Agenda Briefs for Saturday, October 4, 2014

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council will discuss community center rental fees, Halloween road closures, radio-powered utilities measurements and natural gas and water line contracts at its meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 900 Thompson Street.

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Mock trial sets Peterson free

Mock trial sets Peterson free

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The students at Alvord High School now were first graders, kindergarteners and younger when Laci Peterson, eight months pregnant, went missing on Christmas Eve 2002.

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From Runaway Bay to L.A.

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Jake Harris

A Wise County actor will soon get his big-screen premiere.

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Bridgeport Airport construction to begin Monday

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Jake Harris

The first construction phase of the Bridgeport Airport Improvement Project will begin Monday, according to a press release from the city of Bridgeport.

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To vote, register by Monday and have photo ID

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Messenger Staff

If you plan on voting in the Nov. 4 general election, you need to make sure you are registered to vote.

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Boyd City Council approves budget, water rates

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

After three budget workshops and a pair of public hearings, the Boyd City Council has adopted a financial plan for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

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Third robbery suspect arrested

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Brian Knox

A third suspect in a June robbery in Arkansas has been arrested in Texas.

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Grand jury indicts 2 for manslaughter

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Two people have been indicted by a Wise County grand jury for manslaughter as a result of separate fatality automobile accidents.

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Program offers classes for engaged, married couples

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Couples approaching marriage can build a solid foundation - and save the $60 marriage license fee - by going through an eight-hour premarital education class sponsored by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).

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2 hurt as train collides with truck

2 hurt as train collides with truck

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

Two people were seriously injured Monday afternoon when a Union Pacific train struck the cab of an 18-wheeler on a private driveway between Bridgeport and Paradise.

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Fire safety no joke for Clown Brigade

Fire safety no joke for Clown Brigade

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Jake Harris

October can mean different things to different people. Halloween. Colder weather. Colorful leaves. Columbus Day. For Decatur Fire Captain Nate Mara, the month of October means another chance to educate children on fire safety in a fun way.

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Married couple arrested for bank robbery

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Paradise couple has been arrested in connection with a June bank robbery in central Arkansas.

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Dems stump to supportive crowd

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Matthew Britt, Democratic candidate for state representative (District 61), told a crowd of supporters at last Tuesday's Empty Chair Debate that he feels it's wrong for Republicans to shy away from such events.

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Coal Miner’s Festival this Saturday

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport's beginnings as a coal mining town will be relived this Saturday at the Coal Miner's Heritage Festival in downtown Bridgeport.

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District Clerk Records filed August 2014

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

District Clerk Records filed August 2014

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County Clerk Records for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

County Clerk Records for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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Rhome City Council limits mayoral powers

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Just three months after granting them, the Rhome City Council has limited the powers of its mayor.

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Boyd City Council hears options on Knox upgrade

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A high-traffic street in Boyd could soon get a needed facelift.

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Sheriff’s Office to provide Northwest SRO

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A sheriff's deputy will replace a Rhome police officer as a School Resource Officer at Northwest ISD's Wise County campuses.

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Donald Joe Clark dies in wreck

Donald Joe Clark dies in wreck

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Donald Joe Clark, 52, of Chico was killed Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle collision on Farm Road 1810 east of Chico.

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