UPDATE

One killed in wreck on FM 51

A woman was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Farm Road 51 near County Road 3170. The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

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Never forgotten: Late officer honored by governor Sharing miracles: Inpatient rehab center to host reunion Chip off the old block; Father and son share bond on field
 
Never forgotten: Late officer honored by governor

Never forgotten: Late officer honored by governor

The sacrifice of a local law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in May was honored at the Star of Texas Awards presentation in Austin last week.

Sharing miracles: Inpatient rehab center to host reunion

Sharing miracles: Inpatient rehab center to host reunion

When patients arrive at the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Wise Health System in Decatur, their world has been rocked.

Chip off the old block; Father and son share bond on field

Chip off the old block; Father and son share bond on field

For the past three weeks, Decatur coach Mike Fuller has stood on the sideline and seen a spitting image of himself under center.




NEWS HEADLINES

County braces for soggy weekend

Published Friday, September 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Shortly before noon Friday as light showers moved through Decatur, Wise County Emergency Management Coordinator Cody Powell took count of the resources available from boats to personnel. Powell and the rest of the county are bracing for a wet weekend that could bring between 3 and 8 inches of rain.

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Boyd, developer nears pact for 600-home development

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

City of Boyd officials and the developer of the proposed Spring Hill South Addition expect to sign off on the pre-annexation development agreement next month. After discussing some finer points of the agreement during Tuesday’s city council meeting with Shelton and his engineer Thomas Fletcher of Kimley Horn, Mayor Rodney Holmes said he is confident it will be ready for approval at the Oct. 2 meeting.

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Affidavit: Deputy choked and threatened wife with gun

Published Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Wise County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for aggravated assault related to a domestic violence incident. Deputy Taylor Alan Whittle of Decatur was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon - a second degree felony - and assault family violence impeding breathing or circulation - a third degree felony.

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Man dies with gunshot wound

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Richard Greene

A man was found dead with a gunshot wound in the Shale Creek neighborhood off Texas 114 near the Wise and Denton County line Friday when officers from the Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance call.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Bulldogs make stop to secure 30-28 win

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The Alvord Bulldogs’ defense stopped Pantego Christian’s try for two to tie the game and made the lead hold up over the final 11 minutes Thursday in a 30-28 victory at Bulldog Stadium. Along with holding onto the lead, the Alvord defense scored the Bulldogs’ first points of the night on a safety in the […]

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Chico falls to Blue Ridge

Published Thursday, September 20, 2018.
By Messenger Staff

The Chico Dragons fell to Blue Ridge 13-7 Thursday night.

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OUR OPINIONS

Curating the soundtrack of Wise


Published Saturday, September 8, 2018 | By Kristen Tribe

It's no secret that music takes us to a specific time and place. We use it to soothe ourselves, amp ourselves up, even further a pity party from time to time. A particular beat can make your heart skip, and lyrics tied to certain memories bring on waves of emotions.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Need for leadership change

Published Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Cary Bohn

I had the privilege of serving on the Decatur City Council for the last six years, it was an honor because our community has given me so much.

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Thank you

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Janice Watkins

Wise Hope would like to thank everyone that contributed to our back to school drive.

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