Alvord voters sink bond proposal

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD voters soundly defeated the district's $13.8 million bond proposal at the polls Saturday, 404-116.

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City, school elections Saturday

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 6, and Wise County has several contested races, as well as three bond elections, a water district decision and the issue of tax assignment, all on various ballots.

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Early voting ends Tuesday

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

You still have a chance to vote early in the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Newark voters to decide municipal development district

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

Newark residents can vote beginning Monday on reassigning a half-cent sales tax from municipal services and property tax relief to the creation of a municipal development district.

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May Elections: Chico voters to decide $1.8 million bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

Citizens in Chico ISD will vote for or against a $1.8 million, 10-year bond in the May 6 election. Early voting starts Monday.

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May Elections: Alvord bond vote begins Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

A bond package approved by the Alvord School Board in February would fund several facilities upgrades through a 29-cent addition to the current 18.4-cent debt service tax rate.

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May Elections: $399 million bond on Northwest ballot

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

In addition to two contested school board races, Northwest ISD voters will have to decide on a $399 million bond in the May 6 election. Early voting starts Monday.

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May Elections: Annexation leads to water district vote

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Brian Knox

Voters who live in the Decatur city limits will see a Wise County Water Supply District proposition on their May election ballots.

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May Elections: Candidate Questionnaires

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Messenger sent school board candidates questionnaires, asking them to address the following questions.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County has several contested school board elections on the May 6 ballot.

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Register to vote by Thursday

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Brian Knox

If you are not registered to vote but would like to cast a ballot in next month's local city and school elections, you've got some business to take care of by Thursday.

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Candidates file for local races

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County will have multiple contested races in the May 6 election.

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Election filing period continues

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 6 city council and school board elections ends Friday, Feb. 17.

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Election filing period underway

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 6 city council and school board elections opened Jan. 18 and runs through Feb. 17.

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Election filing period underway

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 6 city council and school board elections opened Jan. 18 and runs through Feb. 17.

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Election filing period opens

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 6 city council and school board elections opened Jan. 18 and runs through Feb. 17.

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Officials take oath of office

Officials take oath of office

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Recently elected Wise County officials took the oath of office in waves Tuesday morning.

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2016 in Review: New sheriff in town

2016 in Review: New sheriff in town

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Wise County elected a new sheriff in 2016. Lane Akin received 83 percent of the vote over Republican challenger Brandon Davis in the March Primary.

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Boyd leaders react to beer/wine vote

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By David Talley

When Boyd voters passed a measure Nov. 8 allowing for the sale of beer and wine for both on- and off-site consumption by 272 to 96, it meant potential changes for business owners and public officials in the town of about 1,250 residents.

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