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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You’re hired: Judi Whitis becomes DISD superintendent

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur ISD officially has a new superintendent.

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World record, eh?

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Racey Burden

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the washers.

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Fete brings cars, music to downtown

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Arcadia Theater in Bridgeport will pay homage to the classics at Flashback Fest, Friday, July 14.

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Annexation action on Monday’s agenda; City looks to bring enclaves into limits

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

After months of public hearings and workshops on the issue, the Decatur City Council will vote on the involuntary annexation of certain properties at Monday's meeting.

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High-flying proposal; Boyfriend pops question during holiday on Lake Bridgeport

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By David Talley

It was 3:02 p.m. and Brian Stocks was nervous.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, July 8, 2017

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

County commissioners will consider a proclamation designating Wise as a Purple Heart County Monday.

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Home destroyed by fire

Home destroyed by fire

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By David Talley

A Bridgeport home in the 1500 block of 13th Street was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon.

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Odell pleads guilty

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Brian Knox

A man who allegedly used a hatchet to threaten his father during a disturbance in a Bridgeport residential neighborhood was sentenced to prison last week.

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Summer dirt: Bridgeport trails open for wheels, hiking boots

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By David Talley

The city of Bridgeport's hiking and biking trails have been open since May and area residents are already enjoying the county's newest exercise venue.

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City, sheriff hold town hall

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By David Talley

Newark city leaders partnered with the Wise County Sheriff's Office Thursday to hold a town hall meeting for residents concerned about a recent string of thefts in the area.

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