May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Alvord bond vote begins Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

A bond package approved by the Alvord School Board in February would fund several facilities upgrades through a 29-cent addition to the current 18.4-cent debt service tax rate.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.

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Baseball: Paradise stays close in 8-3A playoff race

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Will Reeves drove in three runs and Jace Essig added a pair of RBIs for the Paradise Panthers Tuesday in a 13-6 win over City View.

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Track: Renfro earns fourth trip to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Getting out of the blocks is usually not a strength for Whitney Renfro.

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Vote yes for Alvord bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Clint Mercer

I write today to encourage Alvord community members to get out and vote in favor of the Alvord ISD bond.

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Thomas Aaron Davis III

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Thomas and Brenda Davis of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Thomas Aaron III

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Destination Imagination program reaches state-level competition

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By David Talley

What do acting, ocean travel, the Queen of England, Vikings, international communication and Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page all have in common?

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Information pertaining to the upcoming bond election, including a tax rate calculator, is available on the district's website under the "Parents and Students" tab.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Baseball: Double duty – Baker leading Bulldogs with bat and arm

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

In big moments for the Alvord Bulldogs this season, Clay Baker has usually been in the middle.

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Softball: Chico trips up Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Laynee North and Brooke Vidal knocked in runs with doubles in the Chico Lady Dragons' four-run fourth inning that pushed them to a 9-6 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs.

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Alvord ISD hosts facility tours

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD's facilities committee earlier this month led community tours of the buildings that would benefit from the proposed $13.6 million bond.

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Track: Alvord sweeps 100 hurdles

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs swept the medal stand in the 100 hurdles Thursday at the 11-2A meet in Alvord.

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Baseball: No. 2 Muenster blasts Bulldogs

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

The second-ranked Muenster Hornets jumped on Alvord with nine runs in the first inning and six in the second in an 18-3 victory Tuesday.

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Emery Sawyer Fennell

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
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Stacey and Jonathan Fennell of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Emery Sawyer

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Slidell Elementary pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration is 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, now through April 21.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Graduating high school seniors who plan to major in agriculture at a Texas college or university are eligible for the Jim Frank Hornback Scholarship sponsored by the Hornback Family and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension's Leadership Advisory Board.

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Softball: Walker, Alvord shut out Era

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Kinly Walker fanned five and held Era to just three hits in a five-inning shutout Friday in the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' 10-0 victory.

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