Middleton joins honor society

Published Thursday, April 28, 2011
By Messenger Staff

Dawna Middleton of Springfield, Mo., was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Ozark Technology College March 13.

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Carving artist: Charlie Cole’s whittling art to be featured at Greenwood show

Published Thursday, March 31, 2011
By Julie Neal

Pulling a simple pocket knife out of a belt holster, Charlie Cole whittles animal faces from knots he sees in polished wood canes. Cole's work, along with several others, will be displayed at the Greenwood Art Show April 9.

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Department to receive grant

Published Thursday, March 31, 2011
By Messenger Staff

Greenwood/Slidell Volunteer Fire Department will receive a $47,367 grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.

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Bomb threat leads to grand jury indictment

Published Sunday, March 27, 2011
By Brandon Evans

A grand jury indicted a woman who called in a bomb threat last month to the Wise County Courthouse.

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Citizens fought good fight

Published Sunday, March 27, 2011
By Jim Popp

I just wanted to openly tell my neighbors in the Greenwood area, who were members of Texas Citizens For a Safe Future and Clean Water, how much I truly appreciated their support these past six years, during our long fight against The Railroad Commission of Texas and Pioneer Exploration, Ltd, and their permitting of a commercial salt water injection well in our immediate area.

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Tiffany McLain and James Crisp Jr.

Published Thursday, March 24, 2011
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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
By Brian Knox

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
By Erika Pedroza

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
By Tracy Smith

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
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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
By Brian Knox

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
By Tracy Smith

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
By Tracy Smith

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
By Tracy Smith

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
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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
By Tracy Smith

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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