Museum celebrates one-year anniversary

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

A year after its opening day, the Wise County Veterans Memorial Museum continues to expand its exhibits.

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Man hurt in Tuesday wreck

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Rhome man was injured in an accident Tuesday morning on Texas 114 near the Wise/Denton County line.

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Egging reported near Bridgeport high school

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

Bridgeport Police are trying to crack a vandalism case involving broken eggs.

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Chico City Council sets tax rate, approves budget

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By David Talley

Chico City Council members Tuesday approved the 2016-2017 budget and tax rate.

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United Way kicks off pledge drive

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

United Way of Wise County kicked off its 2016 pledge drive campaign Thursday with a luncheon at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Mobile meeting draws small, but feisty crowd

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Only a handful of people attended Tuesday's Precinct 3 mobile commissioners meeting at Newark City Hall, but their questions prompted lively discussion.

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Dramatic overhaul; Professional theatre company moves into downtown

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

For its 70th birthday, the Arcadia Theatre in downtown Bridgeport is getting an exterior and interior renovation, a new theatre company and a full schedule of musicals in the fall 2016 to winter 2017.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, September 10, 2016

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners will have two public hearings Monday morning in the third-floor conference room of the courthouse in Decatur.

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Collision leaves 1 dead

Collision leaves 1 dead

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

An Arlington man was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Rhome Sunday night.

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Assault victim dies in hospital

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By David Talley

A Newark man who was assaulted Aug. 26 died Saturday at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner website.

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Driver hurt in rollover

Driver hurt in rollover

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

A one-car rollover seriously injured a Paradise man Monday afternoon near Lake Bridgeport.

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Drivers identified in 18-wheeler crash

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Department of Public Safety over the weekend released the names of the drivers in last Thursday's 18-wheeler crash on Farm Road 1810.

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Man arrested after gun threat

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

An apparent dispute over property led to gunfire and a large police response south of Slidell Saturday night.

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Community to celebrate Patriot Day

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Patriot Day, observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance, is every year on Sept. 11 in memory of 2,977 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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City of Alvord sets tax rate, budget

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord City Council last week adopted a budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2017.

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WC Challenger Charities raises $132,000 for community

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Threatening skies couldn't deter organizers of the 13th annual JW Hart PBR Challenge and the Eighter from Decatur BBQ Challenge from continuing their tradition of success by raising $132,000 for community organizations earlier this summer.

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Man arrested for aggravated assault

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By David Talley

A Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly severely beating a man during an argument last week.

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1 injured in 18-wheeler crash

1 injured in 18-wheeler crash

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

One man was seriously injured just before 2 a.m. Thursday when his 18-wheeler hit another truck on Farm Road 1810 between Decatur and Chico.

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What a relief: Rain, cooler temps throughout August

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

August is typically the hottest and one of the driest months for our area.

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United Way kicks off fundraising campaign

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Racey Burden

The kickoff luncheon for United Way Wise County's 2016 campaign starts 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Decatur Civic Center, but the campaign itself will continue until December.

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