Meeting Previews for Saturday, January 23, 2016

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will consider three action items regarding the hotel project at the Decatur Civic Center at Monday's meeting.

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Car talk dominates commissioners meeting

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

After a 30-minute discussion Monday about sheriff's office vehicles, Wise County commissioners approved purchasing one pickup.

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Meeting Preview for Saturday, January 9, 2016

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners meet 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, in the third-floor conference room of the courthouse in Decatur.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, December 12, 2015

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Trustees will vote to approve the middle school science annex construction contract at Monday's meeting.

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County Commissioners Meeting Preview

Published Saturday, December 5, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners' mobile meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Bridgeport Community Center, 1102 Lawdwin Ave.

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Jernigan seeks Precinct 3 commissioner job

Published Saturday, December 5, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Randy Jernigan of Boyd filed this week to run for Precinct 3 county commissioner.

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Commissioners address road and bridge repair methods

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday approved two requests by county engineer Chad Davis that will provide for the overhaul of a heavily damaged county road and improve the safety of local bridges.

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Commissioners approve sheriff’s office purchases

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Kisten Tribe

Wise County commissioners addressed a handful of sheriff's office purchase requests at Monday's regular meeting, including one for two-wheel drive, four-door pickups to be used as transport vehicles.

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Commissioners delay decision on interim sheriff

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners decided Monday to delay appointing an interim sheriff until after the filing deadline Dec. 14.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, November 14, 2015

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners meet 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in the third-floor conference room of the courthouse in Decatur.

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County sticks with Tyler for CAD system

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners approved Oct. 26 spending $200,000 on equipment related to an upgrade of the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system for the sheriff's office.

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Morris to run on Democratic ticket for commissioner post

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Ray F. Morris II of Rhome announced his candidacy this week for Precinct 1 county commissioner.

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Commissioners formally accept sheriff’s resignation

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners officially accepted Sheriff David Walker's resignation at their regular meeting Monday.

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White seeks third term as commissioner

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 1 Commissioner Danny White announced Monday he will seek a third term in office.

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Lamance seeks re-election to Precinct 3 post

Published Saturday, October 24, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 3 County Commissioner Harry Lamance announced Thursday he's seeking re-election.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, October 10, 2015

Published Saturday, October 10, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners meet 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the third floor conference room of the courthouse in Decatur.

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Commissioners deny sheriff’s allowance request

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

After a terse discussion at their regular meeting Monday, Wise County commissioners denied Sheriff David Walker's request to give his chief deputy, Kevin Benton, a $16,000 vehicle allowance to be funded with impound money.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, September 26, 2015

Published Saturday, September 26, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Doug Shaw, executive director of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District, will give a presentation to county commissioners during their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 28.

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White demands answers about stolen EMS generator

Published Saturday, September 19, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 1 Commissioner Danny White Monday demanded answers about a stolen generator that's been missing from Wise County Emergency Medical Services for more than six months.

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County adopts decreased budget

Published Wednesday, September 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday adopted a budget for fiscal year 2016 that comes in $6.4 million less than last year.

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