Month in Review: January 2019

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Jeffrey Scheller, 27, of Decatur apparently walked in front of an eastbound 18-wheeler at the entrance of Imperial Fabrication on U.S. 380 east of Decatur around 8:45 a.m. Jan. 2, Wise County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Craig Johnson said.

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Month in Review for November 2018

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles held off second-place Andrews by two points, winning the 4A cross country title 90-92 in Round Rock Nov. 3.

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Month in Photos: December 2018

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Joe Duty

Patrons fill the streets for the Christmas parade in Bridgeport.

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Month in Review for Octber 2018

Published Saturday, November 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Robert Charles Russell was arrested Oct. 4 and charged with arson causes bodily injury, a first degree felony, in connection with the large wildfire Aug. 3 that burned approximately 450 acres near County Road 2391 near Alvord.

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The Month in Review: September 2018

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Messenger Staff

After a summer of severe drought, the skies opened up in September. Longtime Decatur weather watcher Doyle Green measured 10.15 inches of rain - the third highest total for the month since 1974.

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Month in Review: July 2018

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Messenger Staff

A massive fire torched 450 acres of the LBJ National Grasslands Aug. 3.

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Month in Review: July 2018

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Retired Decatur City Manager Sam Renshaw died July 3 in a Fort Worth hospital.

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Month in Review: June 2018

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

After spending 10 hours behind closed doors in two meetings, Decatur ISD trustees voted 4-3 June 18 to keep superintendent Judi Whitis on the job.

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Month in Review: May, 2018

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Manager Jesica McEachern resigned May 3 to take the assistant city manager job in Lubbock. McEachern worked for the city of Bridgeport for nine years, starting as a records and election clerk in 2009.

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Month in Review for April 2018

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The driver of a tractor trailer died at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth April 5 from injuries sustained in an early morning two-vehicle accident on U.S. 81/287 just north of Farm Road 407.

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The Month in Review for March, 2018

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

A man who fled the scene of a shooting in Bridgeport on the night of Feb. 28 was captured 24 hours later in Alvord.

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Month in Review: February 2018

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Battle of Big Sandy on the gridiron is over - for now.

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Month in Review: January 2018

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

For three weeks, a jury in the 271st District Court in Decatur heard testimony from a list of witnesses in the murder trial of Jake Abel.

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