UPDATE

Friday, April 28, 2017

RELAY FOR LIFE - Relay for Life's opening ceremony starts 7 tonight at the Decatur Middle School track. Sign-ups are still open at relayforlife.org, and teams can check-in from 3-6 p.m. Relay for Life is a fundraiser that supports cancer patients in Wise County. The money raised during Relay helps pay for patients' transportation to treatment and keeps the wig and hat room at the Wise Health Imaging Center stocked. For information, call Amanda Braudaway at 817-366-8131.

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight Basketball: Hicks commits to Texas Tech – Decatur star takes preferred walk-on spot
 
Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

An early morning traffic stop in Rhome last week led to the discovery of several types of drugs and three arrests.

Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

In 2009, Orvelda Bridges was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through all the treatments - chemotherapy, radiation - and came out the other side cancer-free.

Basketball: Hicks commits to Texas Tech – Decatur star takes preferred walk-on spot

Basketball: Hicks commits to Texas Tech – Decatur star takes preferred walk-on spot

Decatur's Parker Hicks lit up opponents throughout his senior season for the Eagles, averaging 31.3 points per game.




NEWS HEADLINES

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Brian Knox

An early morning traffic stop in Rhome last week led to the discovery of several types of drugs and three arrests.

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Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

In 2009, Orvelda Bridges was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through all the treatments - chemotherapy, radiation - and came out the other side cancer-free.

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Water bills to skyrocket in West Wise

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

Customers in the West Wise Special Utility District can expect a 66 percent increase on their water bill starting in May.

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Mural planned for downtown Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

A new mural is coming to downtown Bridgeport this summer.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Jacksboro shuts out Boyd to secure 8-3A title

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the 8-3A title on the line, the Boyd Yellowjackets couldn’t solve Jacksboro starter Ty Kennedy. The Jacksboro hurler held Boyd to three hits over five shutout innings before giving way to Clay Botello. Botello completed the shutout with two scoreless innings, giving the Jacksboro the league crown with the 6-0 victory Friday night.

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Slidell’s Roof seals fourth state trip

Published Friday, April 28, 2017
By Messenger staff

Slidell’s Kayson Roof is headed to state for a fourth time. Roof won the pole vault at the Class A Region III meet in Whitney Friday, clearing a personal best 9-6.

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OUR OPINIONS

Combing through childhood memories


Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | By Kristen Tribe

Sometimes the most random items evoke the warmest memories, worming their way into your heart. I have a collection of them - a bookmark, ink pen and a tiny wrench, among others, and as I recently discovered, to the chagrin of my family, a Big Red Comb.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Rhome Forward rules city

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

On Jan. 10, three candidates for Rhome City Council were "elected" by a small group of residents led by Councilman Sam Eason that he refers to as Rhome Forward and Friends.

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Vote yes for NISD bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Karen Wiechman

Over 10 years ago when we moved to Roanoke, Northwest ISD was a small, mostly country and small-town school district serving about 10,000 students.

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