TAPS plans rides for Medicaid patients

TAPS plans rides for Medicaid patients

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Local Medicaid patients who need a ride to the doctor can now begin scheduling those rides through TAPS Access.

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Elementary meal prices increasing 50 percent

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Brian Knox

Students and staff will be paying more for meals this fall at Chico ISD. On Thursday, the Chico school board voted to raise meal prices for breakfast and lunch.

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Budget workshop scheduled Monday

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport ISD Board of Trustees will discuss the 2014-15 budget at a special meeting Monday.

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Property wealth puts Alvord back in ‘Robin Hood’

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Under the current public education finance system, good news on property values is almost always a mixed bag for Texas school districts. That's a big reason the system is being challenged in court.

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Bridgeport City Council to discuss tax rate Tuesday

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council is expected to consider voting on a tax rate for the 2014 fiscal year at its meeting on Tuesday.

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Judge suggests declining state stipend

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

County Judge Glenn Hughes thinks Wise County should no longer accept a state stipend for the county judge's salary.

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Wise Regional hires architect for Fit-N-Wise facility

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Wise Regional Health System has hired an architect to begin design and engineering work on the new free-standing Fit-N-Wise building to be constructed on the hospital campus off Farm Road 51 South - just north of the current facility.

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County to upgrade IT system

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County's information technology (IT) system needs a bigger pipe, according to Prince Computing Corp.

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1 dies, 1 arrested in 2-vehicle wreck

1 dies, 1 arrested in 2-vehicle wreck

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A Lake Bridgeport woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 380 and Farm Road 1658 in Bridgeport.

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Truck hits teens at Reunion

Truck hits teens at Reunion

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Two teenagers were seriously injured Friday night when they were hit by a pickup near the entrance to the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur.

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Man stabbed in altercation

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A Slidell man was stabbed Friday night at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion after warning a fellow reveler to stay out of his cooler.

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Feind named to technology post

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD has named Adam Feind the district's new chief technology officer.

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Burned again: Duo attempts to dismantle house, accidentally sets it on fire

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

An unoccupied mobile home caught fire in Newark Tuesday morning as two men were attempting to dismantle the structure.

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Deficit budget to include salary boosts

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Boyd ISD trustees are facing a budget deficit for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Man’s death under investigation

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The Bridgeport Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in his vehicle on Owens Street Friday night, but Chief Randy Singleton said it appears to be suicide.

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Decatur City Council eyes state roads through town

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Decatur City Council Monday night spent some time discussing which, if any, state highways the city might like to take over.

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Chico School Board to discuss budget, cafeteria items

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Swinging a big loop; Changes coming for Decatur’s cowboy kingdom

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Bob Buckel

What do you get when you combine a unique and growing market - people who ride and rope - with a business owner who lies awake at night thinking up ways to meet their needs?

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Doctor’s office open in Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Bob Buckel

A physician's office in Decatur that was closed July 11 is open and seeing patients in Bridgeport four days a week.

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Local educators attend convention

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Educators from across Wise County recently attended the 85th Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Lubbock.

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