1 dies in 4-vehicle wreck

1 dies in 4-vehicle wreck

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A Rhome woman was killed in a four-vehicle wreck on Texas 114, just east of the Wise/Denton County line Monday afternoon.

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Bomb threat empties Paradise school

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Junior High students and faculty were evacuated around midday Tuesday after a bomb threat.

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Doctor Walker celebrates 25 years of service

Doctor Walker celebrates 25 years of service

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Jake Harris

Dr. Jon Walker celebrated his 25th year of practice in Wise County in August, and he's showing no signs of slowing down.

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1 flown from 2-vehicle wreck

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

An Irving man was flown to a Metroplex hospital after being ejected from a pickup involved in a two-vehicle accident in Park Springs, north of Chico, Monday afternoon.

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Southwest Swap Meet is this weekend

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Brian Knox

Classic car enthusiasts are expected to flock to Decatur this weekend for the annual Southwest Swap Meet at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department hosts annual cook-off

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department will host its third annual barbecue cook-off this weekend at Northwest OHV Park in Bridgeport, with contests for both children and adults.

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Rhome City Council Preview

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Carports are again on the agenda for the Rhome City Council, which meets Thursday.

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County approves $70 million budget

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday approved a $70.6 million budget for fiscal year 2015.

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Electronic sign gets go-ahead, Decatur city budget approved

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Decatur's sign ordinance does not permit electronic message board (EMB) signs on U.S. 81/287.

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Thousands to flow in for championship

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Shooters will travel to Wise County from all over the nation next week for a shot at $50,000 in prize money.

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Celebrity riders earn $6k for charity

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Messenger Staff

What started out as the promise of a single $1,000 donation to one group by WC Challenger Charities (WCCC) has ended up being a $6,000 windfall shared by five Wise County non-profit organizations.

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Wise County Hunting Seasons

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Hunting Seasons

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County Budget Stories

Published Tuesday, September 9, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Commissioners eye proposed budget, tax rates Numbers are flying among county officials as they close in on a budget for fiscal year 2015. Published Saturday, August 2, 2014 READ MORE… Judge suggests declining state stipend County Judge Glenn Hughes thinks Wise County should no longer accept a state stipend for the county judge’s salary. Published […]

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Decatur truck fire ties up traffic

Decatur truck fire ties up traffic

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Brian Knox

An 18-wheeler crashed and burst into flames Wednesday afternoon in Decatur, causing major traffic issues that spilled over onto three major roadways in the county.

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Appeals court to hear Ross case

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Former County Commissioner Terry Ross will get yet another day in court. Or at least, his case will.

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EMS employee faces assault charge

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Brian Knox

A man whose job is to provide medical care to those in emergency situations stands accused of assaulting a Boyd man earlier this summer.

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Bridgeport high school students get creative with parking spaces

Bridgeport high school students get creative with parking spaces

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Jake Harris

Driving a car to school has long been an American rite of passage, but Bridgeport High School is taking that tradition a step further by allowing students to paint their own parking spots.

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Boyd City Council considers collection service

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Debts owed to the city of Boyd may soon get collected.

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Bridgeport runway closure raises concern

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council approved a participation agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Tuesday night for the construction phase of an Airport Improvement Project at Bridgeport Municipal Airport.

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Decatur City Council can finalize budget, tax rate

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Budgets and tax rates may finally move off the agenda for the Decatur City Council after Monday's meeting.

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