Countryside shooting not problem

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The anti-shooting presentation hit all the emotional hot buttons, as in guns and children and safety and AK-47s and alcohol and law enforcement that wouldn't do what he wanted and his tenure as a longtime citizen and impartiality because he is a gun owner, plus his offer to influence any shooting committee.

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Council refuses to canvass rollback results

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council met to canvass the results of the rollback election Friday, Jan. 29.

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Council antics disrespect citizens

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Leeanne Mackowski

Friday evening in Rhome proved to be another performance by the Rhome City Council. The latest scene in the saga was played out to a moderately filled council chamber.

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Gun issue or neighbor dispute?

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Raleigh H. Steed

I read in the Jan. 30 Wise County Messenger where one Kirk Shaw was upset at his neighbor for firing his weapons within the bounds of his own property.

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Rhome City Council approves budget cuts

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members approved budget cuts totaling $88,861 at their meeting Tuesday.

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Rhome City Council repeals sex offender residential restriction ordinance

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members voted Tuesday to repeal a sex offender residential restriction ordinance under threat of a lawsuit.

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Stephen James Janiak

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Stephen "Dom" James Janiak, 27, of Rhome, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Rhome.

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Rhome tax rollback passes

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

The people of Rhome have voted, and the city's tax rate will be lowered.

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Johnny Carl Webb

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
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Johnny Carl Webb, 82, of Rhome, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Justin.

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Steffanie Rose Johnson

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
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Darian Bobelu and James Johnson of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Steffanie Rose Johnson

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Victor Manuel Serrano Lugo

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
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Priscila Lugo and Omar Serrano of Rhome announce the birth of a son, Victor Manuel Serrano Lugo

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Rollback election is Tuesday

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome's rollback election day is approaching, and soon the city's citizens will have the opportunity to determine their tax rate.

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Jury delivers 5-year sentence for DWI

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Rhome man was sentenced to five years in prison by a Wise County jury Thursday for felony driving while intoxicated.

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Rhome City Council discusses employee contracts

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

City council members discussed providing employee contracts to every department head at their Thursday night meeting.

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A call for accountability

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Sam Eason

I have always supported the first amendment. Specifically, the right to free speech should never be infringed, but this letter is biased against voting for the tax rollback.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A financial audit and the superintendent's contract will be discussed by Alvord School Board members at a meeting Thursday night.

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Rollback early voting underway

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

Early voting for the city of Rhome's rollback tax election started this week and will continue through Friday, Jan. 15. Election day is Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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Reject the rollback

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Deborah BeCraft

Rhome is having a rollback election. Rhome Forward (RF) made this happen by petition.

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Trust your council members

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Hello, Rhome residents. My fellow council members and I deserve your trust for our continued efforts.

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Robert Paul Dougher

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
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Robert "Bob" Paul Dougher, 68, of Rhome, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, in Decatur.

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