Eclipse experience: Libraries plan viewing parties

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience its first total eclipse since 1979, and several local libraries are holding viewing parties.

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Teen remains at large following shooting

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A 15-year-old boy who fled the home where a man was shot and killed Friday just north of Rhome remains at large. The Wise Sheriff’s Office has obtained a warrant for the teen, who left the home on Private Road 4732 on a black Suzuki motorcycle soon after the shooting.

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Build it, and they will come: Home builds booming in South Wise

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome and Boyd have seen more residential home growth than Decatur and Bridgeport so far this year.

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Gerald Arthur Borsheim

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
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Gerald Arthur Borsheim, 85, of Rhome, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Decatur.

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Man shot, killed near Rhome

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A man was shot and killed in his home near Rhome Friday evening. David Oakes, 49, was pronounced dead on scene, after being shot around 10 p.m.

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Seniorgarten: Sisters born 12 years apart share big first days

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Brian Knox

Carson Read begins her senior year today with the first day of classes at Decatur High School.

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Rhome development moves forward

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Racey Burden

A public hearing concerning a zoning change for the future site of Rhome's Prairie Point subdivision laid out preliminary plans for the development's future.

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Right at Home

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Senior home care services; companion care and non-medical personal care

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Applications for the Wise County Indigent Health Care Program are available at 1101 West Rose Ave. in Decatur.

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Rhome’s tax rate holds steady

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Thursday to propose a tax rate of 52.34 cents per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2017-2018.

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Sophia Castillo

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
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Esmeralda Diaz and Pedro Castillo of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Castillo

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Committee on Aging is seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Wise County.

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Water rates on the rise

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Racey Burden

The city of Rhome's water rates will rise again, this time by 8 cents per 1,000 gallons.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health Foundation offers a program called Mary's Gift, providing free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured men and women of Wise County.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health System's 360 Services and Home Health Care of North Central Texas will offer a Wise Cardiac Support Group at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the hospital's West Campus lobby.

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Growing number bewildered by Trump

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Ken Bateman

I am compelled to speak to the July 12 letter, "Discouraged by journalists" by Jo Ann Mann of Bridgeport.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Head Start programs in Wise County are now enrolling.

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Hazel Grace Culver

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
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Kris and Amanda Culver of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Hazel Grace

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Committee on Aging is seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Wise County.

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Lois Virginia Peery

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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Lois Virginia Peery, 87, of Rhome, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Burleson.

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