Tiffany McLain and James Crisp Jr.
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 11, 2011

Published Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tiffany McLain, daughter of Roger and Rachel McLain, all of Krum, will marry James Crisp Jr. of Greenwood, son of James and Pam Crisp Sr. of Rhome.

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Court rules against group fighting injection well

Published Thursday, March 17, 2011

It appears a group of Greenwood residents have lost their six-year battle to keep a commercial injection well out of their neighborhood.

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Thursday fire destroys home

Thursday fire destroys home

Published Sunday, March 13, 2011

Before the slew of fires that plagued the county Friday, two Greenwood men lost their home in a blaze the night before.

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Bill insult to women’s suffrage

Published Sunday, March 13, 2011

March is National Women's History Month in America. Women's history is the culmination of the struggle for recognition of women in America that actually began with the Woman's Suffrage Movement and Susan B. Anthony in 1837 when she asked for equal pay for women teachers and then was later tried for illegally voting.

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Willie Clyde Cole

Published Sunday, March 6, 2011

Funeral for Willie Clyde Cole, 85, of Greenwood was March 3 at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home.

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Woman arrested for bomb threat

Published Thursday, February 17, 2011

A bomb threat caused the evacuation of the county courthouse in Decatur Monday morning and later led to the arrest of a Greenwood woman.

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White disappoints taxpayer

Published Sunday, February 6, 2011

I've lived and voted in Wise County Precinct 1 for almost 18 years. In these years, I've dealt with most of the various elected officials that represented me.

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Joseph Robert England

Published Sunday, February 6, 2011

Funeral for Joseph Robert England, 93, of Greenwood was to be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Greenwood Church of Christ.

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Joseph England

Published Friday, February 4, 2011

FUNERAL for Joseph England, 93, of Greenwood is 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Church of Christ with burial at Greenwood Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

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Joseph England

Published Thursday, February 3, 2011

SERVICE for Joseph England, 93, of Greenwood is pending at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

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Joseph England

Published Wednesday, February 2, 2011

SERVICE for Joseph England, 93, of Greenwood is pending at Coker-Hawkins.

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Republicans ruined state finances

Published Sunday, January 23, 2011

Our Texas budget is facing its biggest crisis in Texas history. Despite a $27 billion shortfall, Rick Perry and the GOP campaigned that Texas was in better shape than any "so-called" liberal states.

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Perry misuses state money

Published Sunday, January 9, 2011

With the state Congress going into this next legislative session with the largest budget shortfall in state history, Gov. Rick Perry on Dec. 31 announced a $4.5 million investment of taxpayer dollars to a friend's company.

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Ruby Wyatt

Published Friday, January 7, 2011

MEMORIAL service for Ruby Wyatt of Greenwood is 2 p.m. today at Greenwood Baptist Church.

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Smaller classes are key

Published Thursday, January 6, 2011

A state law that has been on the books since 1984, when Dallas businessman Ross Perot spearheaded the school-reform movement in Texas, is on the chopping block as lawmakers look for solutions for our massive budget deficit.

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Robinson reaches century mark

Published Thursday, December 23, 2010

With a memory as clear as a bell, one of Wise County's oldest residents turned 100 Nov. 11.

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Miscalculations put budget in bind

Published Sunday, November 28, 2010

In November of every year, traditionally Susan Combs, the Republican state comptroller, estimates revenues for the fiscal year.

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Budget cuts begin in education

Published Thursday, November 25, 2010

As a follow-up to my last letter, I would like to say, I told you so.

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Consider the consequences of elections

Published Thursday, November 18, 2010

The majority has spoken, or have they? In a recent letter to the editor of the Wise County Messenger, Robert Taylor said, "Overwhelmingly, people said 'no' to this socialist makeover of America."

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Iris Christine Lucas West

Published Sunday, October 17, 2010

Funeral for Iris Christine Lucas West, 92, of Virginia, formerly of Greenwood, was to be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Rosston United Methodist Church with burial at Rosston Cemetery.

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