Road projects approved for U.S. 81/287

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Brian Knox

Motorists traveling on U.S. 81/287 might notice road work at several locations starting next month.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 14, 2015

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport School Board will decide Monday whether or not to create a soccer program.

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Storm spotter training due

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

As temperatures start to warm and spring approaches, so does the threat of severe weather in Wise County.

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Wise County folks to descend on Capital

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

About 60 Wise County residents are expected to take part in Wise County Legislative Days Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Austin.

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High schoolers learn about volunteering at DATCU event

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Jake Harris

DATCU Credit Union's junior board of directors learned about the merits of volunteering in the community Thursday night.

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County dispatchers recognized at commissioners court

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County dispatchers received three of six communications awards presented in November by the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and they were recognized at Monday's commissioners meeting.

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Weatherford College tuition won’t go up for 2015-16

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Tuition rates for Weatherford College students will remain unchanged for the 2015-16 academic year following approval from the WC board of trustees during their meeting Thursday afternoon.

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Boyd School Board extends West’s contract

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Richard Greene

After a two-hour closed session, Boyd school board members emerged shortly before 11 Thursday night and gave superintendent Ted West a one-year extension.

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Project center construction to start soon

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Richard Greene

Construction will begin soon on Boyd ISD's new ag project center.

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Investigators seek information on pharmacy burglaries

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Brian Knox

Wise County Crimestoppers is offering a reward for information about two recent burglaries of a Rhome pharmacy.

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Roundabout discussions lead to start of remodel

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

The remodel of two county-owned buildings acquired from the U.S. Army isn't as simple as first thought.

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Sales tax: County divided as 2015 starts

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Comptroller Glenn Hegar says Texas' continued growth in sales tax revenue is driven by business spending in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors as well as the oil and natural gas mining sector.

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Breaking News: 1 dead and another injured in County Road 4590 wreck

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An 18-year old man is dead and another is injured after the car they were traveling in struck a pipe fence and rolled over on County Road 4590 and Highway 114 near Boyd late Friday night. Another man was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, with unknown injuries. Names of the two men are […]

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Horse hair thieves strike again

Horse hair thieves strike again

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Brian Knox

It appears some thieves are taking advantage of a friendly horse near Paradise.

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County hires tech pro

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

A technology guru will be settling in among Wise County officials this week.

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Local winery celebrates 20 years with Stock Show awards

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Jake Harris

Les Constable always knew he wanted to make wine - but he didn't expect to be making wine for so long, or making wine that won so many awards.

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Paradise High School senior, grandfather honored

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

A lifelong passion goes beyond a love for a breed of cattle. It's also a love for unforgettable friends and a family that stretches across the United States.

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4 of 5 applicants get HOT grants

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Bob Buckel

The Decatur City Council Monday approved $18,000 in grants from the city's Hotel Occupancy Tax, funding four of the five events that requested money.

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Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur School Board is expected to call a bond election at a special meeting tonight.

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State changes vehicle registration, inspection stickers

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

This year Texas vehicles will go from two windshield stickers to one.

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