Grand jury returns almost 50 indictments

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County grand jury met Feb. 18 and returned the following felony indictments.

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Green seeks signatures for place on ballot

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Local attorney Barry Green is collecting signatures to ensure his name is on the November ballot as an independent candidate for 271st district attorney.

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Heavy rain leads to floods

Heavy rain leads to floods

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

If you've forgotten the record-setting rainfall of 2015 after a couple of dry months, then memories are flooding back this week.

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Of hooves and hearts

Of hooves and hearts

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

Erica Currin smiled brightly for the crowd, waving a little as volunteers helped her move her pig along to the center of the arena.

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Victors remain: Provisional ballots counted, election outcome stands

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

At the Wise County Elections office ballot board meeting Tuesday five provisional ballots were accepted.

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Youth Fair auction tops $250,000

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Bidders spent $254,600 Saturday at the 2016 Youth Fair auction as 132 items came through the arena at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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TAPS awards contract to Transdev

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

A local transportation agency that's been figuratively stuck on the side of the road for months may soon be on the road to recovery.

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Primary voting sets new record

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Brian Knox

Trump is huge with Republican voters in Lake Bridgeport while Democratic voters in Boyd were feeling the Bern Tuesday.

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Road closure to begin Tuesday

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Brian Knox

A well-traveled county road will be closed at the intersection with a major highway this week.

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Akin wins sheriff’s race

Akin wins sheriff’s race

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Brian Knox

Lane Akin was elected the next sheriff of Wise County in overwhelming fashion Tuesday night.

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Akers-Amos declares victory; Challenger holds narrow lead with provisional votes still out

Akers-Amos declares victory; Challenger holds narrow lead with provisional votes still out

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Racey Burden

Janet Akers-Amos celebrated a narrow victory in the Democratic Party county chair election Tuesday night.

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Short comes up big; Incumbent avoids runoff

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By David Talley

Sitting side-by-side on barstools at Fuzzy's, they could be family.

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White wins primary in re-election bid

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 1 Commissioner Danny White won the Republican primary Tuesday night with 56 percent of the vote.

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TAPS phone number discontinued

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The TAPS Public Transit "Get-A-Ride" number used for scheduling rides has been permanently discontinued.

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Commissioners tend to short agenda

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners made quick work of a short agenda Monday, adjourning after just 15 minutes.

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March to the polls; Early voters smash record; Primary election day is Tuesday

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

If election day is anything like early voting in Wise County, it will be a Super Tuesday indeed.

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Swapping stories: Auto junkies trade tales, parts and projects

Swapping stories: Auto junkies trade tales,  parts and projects

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By David Talley

It's a North Texas bazaar with no shortage of rust, dust and big personalities.

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Heritage museum blends old records and new technology

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By David Talley

With the click of a mouse, Janice McKenzie scrolls through an entire century.

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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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