Jennifer Page
1967-2017

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jennifer Page, 50, of Runaway Bay, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Decatur.

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May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Candidate Questionnaires

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Messenger sent school board candidates questionnaires, asking them to address the following questions.

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City of Runaway Bay hangs help wanted sign

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The city of Runaway Bay has several job positions open, including city administrator.

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Curtis Arnold West
1943-2017

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017

Curtis Arnold West, 73, of Runaway Bay, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Decatur.

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Howard R. Lawson
1951-2017

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Howard R. Lawson, 65, of Runaway Bay, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Runaway Bay.

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Hugh Franklin McCrary
1934-2017

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hugh Franklin (Mac) McCrary, 82, of Runaway Bay, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Decatur.

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Shirley Duncan
1936-2017

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017

Shirley Duncan, 81, of Runaway Bay, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Decatur.

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Jeanne Carol Elliott
1946-2017

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jeanne Carol (Beals) Elliott, 70, of Runaway Bay, died Thursday, January 26, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Permit fees set for destroyed condos

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017

Runaway Bay City Council members voted Friday on finish-out permit fees for condominiums destroyed by the May 2015 tornado.

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Franklin D. Middleton
1933-2017

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Franklin D. Middleton, 83, of Runaway Bay, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.

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William Allen Smith
1952-2017

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017

William Allen (Bill) Smith, 64, of Waco, formerly of Runaway Bay, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Waco.

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Motel fire investigation concludes

Motel fire investigation concludes

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The state-led investigation into the October fire that destroyed the Harbor Inn motel in Runaway Bay has concluded, city Public Safety Director Doug Angel confirmed Tuesday.

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Audit reflects financial stability

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Runaway Bay City Council received the city's audit report for fiscal year 2015-2016 Monday.

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George James Eberhardt Jr.
1948-2016

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

George James Eberhardt Jr., 68, of Runaway Bay, died Wednesday Dec. 7, 2016, in Decatur.

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Johnnie B. McGraw
1935-2016

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Johnnie B. McGraw, 81, of Runaway Bay, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Decatur.

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Runaway Bay City Council discusses relocating police department

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016

Runaway Bay City Council discussed relocating the police department Monday night.

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Picture perfect: Brothers triumph in State Fair contest

Picture perfect: Brothers triumph in State Fair contest

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Oberg boys swept their older competition at the Texas State Fair this year and each got a photo in the fair calendar to boot.

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State fire marshal investigating Runaway Bay fire

State fire marshal investigating Runaway Bay fire

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

The state fire marshal's office is investigating the fire Tuesday that destroyed most of Harbor Inn in Runaway Bay.

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Fire destroys vacant Runaway Bay motel

Fire destroys vacant Runaway Bay motel

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016

A large fire Tuesday afternoon destroyed two of the three buildings that make up the vacant Harbor Inn in Runaway Bay.

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