Firefighters save Wildwood mobile home

Firefighters save Wildwood mobile home

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

Fire damaged a mobile home at Wildwood Naturist's Resort Monday afternoon - but quick action by Decatur firefighters prevented the fire from destroying the trailer.

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Woman injured in grass fire

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

A woman was injured and half a million dollars worth of property was destroyed in a grass fire early last week.

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First Law Enforcement Appreciation Day this Friday

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By Jake Harris

A Wise County woman hopes to positively influence the public's perception of police officers by honoring local law enforcement this week.

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Quotes of 2014

Quotes of 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

"The first time I saw a picture of her on Facebook, I saw my mother in her. I just saw my momma, and I just broke down."

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Twice blessed: ‘First babies’ arrive a minute apart

Twice blessed: ‘First babies’ arrive a minute apart

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Bob Buckel

The first baby of 2015 waited until Jan. 2 to get here. Apparently, she wanted some company.

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Getaway driver charged in Christmas Eve robbery

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Jake Harris

Three of the four men arrested in the West Side Grocery Store robbery last week have now been charged with aggravated robbery.

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Wise County Indictments for Saturday, January 3, 2015

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Indictments for Saturday, January 3, 2015

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, January 3, 2015

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council will meet for the first time in 2015 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, to discuss the Halsell Street Sidewalk Improvement Project.

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Friends we lost in 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Friends we lost in 2014

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New friends we welcomed in 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

New friends we welcomed in 2014

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Best of Crime Reports 2014

Best of Crime Reports 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

A man reported that someone keeps harassing his chickens.

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Top ten stories of 2014

Top ten stories of 2014

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Triumph and tragedy provided the big news stories of 2014. Here's a look at our Top Ten.

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Bank robbery suspects arrested

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Brian Knox

Investigators believe they have identified and located the suspect who robbed Rhome's Woodhaven National Bank in October - along with two accomplices.

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Highways continue to claim lives in Wise County

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Bob Buckel

From a traffic fatality standpoint, 2014 started off blessedly slow - but caught up with a deadly vengeance.

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Appeals court upholds Ross’ removal

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Terry Ross saga appears to be over, at last. The Second District Court of Appeals in Fort Worth issued a ruling Tuesday, Dec. 23, affirming District Judge Roger Towery's summary judgment removing the former Precinct 4 Commissioner from office.

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Foundation offers trees for membership

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Texas residents can ring in the New Year with 10 flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2015.

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Show, benefit planned Jan. 10

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Paradise will be a busy place Saturday, Jan. 10.

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Christmas Eve robbery leads to 4 arrests

Christmas Eve robbery leads to 4 arrests

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

Four men spent Christmas in the Wise County Jail after being arrested just blocks away from the Bridgeport convenience store that two of them robbed at gunpoint.

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‘You’re at the wrong house’ – Man shot, killed while attempting to enter neighbor’s home

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Brian Knox

A man was shot and killed in the entryway of a home by the homeowner early Friday morning east of Rhome.

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Blaze devours mobile home

Blaze devours mobile home

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

A mobile home northeast of Decatur was destroyed Friday in an early morning fire.

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