Tax freeze request: Citizen asks city to give break to seniors

Published Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Brian Knox

The city of Decatur may soon look at giving seniors a tax break.

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New-look city council begins work

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Brian Knox

It was a changing of the guard of sorts at Monday's Decatur City Council meeting.

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City, school elections decided: Reeves, Carpenter, Hayes win races win races

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council will welcome three new faces following Saturday's election - and the meeting of the ballot board Tuesday.

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Vote today: Early voting turnout heavy in Decatur

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Brian Knox

Saturday was election day for local school boards and city councils.

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Reeves, Carpenter win council races; Place 2 too close to call

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council will welcome two new faces, and possibly a third, following Saturday's election.

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Candidates report campaign finances

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

Local city council and school board candidates Friday turned in their final campaign finance reports before the May 4 election as required by the Texas Ethics Commission.

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Decatur City Council approves fee schedule

Published Saturday, April 27, 2019
By Brian Knox

Decatur City Council Monday approved an ordinance amending the city's fee schedule to reflect the increase in garbage rates approved at the April 8 meeting.

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Decatur Choice 2019

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Three council seats are on the May 4 ballot. Voters will select council members for Place 2, Place 4 and the at-large Place 6 seats. Here's their answers to our questions on their race.

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Decatur City Council approves P&Z requests

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved nine planning and zoning items and referred one item back to the planning and zoning commission.

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Garbage rate increase approved

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019
By Brian Knox

Decatur residents and business owners will see their garbage rates go up next month.

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Candidates share views on city in forum

Candidates share views on city in forum

Published Saturday, April 6, 2019
By Richard Greene

Decatur City Council candidates shared their views on the direction of the city and put economic development, parks and permitting under the microscope during Thursday's forum.

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City questioned over annexation; Decatur City Council grants sign change

Published Saturday, March 30, 2019
By Brian Knox

A business owner just outside Decatur expressed frustration Monday that he was being treated unfairly, two years after signing an agreement with the city in order to avoid having his business involuntarily annexed.

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EDC projects given council approval

Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019
By Brian Knox

Kids may soon have new playground equipment in Renshaw Park following action by the Decatur City Council Monday.

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City of Decatur hears positive audit report

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Brian Knox

The City of Decatur heard positive news from its annual audit report Monday.

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Decatur races to be contested

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Both Decatur ISD board spots and all three Decatur City Council seats on the May ballot will be contested.

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Decatur City Council approves variance requests

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Brian Knox

A number of variance requests were approved by the Decatur City Council Monday.

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Relay will move to Courthouse Square

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Brian Knox

Wise County Relay for Life will have a new home for this spring's event.

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Larger apartment size approved

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council last week took action on a number of planning and zoning issues, including one that will allow an apartment complex project already underway to move forward.

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Watson decides not to run for post

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD Place 1 trustee Wade Watson confirmed this week that he will not seek a new term.

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Three candidates enter DISD race

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Four candidates filed Wednesday to fill the two Decatur ISD school board spots on the ballot for the May 4 general election.

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