Boyd’s Knox Avenue project enters phase 2

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By David Talley

Construction on phase two of the Knox Avenue project in Boyd is set to begin in two weeks.

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Preliminary tax values look bleak

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Double-digit drops in mineral values have made for a dismal financial outlook for most of Wise County.

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Calling all campers: Annual Sonflower Camp starts Monday

Calling all campers: Annual Sonflower Camp starts Monday

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Racey Burden

The 18th annual Sonflower Camp kicks off next Monday, and organizers are still looking for volunteers and campers to sign up.

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Leaving her mark: Jerhea Nail retires from Northwest ISD after 25 years

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Richard Greene

During 25 years working at Northwest ISD and another six on the school board, Jerhea Nail has seen the school district blossom in size and reputation.

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An appetizing lesson: Food truck rally offers taste of what’s to come

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By David Talley

The Great Boyd Food Truck doesn't have wheels - yet.

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Drop off prescription drugs at Bridgeport PD

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Brian Knox

Beginning today, Bridgeport residents have a new way to safely dispose of prescription drugs.

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Alvord School Board makes several purchases

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members made several budget decisions Thursday night.

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Luttrull, Lane named Ford Leadership Scholars

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Lyndi Luttrull of Decatur FFA and Reginald Lane of Bridgeport FFA were among 10 students chosen from across Texas to participate in the Ford Leadership Scholars program.

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Bridgeport Parks department awarded trails grant

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation recently received a $158,400 grant to renovate trails in the Northwest Recreational Park that were damaged by flooding.

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Infant killed in Thursday rollover

Infant killed in Thursday rollover

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

An infant was killed and four people were injured in a rollover on U.S. Highway 81/287 near County Road 1595 north of Alvord Thursday morning.

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South Wise leads population growth

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

South Wise is growing at a faster rate than the rest of the county, according to the 2016 population estimates by the North Central Texas Council of Governments.

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Scammers mimic local sheriff’s department

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

A new phone scam is perhaps the most Wise County-specific ever. The Wise County Sheriff's Office is warning people not to fall for it.

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PBR action returns to Wise

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Tickets are still available for the wildly popular J.W. Hart PBR Challenge which will take over the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur next weekend.

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Local voters go 1-for-5 in runoff choices

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

Wise County voters, at least the 503 who cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff elections, only went with the statewide winners in one of five races on the ballot.

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Night of No Limits draws huge crowd

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

While thousands of parents, teachers and community members filed past him through the halls of Northwest High School Thursday night, 9-year-old Grant Moore stood confidently by his laptop, presenting a slide show on Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.

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Plan details improvements for Rhome streets, water systems

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

The 20-year capital improvement plan (CIP) for the city of Rhome was presented at Tuesday night's council meeting.

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Vanover and teammates fight fatigue to bring home accolades

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Starbucks coffee fueled Shelby Vanover's computer science victory at the UIL state academic meet this week.

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No stain no gain: Food powers student to first at state

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

He might have won state, but for Avery Caddell the food was the best part of his trip to Austin.

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Richey takes second at state meet

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By David Talley

When Austin Richey walked into the computer applications testing room at his first UIL academics state meet, he felt a twinge of nervousness.

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Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Finishing on top: State champion wrestler tops Class of 2016

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

On the afternoon of June 7, Jessie Ausman will step onto the stage in the crowded arena at the University of North Texas with all eyes on her.

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