No increase in proposed tax rate

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday proposed keeping the tax rate the same as last year - 37.89 cents per $100 property valuation for fiscal year 2018.

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County holds college tax steady

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners are proposing no change to the college branch campus maintenance tax.

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Manning appointed Precinct 2 JP

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Thursday appointed Callie Manning of Alvord interim Precinct 2 justice of the peace.

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Interim JP to be appointed

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Commissioners will appoint an interim justice of the peace for Precinct 2 at a special called meeting Thursday.

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Wise named Purple Heart County

Wise named Purple Heart County

Published Wise named Purple Heart County
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County was designated a Purple Heart County at the regular commissioners meeting Monday.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, July 8, 2017

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

County commissioners will consider a proclamation designating Wise as a Purple Heart County Monday.

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Burn ban renewed

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Commissioners Monday renewed the county's burn ban as presented by Wise County Fire Marshal Chuck Beard.

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Meeting Preview for Saturday, June 10, 2017

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners will meet 9 a.m. Monday in the third-floor conference room of the Wise County Courthouse in Decatur.

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Commissioners give nod of approval to ATV purchase

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Commissioners finally agreed Monday to purchase one all-terrain vehicle for Wise County EMS.

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ATV purchase still on hold

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County commissioners Monday put the purchase of an all-terrain vehicle for Wise County EMS on hold yet again.

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Meeting Preview for Saturday, May 13, 2017

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners will revisit EMS Administrator Charles Dillard's request to purchase all-terrain vehicles at Monday's regular meeting.

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EMS’ ATV purchase put on hold

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The purchase of two all-terrain vehicles by Wise County EMS has been put on hold until county officials' questions about liability and insurance can be resolved.

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County to add more handicapped seating at arena

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners approved Monday adding more handicapped seating to the bleachers at the rodeo arena on the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur.

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EMS to purchase ATVs to work races, rough terrain

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners peppered EMS Administrator Charles Dillard with questions Monday morning but eventually granted his request to purchase all-terrain vehicles, primarily for use at local racetracks.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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Commissioners run through short agenda

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday gave their nod of approval to pursuing legislation that would allow the district and county judges to appoint court bailiffs.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 8, 2017

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners meet 9 a.m. Monday, April 10, in the third-floor conference room of the courthouse in Decatur.

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Sheriff’s office secures grants

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners last week approved two grant resolutions for the sheriff's office.

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Outside audit indicates county finances in order

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Outside auditor Snow Garrett Williams gave Wise County a clean report on its financial audit for fiscal year 2016.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, March 25, 2017

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will consider taking action Monday night on the second reading of an ordinance related to the sale of alcoholic beverages.

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