Citizens respond to need for Red Cross volunteers

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Red Cross disaster action team is well on its way to being formed in Wise County.

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Chico City Council argues about water rates, rate cap

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By David Talley

Chico City Council members Tuesday denied the mayor's recommendation to adjust water and sewage rates despite a significant budget shortfall.

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Women’s Building remodel starts Monday

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Women's Building at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur is getting a facelift.

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Scholarships awarded to Wise County students

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Weatherford College Foundation has announced scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic year, and 41 semester awards are going to Wise County students.

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Meeting Previews for the week of Saturday, August 6, 2016

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur School Board will meet at 7:30 Monday morning.

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Pets perish in house fire

Pets perish in house fire

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Multiple pets died in a house fire early Sunday morning on Lone Trail outside Rhome.

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Riding into the sunset; County loses law enforcement legend

Riding into the sunset; County loses law enforcement legend

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Wise County law enforcement community has lost what one fellow officer calls a "legend."

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Officers credited with saving man’s life

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

A North Richland Hills man is crediting two Wise County sheriff's officers with saving his life.

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Wise County 4-H brings home state awards

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Wise County 4-Hers brought home hardware from the State 4-H Roundup June 6-9 in College Station.

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Paradise ISD sets public hearing date for tax rate, budget

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Racey Burden

Paradise School Board called a special meeting Monday to set the dates for the district's public hearing on the proposed budget and tax rate for 2016-2017.

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2 arrested on drug charges

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

What started as a traffic stop for no license plate has resulted in two drug and theft arrests and now involves ATF investigators.

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Tax free weekend begins Friday

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Texas' sales tax holiday runs Aug. 5-7 this year, just in time for back-to-school shopping.

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Building resumes and character; District begins community service program for new school year

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd High School students will now be required to perform at least eight hours of community service each school year as part of a districtwide character education program.

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Messenger hauls in West Texas Press awards

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Messenger Advertising Manager Lisa Davis was awarded the Harold Hudson Memorial Award by the West Texas Press Association July 22 in San Angelo.

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1 injured in wreck

1 injured in wreck

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By David Talley

One man was seriously injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord near the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Reunion roots: Wren’s Nest celebrates 70th anniversary

Reunion roots: Wren’s Nest celebrates  70th anniversary

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

The Wren family is one of a few in Wise County that can claim their ancestors have made the trek to the Old Settlers Reunion for more than a century.

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Joiner resigns from Weatherford College Wise County

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Matt Joiner, associate dean of Weatherford College Wise County (WCWC), announced his resignation Thursday.

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Runaway Bay man killed in crash

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Carla Noah Stutsman, Azle News

A Runaway Bay man died Monday from injuries he suffered in an accident in the 11500 block of Farm Road 730 North in Azle last Sunday.

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Giving back: Family offers free sandwiches to emergency personnel

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By David Talley

While revelers at the Wise County Old Settler's Reunion celebrated, Bill Winters and his coworkers stood ready.

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Clark to lead national caucus

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County Judge J.D. Clark Monday was appointed chairman of the Rural Action Caucus (RAC), a subgroup of the National Association of Counties (NACo) headquartered in Washington, D.C.

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