UPDATE

Update for Wednesday, January 23, 2019

SHUTDOWN RELIEF - Wise Area Relief Mission (WARM), a partner agency of Tarrant Area Food Bank, is ready to help those impacted by the government shutdown. Visit www.warmtx.org or call 940-626-4676 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

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By the horns: Decatur teen turns donated calf into business Home damaged in fire Reeves named top firefighter
 
By the horns: Decatur teen turns donated calf into business

By the horns: Decatur teen turns donated calf into business

After steering horns through judges and the bright lights of Watt Arena, Jacob Lowrie led his steer back to join the rest of his herd outside Barn 3 at the Fort Worth Stock Show.

Home damaged in fire

Home damaged in fire

A home in Crafton was heavily damaged by fire Sunday evening.

Reeves named top firefighter

Reeves named top firefighter

Tanner Reeves was named Firefighter of the Year at the Decatur Fire Department's banquet Saturday at the Decatur Conference Center.




NEWS HEADLINES

Brezina jailed for murder

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Brian Knox

A man suspected of murdering a Decatur woman two weeks ago was jailed this past weekend.

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By the horns: Decatur teen turns donated calf into business

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Austin Jackson

After steering horns through judges and the bright lights of Watt Arena, Jacob Lowrie led his steer back to join the rest of his herd outside Barn 3 at the Fort Worth Stock Show.

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UTGCD proposes transition period; Counties could allow wells on 3.5-acre lots in update

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Richard Greene

The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is proposing a 5-year transition period that would allow commissioner courts to approve the drilling of water wells on lots of at least 3.5 acres in its latest update of proposed rule changes.

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Home damaged in fire

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Brian Knox

A home in Crafton was heavily damaged by fire Sunday evening.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Argyle overwhelms Sissies, sweeps season series

Published Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Argyle used a 17-0 run to pull away from Bridgeport Tuesday night, routing the Sissies 61-41.

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Fighting back: Paradise seniors return from knee injuries

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Reece Waddell

During a summer league basketball game June 4, Paradise senior Maddie Mitschke crashed the glass for a routine rebound.

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OUR OPINIONS

Remaining in the program; 26 years after mentorship, ready to lead Mess


Published Saturday, January 12, 2019 | By Kristen Tribe

I walked into the Wise County Messenger office for the first time just shy of my 17th birthday. My high school English teacher had reached out to the paper to set up a mentorship program for me. I, along with my parents and teacher, met with publisher Roy Eaton and then-editor Keith Magee to discuss the program and the expectations of all parties.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

DISD needs better communication

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Lance Sears

After moving cross country several times, my wife and I settled in this area back in 2012. Having three children (and added another since being here), we were very excited about the statistics and programs Decatur ISD offered.

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Thanks for the help

Published Saturday, December 15, 2018
By Janice Millican

At this time of year when everyone is busy preparing for the holidays, our soldiers overseas often get forgotten.

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