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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Davis to run for sheriff; Rhome chief seeks to educate public about threats

Published Saturday, December 5, 2015
By Brian Knox

When news of Wise County Sheriff David Walker's decision to retire began to circulate, Brandon Davis received several calls and texts from people he knew asking him if he'd run.

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Contested primaries on the rise

Published Saturday, December 5, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

With 10 days left to file for the March primary election, Wise County's number of contested races is growing.

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Andrews makes second run for constable job

Published Saturday, December 5, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Mike Andrews of Decatur announced this week he will run again for Precinct 2 constable on the Republican ticket.

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Jernigan seeks Precinct 3 commissioner job

Published Saturday, December 5, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Randy Jernigan of Boyd filed this week to run for Precinct 3 county commissioner.

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Hudson announces bid for re-election

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 1 Constable Dennis Hudson announced Thursday he will seek re-election.

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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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