Messenger First Edition for Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Messenger First Edition for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Man arrested in bathroom assault case

A Fort Worth man was arrested late last week for an assault in Chico that began over the use of a gas station restroom.

From garage to gallery

Airbrush artist rises from the ashes

Last Thursday night, Randy Oberbeck changed out of his work boots and jeans and found himself surrounded by Fort Worth’s fattest pockets.

Future vision

Citizens invited to help city shape long-range comprehensive plan

Local citizens have an opportunity to help shape the future of the City of Decatur.

Chamber honors Sicking as Citizen of Year

After moving to Decatur in 2010, Jeff Sicking didn’t waste any time getting to know his new hometown, while setting up a new business.

Rhome city council member no longer faces charges

Rhome City Council member Leeanne Mackowski will not have her day in court.

Tractor trailer sparks grass fire

A tractor trailer hauling cattle lost its driver-side front tire and wheel Saturday afternoon on northbound U.S. 81/287 just north of Highway 380, causing what was first thought to be a major accident and multiple grass fires in the center median.

Decatur ISD postpones action on grievance

Attorneys work for agreement

After holding a two-hour hearing in closed session, the Decatur ISD trustees took no action Monday on a Level III grievance filed by Decatur High School teacher and coach Carly Cloud.

Halloween celebration to take over the Square

A creepy, crawly, candy-loving good time is planned for this weekend on the Decatur Square.

Band receives top rating at contest

The Decatur High School marching band rocked their way to a top rating at last weekend’s Region 2 marching contest in Denton.