Blaze devours 2-story home

Blaze devours 2-story home

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

A two-story home in the 700 block of West State Street in Alvord was destroyed by fire just after 3 p.m. Monday.

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1 seriously injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

One man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 81/287 north of Alvord Monday afternoon.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The 9th Annual Northwest ISD Reindeer Romp run benefiting district P.E. departments is Saturday, Dec. 10, at Alliance Airport, 2221 Alliance Blvd.

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Toy drives help brighten kids’ Christmas

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

'Tis the season to help out children in need, and Wise County has plenty of opportunities to do just that.

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Basketball: Paradise blitzes Millsap

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

Hunter Rogers scored 12 of her game-high 22 points in the first quarter as the Paradise Lady Panthers roared past Millsap 76-35 Tuesday.

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Basketball: Texans blasts Haltom

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans pulled away from Haltom early and never looked back Tuesday in a 73-27 victory.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

McCarroll Middle School's holiday choir concert is 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Decatur High School.

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Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' first seven games, opposing teams have been at a loss to slow down Cierra Rangel.

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Bowie woman killed in wreck

Bowie woman killed in wreck

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

A woman was killed in a wrong-way wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord Monday night.

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Johnson sentenced for Ball Knob vandalism

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Brian Knox

One of the two men charged with tipping over tombstones at Ball Knob Cemetery near Alvord last spring pleaded guilty Tuesday.

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Basketball: Alvord falls to Braswell

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

After starting the season 5-0, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs dropped their second straight game Monday.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Elementary GATE classes are asking for donations to help support Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child.

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Basketball: Alvord wins four at Ponder

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs continued their strong start to the season under new head coach Jerry Johnson over the weekend at the Ponder Tournament.

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Thanksgiving chow down

Thanksgiving chow down

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Joe Duty

Alvord kindergartners trek down the hallway to their Thanksgiving feast last Friday.

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Alvord School Board inks architecture contract

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday night approved a contract with architecture firm Claycomb Associates.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport school board meeting was changed to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

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Cross Country: Decatur’s Rangle brings home 30th

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

For three years, Alan Rangle waited for an opportunity to run in the state meet.

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18-wheeler collision injures man

18-wheeler collision injures man

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Brian Knox

The driver of an 18-wheeler and his dog were seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday near Alvord.

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Football: Pirates crush Alvord

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs knew they needed to stop Collinsville's strong running game to have a chance at a bi-district championship Friday night in Gainesville.

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Basketball: Alvord scorches Millsap in season opener

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs started the Jerry Johnson tenure off in dominating fashion Tuesday night against Millsap.

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