Emery Dove Bannister
April 26, 2016

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016

James Austin and McKana Brooke Bannister of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Emery Dove

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3 departments battle RV blaze

3 departments battle RV blaze

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Rhome, Newark and Boyd fire departments responded to an RV fire south of Rhome around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

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April Holly Ruhl and Derek James Cottrell

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016

April Holly Ruhl of Rhome, daughter of Reyburn and Sherry Ruhl of Rhome, will marry Derek James Cottrell

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Council reduced mayor’s power

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016

The city of Rhome operates as a Type A general law municipality.

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Elections promise bright future

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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