Affidavit: Deputy choked and threatened wife with gun

Published Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Wise County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for aggravated assault related to a domestic violence incident. Deputy Taylor Alan Whittle of Decatur was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon - a second degree felony - and assault family violence impeding breathing or circulation - a third degree felony.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School pep rallies have been moved to Friday mornings. They will start at 9:40 a.m.

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Game of the Week for Friday, September 21, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Last week against Grapevine, Northwest committed four costly turnovers as the Mustangs ran away with a 56-21 win.

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Friday Night Box Scores for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Friday Night Box Scores for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Helping feet: Trooper’s act of kindness helps runner finish

Helping feet: Trooper’s act of kindness helps runner finish

Published Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Austin Jackson

The chase was on for Department of Public Safety Trooper Lee Carson IV.

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Santo routs Alvord

Published Friday, September 14, 2018.
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs proved no match for the Santo Wildcats Friday in a 42-7 road loss.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Middle School yearbooks are for sale now on the Jostens website. Go to the middle school's home page for the link.

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Game of the week for Friday, September 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur has had its chances the last two times it has squared off with Midlothian Heritage.

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Football Box Scores for Friday, September 7, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Football Box Scores for Friday, September 7, 2018

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Taste the rainbow

Taste the rainbow

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Joe Duty

Aspen Darnell rides in a watermelon wagon in the junior miss baby pageant at the Alvord Watermelon Festival Saturday.

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Enrollments grow at schools

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Richard Greene

Most Wise County school districts entered September with significantly higher enrollments than in May.

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Trophy hunting: Seniors determined to bring home first gold ball

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Four years ago, Kinly Walker, Christina Thomas and other new members of the Alvord volleyball program looked around the dilapidated, old middle school gym that served as their practice facility.

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Archer City downs Alvord

Published Friday, September 7, 2018.
By Messenger Staff

Archer City outscored Alvord 16-0 in the first half Friday, cruising to a 38-18 victory. Tanner Richey broke a 97-yard run in the third quarter to cut the deficit to 16-6. Clayton Machal added touchdown runs of six and 73 yards in the fourth quarter. Machal ran for 139 yards in the loss. Alvord fell […]

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Watermelon festival returns this weekend

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Brian Knox

This weekend's Alvord Watermelon Festival will have some new features that organizers hope will draw a large crowd to the annual event.

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Team effort: First-year ag teachers put aside rivalry for program

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Richard Greene

Texas Tech graduate Ashley Pearson and Texas A&M alum Clayton Roberts enjoy some good-natured ribbing about their rival schools.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD has updated several Remind accounts for the 2018-19 school year. Find an updated list of numbers at alvordisd.net.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Watermelon Festival, a longtime local favorite, is Friday and Saturday at Elm Creek Park.

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Game of the week: Alvarado at Decatur

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Four of the last five times Decatur and Alvarado have squared off, the outcome has been decided by seven points or less.

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Football Box Scores for Friday, August 31, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Football Box Scores for Friday, August 31, 2018

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