2017 in Review: Tweets and tales heard ’round the world

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Five Wise County teenagers got their 15 minutes of fame this year, going viral for everything from cute school pictures to spectacular volleyball saves.

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2017 in Review: Sheriff’s action leads to state reversing decision

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin saw something he didn't think was right, so he did something about it.

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2017 in Review: Districts experience administration shake-ups

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Three Wise County school districts lost their superintendents early this year, and one district is still searching for its new boss.

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2017 in Review: Legislation secures board seat

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County finally has a voting seat on the Weatherford College Board.

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2017 in Review: When disaster hit, Wise responded

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Brian Knox

So often, the news we report is tragic in some way. And the damage brought to South Texas by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey in August was no exception.

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2017 in Review: Young woman overcomes obstacles to citizenship

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Racey Burden

This summer, I received a call that is pretty typical in the newsroom - someone with a story.

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