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Precinct 4 post filled

Precinct 4 post filled

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

County Judge Glenn Hughes named an interim Precinct 4 commissioner this week.

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2 vehicles, pedestrian involved in wreck

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

Three people were taken to the hospital after back-to-back wrecks in Bridgeport Thursday morning.

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King, Estes on desalination study committee

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Both of Wise County's representatives in Austin will serve on a Joint Interim Committee to Study Water Desalination.

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Engineering firm to assist city with quarry tasks

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Messenger Staff

It took only about a half-hour for the Chico City Council to take care of business Tuesday.

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Meyers retains post on council

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

No special election was needed in the city of Bridgeport after all.

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Family forced to flee gets day in court

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Brandon Evans

A family forced to flee their home because of air pollution almost four years ago will finally have their day in court.

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Williams wants no votes for school board

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Lex Williams, one of three candidates who filed for Place 6 on the Alvord school board, told the Messenger this week that he wishes to drop out of the race.

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Board extends super’s contract

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Brandon Evans

The trustees of Boyd ISD like the direction the district is headed.

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Jury delivers guilty verdict in drug case

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Paradise man was found guilty Wednesday of possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine.

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3 injured in 2-vehicle wreck

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Three men were injured in a two-vehicle accident about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning in Cottondale.

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Back to Iwo Jima: Father, daughter make trip to battle site

Back to Iwo Jima: Father, daughter make trip to battle site

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Troy Thornton's smile gets a little crooked just before he speaks. As a rule, he doesn't talk much about Iwo Jima. But a few weeks ago, he went back.

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Strokes of premonition; New EDC director is on the job

Strokes of premonition; New EDC director is on the job

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Sterling Flynn grew up in Canyon at his father's knee, watching him paint. "He had a career, but he'd always come home and paint," Flynn said.

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AD’s contract situation still not resolved

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It took an attorney to sort out exactly what the tie vote in last Thursday's Alvord school board meeting means with regard to the contract of Athletic Director Curtis Enis.

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Rival schools combine to send 23 to regionals

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Decatur High School had 28 top six finishes at the District 9-3A academic meet March 20 to take second place overall.

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Runners take to streets for scholarship

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Runners will be dashing through the streets of Decatur Saturday morning.

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RRC’s role prime topic at forum

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Some key issues facing Wise County residents were on the table Friday evening at a forum sponsored by Concerned Citizens for Responsible Industry.

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Tie vote non-renews athletic director

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Bob Buckel

"The motion failed." Spoken in tones so low most of those in the packed boardroom didn't realize what had occurred, those words effectively ended Curtis Enis' tenure as head football coach and athletic director for Alvord ISD.

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Rann’s best friend: Students get to know furriest member of staff

Rann’s best friend: Students get to know furriest member of staff

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Brian Knox

The time had come Thursday for a new member of the Rann Elementary staff to have some one-on-one time with a group of students. If Lola was nervous, she didn't show it.

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Fog contributes to wreck

Fog contributes to wreck

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A Decatur man was injured in a head-on collision east of Paradise Friday morning.

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Celebrating Kynslee and her kidneys

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

For her fourth birthday, Kynslee Knight of Decatur will celebrate with cake and candles - and a hotel stay topped off with a nice, long walk.

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