18-wheeler collision injures man

18-wheeler collision injures man

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Brian Knox

The driver of an 18-wheeler and his dog were seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday near Alvord.

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Honoring heroes among us

Honoring heroes among us

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By David Talley

"Ladies and gentlemen, there are heroes who walk among us. There are heroes here today."

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GOP rode strong turnout, straight ticket voting to wins

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voter turnout for Tuesday's election was one of the highest it has ever been in Wise County.

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Starting new job; Decatur senior joins reserves

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

The summer before his senior year, Damon Lewis took a new job.

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Commissioners to address multiple issues

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners will spend most of Monday in meetings.

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Commissioners agree to maintain NRS Ranch Road

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners last month accepted NRS Ranch Road into county maintenance.

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Baking the situation better

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Racey Burden

It was two days before the end of the school year for the Eudys, both elementary teachers, and a date night when Michael didn't come home on time.

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Programmed for success: Students take first stab at robotics competition

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By David Talley

As members of the Boyd High School Robotics Club gather around, a small robot, about the size of a box fan, rolls up to club member Beverly Jenkins. A metallic arm pivots forward, using a claw to carefully take a fake ear of corn from Jenkins' outstretched hand.

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Wise backs Trump, Republicans

Wise backs Trump, Republicans

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

In what may have been the least-surprising local result of the night, Republican Donald Trump was the overwhelming choice of Wise County voters for president.

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White wins Pct. 1 post

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

"Did you win?" Mildred White, 90, has asked this question of her son, Danny White, every time he visited her at Senior Care the last several weeks.

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Shaw crushes opponent

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By David Talley

Wise County voters re-elected Republican Tax Assessor/Collector Monte Shaw by a large margin Tuesday.

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Decatur approves expanded alcohol sales

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voters backed expanded alcohol sales in the city of Decatur.

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Singled out: No opponents lead to automatic election

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Without a Democratic opponent, many Republicans were automatically elected Tuesday to county office.

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Paradise voters elect council, school board reps

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

In mostly one-candidate races, Paradise City Council and school board members were elected Tuesday night.

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Boyd beer and wine measure passes

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By David Talley

Beer and wine are headed to store shelves and restaurant menus in Boyd.

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Man pistol whipped

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A Decatur man was arrested Monday evening after pistol whipping his brother during an argument.

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War stories: Son reconnects with father’s war buddy

War stories: Son reconnects with father’s war buddy

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

For years Alan Sessions knew nothing about his father's service in World War II.

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WCID expansion approved

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Wise County voters approved annexing areas of the county not currently within the boundaries of a water district into Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

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Stabbing leads to felony indictment

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A Boyd man who stabbed another man during a fight in August has been indicted for the assault.

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Veterans to be honored across county

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Veterans Group holds its annual Veterans Day program 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Wise County Veterans Memorial Park in Decatur.

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