2 arrested for horse thefts

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Two men, including one from Wise County, have been arrested and charged with stealing three horses from a man at the Bowie Livestock Auction.

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Board approves development of new surgical hospital

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise Regional Health System will soon be developing a new surgical hospital in Denton County.

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Woman pursues unique path to motherhood

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Travis Lisle

When Brit Chambers of Decatur was told that she wouldn't be able to have children, it didn't derail her plans to have a family; it just made her more determined.

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County fine tunes new radio system

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

After four years, installation of the county's digital radio system is nearing completion, and it could go live as early as next month.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, May 9, 2015

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Chico City Council meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at Chico City Hall to consider accepting the city's independent audit completed by Stephen G. Gilland P.C.

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McComis tapped as city secretary

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

While the Bridgeport City Council talked about roads and facilities, Erika McComis sat on the sidelines taking notes and waiting on a final vote.

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City honors police and public works

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

Bridgeport Mayor Corey Lane honored the public works and police departments with a proclamation Tuesday night.

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Decision Time: City, school races on Saturday’s ballot

Decision Time: City, school races on Saturday’s ballot

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Election day in Wise County arrives Saturday, giving residents a chance to vote on who represents them on local city councils and school boards and a chance to decide on a couple of bond packages.

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Work continues on future home of elections office

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Brian Knox

This is a busy time for new Wise County Elections Administrator Sabra Srader and her staff.

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Report suggests direction for Decatur EDC

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Roy J. Eaton

How can Granbury do it when Decatur can't? That is a question the Decatur Economic Development Corporation might want to consider as it ponders results of a $30,000 study on the city's economic development strategies.

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Camp finds Paradise home

Camp finds Paradise home

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

People in need of a smile will find it a new camp in Paradise next year.

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Getting their due; School raises banners for past champs

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Richard Greene

Nearly 16 years ago, the hours of training and hard work paid off for Savannah Matzinger, Nancy Ortiz Zamora and company as they laid the groundwork for Decatur's rich cross country tradition with the program's first state title.

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Parents have voice on issues via survey

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Richard Greene

Parents at Boyd ISD are getting their chance to weigh in on their child's education.

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1 hurt in Saturday wreck

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Brian Knox

An Alvord man was seriously injured Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Farm Road 1655 south of Alvord.

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April showers don’t bring lake levels up

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

If the saying, "April showers bring May flowers" is true, then we should see a magnificent floral display in Wise County this month.

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Cowboy church caters to Western culture

Cowboy church caters to Western culture

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Jake Harris

The typical church-going environment on a Sunday morning in the South revolves around a pulpit, pews and a sanctuary in a church building.

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Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

While the weather caused last-minute changes, Relay for Life of Wise County went on as scheduled last Friday night.

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May Election

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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Chico ISD sees strong early voting

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

More than 100 voters had cast their ballots for the Chico School Board and bond election as of Thursday afternoon.

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Butterfield churns up excitement

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Smoke from gunfighters and barbecue pits will fill the air next week as the 33rd annual Butterfield Stage Days Festival and Rodeo kicks off in Bridgeport.

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