UPDATE

Alvord man killed in crash

An Alvord man was killed in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Texas 101 in Park Springs.

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Life sentence: Armstrong found guilty of murder Good dogs: Rhome dog agility trainer  finds success through positivity Success has district wanting more
 
Life sentence: Armstrong found guilty of murder

Life sentence: Armstrong found guilty of murder

For more than a year, family and friends of 20-year-old Ruben Dunlap have been focused on one goal, often expressed as simply "#JusticeforRuben."

Good dogs: Rhome dog agility trainer  finds success through positivity

Good dogs: Rhome dog agility trainer finds success through positivity

After a dip in the puppy pool and a polite sit, a Border Collie blur streaks through the course, tearing through tunnels, teeter-totters, hurdles and weave poles.

Success has district wanting more

Success has district wanting more

Pete Hart witnessed his share of success while spending more than 30 years of coaching at schools in Wise County.




NEWS HEADLINES

Life sentence: Armstrong found guilty of murder

Published Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Brian Knox

For more than a year, family and friends of 20-year-old Ruben Dunlap have been focused on one goal, often expressed as simply "#JusticeforRuben."

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New money to schools; HB 3 to boost revenue, teacher pay

Published Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Richard Greene

With the newly adopted school finance bill, House Bill 3, local school districts are expected to see an increase in state funding this coming school year. The amount of the increase is still to be determined.

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Clark named NCTCOG president

Published Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

County Judge J.D. Clark is the first Wise County representative to be president of the North Central Texas Council of Governments.

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Good dogs: Rhome dog agility trainer finds success through positivity

Published Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Austin Jackson

After a dip in the puppy pool and a polite sit, a Border Collie blur streaks through the course, tearing through tunnels, teeter-totters, hurdles and weave poles.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Success has district wanting more

Published Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Richard Greene

Pete Hart witnessed his share of success while spending more than 30 years of coaching at schools in Wise County.

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Eagles, Bulls earn district honors

Published Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Bodi Rascon allowed only 15 earned runs on 29 hits in 56 innings of work on the mound for the Decatur Eagles.

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OUR OPINIONS

All Around Wise: Catching the next wave of technology


Published Saturday, June 15, 2019 | By Richard Greene

My first day of college more than two decades ago, I was told by a professor that we needed an email address for his class. A simple country boy, I'd never heard of email and turned to a girl next to me and asked: "Do I go to the post office for that?"

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Tax changes needed

Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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While state law only allows for a 10 percent property tax increase per year, it seems our county has found a loophole.

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Appraisals getting out of hand

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Ronald Willis

In the April 27 Messenger, a front page story stated home values jumped 8.7 percent and the average in Decatur and Paradise jumped nearly $20,000.

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