Minshew, 5 others arrested in drug case

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

Six people have been arrested in connection with a drug investigation that resulted in the seizure of more than 100 grams of methamphetamine from a Newark home.

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Fugitive captured in Bowie

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Brian King of Alvord was arrested Thursday in Bowie, more than a week after he escaped officers in Wise County.

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IT department changes to be discussed

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

County Judge Glenn Hughes will present to commissioners Monday his ideas for organizational changes to the county's Department of Information Resources.

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City of Chico awards bid for water filtration project

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

Residents of the City of Chico moved one step closer to having peace of mind over their water quality Tuesday.

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Alvord School Board to meet Tuesday

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The polls close on Tuesday at 7 p.m. - and that's when the Alvord school trustees will hold what promises to be a quick meeting.

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New support group seeks to educate about Parkinson’s

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Jake Harris

A Wise County resident is starting a new support group for people affected by Parkinson's disease and their families.

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Election Day is Tuesday

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

After months of campaigning, Election Day is finally here.

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Sisk gets 4-year sentence for burying body

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Boyd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after Tarrant County prosecutors said he helped bury the body of a murder victim in south Wise County.

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Trick or Treat

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord High School Halloween haunted house is open indefinitely Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, starting at 10:30 p.m. on the 31st and 6 p.m. on the 1st.

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Alves wins PBR world title

Alves wins PBR world title

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Silvano Alves of Decatur made bull riding history, winning his third PBR world title Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Going Green: Slidell student elected to 4-H council, receives coveted jacket

Going Green: Slidell student elected to 4-H council, receives coveted jacket

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

No, she didn't win the Masters, but Caitlin Pruett recently donned a green jacket she had coveted for a long, long time.

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Grand jury indicts 29

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County grand jury met Oct. 16 and returned the following felony indictments.

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Wildfire plan to take shape

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Bob Buckel

With a new specialist on board from the Texas Forest Service, the Decatur Fire Department got the go-ahead Monday night to put in place a Community Wildfire Protection Plan that has been "on the map" for several years.

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From Brazil to Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Jake Harris

Sao Paulo, Brazil is a long way from Bridgeport, Texas - but Bridgeport High School exchange student Raquel Vale says she is right at home in the Lone Star State.

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Problem Solvers take on identity theft

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Jake Harris

According to the Texas Attorney General's Office, more than 25,000 Texans every year say they are victims of identity theft.

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Wise Regional takes over nursing operations

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The directors of Wise Regional Health System voted Monday night to affiliate with seven nursing facilities in the area - at their request.

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1 dies in 2-vehicle accident

1 dies in 2-vehicle accident

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A Sanger woman was killed and her granddaughter critically injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning near Slidell.

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Defying the odds; Coach returns to court after staring down death

Defying the odds; Coach returns to court after staring down death

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Richard Greene

Lynn Cranfill emerges from his office Wednesday afternoon and walks onto the court, giving a single clap and yelling, "Let's go!"

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Bridgeport city administrator retires after 4 years

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Jake Harris

Bridgeport City Administrator Brandon Emmons' retirement announcement may have come as a surprise to those members of the audience who remained, but for Emmons, the career move is right on schedule.

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125 years of Mass in Bridgeport

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Jake Harris

A Wise County church will celebrate more than a century of services Sunday.

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