Barn, truck lost in blaze

Barn, truck lost in blaze

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A barn and truck were lost in a blaze that also burned approximately an acre at 2131 Sunflower Road Thursday morning near Paradise.

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Ellyana Grace Tackett

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Chase and Shalyn Tackett of Paradise announce the birth of a daughter, Ellyana Grace

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Barn, truck burn in grass fire on Sunflower Road

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A barn and truck were lost in a blaze that also burned approximately an acre at 2131 Sunflower Road Thursday morning near Paradise. Paradise, Cottondale, Boonsville and Bridgeport firefighters battled the fire that was reported around 11 a.m.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Feeding Wise Kids summer feeding program will continue its Friday distribution through the summer at the following times and locations.

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OSU recognizes students

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Oklahoma State University in Stillwater recently released its spring 2018 academic honors.

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Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After three first-round playoff exits in 2017-2018, confidence around the Paradise athletic program is building.

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Track: Ford retires – Paradise girls track coach steps down

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Paradise girls track coach Johna Ford is retiring after over two decades of coaching.

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Samuel Thomas Mathis Jr.

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Samuel Thomas "Tom" Mathis Jr., 63, of Paradise, died Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Decatur.

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Ronnie Tackel

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Ronnie Tackel, 64, of Paradise, died Monday, July 2, 2018, in Decatur.

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Crowd pleaser: Large crowd turns out for Freedom Fest

Crowd pleaser: Large crowd turns out for Freedom Fest

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Richard Greene

Chantelle Hood arrived around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to pick out a shady spot near a tree in front of Grace Fellowship in Paradise.

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Tenacious competitor: Mitschke leads Paradise squads to success throughout year

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Best of Sports 2017-2018: Female Athlete of the Year

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Large crowds turn out for Freedom Fest

Published Tuesday, July 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

A huge crowd turned out for Grace Fellowship’s Freedom Fest that concluded with fireworks on the church’s 30-acre property. Grace Fellowship Worship Pastor Michael Ramirez said they expected to easily surpass last year’s crowd of 5,000.

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Criswell takes second shot at retirement

Published Saturday, June 30, 2018
By Racey Burden

After teaching for 40 years, Robert Criswell retired - for the first time.

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Future stars: 2018 All-Wise Softball and Baseball Teams

Future stars: 2018 All-Wise Softball and Baseball Teams

Published Saturday, June 30, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Teams selected by Reece Waddell with consultation of Wise County coaches

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Criswell retires from Paradise ISD

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Racey Burden

Robert Criswell, Paradise ISD's longtime assistant superintendent, attended his last board meeting Thursday.

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NCTC releases honors

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

North Central Texas College recently named the members of its spring 2018 chancellor's list and dean's list.

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OU recognizes students

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The University of Oklahoma recently released its spring 2018 dean's list and president's list.

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Students earn degrees at TWU

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Texas Woman's University held its spring 2018 commencement ceremonies May 11-13.

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TWU releases academic honors

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Texas Woman's University in Denton recently released its spring 2018 dean's list and chancellor's list.

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Football: Wilson named OC – Former Chico athletic director lands at Paradise

Published Saturday, June 23, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Former Chico athletic director and head football coach Lane Wilson has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Paradise.

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