Tommy Ross Sanderson Jr.
1964-2016

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
1964-2016

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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Upcoming Easter Events

Upcoming Easter Events

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016

Parents don't have to look hard to find Easter events for the family this weekend.

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Margaret West
1945-2016

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016

Margaret "Maggie" West, 70, of Rhome, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Arlington.

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City plagued by poor management

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

In the coming weeks, you will hear one city council candidate or another speak of "growth" and "prosperity," but nothing has changed.

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Kenneth Albert Griffin
1958-2016

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Kenneth "Kenny" Albert Griffin, 57, of Rhome, died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at home.

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Labe L. Hawkins Jr.
1942-2016

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Labe L. Hawkins Jr., 73, of Rhome, died Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Fort Worth.

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Local students honored at OU

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The University of Oklahoma Norman campus honored several local students for their academic achievements during the 2015 fall semester.

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Local students graduate Weatherford College

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Several local students graduated from Weatherford College in December 2015.

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Man runs over self

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016

A man suffered minor injuries when he fell out of his pickup and was then run over by the vehicle north of Rhome Wednesday morning.

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City government ignores policy violations

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016

On several occasions our city council and mayor have met in executive session to discuss the actions and behavior of our police chief. They met again Monday night to discuss the problems surrounding our controversial chief.

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Care about your town

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016

Apparently many citizens of Rhome were not aware of the strong disagreements between a council that consistently votes 4-0 against what a strong contingent of citizens request for consideration, including when the tax rollback was approved but snubbed by current council members.

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Rhome City Council delivers cryptic statement on chief

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Rhome City Council met in secret session for two hours and 40 minutes Monday night to discuss Police Chief Brandon Davis.

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Rumors rampant in Rhome

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Please think! Could it be a very large chunk of the legal budget was spent on investigating the police chief and council by the mayor at the start of her term, never sharing the results with the council so they could act?

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