Kulow sentenced in cattle theft case

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Brian Knox

A former Boyd rancher has been ordered to pay more than $13,000 to another Boyd rancher in a case involving theft of cattle.

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Clerk at truck stop robbed

Clerk at truck stop robbed

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two people robbed a local convenience store clerk at gunpoint last weekend.

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All bark, some bite; Regional trials draw K-9 teams from across Texas

All bark, some bite; Regional trials draw K-9 teams  from across Texas

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County's new police canine training facility south of Decatur saw its first paw prints this week.

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Northwest bond package calls for $399 million

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

When Northwest ISD families go to the polls starting later this month, they'll have a single board race and a $399 million bond package to decide.

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Rhome City Council hears audit report

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

Rhome City Council members Tuesday heard the city's audit report for fiscal year 2016.

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Outside audit indicates county finances in order

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Outside auditor Snow Garrett Williams gave Wise County a clean report on its financial audit for fiscal year 2016.

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Rhome City Council cancels election despite ominous warning

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

Despite a cryptic warning from fellow councilman Tim Robison, Rhome leaders Tuesday voted to cancel the city council election since all candidates are unopposed.

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Decatur City Council approves changes allowing expanded alcohol sales

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Brian Knox

It's now official: you can sell all alcoholic beverages, including mixed drinks, in the city limits of Decatur.

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Decatur School Board considers adding locker room space to field house

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Brian Knox

The proposed Decatur High School field house expansion may end up being larger than initially thought.

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King pushes college bill forward

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

State Rep. Phil King presented his bill advocating for Wise County representation on the Weatherford College Board to the Texas House Higher Education Committee Wednesday.

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Fire destroys house

Fire destroys house

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two structures near Lake Bridgeport were destroyed by fire Friday night.

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Mother indicted in child’s death

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Brian Knox

An Alvord woman has been indicted in the drowning death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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Edwards pursues state office

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Davey Edwards of Alvord announced Saturday he will run for Texas land commissioner in 2018.

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Smashing cancer: Alvord senior hammers away at fundraising

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By David Talley

Lifting the sledge hammer as high as she could, Lindsey Abbott brought it down on the hood of a Toyota Camry parked at Elm Creek Park in Alvord Saturday morning.

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Decatur ISD hires TASB for superintendent search

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The Decatur School Board unanimously agreed Monday night to hire the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) to lead the district's superintendent search.

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Bridgeport School Board sets superintendent hiring schedule

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By David Talley

Bridgeport School Board members Monday laid out a timetable for hiring a new superintendent.

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Alvord, Chico students place in UIL meet

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord and Chico High School UIL academic teams competed in the District 11-2A meet last week at Muenster High School.

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4-Hers advance to district, state contests

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County 4-H Photography show was held at Weatherford College Wise County March 21-22.

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Tired driver veers into oncoming traffic

Tired driver veers into oncoming traffic

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

A teen was transported to Wise Health System Thursday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Farm Road 51 South at Medical Center Drive in Decatur.

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Former bus driver sentenced

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Brian Knox

A former Bridgeport school bus driver pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a child Tuesday in 271st District Court.

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