Fitting tribute: Texas House honors Sharpe

Fitting tribute: Texas House honors Sharpe

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Richard Greene

After nearly an hour of different representatives stepping to the microphone to shout out proclamations over the constant chatter filling the House of Representatives' chamber, a sudden hush settled in around noon Tuesday.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Four local residents were among the 491 undergraduates to receive diplomas during the December 2018 commencement at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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Eddie Foy Collins

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
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Eddie Foy Collins, 88, of Aurora, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in Fort Worth.

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Santiago Aranda

Published Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Selina Correa and Raul Aranda of Aurora announce the birth of a son, Santiago Aranda

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Joe Roy Smith

Published Saturday, October 26, 2018
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Joe Roy Smith, 31, of Aurora, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Oklahoma.

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Cyrus Wyatt Farver

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2018
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Cyrus Wyatt Farver, 82, of Aurora, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Grapevine.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Greenwood Fall Festival is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13.

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City of Aurora to hold alcohol vote

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Aurora residents will have an alcohol vote this November.

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Longtime Republican leader dies

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

Former Wise County Republican chairman D.A. Sharpe died Thursday after heart surgery at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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Dwight Albert (D. A.) Sharpe

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Dwight Albert (D. A.) Sharpe graduated to Heaven on July 12, 2018, after heart surgery at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

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Carolyn Dianne Swartling

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Carolyn Dianne Swartling, 72, of Aurora, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Ft Worth.

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Aurora issues declaration banning fireworks, burning

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The city of Aurora banned fireworks and outdoor burning within its city limits Tuesday. Mayor Terry Solomon issued a local disaster declaration related to the risk of wildfire.

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Glenn Edwin Baines

Published Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Glenn Edwin Baines, 75, of Aurora, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Aurora.

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OU recognizes students

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The University of Oklahoma recently released its spring 2018 dean's list and president's list.

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City of Aurora collects signatures for alcohol election

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Brian Knox

The City of Aurora has moved one step closer to having an election this fall for the sale of all alcoholic beverages, including mixed beverages.

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What’s in a name? Aurora, Texas

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Messenger Staff

It is said that Aurora was suggested as the name for this town by William O. Stanfield because "he felt that it was the dawn of something luminous and beautiful in the new land."

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Dorothy Mae Deaton

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Dorothy Mae Deaton, 94, of Aurora, died Monday, May 7, 2018, in Decatur.

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Out of this world tour; Town to revisit alien encounter

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Racey Burden

In April of 1897, a Dallas Morning News writer named S.E. Haydon penned an article claiming a being who was "not an inhabitant of this world" crashed its spacecraft in the small town of Aurora, where the residents gathered up the wreckage and buried the body.

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Finley Dyanne Hyman

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Johnathan and Kristina Hyman of Aurora announce the birth of a daughter, Finley Dyanne

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Healthy Republican party

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By D.A. Sharpe

The Wise County Republican Party is alive and kicking in 2018!

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