Heading into the future

Published Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Richard Greene and Brian Knox

Decatur and Paradise wished seniors well in Senior Send-offs Thursday and Friday.

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Michael Bartosiak

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Services for Michael Bartosiak, 64, of Paradise, were held Saturday, May 11 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Alvord, officiated by Pastor Michael Feese. Burial followed in Jonestown Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday, also at the church. Michael passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at home.

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On target: Decatur clay target team wraps up second season

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Reece Waddell

When Jason Ticknor went into an informational meeting in 2017 for the Decatur clay target team, he was trying to learn more about an activity he thought his daughter, Jaci, might be interested in.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Something to write home about: Paradise scribes medal at state

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Austin Jackson

Months of preparation came down to blank paper and a prompt as two Paradise students readied to pen their responses at the UIL Academics meet in Austin.

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Clyde knocks out Lady Panthers: Paradise eliminated in area round

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Clyde knocked the Paradise Lady Panthers out of the playoffs Saturday afternoon in Graford, coming away with a narrow 3-2 victory in the second game of the 3A Region I area series.

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Paradise falls in thriller: Holliday rallies, wins bi-district title in Game 3

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

After dropping the first game of the 3A Region I bi-district series to Holliday Friday night, Paradise got a break when Game 2 was postponed due to rain.

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Taxation without representation

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Maritha Gan

Here I am having to go in the sixth time to the Wise County Appraisal District to protest exorbitant taxation without representation.

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Decatur routs Springtown in finale

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Wilson Hicks and Cole Davis drove in three runs each, leading Decatur to a 14-2 win over Springtown Friday in the regular season finale.

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Bi-district baseball schedule

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Messenger Staff

4A Region I: Decatur vs. Glen Rose

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Area softball schedule

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Messenger Staff

4A Region I: Decatur vs. Graham

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Messenger Staff

he MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Lady Panthers rally to win first bi-district title since 2015

Published Saturday, April 27, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

The Paradise Lady Panthers took down Holliday 6-1 in Game 3 of the 3A Region I bi-district series Saturday, claiming their first bi-district title in four years.

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Character Counts grants $10K scholarships

Published Saturday, April 27, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

Nine local seniors were awarded $10,000 scholarships at the Character Counts banquet Thursday night at the Decatur Conference Center.

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Danny Stafford

Published Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Graveside service for Danny Stafford, 66, of Bridgeport, is 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Paradise Cemetery.

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Flower Power: Local artist to exhibit wild watercolor at Arboretum

Flower Power: Local artist to exhibit wild watercolor at Arboretum

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Austin Jackson

Serenity courses from Sherri Jones's paintbrush as trees sway and dance in the breeze of her office.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Decatur Mayor Martin Woodruff will receive the Decatur Honorary Alumnus Award during the Decatur Baptist College Spring Reunion Friday on the campus of Dallas Baptist University.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Area schools prepare for postseason: Softball playoffs begin this week

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The softball regular season has ended and several area teams are gearing up for the playoffs.

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Doris Bridges

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Doris Bridges, 92, of Paradise, retired from Montgomery Ward, went to be with our Lord April 21, 2019, in Bridgeport.

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