Some like it hot: School cafeterias compete in salsa showdown

Some like it hot: School cafeterias compete in salsa showdown

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By David Talley

In Wise County's hotbed of hot sauce battles, there's a new contender.

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Basketball: Bulldogs fall short in fourth quarter

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Forestburg Longhorns used a big fourth quarter Tuesday to spoil the Alvord Bulldogs' final tune-up before their District 11-2A opener.

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Basketball: Alvord crushes Poolville

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Weather postponed the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' start to District 11-2A by a few days, but it did nothing to slow them Tuesday.

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Sailor Grace Redman

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Colton and Taylor Redman of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Sailor Grace

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Teen’s death under investigation

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is investigating the weekend death of an Alvord High School student.

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Alvord principal takes Northwest job

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord High School Principal Dr. Rhett King has accepted the principal's job at Northwest ISD's John M. Tidwell Middle School in Fort Worth.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport ISD will not hold classes Monday, Jan. 16. It is a staff development day.

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Kaely Ashton Beaver

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Kaely Ashton Beaver, 17, of Alvord, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Alvord.

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Gladys Joy Smith

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Gladys Joy Smith, 91, of Alvord, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Bowie.

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Parson pleads guilty to assaulting officer

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Brian Knox

An Alvord man has received probation after pleading guilty to assaulting an officer and escaping from custody in October.

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Basketball: Alvord wins big

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

In their final tune-up before the District 11-2A opener, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs blasted Wichita Falls Christian 73-8.

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Basketball: Bulldogs roll to victory

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs ripped off a 20-7 run in the second quarter to pull away in a 62-38 victory Tuesday over Wichita Falls Christian.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd ISD will not hold classes Monday, Jan. 16. It is a teacher in-service day.

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Basketball: Chico, Alvord begin district race

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

The 10-game sprint through District 11-2A begins Friday for the Alvord Lady Bulldogs and Chico Lady Dragons.

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Basketball: Alvord, Gayler trips Boyd – Johnson earns 600th victory in career

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016
By Richard Greene

With just under two minutes left in the third quarter Wednesday, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs found themselves down by six to cross-county rival Boyd.

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Christian Michael Crow

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016
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Kris and Kayla Crow of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Christian Michael

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Learning to give; Students create charitable organizations

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord Middle School gifted and talented students took some of the first steps toward creating their own charitable organizations earlier this month.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Donors can schedule appointments now for the elementary school and middle school blood drive Feb. 10, 2017.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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Basketball: Girls teams prepare for holiday matchups

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

Three Wise County girls teams jumpstarted their return to the court Tuesday after the University Interscholastic League's mandatory five-day break around the Christmas holiday.

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