Elections promise bright future

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Robin Holmes

I'm looking forward to elections for mayor and council. This poor town of Rhome is plagued with the stigma of not caring about the citizens, and it has to stop.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Rhome Public Library receives $10K grant

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome Public Library has received a $10,130 grant from the Tocker Foundation that will bring many improvements to its catalog.

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Voters: check your facts

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Thanks for allowing me to serve the city of Rhome for the past eight years. You may not always have agreed with me, but I did what I felt was best for the city.

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Rhome City Council to move forward with pavilion

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council approved the use of hotel/motel tax funds to finish building the city's pavilion in the park.

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Candidates hash out issues at debate

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome mayoral and city council candidates gathered Saturday for a moderated debate at the city's community center.

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County to feel our pain

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Steve Misner

No sympathy. Ha, ha, ha, Wise County, income down almost 30 percent this year - welcome to our world.

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Events Preview for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A debate for Rhome City Council candidates is set for this weekend.

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Tommy Ross Sanderson Jr.

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
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Tommy Ross Sanderson Jr., 52, of Rhome, died Monday, April 4, 2016, at his home.

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Traffic stop leads to drug bust

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Brian Knox

A traffic stop in Rhome Monday resulted in two men from the Metroplex being arrested on felony drug charges.

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Hope Carrol Burge

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
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Hope Carrol Burge, 51, of Rhome, died Wednesday, March, 16, 2016, in Rhome.

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Council chooses chief over mayor; Davis keeps job despite mayor’s claim of ‘voluntary resignation’

Council chooses chief over mayor; Davis keeps job despite mayor’s claim of ‘voluntary resignation’

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Friday night to rescind a letter from Mayor Michelle Pittman to Police Chief Brandon Davis accepting what she called his "voluntary resignation."

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Politicians’ criticism = good reporting

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Ken Bateman

I write to praise the Messenger and urge its readers to value the unique excellence of your paper.

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Citizens’ rights denied

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Patricia Mitchell

I addressed the Rhome City Council last week regarding "conflict of interest, public disclosure and the appearance of impropriety."

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Mayor at fault

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Yes, the Messenger article was correct ("Rhome Council member walks out: Citizens give heated critique of officials," published March 26, 2016).

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Rhome Council member walks out; Citizens give heated critiques of officials

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council ended its meeting early Thursday night when a council member left the building during a heated citizen presentation.

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Upcoming Easter Events

Upcoming Easter Events

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Parents don't have to look hard to find Easter events for the family this weekend.

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Margaret West

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
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Margaret "Maggie" West, 70, of Rhome, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Arlington.

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City plagued by poor management

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Patricia Mitchell

In the coming weeks, you will hear one city council candidate or another speak of "growth" and "prosperity," but nothing has changed.

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Kenneth Albert Griffin

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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Kenneth "Kenny" Albert Griffin, 57, of Rhome, died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at home.

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