UPDATE

Friday, October 31, 2014

ESCAPEE CAUGHT - Brian King, 32, of Alvord was caught yesterday on Hudspeth Street in Bowie. He had been sought by police since evading arrest Oct. 21 in Chico. King ran from local officers who tried to stop him on Hickory Street in Chico after following him from Sunset. He jumped from his vehicle without putting it in park, and the vehicle struck an officer's vehicle. His escape led to a city-wide manhunt in Chico. King has a felony warrant out of Montague County as well as a warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

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Alves wins PBR world title Going Green: Slidell student elected to 4-H council, receives coveted jacket Football: Good move – Bulldog finds success in new spot
 
Alves wins PBR world title

Alves wins PBR world title

Silvano Alves of Decatur made bull riding history, winning his third PBR world title Sunday in Las Vegas.

Going Green: Slidell student elected to 4-H council, receives coveted jacket

Going Green: Slidell student elected to 4-H council, receives coveted jacket

No, she didn't win the Masters, but Caitlin Pruett recently donned a green jacket she had coveted for a long, long time.

Football: Good move – Bulldog finds success in new spot

Football: Good move – Bulldog finds success in new spot

Last spring after a 7-on-7 workout, Alvord coach Pete Hart approached Brett Martin with an idea.


NEWS HEADLINES

Sisk gets 4-year sentence for burying body

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Brian Knox

A Boyd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after Tarrant County prosecutors said he helped bury the body of a murder victim in south Wise County.

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Trick or Treat

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord High School Halloween haunted house is open indefinitely Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, starting at 10:30 p.m. on the 31st and 6 p.m. on the 1st.

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Alves wins PBR world title

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Silvano Alves of Decatur made bull riding history, winning his third PBR world title Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Going Green: Slidell student elected to 4-H council, receives coveted jacket

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

No, she didn't win the Masters, but Caitlin Pruett recently donned a green jacket she had coveted for a long, long time.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

Football: Good move – Bulldog finds success in new spot

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

Last spring after a 7-on-7 workout, Alvord coach Pete Hart approached Brett Martin with an idea.

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Football: ‘Dogs go for 4th win over Dragons

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

After picking up a third straight win to open 5-2A Division I play last week, the Alvord Bulldogs accomplished their first goal of securing a playoff spot.

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OUR OPINIONS

Ready for this sad ‘interim’ to end


Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | By Kristen Tribe

The upcoming elections promise a fresh start for Wise County. I've only been covering county government since 2008, but in my experience, the last two years have been perhaps some of the most tumultuous and emotional ever for county officials and citizens.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Clark brings leadership, fresh approach

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Holley Dean

As a Wise County business owner, I support J.D. Clark for county judge.

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Pretty sure God has a sense of humor

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Irene Wilson

Technology is wonderful when it works but after several weeks of software conversions and new computer systems at work, I look forward to time off.

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