Early voting begins Monday for school bond issue

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

For the second year in a row, voters in the Alvord school district will have a choice to make on a school bond issue.

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What’s in a name? Alvord, Texas

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Here is what is said about the naming of Alvord on most websites that give an account, however brief, of the city.

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Decatur fell behind 7-0 after two innings and could not catch up to Krum, losing 7-4 Tuesday.

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur blanked the defending 4A state champion Krum Lady Bobcats 9-0 Tuesday night.

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Baseball: Krum sweeps Eagles

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur fell behind 7-0 after two innings and could not catch up to Krum, losing 7-4 Tuesday.

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Track: Thomas earns trip to regionals in discus

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Christina Thomas won the area title in the discus, leading the Alvord Lady Bulldogs to a third-place finish in the 2A 9/10 area meet Wednesday at Springtown.

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Stanley Lynn McClung

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Stanley Lynn McClung, 78, formerly of Alvord, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Lancaster, Calif.

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Lady Bulldogs take third at area

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Christina Thomas won the area title in the discus, leading the Alvord Lady Bulldogs to a third-place finish in the 2A area meet Wednesday at Springtown. Alvord scored 73 points as a team.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Friday will be a holiday for Decatur ISD students.

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Baseball: Read’s big day fuels Decatur

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Triston Read drove in seven runs as Decatur thumped Gainesville 13-1 in five innings.

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Softball: Lady Eagles rock Gainesville

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur throttled Gainesville 16-0 to stay perfect in District 9-4A.

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Character counts grants $10K scholarships

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Nine Wise County students each received a $10,000 scholarship Thursday night at the Character Counts Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center.

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Softball: Lady Eagles stay perfect in 9-4A

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Reagan Chism threw a no-hitter as Decatur dominated Bridgeport 12-0.

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Baseball: Boyd drops pivotal game to Holliday

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

With first place in District 8-3A on the line, Boyd could not hold on to a slim lead, falling to Holliday 3-1.

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Track: Alvord, Chico athletes qualify for area meet

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs captured the District 11-2A championship Wednesday, racking up 161 total points.

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Clothes Closet open Saturday

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Brian Knox

Local residents in need of clothing have a resource option in Alvord this weekend.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Monday will be a holiday for Chico ISD students.

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Baseball: Bridgeport upsets Sanger

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport exploded for 10 runs in the sixth inning Friday to upset Sanger 10-7 at home.

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Softball: Lady Jackets stay in playoff hunt

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Kristin Rasbury, Morgan Pitts and Kristen Whatley collected two RBIs apiece as Boyd dominated Bowie 13-1 last Friday.

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Golf: Alvord, Chico golfers earn region spots

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord boys golf team finished second at the District 11-2A tournament last Wednesday.

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Softball: Sissies pummel Gainesville

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport used a 10-run second inning to romp Gainesville 16-2 Tuesday.

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