Candidates share their 2-cents at forum

Candidates share their 2-cents at forum

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Brian Knox

Most of the local candidates on the March 1 primary ballots gave voters a glimpse of their views and how they would serve the public during a "Meet the Candidate" event at Tuesday's Decatur Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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The race is on: 9 of 16 entities will have contested races

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Nine entities will have contested races in the May 7 city council and school board elections.

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Early voting numbers show increase

Early voting numbers show increase

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Brian Knox

Turnout for early voting in the March 1 primary election has been heavier this year than the last presidential election year, 2012.

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Filing deadline draws near

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections ends Friday.

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Boyd voters to consider beer and wine this fall

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

When Boyd voters cast ballots in November's presidential race, they will also decide whether or not to allow beer and wine sales in the city.

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Primary early voting begins Tuesday

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voters can begin casting ballots in primary elections next week - just leave your campaign T-shirts at home and your phone in your pocket.

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Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections is open and runs through Friday, Feb. 19. Listed below are the positions in each entity that will appear on the May ballot. The candidates that currently hold those offices are also listed, as well as those who have filed to run. […]

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Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections is open and runs through Friday, Feb. 19.

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Candidates report campaign finances

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Local candidates recently turned in campaign finance reports as required by the Texas Ethics Commission.

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Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections is open and runs through Friday, Feb. 19.

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Voter registration deadline is Monday

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A big date is coming up if you want to vote in one of the primary elections.

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Filing period opens for May elections

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections opened Wednesday, Jan. 20, and runs through Friday, Feb. 19.

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Rollback election is Tuesday

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome's rollback election day is approaching, and soon the city's citizens will have the opportunity to determine their tax rate.

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Rollback early voting underway

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

Early voting for the city of Rhome's rollback tax election started this week and will continue through Friday, Jan. 15. Election day is Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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Green runs for DA

Published Wednesday, December 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

After dropping hints for weeks on his blog - Liberally Lean in the Land of Dairy Queen - local attorney Barry Green filed Friday with the Republican Party of Texas to run for 271st district attorney.

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Democratic candidate announces run for tax collector

Published Wednesday, December 16, 2015
By Racey Burden

Don Drain announced Monday he will run for Wise County tax assessor-collector on the Democratic ticket.

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19 candidates file to run for local office

Published Wednesday, December 16, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County voters in the Republican primary will have four contested races on the March 1 primary ballot.

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DA Lowery seeks re-election

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Brian Knox

Greg Lowery has filed for a third term as district attorney for Wise and Jack counties.

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Third candidate enters Precinct 2 race

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Sheriff's Office Sgt. Troy Gregg of Alvord announced Thursday he will run for Precinct 2 constable.

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Filing deadline approaches

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The deadline to file for the March 1 primary is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14.

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