Home rule on the horizon in West Wise

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Racey Burden

Both of the city of Bridgeport's home rule propositions passed in the Nov. 3 election, bringing the city one step closer to change.

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Amendments sail to easy passage

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Man Batheja, Texas Tribune

Statewide measures aimed at cutting property taxes, boosting funding for road projects and reiterating Texans' right to hunt and fish easily passed Tuesday, according to complete but unofficial returns.

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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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Parr will run for third term

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Precinct 3 Constable Doug Parr announced Monday he will seek re-election.

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Short seeks second term as constable

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Larry Short of Alvord announced Monday he will seek a second term as Precinct 2 constable. Primary voting is March 1.

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Lasater seeks Precinct 1 post

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Zane Lasater is throwing his hat in the ring for Precinct 1 county commissioner.

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Tuesday is election day

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Brian Knox

Voters will decide the fate of seven state constitutional amendments, a home rule charter in Bridgeport and a seat on the Paradise School Board in Tuesday's election.

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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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Meet the Paradise ISD school board candidates

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election continues through Friday, Oct. 30. For voters in the Paradise school district, the ballot will include a school board race.

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Stainton seeks third term as county attorney

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

County Attorney James Stainton announced this week he will seek re-election.

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Early voting begins: Citizens consider 7 propositions, city and school issues

Published Saturday, October 17, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Early voting for the Nov. 3 constitutional amendment election begins Monday and runs through Oct. 30.

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Voters approve bond props

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Brian Knox

Voters in the Decatur school district overwhelmingly approved two bond propositions totaling $13.5 million in Saturday's election.

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Ballots cast in city, school elections

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Brian Knox

The votes have been cast, and the results are in: Wise County, here's your elected representatives for local city councils and school boards following Saturday's election.

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Chico bond fails, board race up in the air

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Chico voters defeated a proposed $7 million bond 268-174 in Saturday's election.

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Garrison takes over as Chico mayor; Deceased candidate garners 13.5 percent of votes

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

Karen Garrison is trading in her council seat for the mayor's. She handily won Saturday's election with more than 60 percent of the votes.

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Decision Time: City, school races on Saturday’s ballot

Decision Time: City, school races on Saturday’s ballot

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Election day in Wise County arrives Saturday, giving residents a chance to vote on who represents them on local city councils and school boards and a chance to decide on a couple of bond packages.

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May Election

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Early voting for the May 9 school board and city council elections starts Monday.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting starts Monday, April 27, and runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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May Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting starts Monday, April 27, and runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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