UPDATE

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

ELECTION DAY - Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. today for the primary runoff elections. Voters should be aware of consolidated voting locations that may be different from the primary. Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 22 will vote at Decatur City Hall; Precincts 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 18 and 19 will vote at Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur; Precincts 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 will vote at Bridgeport Lions Hall; and Precincts 20, 23, 24, 25 and 27 will vote at the Boyd Community Center.

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Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1
 
Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Deroy Bennett of Decatur has carried around a shadow for 36 years. It's a shadow that few would understand.

Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

After allowing hits to two of the first three batters he faced, Decatur's Bryce Elder retired the next 18 Godley Wildcats that stepped to the plate Thursday night.

Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Pitching and defense stole the show as Chico and Windthorst opened their 2A Region II quarterfinal series Thursday at Henrietta.




NEWS HEADLINES

Thin blue light: Deroy Bennett finds renewed purpose 36 years after losing his father

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

Deroy Bennett of Decatur has carried around a shadow for 36 years. It's a shadow that few would understand.

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Marlett pleads guilty to murder

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Chico man has pleaded guilty to the murder of another Chico resident one day before the one-year anniversary of the crime.

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County to sell Bridgeport office space

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

A few county employees in Bridgeport will soon be moving to Decatur.

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Vote in runoff election Tuesday

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

If early voting in Tuesday's primary runoff election is any indication, Wise County voters are showing little interest in the races that remain.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

After allowing hits to two of the first three batters he faced, Decatur's Bryce Elder retired the next 18 Godley Wildcats that stepped to the plate Thursday night.

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Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

Pitching and defense stole the show as Chico and Windthorst opened their 2A Region II quarterfinal series Thursday at Henrietta.

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OUR OPINIONS

One great coach makes all the difference


Published Saturday, May 21, 2016 | By Kristen Tribe

I went to a funeral this week for Mike Curran, a former coach at Alvord High School and one of my dad's best friends. My chest still tightens thinking about it. The place was packed.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Where’s my decrease?

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Gene Bevil

I remember reading, lately, in the Wise County Messenger, a story that Wise county has a problem with its tax income.

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Home appraisal sky-rockets Home appraisal sky-rockets

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Maritha Gan

Well, the Wise County Appraisal District has done it again.

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