2 hurt in Wednesday wreck

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Brian Knox

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday evening in Rhome.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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City seeks input on alcohol sales

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Richard Greene

The Rhome City Council will be taking public input on whether it will allow alcohol sales at city events at its Feb. 26 meeting.

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Giving smiles: Comedian’s nonprofit equips cancer patients with cowboy hats

Giving smiles: Comedian’s nonprofit equips cancer patients with cowboy hats

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Austin Jackson

After days surrounded by water, cracking up the Carnival cruise masses, William Lee Martin finds his legs at his office in Rhome, where cowboy hats stretch to the ceiling.

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Reyburn Lee Ruhl

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Reyburn Lee Ruhl, 65, of Rhome, peacefully departed from the presence of his loving wife and entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Decatur.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Messenger Staff

he MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Woman given 8-year sentence for intoxication manslaughter

Published Monday, February 11, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Weatherford woman on Monday was sentenced to eight years in prison in a case stemming from a 2016 wrong-way wreck that killed two men.

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Jury finds man guilty of first degree felony drug offense

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Wise County jury Wednesday morning found a Henrietta man arrested during a 2017 traffic stop in Rhome guilty of a first degree felony drug possession offense. Michael James Carson, 47, was convicted of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1 — gamma-hydroxybutyric acid — in an amount of 200 to 400 grams. The drug, commonly called GHB, is a depressant also commonly referred to as a date rape drug.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

he MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Four local residents were among the 491 undergraduates to receive diplomas during the December 2018 commencement at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Rhome City Council discusses alcohol for events

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Richard Greene

After taking no action or tabling the rest of the items on the agenda Tuesday, the Rhome City Council had a brief discussion about allowing alcohol in its city parks during city sponsored events.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Entries can be submitted for the Wise County Youth Fair through 5 p.m. Feb. 2.

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Drawing hope from trauma: Rhome Fire chief inspires through art

Drawing hope from trauma: Rhome Fire chief inspires through art

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Austin Jackson

With a scarred arm and a steady hand, one local artist that goes by "Chief" puts the finishing touches on a piece at his studio warehouse in Rhome.

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Eula Mae Hutto-Burton

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Eula Mae "Granny" Hutto-Burton, 78, of Rhome, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

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Charges against Davis dropped: Former police chief surrenders license in plea

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Brian Knox

The remaining criminal charges on a former Rhome police chief have been dropped by prosecutors.

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Cooler heads prevail: Fire department dons helmet of the future

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Austin Jackson

The Rhome Volunteer Fire Department was on scene, battling a house fire last year when the floor collapsed underneath Corbin Fitch.

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City authorizes bonds

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Richard Greene

The Rhome city council approved an ordinance to issue $2.62 million in bonds to expand the Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant Thursday.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

RFC of Boyd will be hosting Celebrate Recovery, a Christ centered 12-step recovery program, at 7 p.m. each Thursday at 112 E. Rock Island, Boyd. Call Robert Hargis, 817-304-6819.

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Jonah Douglas Dorety

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
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Allyson Holley and Taylor Dorety of Rhome announce the birth of a son, Jonah Douglas Dorety

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