Alvord man killed in wreck

Alvord man killed in wreck

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

An Alvord man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 about three miles north of Decatur Thursday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and flipped into a creek bottom.

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Football: Secondary concerns – Teams turn to new players at back end of defense

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

With several teams lined up in spread formations on everyone's schedule, a premium is now placed on play in the secondary.

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Rodeo: Cox takes 38th at IFYR

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Mikayla Cox finished 38th in pole bending at the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla.

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Mother given probation in child’s death

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Brian Knox

The mother of a 2-year-old child who was left unattended in a bathtub and drowned last fall in Alvord pleaded guilty to injury to a child Monday.

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Barnes lands at Alvord; District hires girls hoops, softball coaches

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Michael Barnes decided to step away from coaching after three years at Ballinger to pursue a business opportunity.

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Juana-Delores Kalbfleisch

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Juana-Delores "Lola" Kalbfleisch, 72, of Alvord, died Saturday, June 24, 2017.

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Alvord ISD hires locally-certified teacher

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord school board members Tuesday voted unanimously to hire the district's first locally-certified teacher.

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Church provides helping hand to those in need

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Brian Knox

While churches may be best known for taking care of the spiritual health of a community, a country church near Alvord is making sure the bodies and minds are taken care of as well.

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Rachel Renee Brooks and John Thomas Kellum Jr.

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
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Rachel Renee Brooks, daughter of Dennis and Kay Brooks, all of Alvord, will marry John Thomas Kellum Jr.

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Death won’t lead to felony charges; Autopsy shows teen died from mix of drugs, alcohol

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two people arrested in connection with the death of an Alvord teenager will not face felony charges, a Wise County grand jury determined last week.

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Trendy father: Teen’s tweet highlights bond with dad, goes viral

Trendy father: Teen’s tweet highlights bond with dad, goes viral

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Racey Burden

Jason and Brittany Gayler have a good relationship for a father and daughter, emphasized by two photos they took together, more than 13 years apart.

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Tyler Davis Lisby and Hunter Stanley Sereika

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Tyler Davis Lisby, daughter of Rowdy and Lou Ann Lisby, all of Decatur, will marry Hunter Stanley Sereika of Decatur.

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1 killed in wreck

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bowie woman was killed in an early morning wreck near Alvord Wednesday.

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2016-17 in Review: Alvord teams find success throughout year

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

As an athletic director and coach, Pete Hart's first goal for programs is to make the postseason.

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Teen ejected, killed in crash

Teen ejected, killed in crash

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Racey Burden

A teenager was killed Friday afternoon in a rollover wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord.

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Edwards starts signature drive for place on ballot

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Davey Edwards of Alvord, who announced in March he would run for Texas land commissioner, is collecting signatures to get on the 2018 Republican primary ballot.

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Rodeo: Alvord senior races the clock for title

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Racey Burden

Mikayla Cox has loved horses for as long as she can remember.

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Robert Clifford Cowan Jr.

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
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Robert Clifford "RC" Cowan Jr., 65, of Alvord, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Alvord.

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Laura Renee Hill

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
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Laura Renee Hill, 31, of Alvord, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Dallas after a short battle with leukemia.

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Alvord School Board approves stipend plan

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday approved offering stipends to help the district find applicants for hard-to-fill subject areas.

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