Citizen seeks Rhome council position

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome approved a petition for a new council member Tuesday night and hired a new city official.

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Rhome City Council proposes budget, tax rate for FY 2016

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome approved a proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-2016 Tuesday night and will adopt the budget and tax rate at the next city council meeting.

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Make Rhome a better town

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Robin Holmes

As a voter and resident of this town, all I can say is, "wow." The obvious hatred, of those who think they own this town, toward the mayor is not only disrespectful, it's shameful.

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Harold Ray Crabtree

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Harold Ray Crabtree, 79, of Rhome died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Marietta, Okla.

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Holden Ray Morales

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Christin Roberts and Jonathan Morales of Rhome announce the birth of a son, Holden Ray Morales

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John Stanlee Roy Pack

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
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John and Emma Sue Pack of Rhome announce the birth of a son, John Stanlee Roy Pack

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Wendy Ann Holifield

Published Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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Wendy Ann Holifield, 49, of Rhome, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Decatur.

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Rhome City Council delays budget workshop

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council decided Thursday night to delay the city's budget workshop until Tuesday, Aug. 25. At that meeting the council will vote to approve the city budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-2016.

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Rhome Council playing games

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Robin Holmes

In Rhome's council meeting Councilwoman Jo Ann Wilson proved her hatred for Mayor Michelle Pittman in front of 40-something people.

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Mary Pultz Hunn

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
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Mary Pultz Hunn, 80, of Rhome died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015.

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Do Rhome citizens care?

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Kemp Akeman

At the July 30 Rhome City Council meeting, the mayor pro tem commented that they normally only see three to four citizens attend a meeting. All chairs were filled that night in the council chamber, plus additional people were standing.

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City administrator resigns amid controversy

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Administrator Brandon Davis resigned Thursday after holding the position for a little over a week.

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Edward Eugene Yarborough

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
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Edward Eugene Yarborough, 66, of Rhome, a wood crafter, went to be with our Lord Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Decatur.

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Davis calls special meeting; Rhome to look at replacing attorney

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Rhome City Administrator Brandon Davis has called a special meeting of the Rhome City Council for 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.

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Rhome feud is personal

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Dee Romine

I would like to address the issue going on with the mayor of Rhome, Michelle Pittman. I live in the county of Wise with a Rhome address. There may be some who feel I don’t have the right to speak about this issue. My family of birth and marriage are from Rhome. My mother was […]

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Honor the voters’ choice

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Sandy Dougherty

I am in a unique position as I do not live within city limits and cannot vote in city elections, but I do have a Rhome address.

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Pittman personifies professionalism

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Robert Mahaffey

On the subject of the position of mayor of the city of Rhome, I have only lived there for a short time.

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Rhome government locked in power struggle

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Racey Burden

At the end of the Rhome City Council meeting Tuesday night, the few who'd stuck around through closed session gathered to talk by the door before returning home.

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Rhome citizens’ protests put bus barn plans on hold

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Racey Burden

A contentious debate at the Rhome City Council meeting Tuesday night led to Northwest ISD's plans for a bus barn within the city being temporarily placed on hold.

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Allow Pittman to serve

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Tommie Eason

I am a concerned citizen of Rhome. I have gone to all the meetings since the election this year. My concern is the tension between the city council and the mayor.

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