Woman dies in head-on wreck

Woman dies in head-on wreck

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Brian Knox

A driver going the wrong way died Tuesday in a head-on collision just south of Alvord.

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Quick thinking saves students

Quick thinking saves students

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Richard Greene

Driving down Interstate 35W Wednesday afternoon on her usual bus route, Northwest ISD driver Heather Bowen heard a loud pop.

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Hurdsman faces 29 theft charges

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Brian Knox

Wise County Sheriff's investigators continue to build their case against a Paradise man accused in a string of recent car burglaries.

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FFA teams dominate district LDE meet

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's FFA chapter took seven firsts and three seconds to capture overall sweepstakes honors at the District 1 Leadership Development Event (LDE) Contest, held Nov. 17 at Bridgeport.

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Decatur City Council to act on P&Z requests

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will take action on a zoning change request and four re-plats when they meet 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 201 E. Walnut.

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Bridgeport City Council expands wastewater contract

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow U.S. Water (USW) to expand its services in the city to the wastewater treatment plant.

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Water outage was planned to replace Turkey Creek water line

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Jake Harris

Water was shut off in Bridgeport almost seven hours Wednesday in a planned outage to reconstruct a water line near Turkey Creek, City Administrator Brandon Emmons said.

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County seeks new elections administrator

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The search is on for a new elections administrator. The Wise County Elections Commission met Tuesday morning and finalized a job description for the position of county elections administrator.

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Food drive kicks off this week

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Dan Mallory and his wife, Allison, are encouraging the community to Live Thankfully with their second annual food drive for local families.

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Read named Citizen of the Year; Hometown Tees is Business of the Year

Read named Citizen of the Year; Hometown Tees is Business of the Year

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise Chamber of Commerce President Dollie Wall met Gay Read with a big hug, a smile and two awards Monday night.

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Dallas Baptist University helps bring heat to Wise County museum

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Jake Harris

The artifacts in the Wise County Heritage Museum may be priceless, but there is a price to maintain them - $45,000. Or, really, half of that.

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Saddle up for toys

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Salt Creek Arena is hosting a barrel racing expo benefiting the Wise County Toy Run 5 to 10 p.m. tonight in Boyd.

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Miss America ’75 urges vision, hard work

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

It's not every day a Miss America walks into the room - but the Paradise Chamber of Commerce got to see the signature wave firsthand Monday night.

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Stock show ticket office open

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo ticket office opened Monday, and rodeo tickets are available for these traditional favorites...

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Hospital to become community health clinic

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Wise Regional Health System will convert its Bridgeport campus to an urgent care/ambulatory surgery center Jan. 1.

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Love in Every Stitch: Chico woman’s passion for quilting leads to national award

Love in Every Stitch: Chico woman’s passion for quilting leads to national award

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Priscilla Moreland's prize-winning quilt hung in her living room last week, the golden threads shimmering under the lights as she lovingly recalled the work that went into it.

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Hurdsman arrested for vehicle burglary

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Brian Knox

Wise County Sheriff's investigators believe they have arrested the person responsible for a rash of recent vehicle burglaries in the Paradise and Decatur areas.

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Toy Run riders donate socks for event promotion

Toy Run riders donate socks for event promotion

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Jake Harris

The 15th Annual Wise County Toy Run is coming up Dec. 7, and event organizer Scott Gates, also known as Spirit Rider, is already starting the festivities.

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Chico adds part-time technology position

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Brian Knox

Over the past several years, Chico ISD has seen an increase in technology in the hands of teachers and students.

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Tour of homes kicks off the season

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Woman's Club Tour of Homes is just one week away.

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