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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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board meets 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the administration building, 100 Mosley Lane, to discuss the district's proposed 2017-2018 calendar and district of innovation plans.

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Reserve constables deputized for pilot program

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County commissioners Monday approved five reserve constables for Precinct 4, and as of Thursday, four had been deputized.

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County updates burn ban

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Commissioners Monday approved a revised burn ban as presented by Wise County Fire Marshal Chuck Beard.

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Committee to appoint college advisor

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

Commissioners Monday approved a committee to nominate a person to the Weatherford College advisory board.

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County seeks ways to improve internet connectivity

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County is spearheading a study of local internet infrastructure.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, February 11, 2017

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss amending the city's zoning ordinance to establish a historic district overlay and the purchase of amenities for the city pool.

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