Milk recall issued for local dairy

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Brian Knox

Raw milk from K-Bar Dairy in Paradise has tested positive for the Brucella bacteria, prompting a recall by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

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Local districts make the grade

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

All Wise County districts and campuses received a passing grade in the 2017 preliminary accountability ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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Milk recall issued for local dairy

Published August 15, 2017
By Brian Knox

Raw milk from K-Bar Dairy in Paradise has tested positive for the Brucella bacteria, prompting a recall by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Man sentenced in assault case

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Paradise man was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week for sexually assaulting a family member.

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Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

After holding on to win a pair of back-and-forth sets, the Bridgeport Sissies seized the chance for a season-opening sweep Tuesday.

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Mr. and Mrs. David M. Finley

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
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Britney C. Pittman, daughter of Calvin D. and Pamela G. Pittman, all of Paradise, married David M. "Mark" Finley.

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Bailey announces run for JP 4

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Todd Bailey of Paradise announced he will run for Precinct 4 justice of the peace in 2018.

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Back to School: Paradise

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Paradise

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Football: Panthers move ahead

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Midway through the Paradise Panthers' first practice of the season, coach Ronnie Gage made an early assessment of the start of his second year in the program.

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Hitting the field

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Joe Duty

Boyd's Logan Jones, Alex Silva, Jett Pruit, Dawson White, Clay Rodriguez and Garrett Sherman huddle during the first practice.

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Bridgeport sweeps Paradise in opener

Published Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

After holding on to win a pair of back-and-forth sets, the Bridgeport Sissies seized the chance for a season-opening sweep Tuesday. Bridgeport scored eight of the first nine points in the third game on the way finishing off Paradise, 26-24, 25-22, 25-19, at Bridgeport High School gym.

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Paradise, Bridgeport to meet in opener

Published Monday, August 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers and Bridgeport Sissies will be trying to earn their first victories for their new coaches when they meet Tuesday in the season opener. With Danny Anderson on the bench, Paradise heads to Bridgeport for a 6 p.m. match against Morgan Mathews’ Sissies. Both teams started workouts just a week ago with […]

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Grant bolsters pre-k programs

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paradise, Decatur and Bridgeport pre-kindergarten teachers recently spent a day with national education presenter LeAnna Wolkis Goldstein at Paradise.

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Free and reduced-price meal policy

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord, Boyd, Bridgeport, Chico, Decatur and Paradise school districts will provide free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines.

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Sawyer Hayes Drake

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
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Josh and Brittany Drake of Paradise announce the birth of a son, Sawyer Hayes

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Volleyball: Paradise shows willingness to work

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

In his first workout Tuesday morning, Paradise coach Danny Anderson quickly noticed a willingness to work by his new team.

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Wise football teams set to hit field

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

The football season gets underway Monday in Wise County with teams hitting the field to start practices.

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Cross Country: Runners hit course for new year

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

One of longtime Decatur cross country coach David Park's many sayings is "summer miles equal fall smiles."

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Fortified fun: Foundation grants Paradise boy’s wish

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Dressed in an Air Force utility uniform, an excited Connor Berardi sprinted through the crowd Saturday and into Fort Connor.

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