2 arrested for horse thefts

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Two men, including one from Wise County, have been arrested and charged with stealing three horses from a man at the Bowie Livestock Auction.

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Board approves development of new surgical hospital

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise Regional Health System will soon be developing a new surgical hospital in Denton County.

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County fine tunes new radio system

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

After four years, installation of the county's digital radio system is nearing completion, and it could go live as early as next month.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, May 9, 2015

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Chico City Council meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at Chico City Hall to consider accepting the city's independent audit completed by Stephen G. Gilland P.C.

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Decision Time: City, school races on Saturday’s ballot

Decision Time: City, school races on Saturday’s ballot

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Election day in Wise County arrives Saturday, giving residents a chance to vote on who represents them on local city councils and school boards and a chance to decide on a couple of bond packages.

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Work continues on future home of elections office

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Brian Knox

This is a busy time for new Wise County Elections Administrator Sabra Srader and her staff.

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April showers don’t bring lake levels up

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

If the saying, "April showers bring May flowers" is true, then we should see a magnificent floral display in Wise County this month.

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Cowboy church caters to Western culture

Cowboy church caters to Western culture

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Jake Harris

The typical church-going environment on a Sunday morning in the South revolves around a pulpit, pews and a sanctuary in a church building.

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Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

While the weather caused last-minute changes, Relay for Life of Wise County went on as scheduled last Friday night.

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County makes improvements to arena before PBR

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

The J.W. Hart PBR Challenge is around the corner, and the county is making improvements to the arena and surrounding area at the Wise County Fairgrounds in anticipation of the May 30 bull-riding event in Decatur.

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Contracts, hospital admin worry doctors

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

A possible change in a contract for anesthesia services at Wise Regional Health System could effect two of physicians' roles on the Medical Executive Committee, and it has raised concerns among a group of physicians.

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Hope and faith: Families persevere despite autism struggles

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

It's nearly the end of April and the end of Autism Awareness Month, but for many families, every month and every day is affected by autism. The debilitating disorder can be devastating, and for some it is a test of their faith and humanity.

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Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Early voting for the May 9 school board and city council elections starts Monday.

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High school seniors honored for outstanding character

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Jake Harris

Eight Wise County high school seniors were honored for their outstanding character at the Character Counts banquet Thursday night at Weatherford College Wise County.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting starts Monday, April 27, and runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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May Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections are Saturday, May 9, and early voting starts Monday, April 27, and runs through Tuesday, May 5.

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Local programs save Earth one can at a time

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

A soda can hits the bottom of the recycling bin. Later in the week that can, along with a myriad of other materials, hits the curb for collection.

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Speed, failure to yield cause 2 wrecks

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Jake Harris

Driver error caused two wrecks last weekend in Wise County.

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Officers cleared in shooting death

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Brian Knox

Five Wise County officers who were involved in the January shooting death of a Granbury man wanted for felony warrants acted legally, a Montague County grand jury decided this week.

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Wise County Indictments for March 26, 2015

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Messenger Staff

A Wise County grand jury met March 26 and returned the following felony indictments.

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