Brown, Alvord School Board talk budget

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By David Talley

Amid grim budget talks Thursday night, Alvord School Board members voted to preserve the position of assistant band director.

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Baseball: Bulldogs force tiebreaker

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs surge in the second half of District 10-2A play continued Thursday night.

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Softball: Alvord blasts Bryson

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

The District 10-2A champion Alvord Lady Bulldogs added a new title Thursday night.

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Gravestones toppled at rural cemetery

Gravestones toppled at rural cemetery

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

Ball Knob Cemetery rests at the top of a hill northeast of Alvord, one of the highest points in Wise County.

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Teens injured in car crash

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Five Alvord teenagers were injured Friday around 8:30 p.m. when the vehicle in which they were riding hit a tree.

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Softball: Alvord clinches district title

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs put the finishing touches on their District 12-2A title Saturday with a 6-0 win over Chico.

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Baseball: Chico finishes season unbeaten

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons closed out the regular season Monday unbeaten.

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Basketball: Shelton leaves Alvord post

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

After two seasons at Alvord, John Shelton is heading back to his old stomping grounds.

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Ronald Dale Gillespie

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Ronald Dale Gillespie, 56, of Alvord, died Friday, April 22, 2016, in Alvord.

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City of Alvord may see new subdivision

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord City Council took another step Thursday night toward bringing a new subdivision to Stadium Drive, holding the second of two required public hearings to consider changing the property's zoning.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Track: Alvord relays advance to Class 2A Region I meet

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs brought home three medals in the relays at the 9/10-2A meet Wednesday.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three local school boards have contested races in the May 7 election.

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Track: Beaver captures gold medal

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord junior Kaely Beaver admittedly didn't have her best day Thursday in the shot put ring.

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Softball: Alvord continues roll in district – Lady Dogs eye title

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

With a major part of the team walking straight off the basketball court onto the diamond, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs struggled out of the gate.

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Baseball: Panthers hold off Holliday

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers strengthened their hold on second place in District 9-3A Monday with a 4-3 victory over Holliday.

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Will Clay Stephens Jr.

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
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Sara Nuncio and Clay Stephens of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Will Clay Stephens Jr.

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Stepping up to the bandstand; Middle school band to begin UIL competition

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By David Talley

As members of the Alvord Middle School Band take the stage for UIL performance and sight-reading competition Thursday, it will be the first time the Bulldogs have ever done so.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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Baseball: Melton, Chico slam Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Chico's Tyler Melton belted a first-inning grand slam to put the Dragons on top for good Friday in an 8-4 win over Alvord.

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