TSCRA plans ranch gathering

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Tuesday, March 8, at NRS Ranch, just south of Decatur.

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Survey reveals high childhood obesity rate in Wise

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

Wise County has the highest rate of childhood obesity in a six-county area.

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Candidates share their 2-cents at forum

Candidates share their 2-cents at forum

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Brian Knox

Most of the local candidates on the March 1 primary ballots gave voters a glimpse of their views and how they would serve the public during a "Meet the Candidate" event at Tuesday's Decatur Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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The race is on: 9 of 16 entities will have contested races

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Nine entities will have contested races in the May 7 city council and school board elections.

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County dismisses idea of gunfire ordinance

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners do not plan to enact an ordinance limiting gun use on private property as requested by a citizen.

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County fair kicks off this weekend

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The fairgrounds will be buzzing with activity next week as local youth and their projects move in for the 64th Annual Wise County Youth Fair, Feb. 29-March 5.

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Youth Fair Queen Contestants: 2016 FCCLA Contestants

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queen Contestants: 2016 FCCLA Contestants

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Youth Fair Queen Contestants: 2016 4-H Contestants

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queen Contestants: 2016 4-H Contestants

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Youth Fair Queen Contestants: 2016 FFA Contestants

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queen Contestants: 2016 FFA Contestants

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Youth rodeo closes out fair

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The James Wood Motors Wise County Youth Rodeo is March 4 and 5 at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur.

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Local Devon layoff started Friday

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Devon Energy began laying off employees at the Bridgeport field office Friday after announcing earlier in the week it would reduce its workforce by 20 percent.

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Early voting numbers show increase

Early voting numbers show increase

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Brian Knox

Turnout for early voting in the March 1 primary election has been heavier this year than the last presidential election year, 2012.

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Violin ensemble receives Priddy grant

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Wise Youth Violin Ensemble (WYVE) has received a grant from the Priddy Foundation.

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United Way recognizes donors, leadership

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

United Way of Wise County recognized major campaign donors and elected 2016 officers and directors at its annual meeting Thursday at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Vote Amos for inclusive, bright future

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Rita Tucker, Jack Tucker, Winford Cash, Lee Foster, Charles Randolph, Margaret Stephens, Kristina Kemp

We, the undersigned, spent a lifetime working to fulfill the Democratic Party's goals and values, long before we became elected precinct chairs for the Wise County Democratic Party.

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Fairgrounds facelift: County makes upgrades to longtime ag facility

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Wise County Fairgrounds is undergoing a transformation that County Judge J.D. Clark hopes will boost revenues in the future.

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Filing deadline draws near

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections ends Friday.

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Storm spotter class this week

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants to help you prepare for the 2016 severe weather season.

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Kindness appreciated

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Rev. Anthony Hiatt

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, three of us were outside the Starbucks in Decatur to offer "Ashes to Go" to those wishing to start the Lenten season but who were unable to get to their church to receive ashes.

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Primary early voting begins Tuesday

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voters can begin casting ballots in primary elections next week - just leave your campaign T-shirts at home and your phone in your pocket.

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