Linda Faye Holmes Gillespie
1942-2014

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014

Linda Faye Holmes Gillespie, 71, the longtime librarian for the city of Rhome, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

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Rain-slick roads prove hazardous

Rain-slick roads prove hazardous

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Two men were injured Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover in Rhome, just as showers slid into Wise County.

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Rhome residents need permits for PODS

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014

In a move to prevent PODS from becoming eyesores, Rhome residents must now obtain a permit from the city before parking temporary outside storage units in front of their homes or businesses.

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Virginia Wilkerson Cates
1924-2014

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014

Virginia Wilkerson Cates, 90, a retired restaurant owner, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Haltom City.

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Rhome City Council eyes new rules for PODS

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

An ordinance being considered by the Rhome City Council may put a limit on the numbers of days a resident can keep PODS in their yard.

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Driver cited after plowing into firetruck

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

A Rhome Volunteer Fire Department vehicle was struck Saturday morning on its way to a medical emergency.

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Lance Aaron Bias
1986-2014

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Lance Aaron Bias, 27, of Rhome, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 after a two-year battle with leukemia.

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Roberta Lindsey
1916-2014

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Roberta Lindsey, 97, of Rhome, died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Grapevine.

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Norma Jean Harvey Matthews
1928-2014

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Norma Jean Harvey Matthews, 85, of Rhome, died Monday, March 10, 2014, in a Decatur nursing facility.

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Wise County teen rodeos for a reason

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014

Every fan knows it takes more to succeed at rodeo than just what meets the eye - more than the skill to toss a loop over the head of a running calf, wrestle a steer to the ground, mount an angry bull or guide a horse around three hairpin turns marked by barrels.

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Lillian Carol Hawk

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014

Adrienne Henson and Austin Hawk of Rhome announce the birth of a daughter, Lillian Carol Hawk

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51 from Wise on Weatherford College dean’s list

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014

More than 450 students - including 51 from Wise County - were named to the Weatherford College Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester.

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Ygnacio DeLeon
1948-2014

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014

Ygnacio DeLeon Jr., 65, of Rhome died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.

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Police shop for vehicle to handle ice

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014

In the wake of several winter storms this year that have caused numerous accidents and left hundreds of drivers stranded at one time, Rhome Police Department plans to add a vehicle to handle the conditions.

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Firestorm over Rhome VFD service fizzles out

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014

After months of wrangling, Rhome City Council rejected an ordinance tied to dual service on the council and fire department.

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Rhome City Council to discuss pavilion, VFD limit

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014

It's "old business" on the agenda, but the Rhome City Council will continue discussions on the city's pavilion and volunteer fire dept. when it meets Thursday.

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Carl L. Wear
1923-2014

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014

Carl L. Wear, 90, a former mayor of Rhome, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

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Gage Colten Callan

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014

John Callan and Crystal Boyd of Rhome announce the birth of a son, Gage Colten Callan

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Moore runs no more; Lorance eyes return

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014

For eight years, Rhome Mayor Chris Moore has served as a member of the city council and most recently as mayor of the third-largest city in Wise.

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Buddhists: Great example, great coverage

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Messenger's Jan. 29 front-page piece, "The American dream through Buddhist eyes" was very enjoyable.

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