Saturday Sports Buffet: Back in Austin – Rhome’s Taylor returns to town that gave career a boost

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

Troy Taylor returned Friday to Austin - the town he's grown to admire and not for it's famous nightlife.

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Klan supporters recruit in neighborhood

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Brandon Evans

Last week, under the cover of darkness, someone distributed flyers in a Rhome subdivision attempting to recruit members for the Ku Klux Klan.

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Man faces solicitation, child porn charges

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A 28-year-old Rhome man has been charged with online solicitation of a minor and three counts of possession with intent to promote child pornography, all felonies.

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Librarian collapses, dies after work

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Linda Gillespie of Rhome worked tirelessly for the town's small public library for 10 years.

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Linda Faye Holmes Gillespie

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
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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
By Kristen Tribe

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
By Brandon Evans

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

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014
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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
By Brandon Evans

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
By Richard Greene

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

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Lance Aaron Bias

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Lance Aaron Bias, 27, of Rhome, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 after a two-year battle with leukemia.

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Roberta Lindsey

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Roberta Lindsey, 97, of Rhome, died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Grapevine.

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Norma Jean Harvey Matthews

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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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
By Bob Buckel

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
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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
By Messenger Staff

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

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
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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
By Brandon Evans

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
By Brandon Evans

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
By Messenger Staff

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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