Back to School: Coach transitions to front office

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Travis Lisle

In his first year as a principal, Randy Brawner believes life experiences have given him the tools to succeed at his new job.

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Judge, college president embroiled in ongoing dispute

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Five cents doesn't sound like a lot, but it's caused distress in Weatherford College tax rate and budget negotiations for months.

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Boyd School Board president gives time to grant boy’s wish

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Racey Burden

With the help of a few Wise County volunteers, one little boy is having his wishes granted.

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Back to School: Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Bridgeport

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Back to School: Paradise

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Paradise

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Back to School: Alvord

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Alvord

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Back to School: Boyd

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Boyd

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Back to Schol: Slidell

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to Schol: Slidell

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City of Decatur budget includes water rate increase

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Brian Knox

The City of Decatur hopes to keep the tax rate the same as last year.

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City administrator resigns amid controversy

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Administrator Brandon Davis resigned Thursday after holding the position for a little over a week.

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Hitting the target; All local schools meet standard in ratings

Hitting the target; All local schools meet standard in ratings

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Brian Knox

As local districts get ready for the first day of school in a couple of weeks, they got a little good news from the state this week.

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Reward offered for missing fugitive

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Brian Knox

Local law enforcement agencies are still searching for a fugitive who ran from an officer trying to serve a warrant at his Chico home Monday.

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Breaking 100 degrees: Heat wave strikes county

Breaking 100 degrees: Heat wave strikes county

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By David Talley

With highs expected to hold past 100 degrees into next week, Wise County is a warm place to be.

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County’s first Special Olympics team tops medal stand

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Racey Burden

Made 2 Thrive's Special Olympics bocce team swept the competition at the area event in North Richland Hills last Saturday, winning seven golds and three silvers.

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FEMA guides residents through rebuilding

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has representatives stationed at Lowe's in Decatur, instructing people on how to deal with flood damage and take preventative measures for the future.

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Bridgeport plans for road repairs

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed plans for repairing several roadways Tuesday.

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Boyd ISD to work through cut in revenue

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

Boyd school board members will work on developing a spending plan for 2015-16 Monday night while facing a cut of $215,000 in revenue.

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Boyd closes library

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Public Library is closed. The city council Monday shuttered the library after trying to operate a temporary facility at the Boyd Community Center.

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Boyd continues work on budget

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Boyd City Council will continue working on the 2015-16 budget that could feature increased water costs and tackle several city goals Monday night.

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Boyd seeks public works director

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

Boyd is looking for a new public works director.

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