Working into dreams: Boyd student shapes up to meet military requirements

Working into dreams: Boyd student shapes up to meet military requirements

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Richard Greene

Erinest Solley dreams of entering the Air Force and working in a tactical position, calling in air strikes and then ultimately joining a SWAT team.

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Recycling changes announced

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur residents should take note of new restrictions on what they can recycle.

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Making the grade; Seventh grader scores among best on SAT

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Racey Burden

In a classroom full of high school students taking the SAT, Bridgeport Middle School seventh grader Molly Johanson was an anomaly. She wasn't too intimidated, though.

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Boyd ISD district names SRO

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd schools finished the academic year Thursday. When students return in August, they will be joined on campus by Boyd officer Jason Morris.

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County leaps into cell phone switch

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County will be one of the first counties in the state to join FirstNet, a high-speed network dedicated to public safety.

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Grand jury returns more than 60 indictments

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County grand jury met May 17 and returned the following felony indictments.

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Join the fun at Rhome library

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Rhome Public Library is ready to have a rockin' good time this summer.

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Bullfighters show off smooth moves

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Bullfighters Only is putting a new spin on an old sport, encouraging rodeo bullfighters to not only escape the bull, but engage the feisty beasts.

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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The JW Hart PBR Challenge returns for the 15th year in Decatur Saturday.

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Brazile wins titles at Windy Ryon

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Trevor Brazile, a 23-time world champion from Decatur, lassoed the team roping and steer roping titles at the 45th Windy Ryon Memorial Roping last weekend in Fort Worth.

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Armstrong indicted for murder

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man accused of shooting and killing another Bridgeport resident in February has been indicted for murder.

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Runoffs decided

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Three Wise County races were decided in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff.

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Decatur ISD puts classroom addition on hold

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees decided Monday night to put plans for the career and technology (CT) addition at Decatur High School on hold.

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Senior shapeup: Fit-N-Wise offers free Silver Sneakers class

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Racey Burden

To celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day Wednesday, Fit-N-Wise is hosting a free Silver Sneakers class.

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Bridgeport EDC board appoints Clark

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Racey Burden

The Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. board members Thursday named Leah Clark as their preferred replacement for former executive director Kevin Holzbog.

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Early morning blaze destroys shop

Early morning blaze destroys shop

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Offices and a large shop at Bob King's Truck Beds on Texas 114 outside Boyd were destroyed by a fire before dawn Tuesday.

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PBR Challenge celebrates 15 years in Decatur

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The 15th Annual JW Hart PBR Challenge with WC Challenger Charities is just one week away.

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Back home

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Author Julia Heaberlin shakes a reader's hand after signing a copy of her latest book, "Paper Ghosts," Tuesday at Decatur Public Library.

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Back on the podium; Slidell finishes second in Class A

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Richard Greene

As freshmen, Taylor Davis and Shelby Johnson helped Slidell capture the Class A sweepstakes trophy at the UIL state academics meet.

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Watson remains Decatur School Board president

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Richard Greene

After finishing his first year as school board president, Decatur ISD trustees reappointed Wade Watson to the post Monday.

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