Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections is open and runs through Friday, Feb. 19.

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Some roads remain closed at Grasslands

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By David Talley

Access to Forest Service Road 900A from County Road 2474 remains closed, District Ranger Marc Pons said Thursday.

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Candidates report campaign finances

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Local candidates recently turned in campaign finance reports as required by the Texas Ethics Commission.

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2 injured in motorcycle crash

2 injured in motorcycle crash

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

Two Denton County motorcyclists were injured in a collision Saturday afternoon in south Wise County.

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Grip and grin: Candidates meet citizens at lunchtime forum

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Guests packed the Paradise schools administration building Monday for a speed-dating style candidate forum.

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Grand jury indictments include 34 drug charges

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County grand jury met Jan. 21 and returned the following felony indictments.

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Springtown homeowner seeks to limit gunfire on private property

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A Springtown man asked county commissioners Monday to consider adopting an ordinance limiting gunfire on private property.

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Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections is open and runs through Friday, Feb. 19.

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Wise Stars: All-County Football

Wise Stars: All-County Football

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Wise Stars: All-County Football

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UIL: Schools await new districts

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Monday morning, months of guessing and predicting will end for local schools with the unveiling of the University Interscholastic League's newest round of realignment.

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Voter registration deadline is Monday

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A big date is coming up if you want to vote in one of the primary elections.

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TAPS will seek to partner with private company

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

TAPS Public Transit will seek a public-private partnership to keep the buses rolling.

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Delinquent property tax deadline extended

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Taxpayers have an extra day to pay their 2015 property taxes without accruing additional penalty and interest this year.

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Standing as one: A year after K-9 officer’s death, the unit is stronger than ever

Standing as one: A year after K-9 officer’s death,  the unit is stronger than ever

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Brian Knox

For Rio, her prize for doing a good job is a simple rubber ball. For the officers who work with the K-9s at the Wise County Sheriff's Office, their reward could be so much greater.

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Filing period opens for May elections

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections opened Wednesday, Jan. 20, and runs through Friday, Feb. 19.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, January 23, 2016

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will consider three action items regarding the hotel project at the Decatur Civic Center at Monday's meeting.

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Seeking good homes: Dogs available for adoption at county animal shelter

Seeking good homes: Dogs available for adoption  at county animal shelter

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

As usual, Wise County Animal Shelter needs people willing to adopt a stray and give it a home.

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Car talk dominates commissioners meeting

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

After a 30-minute discussion Monday about sheriff's office vehicles, Wise County commissioners approved purchasing one pickup.

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Jury delivers 5-year sentence for DWI

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Rhome man was sentenced to five years in prison by a Wise County jury Thursday for felony driving while intoxicated.

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Graduation Day: Sheriff’s deputies complete K-9 training program

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Joe Duty

Rio and her new partner, Rodney Thompson, prepare to go to work following graduation from the sheriff's office K-9 training program Friday.

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