Green steps down from hoops post

Green steps down from hoops post

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

When Alan Green took the head basketball job at Bridgeport in 2013, the Bulls hadn't made the playoffs since 2004 and hadn't recorded a playoff victory since 1998.

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Bland to leave BISD

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport Superintendent Dr. Eddie Bland was named the lone finalist for the Snyder ISD superintendent position Tuesday night.

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Chico City Council swears in another Clark

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By David Talley

Chico City Council members Tuesday swore in Leah Clark to fill the at-large seat left open by Maryalin Bridges in November.

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Boyd City Council talks apartment complex

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd City Council members Tuesday heard from citizens concerned with a proposed plat change, which would make way for an apartment complex to be built in the 400 block of S. Allen Street/Farm Road 730.

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Decatur City Council to hold reading of alcohol ordinance

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday will hold a public hearing and first reading of an ordinance related to the sale of all alcoholic beverages in the city limits.

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Decatur School Board approves District of Innovation plan

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur ISD will be a District of Innovation beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.

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Rhome City Council again argues over numbered place system; can’t come to election agreement

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Despite appearing to be a solved issue at their last meeting, Rhome City Council members argued again about the city's move to council place seats Thursday.

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Schnitker resigns from Bridgeport School Board

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport School Board member Marci Schnitker announced her resignation Friday.

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Phoenix Mamie Boucher

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
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Freda Damron and Lester Boucher of Bowie announce the birth of a daughter, Phoenix Mamie Boucher

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Man injured in wreck

Man injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By David Talley

An Alvord man was injured when his SUV ran under the back of an 18-wheeler just before 6 Saturday morning.

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Youth Fair auction tops $265,000

Youth Fair auction tops $265,000

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Bidders spent $265,750 Saturday at the 2017 Youth Fair auction as 134 items came through the arena at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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No drugs, alcohol involved in fatal crash

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Decatur man killed in a crash on a baseball field last December did not have drugs or alcohol in his system.

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Forest Service to hold public meeting

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By David Talley

The U.S. Forest Service will hold a series of public meetings this month to revise its plans for managing recreation, vegetation, fish and wildlife, water and cultural assets in Texas.

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City of Rhome keeps numbered council seats

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Racey Burden

Despite citizen complaints, Rhome has no plans to switch back to at-large council places.

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Couple demonstrates how to make mats for homeless

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Guest speakers Beth and Ralph Roper demonstrated at the recent meeting of the Wise County Retired School Personnel (WCRSP) how to make sleeping mats for the homeless using plastic shopping bags.

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Everton sentenced on firearm charge

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Decatur man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison this week for unlawful firearm possession.

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First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By David Talley

In just her first year showing, Alvord FFA's Aliyah Nichols has claimed top honors at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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3 schools might reach capacity within 3 years

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

Nearly 600 housing or apartment units are scheduled to be completed within the next couple of years in the Decatur school district. And that will mean more students.

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Former Alvord city official pleads guilty to theft

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

A former Alvord public works director recently pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft of fuel using city cash.

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City and county to build bridge at park

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

A pedestrian bridge will soon be built at a planned disc golf course at a city park in Decatur.

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