Meeting Previews for Saturday, June 20, 2015

Published Saturday, June 20, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Commissioners Court "On the Road" is 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, at Alvord City Hall, 215 West Elm St.

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Meeting Preview for Saturday, May 16, 2015

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Paradise City Council meets 6 p.m. Monday, May 18, and will discuss a date to proclaim as Carl Cox Day.

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Paradise City Council seeks info before action

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise City Council discussed Monday the possibility of hiring a code enforcement officer and a resident deputy but decided to get more information before making a decision.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 18, 2015

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Monday night the Paradise City Council will consider declaring April 21, 2015, "Sue Hudson Day."

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, January 17, 2015

Published Saturday, January 17, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport School Board will discuss the start-up costs of a new soccer program at the high school at Monday night's meeting.

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Welty joins city council

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Chad Welty, associate pastor at the First Baptist Church of Paradise, was appointed Monday night to fill the vacant seat on the Paradise City Council.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, December 13, 2014

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport school board next week will discuss textbook adoption and facility renovations, as well as the results of a districtwide soccer questionnaire.

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Paradise City Council amends water rules

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise's water billing issues seem to have cleared after the city council opted to change disconnection procedures.

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Paradise City Council to interview prospective members

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

The Paradise City Council is seeking a fifth member to replace Bill Schneck.

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Paradise City Council addresses billing concerns

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

The Paradise City Council approved three motions Monday night that were later nullified after council members consulted with City Attorney Walt Leonard.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, October 18, 2014

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd School Board meets 6:30 p.m. Monday and plans to discuss approving a Boyd High School field trip to the FFA National Convention in Louisville Kentucky as well as construction plans for a show animal project facility.

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Paradise City Council adopts budget, tax rate

Published Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise property owners won't see an increase in city taxes this year. The city council Monday night voted to stay with a tax rate of 33.9 cents per $100 valuation.

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Paradise City Council election in the air

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Paradise City Council places 1, 2 and 3 are up for grabs this year, but only two incumbents have filed and no challengers.

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Paradise agenda item raises a stink

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The City of Paradise has a smelly situation to deal with.

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Paradise City Council to hear updates on sewer, store

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

During a relatively short agenda for its meeting Monday, the Paradise City Council will receive a couple of important updates.

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Council to consider rates, contract

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Topping a short agenda for Monday's Paradise City Council meeting is consideration of an increase in the rate the city charges telecommunications providers for right-of-way access in the city.

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Paradise City Council OKs Little Library

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

When school libraries close for the summer, students in Paradise have no public access to books. That may soon change.

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Council hears positive audit report

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

The financial situation in Paradise is a little like the city's name implies.

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Paradise City Council to hear audit report

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Carl Deaton, an independent auditor, will present the annual audit report to the Paradise City Council Monday.

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Paradise city council declares 2014 ‘year of the Bible’

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Paradise residents are encouraged to read their Bibles - not at the prompting of a local pastor but rather city officials.

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