Local FFA members catch calves in Fort Worth scramble

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Five Wise County FFA members were among the calf scramble winners at the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

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FFA chapter holds first show in new project center

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur FFA held its first Chapter Show in the program's new Agricultural Science Project Center Saturday.

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Heart Health: Bridging the gap – CHF 360 program helps patients improve on their own

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Loretta Harris is a shining example of the effectiveness of Wise Regional Health System's CHF 360 - a comprehensive follow-up program designed to help patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) stay on the road to recovery once they get out of the hospital.

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Heart Health: 17th Annual Wise County Walk Across Texas

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Tanya Davis

Through a modest increase in daily activity, most Americans can improve their health.

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Heart Health: Stress & Your Heart Health

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

How do you react to a stressful situation?

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Heart Health: Mental Health & Heart Health

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The connection between mental and physical well-being is being researched at great lengths by the medical community.

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Weatherford College accepting applicants for Vocational Nursing program

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Applications for the Weatherford College Vocational Nursing program are being accepted through March 31 for the class that begins in August.

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Woman convicted of attempted drug buy

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Brian Knox

A former sixth-grade teacher was convicted on a drug charge Tuesday in 271st District Court in Decatur.

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Farewell to a loyal friend; Pepper’s actions, officers’ courage, celebrated

Farewell to a loyal friend; Pepper’s actions, officers’ courage, celebrated

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Brian Knox

When it came time for the fight with an armed suspect hiding in the woods, Pepper did exactly what his partner/handler had trained him to do.

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Wild science: Biologists collect data to preserve turkey populations

Wild science: Biologists collect data to preserve turkey populations

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

With a snap, another band is secured around the wild turkey's bare leg. A small black box containing a GPS tracker and VHF transmitter is tied on its back.

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Weatherford College honors 6 teachers

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Six teachers from area schools were among the 32 honored by Weatherford College at the 2015 Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers celebration, held Jan. 30 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford.

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Bridgeport City Council takes no action on billboards

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council took no action during their Tuesday night meeting, but they did discuss hotel revenue tax dollars and possible billboard signs in the city.

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Sleep Wellness Center opens doors

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Jake Harris

There is a new clinical option for Wise County residents who have trouble sleeping and can't figure out why.

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City, school races begin to draw interest

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 9 city council and school board elections opened Jan. 28 and runs through Friday, Feb. 27.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 7, 2015

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council has a special meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, to discuss in closed session the city administrator position.

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King to chair new select committee; Panel to study state, federal roles

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Wise County's representative in the Texas House, Phil King (R-Weatherford), has been named chairman of a new committee to explore the roles of state and federal government in Texas.

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Man loses home in Monday fire

Man loses home in Monday fire

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Jake Harris

A Cottondale man lost everything in a fire that destroyed his mobile home Monday morning.

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Correll honored at banquet; He won Outstanding Citizen and Individual Business Leader of the Year

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Jake Harris

David Correll, with State Farm insurance, took home two awards Saturday night at the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet.

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Wreck on FM 51 sends 5 to hospital

Wreck on FM 51 sends 5 to hospital

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

Five men were taken by ambulance to area hospitals following a violent head-on collision on Farm Road 51 near County Road 2320 between Decatur and Slidell Saturday night.

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Space-themed goat, owner repeat as champions

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

It may not have been on the catwalk, but Paradise Junior FFA member Lauren Moon and her floppy-eared Nubian dairy goat, Sady, acted as supermodels, wowing the judges at the Fort Worth Stock Show for a second year in a row.

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