For the love of the music; Singer competes in Billy Bob’s karaoke competition

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Racey Burden

Diana Lynn Howard has performed on the stage at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth as part of a group, but this weekend she'll get the spotlight all to herself.

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Football: East squad wins Oil Bowl

Football: East squad wins Oil Bowl

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County’s three representatives in the Oil Bowl factored into a victory for the East squad Saturday in the Oil Bowl.

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Softball: Rasbury leads honors

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Kristin Rasbury belted seven home runs and drove in 40 runs while batting .389 for the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets.

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Rodeo: Bringing in a haul – Miller wins three saddles, nine buckles

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Richard Greene

Leaving the North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals last weekend in Alvarado, Hadley Miller needed to recruit some help to carry his spoils back to the truck.

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Appeal was futile

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Maritha Gan

Well, I went to my annual meeting with the parasitic appraisal board of Wise County.

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Paradise ISD raises lunch prices

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Racey Burden

Lunch prices will increase at Paradise schools next year for all students.

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Caddell, Blankenship pen the perfect high school ending

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Racey Burden

Avery Caddell is keeping his valedictorian speech a secret, just in case.

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Paradise senior receives NHS scholarship

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Randa Taylor, a senior and member of the National Honor Society (NHS) at Paradise High School, has been named one of 400 national semifinalists in the National Honor Society Scholarship program.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's talent show is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23.

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Show your conservatism

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Mark Hamilton

I am Mark from the Boy Scout Troop 194, and I am writing about how our country is changing.

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Michael Robert Patterson

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Michael Robert Patterson, 62, of Paradise, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Paradise.

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Odin Gabriel Pitts

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Angel Baburn and Trevor Pitts of Paradise announce the birth of a son, Odin Gabriel Pitts

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health System is having a critical incident, stress management training June 27-29 at the Bridgeport location.

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Baseball: Brock holds off Paradise for sweep

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Will Reeves' two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning brought the Paradise Panthers within a run of the Brock Eagles Friday night.

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Bobby E. Potts

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Bobby E. Potts, 87, of Paradise, died Thursday May 4, 2017, in Decatur.

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Malachi Shepherd Barnes

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Ronald and Makayla Barnes of Paradise announce the birth of a son, Malachi Shepherd

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Ruger Lee Lackey

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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William and Angela Lackey of Paradise announce the birth of a son, Ruger Lee

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Brock holds off Paradise to finish sweep

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Messenger staff

Will Reeves’ two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning brought the Paradise Panthers within a run of the Brock Eagles Friday night. But the Panthers couldn’t get Reeves home to extend the game or their season in the 6-5 game two loss at Weatherford College. The victory followed Brock’s 6-2 win in game […]

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Bomb threat forces evacuation

Bomb threat forces evacuation

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Brian Knox

Elementary students and staff at Paradise ISD were evacuated from the building Monday morning due to a bomb threat.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's kindergarten roundup is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through Friday, May 5.

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