Paradise man dies after wreck

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By David Talley

A Wise County man is dead after being involved in a three-vehicle wreck in Weatherford last week.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

McCarroll Middle School's holiday choir concert is 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Decatur High School.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Applications for Santa's Deputies are now available at the Wise County Sheriff's Office, 200 Rook Ramsey Dr., in Decatur and on the department's website.

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Allen Edward Donald

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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Allen Edward "Eddie" Donald, 54, of Paradise, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Robert Lee Funcannon

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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Robert Lee Funcannon, 66, of Paradise, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Paradise.

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Basketball: Alvord falls to Braswell

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

After starting the season 5-0, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs dropped their second straight game Monday.

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Basketball: Wichita Falls stops Panthers

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

Wichita Falls used a big second quarter to build a lead and push past the Paradise Panthers 67-38 Tuesday.

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Hines, Prost retire from First State Bank

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

President/CEO Embry Hines and Paradise Branch Manager Shelly Prost are retiring from First State Bank.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Elementary GATE classes are asking for donations to help support Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The 17th Annual Wise County Toy Run is Sunday, Dec. 4. Registration is 10 a.m. to noon at the McCarroll Middle School parking lot on West Thompson Street in Decatur.

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Paradise principals outline plans for improvement

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Racey Burden

Paradise School Board approved the campus improvement plans (CIP) for all four of its schools Monday.

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Basketball: Era edges Slidell

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Slidell Lady Greyhounds dropped their season opener to neighbor Era Tuesday, 49-40.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport school board meeting was changed to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Tickets are now on sale for "The Nutcracker," featuring the dancers of Wise Ballet and Music Academy, at 7 p.m. Dec. 17, and 3 p.m. Dec. 18, at the Decatur High School Theater.

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Basketball: Sissies capture consolation title

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Coming off a district title last season and a trip to the area round of the playoffs, the Bridgeport Sissies opened the new year with a consolation championship at the Burleson Centennial Tournament.

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Basketball: Alvord scorches Millsap in season opener

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs started the Jerry Johnson tenure off in dominating fashion Tuesday night against Millsap.

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Paradise voters elect council, school board reps

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

In mostly one-candidate races, Paradise City Council and school board members were elected Tuesday night.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Monday, Nov. 21, is slated as a staff workday/student holiday for Boyd. No classes will be held.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Tickets are now on sale for the First United Methodist Church annual Thanksgiving dinner in Bridgeport.

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Football Players of the Week for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Football Players of the Week for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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