Meals on Wheels seeks help

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County Meals on Wheels needs help. Additional volunteers are needed to not only deliver food, but also to prepare it.

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Decatur ISD picks builder for HS projects

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD hired builder Steele and Freeman of Fort Worth to oversee the construction of several projects at the high school.

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Church building demolished for QT

Church building demolished for QT

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Demolition of the former Cornerstone Baptist Church in Decatur began Tuesday to make way for QuikTrip.

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No injuries in wreck

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Two vehicles collided Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Farm Roads 51 and 455 in Slidell.

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Running for Jackie

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Racey Burden

Any runners eager to enter a race for a good cause will have a chance to do so April 14 at the Decatur 5K, now known as Jackie's Run.

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Gaylean captures cutting horse title

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

When Beau Galyean finished an intense two-and-a-half minute cutting horse run Sunday night at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum, a big smile danced across his face.

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Man killed in wreck on city street

Man killed in wreck on city street

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man was killed and his wife was seriously injured in a wreck in a residential neighborhood in Decatur Wednesday morning.

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School bus crashes

School bus crashes

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Brian Knox

A school bus carrying members of the Chico High School golf team crashed near Muenster Wednesday morning, sending three students to the hospital.

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Homecoming gift: Local artist to paint mural on City Hall

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Racey Burden

On the back wall of Boyd's newly refurbished council chambers, behind the mayor's seat, is a mural of the city's seal.

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Standoff ends with assault arrest

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Brian Knox

A domestic disturbance call turned into a tense few hours for officers who surrounded a home with an armed man inside.

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County finances in order

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Outside auditor Snow Garrett Williams gave Wise County a clean report on its financial audit for fiscal year 2017.

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Upcoming Easter Events

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Easter weekend is here. Here's a list of Easter activities going on around the county.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, March 31, 2018

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Relay For Life of Wise County is having its annual Survivor Dinner 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the First Baptist Church, 1200 Preskitt Road, in Decatur.

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Ahead of the blaze: Decatur, Boyd practice fighting grass fires

Ahead of the blaze: Decatur, Boyd practice fighting grass fires

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Racey Burden

Decatur and Boyd firefighters teamed up Saturday to learn how to combat grass fires.

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5 bombs discovered

5 bombs discovered

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Five pipe bombs were discovered and detonated last Friday on a 32-acre property off County Road 3585 southwest of Cottondale.

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Daycare not permitted; Bohn cites safety concern in swing vote to deny

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

After more than an hour of discussion about a specific use permit (SUP) application for a daycare at the entrance of the South Martin Branch neighborhood in Decatur, the SUP failed to receive a "super-majority" vote of council members Monday.

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Garcia given 8 years probation for pot possession

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

An Arizona man pleaded guilty to felony possession of marijuana last week in 271st District Court in Decatur.

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Alvord School Board approves facility upgrades

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Alvord School Board approved three maintenance improvements at last week's meeting.

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Paradise School Board approves school calendar

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Racey Burden

The Paradise School Board approved a calendar for the 2018-2019 school year, electing the option that was most popular with parents.

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Local students place in UIL academic meets

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell handily won the District 21-1A meet, beating second-place Bellevue by 439 points and sending 26 individuals to the regional meet.

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