Hays announces run for re-election

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Mandy Hays announced Monday she will seek a third term in office.

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Hudson seeks 6th term

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

County Treasurer Katherine Hudson announced this week she will run for a sixth term in 2018.

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Burns runs for re-election

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 2 County Commissioner Kevin Burns announced this week he will run for a fifth term in 2018.

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‘Tis the season for voter registration cards

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Brian Knox

Before local residents start getting Christmas cards, they can expect to see a different kind of card arriving in their mailboxes.

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Payne says he’ll work for all Texans as governor

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Brian Knox

Democratic governor candidate Jeffrey Payne said he's been upset with what he's seen as failures in state government in a number of areas: immigration, health care and education, to name a few.

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Candidates line up to get on ballot

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The filing period for the 2018 election opened Saturday, and several local Republicans have already filed the paperwork to be on the March 6 primary ballot.

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New faces win out in Paradise elections

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Voters in Paradise chose four new school board members and two new city council members Tuesday, ending the terms of several incumbents.

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Voters narrowly pass water district prop

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Brian Knox

The proposition related to the Wise County Water Supply District was approved by Decatur voters Tuesday, but not overwhelmingly.

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Two amendments fail in Wise

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County voters approved all but two of seven proposed constitutional amendments Tuesday, but all seven passed statewide by wide margins.

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November 2017 election results

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The unofficial results are in for the November 2017 election.  Paradise voters chose school board and city council members, and Decatur voters approved a Wise County Water Supply District proposition. There were also seven statewide constitutional amendments on the ballot. Wise County voting totals are as follows: Paradise School Board Place 3 Heath Smith — […]

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Election day is Tuesday

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

If you haven't voted yet, you've got one last chance on election day Tuesday.

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Early voting continues Monday

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Early voting in the Nov. 7 election will continue for a second week beginning Monday.

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Early voting begins Monday

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Brian Knox

It's time to flex your civic duty muscles once again, as early voting for the Nov. 7 election begins Monday.

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Guide to the Texas Constitutional Amendment election

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.

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Paradise City Council & School Board Candidates

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections in Paradise are on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 10

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

Election day is still more than a month away, but the deadline to register to vote is coming up much quicker.

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Granger talks health care, spending with Wise Republicans

Published August 23, 2017
By David Talley

U.S. Congresswoman Kay Granger visited with a group of Wise County Republicans Monday afternoon in Decatur to chat with constituents and answer questions on health care, military spending, the press and education.

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All seats contested in PISD race

Published August 23, 2017
By Racey Burden

All four Paradise School Board seats up for election in November will be contested in a crowded race.

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New voter ID law provides more options

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Racey Burden

The Texas Legislature passed a new voter ID law this month, giving voters more options to verify their identity at the ballot box.

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Results roundup: Voters decide May elections

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Local school district and city council elections were Saturday, featuring multiple contested races and bond elections, as well as a water district decision and the issue of tax assignment.

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