Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, February 13, 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. Listed below are the positions in each entity that will appear on the May ballot. The candidates that currently hold those offices are also listed, as well as those who have filed to run. […]

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New communications tower to be installed

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Wednesday authorized County Judge J.D. Clark to negotiate and execute the placement of a 195-foot communications tower at the sheriff's office.

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Devon to sell assets

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Devon Energy Corp., with a regional headquarters and a large gas processing plant in Wise County, has hired an investment firm to lead the sale of up to $3 million in assets.

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Fires flare up on red flag day

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Brian Knox

A red flag warning was issued for Wise County for the first time in 2016 Monday.

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Phone scams on the rise

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Chief Deputy Kevin Benton urges citizens to be cautious after the Wise County Sheriff's Office has been inundated in recent weeks with complaints about telephone scams.

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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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