Multiple plats approved

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners reviewed a number of plats at their meeting Monday.

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Grant provides for rifle-resistant body armor

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday approved a resolution acknowledging a grant from the state of Texas for rifle-resistant body armor.

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Sheriff’s office van approved

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday approved the purchase of a new inmate transport van as requested by Sheriff Lane Akin.

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County budget, tax rate adopted

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday adopted the county budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2018.

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No one attends public hearings

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Not one citizen attended the county public hearings Thursday night on the college branch campus maintenance tax rate and the county tax rate.

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Public hearing on tax rate Thursday

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners will have public hearings Thursday on the proposed rates for the college branch campus maintenance tax and county tax for fiscal year 2018.

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Sheriff seeks raises for employees

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin asked county commissioners Monday to consider raising the tax rate 1 cent to fund a raise for sheriff's office employees and add two jailer positions.

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County considers changes to vacation time, carryover

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners are considering changes to the annual leave policy as suggested by Treasurer Katherine Hudson.

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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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