, a year after researchers discovered the invasive species' DNA in the water.

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Update on Tuesday’s U.S. 287 wreck

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The woman who was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth Tuesday following her wreck with a parked 18-wheeler on the median of U.S. 287 at C.R. 4421 has been identified as Yanete Ramirez-Merchedo, 31, of Decatur. She is currently in the Intensive Care Unit at JPS, and was initially┬átreated for a head […]

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Breaking News: Woman injured in U.S. 287 wreck

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A woman was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth today after she lost control of the blue sedan she was driving, hit a road sign, hydroplaned and spun around into a parked 18-wheeler on U.S. 287 North┬ánear C.R. 4421 around 2:30 p.m. Texas state troopers on scene would not release the name […]

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Police seek information on bank robber

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

The man who robbed Woodhaven National Bank in Rhome Wednesday is still at large.

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