Build it, and they will come: Home builds booming in South Wise

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome and Boyd have seen more residential home growth than Decatur and Bridgeport so far this year.

Read More...

0 Comments

Mellema to run for Precinct 3 constable

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Cary Mellema of Aurora announced Friday he will run for Precinct 3 constable in the March 2018 Republican primary.

Read More...

0 Comments

Author, conspiracy theorist dies

Author, conspiracy theorist dies

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Racey Burden

Jim Marrs, local author and conspiracy theorist who studied the Aurora alien spaceship crash of 1897, died Wednesday. He was 73.

Read More...

0 Comments

Pursuit ends in Aurora

Published Monday, July 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

A man and woman in a Dodge pickup led Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a pursuit on Farm Road 730 into Wise County Monday evening. The pursuit ended with the male being sprayed with pepper spray after fleeing on foot in a field on Rhett Court near Airfield Road in Aurora. The woman was stopped by Rhome officers and then transferred into the custody of Tarrant County deputies.

Read More...

0 Comments

Action tabled on treatment facility

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By David Talley

Aurora City Council members Thursday tabled a specific-use permit that would clear the way for a drug treatment facility at the current site of MD Resort.

Read More...

0 Comments

Aurora City Council to decide on drug treatment facility Thursday

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By David Talley

Aurora City Council members will this week consider issuing a specific use permit that would clear the way for a state-licensed drug rehabilitation treatment facility to open at the site of MD Resort.

Read More...

0 Comments

Lewis William Miller IV

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By

Lewis William Miller IV, 76, of Aurora, died Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Decatur.

Read More...

0 Comments

Helen Christen Derting

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By

Helen Christen Derting, 89, of Aurora, died Friday, May 12, 2017, in Fort Worth.

Read More...

0 Comments

May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

Read More...

0 Comments

May Elections: Candidate Questionnaires

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Messenger sent school board candidates questionnaires, asking them to address the following questions.

Read More...

0 Comments

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Lee Terry

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By

Berkley Lynn Marshall of Fort Worth, daughter of Clay and Roberta Marshall of Aurora, married Jason Lee Terry

Read More...

0 Comments

College Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Chance Walther of Decatur was named to Tarleton State University's scholastic honors dean's list for the fall 2016 semester.

Read More...

0 Comments

Studying economic inflation

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Economic inflation appears in various patterns over long lengths of time. Such observation came to mind as my current project is composing an autobiography.

Read More...

0 Comments

Don’t call me discriminating

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Discrimination is the description of a bad nomenclature in the language of our culture and contemporary society. At least, it seems to be the initial assumption people assume in its use.

Read More...

0 Comments

Renata Antonia Valdez

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By

Jorge and Elva Valdez of Aurora announce the birth of a daughter, Renata Antonia

Read More...

0 Comments

Scary space: Alien-themed haunt draws thrill seekers

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Racey Burden

Blood and guts, murderous extraterrestrials, a real-life ghost story and local city employees dressed to scare - all are present at the new Aurora Alien Abduction haunted house.

Read More...

0 Comments

Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Messenger photographer Joe Duty will take portraits of trick-or-treaters 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at his Messenger studio, 115 S. Trinity St. Enter on the south side of the building.

Read More...

0 Comments

Multiple offices at stake

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

It was my delight and honor to see you give reference to my name in an Oct. 19 column ("Choices this November leave voters in a quandary") about always casting a vote on election days! Thank you for that!

Read More...

0 Comments

Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Senior Care's 7th Annual Fall Fest is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

Read More...

0 Comments

Don’t neglect your duty

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

Brian Knox's "Think twice about sitting out the election" column was right on target about how important it is for every eligible adult to be registered and to cast their vote in all elections.

Read More...

0 Comments