Chico School Board to hold hearing on budget, tax rate

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Brian Knox

Taxpayers in Chico ISD will have a chance to comment on the proposed budget and tax rate for the 2018-2019 school year Thursday.

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What’s in a name? Chico, Texas

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

As the story goes, J.T. Brown came to the area in the mid-1870s from Chico, Calif. He purchased land from R.C. Mount and opened a store in what is now Chico.

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Deborah Ann Cowley

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
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Deborah "Debbie" Ann Cowley, 66, of Chico, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Bowie.

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Elizabeth Maudene Vernon

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
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Elizabeth Maudene Vernon, 86, of Chico, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Chico.

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Kinsley Rain Beaver

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
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Brittney and Harold Beaver of Chico announce the birth of a daughter, Kinsley Rain

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County 4-H Horse Club will have its first meeting of the year 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Decatur.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD and Reliant Transportation, the school district's busing service provider, will provide families with information on 2018-19 bus routes Friday online through a link to the Versatrans service on the transportation department website.

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Boyd wins Burkburnett Tournament

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Lady Jackets won the Cool in Boomtown Tournament in Burkburnett for the third year in a row, beating Windthorst 25-20, 25-16 to take home the title.

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Teaching the old way; Pastor brings Native Descendants Church to Chico

Teaching the old way; Pastor brings Native  Descendants Church to Chico

Published Saturday, August 11, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A Cherokee with blue eyes, a ponytail and a well-used Bible walked into Chico, on Thursday, realizing a dream.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 70 in Decatur will raffle a Ruger AR-15 Oct. 6 at the Wise County Women's Building.

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Back to School: Chico

Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Chico

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Net Gains: Chico Lady Dragons

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Chico Lady Dragons have a new sheriff in town.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Chico

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

It's not hard to find a fresh face in Dragon country these days with an almost entirely new coaching staff.

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Arriving in nick of time: Good Samaritans save children from burning home

Arriving in nick of time: Good Samaritans save children from burning home

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When Steve Maxfield came to the four-way stop on Texas 101 in Chico Friday afternoon, he knew something was awry.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Ranchers Gathering is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Decatur.

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Blazes devour homes: 3 rescued from burning house

Blazes devour homes: 3 rescued from burning house

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Three people were rescued from a house fire Friday afternoon in Chico.

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Justin Ryan Jones Jr.

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
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Shayla Flores and Justin Jones of Chico announce the birth of a son, Justin Ryan Jones Jr.

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Fire destroys home in Chico

Published Friday, July 27, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Three people were rescued from a house fire Friday afternoon in Chico.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly coffee network at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Bridgeport City Hall, 900 Thompson Street.

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Charley Ann Skinner

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Colt and Cassie Skinner of Chico announce the birth of a daughter, Charley Ann

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