Helping to hold on; Rodeo provides outlet for vets

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Racey Burden

Getting the bulls and riders into the chute was a group effort.

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Joining forces: Counties create criminal interdiction unit

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has partnered with six other area counties to form a specialized unit aimed at stemming the flow of illegal narcotics and human trafficking along major roadways in North Texas.

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Securing schools; Districts encouraged by Abbott’s plan

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Richard Greene

Superintendents at multiple Wise County school districts were encouraged by the security plan announced by Texas Governor Greg Abbott Wednesday.

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Applewhite takes over constable job

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Richard Greene

Charles Applewhite officially started his new job as Wise County Precinct 3 constable Thursday after being sworn in by County Judge J.D. Clark.

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Dancers to perform ‘Cinderella’

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The dancers of Wise Ballet and Music Academy will bring the Cinderella story to life next weekend.

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Museum receives pump jack, haul truck

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Racey Burden

The Bridgeport Historical Society cut the ribbon on two large-scale gifts at the city museum Wednesday and officially opened an outdoor exhibit revolving around the local oil and gas industry.

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Now permitted: Council approves change to downtown apartment rules

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved a zoning change that will allow for an apartment building downtown.

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Northwest School Board approves slight pay raise

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD employees will be getting a raise next school year.

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Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department receives grant

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Racey Burden

The Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department recently received a $20,000 grant for signage and trail maintenance at Bridgeport Adventure Park.

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Tier 2 petition verified by elections office

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Racey Burden

The issue of involuntary annexation is heading to the November election.

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Drought creeps back after hot, dry May

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Richard Greene

With the scorching heat and lack of rain to end May, drought crept back into Wise County, and one city has already banned fireworks for the Fourth of July.

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Kid Fish set for Wise County Park

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Texas Game Wardens will hold their annual Kid Fish event as part of the Texas Parks and Wildlife's free fishing day at Wise County Park Saturday.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, June 2, 2018

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Sonflower Camp, a free camp for those with special needs, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year - and you're invited to the party.

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Strength through service; King praises vets, helpful citizens

Strength through service; King praises vets, helpful citizens

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Brian Knox

Local veterans and citizens gathered at the Wise County Veterans Memorial Park in Decatur Monday morning to remember those who died while serving their country.

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Working into dreams: Boyd student shapes up to meet military requirements

Working into dreams: Boyd student shapes up to meet military requirements

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Richard Greene

Erinest Solley dreams of entering the Air Force and working in a tactical position, calling in air strikes and then ultimately joining a SWAT team.

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Recycling changes announced

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur residents should take note of new restrictions on what they can recycle.

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Making the grade; Seventh grader scores among best on SAT

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Racey Burden

In a classroom full of high school students taking the SAT, Bridgeport Middle School seventh grader Molly Johanson was an anomaly. She wasn't too intimidated, though.

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Boyd ISD district names SRO

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd schools finished the academic year Thursday. When students return in August, they will be joined on campus by Boyd officer Jason Morris.

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County leaps into cell phone switch

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County will be one of the first counties in the state to join FirstNet, a high-speed network dedicated to public safety.

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Grand jury returns more than 60 indictments

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County grand jury met May 17 and returned the following felony indictments.

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