Rhome man charged with fraud, money laundering

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Brian Knox

A business owner from Rhome has been charged with wire fraud and money laundering, including $1.5 million in fraudulent billing.

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Rhome City Council considers petition for rollback election

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council called a special meeting for Monday, Nov. 16, to announce whether the city will move forward with a tax rollback election.

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All military roles important

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Daniel Baumgartner

On Nov. 11, I took time to attend the veterans activity at the Wise County Veterans Memorial Park in Decatur.

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Morris to run on Democratic ticket for commissioner post

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Ray F. Morris II of Rhome announced his candidacy this week for Precinct 1 county commissioner.

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Bettie Lawrence

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
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Bettie Lawrence, 75, of Rhome, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

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Charles C. Skinner

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
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Charles C. "Chuck" Skinner, 75, of Rhome, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Rhome.

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Resignations pile up in Rhome

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council accepted two resignations Tuesday night - a city parks and recreation board member and the municipal court clerk.

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Rollback petition presented to Rhome City Council

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome is looking at a possible tax rollback election.

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Oscar D. Romine

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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Oscar D. Romine, 78, of Rhome, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Decatur.

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D.A. withdraws request for attorney general opinion

Published Saturday, October 24, 2015
By Racey Burden

Attorney General Ken Paxton will not review the legality of Rhome City Council's July hiring of a city administrator after District Attorney Greg Lowery withdrew his request for Paxton's opinion on the matter.

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Dissatisfied citizens aim to push back against council

Published Wednesday, October 21, 2015
By Racey Burden

Muttered complaints and more vocal misgivings can be heard from the crowd at almost every packed Rhome City Council meeting.

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Kimber Elaiyne Parson

Published Saturday, October 17, 2015
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Shane and Sara Parson of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Kimber Elaiyne

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Wise County students graduate UNT

Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Several local students graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton during the 2015 spring commencement ceremonies.

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OU students honored

Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Several local students were named to the honor roll at the University of Oklahoma Norman for the 2015 spring semester.

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New Rhome fire chief appointed

Published Saturday, October 10, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council approved the resignation of Fire Chief Jason Miller Tuesday night and appointed Darrell Fitch as the new chief.

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National Night Out in Wise

Published Saturday, October 10, 2015
By Joe Duty

Members of the Decatur Fire Department Clown Brigade performed in front of a large crowd as a way to teach safety issues in a fun way.

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Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Lynn Tolbert

Published Saturday, October 10, 2015
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Kathleen Frances Davenport of Decatur, daughter of Carl Davenport and Candy Morley of Rhome, married Rusty Lynn Tolbert, son of Frank and Patty Tolbert, all of Decatur, on Aug. 6, 2015

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Police agencies to hold community events

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Local law enforcement agencies will host events in the coming days to increase police-community partnerships, raise crime prevention awareness and just have some fall fun.

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Citizens form group to promote change

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Sam Eason

A new wind is blowing. I know everyone is tired of the crazy stories coming out of Rhome.

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Woman found dead in wreck

Woman found dead in wreck

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015
By Racey Burden

Officers responding to a wreck on U.S. 81/287 underneath Pioneer Bridge around 6:15 a.m. Monday morning found a deceased elderly female passenger in the vehicle.

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