Wilson to lead Dragons

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Current Chico coach Lane Wilson was named CISD athletic director at a special school board meeting Tuesday night.

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Community meetings kick off superintendent search

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord School Board began the search for a new superintendent Thursday with four community involvement meetings led by Texas Association or School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services Director Butch Feltner.

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Truck fire closes highway

Truck fire closes highway

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

An early morning truck fire left part of heavily-traveled northbound U.S. 81/287 in Decatur shut down most of Wednesday.

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Woman injured in rollover

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

A Rhome woman was seriously injured Thursday morning when she rolled her sports utility vehicle on U.S. 81/287, just south of County Road 4421.

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Worship service returns to little white chapel

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Racey Burden

Church. Mattress factory. Church again. Wedding chapel. This is the life cycle of the old Episcopal Mission of the Ascension, better known to most as the tiny white chapel on the corner of Hale and Church Street in Decatur.

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New indigent burial policy approved

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Tuesday approved a new indigent burial policy as presented by County Judge J.D. Clark.

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Former principal Young remembered for service to DISD

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Brian Knox

Decatur lost a longtime educator and namesake for a local elementary this week.

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Greyhounds find sweeping success

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Sarah Beaver didn't get to the end of the test in computer applications Tuesday.

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Decatur police investigate home burglary

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Decatur Police are investigating a home burglary that happened Thursday afternoon.

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2 percent pay hike on the horizon

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD employees will get a raise next school year.

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Northwest ISD keeps same leadership

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD will remain under the same leadership for the next year.

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Thomas retires from Wise Choices

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Racey Burden

For Branda Thomas, retirement doesn't mean she plans to stop working.

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Barricades serve purpose, do not remove

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

County engineer Chad Davis reminded citizens this week that barricades placed on county roads are there to keep the public safe and should not be removed.

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Drewry earns state silver

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Mickey Drewry put her shopping and dinner plans in Austin on hold Tuesday evening to go to the journalism awards at the University Interscholastic League academic state meet.

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Remembering the fallen; Veterans’ families connect on Memorial Day

Remembering the fallen; Veterans’ families connect on Memorial Day

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Tresa Lawson and her son, Aaron, drove seven hours from Anacoco, La., to attend Monday's Memorial Day ceremony.

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Wreck kills 2

Wreck kills 2

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By David Talley

Two people were killed Friday afternoon in a car wreck on Texas 199, one mile west of Farm Road 920 in Wise County.

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Man’s death ruled homicide; Authorities find missing woman

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Brian Knox

The person found dead in a fire in Chico last week has been identified, and his death has been ruled a homicide.

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Hart’s PBR Challenge takes over Decatur

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The city of Decatur is buzzing with excitement as the PBR rolls into town this weekend for the 12th annual J.W. Hart PBR Challenge at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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2 kids injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Two children were seriously injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Texas 114, one mile east of Boyd.

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School will buy its own fueling station

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Brian Knox

By the next school year, you might not see Decatur school buses filling up at local gas stations.

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