Rhome City Council approves budget, tax rate

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

After a long Saturday workshop and some discussion, Rhome officials are ready to move forward with a financial plan for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Water board proposes $1.58 million budget

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Roy J. Eaton

Directors of the Wise County Water Supply District, an entity of the City of Decatur, reviewed a proposed budget of $1.58 million at their meeting Tuesday.

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GPA policy change back on Decatur School Board agenda

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board Monday is expected to make a decision on applying a new grade point average policy to incoming sophomores as well as freshman.

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Boyd ISD trustees to wrap budget process

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Boyd ISD officials hope to wrap up the budget-writing process next week.

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TAPS seeks local park and ride location

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Brian Knox

Transportation needs exist in rural communities, but now there's a new coalition in Wise County that is looking for local input to help identify and meet those needs.

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Runaway Bay City Council to meet two days straight

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Runaway Bay city officials will see a lot of each other this week as two meetings are scheduled back-to-back.

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Boyd city budget work to continue

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd City Council will continue with the budget process at its meeting Tuesday.

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Bridgeport ISD trustees to discuss renovations

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport ISD Board of Trustees will discuss baseball dugouts and football field and agriculture science animal barn renovations at its meeting Monday.

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Chico City Council agrees to rent gym, reviews budget

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Brian Knox

The City of Chico's municipal complex has proven so popular with outside renters that the city had to get a little creative to find some extra space.

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Chico school board set to approve budget, tax rate Monday

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Chico school board will hold a public hearing on its proposed budget and tax rate at Monday's meeting.

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Decatur City Council workshop to precede meeting

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will meet at 4 Monday afternoon to talk about the proposed budget for fiscal 2014-2015.

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7 injured in collision; Family hits semi on FM 51 North near Slidell

7 injured in collision; Family hits semi on FM 51 North near Slidell

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Jake Harris

Seven people were injured in a two-car wreck Saturday morning about 14 miles northeast of Decatur, just inside the Wise/Denton county line.

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Greene wants to reform Congress

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Monday when he came to Decatur, Mark Greene was looking for a place to hold a campaign fundraiser dove hunt this fall.

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Going Glock: Sheriff’s Office exchanging weapons

Going Glock: Sheriff’s Office exchanging weapons

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is about to re-arm. At the request of Sheriff David Walker, the department won approval Monday to trade its Sig pistols for Glocks.

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Monday night wreck results in arrest

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Jake Harris

Two automobile accidents occurred at almost exactly the same moment in Wise County Monday night.

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Rhome City Council to vote on budget

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

With the exception of the police department fund, Rhome city officials are projecting surplus budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Lane merge causes Sunday wreck

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Jake Harris

Five people were injured Sunday night after a two-car wreck on U.S. 81/287 in Decatur.

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Decatur ISD to hold enrollment fair

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Decatur ISD will host an enrollment fair 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14 and 15, at the Administration Building, 307 S. Cates.

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Decatur’s Public Works Director Earl Smith leaving for League City

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Decatur Public Works Director and City Engineer Earl Smith has submitted his resignation after nearly eight years with the city.

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County Clerk Records for Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Recorded marriage licenses filed July 2014

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