Lindsay charges past Alvord in bi-district

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Alvord turned the ball over on its first six possessions of the third quarter and went scoreless for five and half minutes as Lindsay went on a 14-0 run. The Knights never looked back in rolling to the 64-38 victory in the 2A Region II bi-district game at Bowie High School.

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Sex offender given life sentence

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Brian Knox

A previously convicted sex offender was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of sexually abusing his young step-granddaughter over a two-year period.

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Alvord City Council approves plant improvements

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members Thursday voted to fund more improvements for the city's wastewater treatment plant.

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Basketball: Bulldogs end 12-year drought – Alvord to face Lindsay in bi-district

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Scanning the banners around the Alvord High School gym Thursday afternoon, Aaron Tefertiller finds the answer to when the Bulldogs last made the basketball playoffs.

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Softball: Wise squads hit diamond

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

In an unseasonably warm February, the Wise County softball teams hit the field this week for the start of the 2017 season.

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Basketball: Lindsay takes down Alvord

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs couldn't dig out of an early hole Tuesday, falling to Lindsay in the opening round of the 2A Region II playoffs in Bowie.

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Frances Mae Patterson

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Frances Mae Patterson, 94, of Alvord, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Alvord.

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Keith Pat Troutwine

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Keith Pat Troutwine, 43, of Alvord died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Alvord.

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Alvord School Board proposes $13.6 million bond

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board member voted unanimously Thursday to place a $13.6 million bond election on the May ballot.

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Basketball: Alvord nabs third 11-2A seed

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs' carried their bid for the second seed out of District 11-2A into overtime Tuesday before falling to league champion Era.

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Education Briefs for February 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School will have an introduction to courses 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, for all eighth through 11th grade students and parents.

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Basketball: Muenster stops Lady Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

A chance to lock up at least the second seed in District 11-2A slipped away from the Alvord Lady Bulldogs Friday.

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Basketball: No. 1 Muenster routs Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

The No. 1 Muenster Hornets made quick work of the Alvord Bulldogs Friday night.

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Toy drive to benefit young trauma victims

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By David Talley

The mental aftermath of a car wreck or house fire can be just as dangerous as any physical injury.

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Basketball: Rangel, Alvord blast Chico – Lady Bulldogs keep within game of first in 11-2A

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Cierra Rangel and the playoff-bound Alvord Lady Bulldogs kept the Chico Lady Dragons from locking up a postseason spot Tuesday.

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Basketball: Dragons finish sweep of Bulldogs – Chico stays in third in 11-2A

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Led by 14 points from Devon Wilson, the Chico Dragons placed a firm grasp on third place in District 11-2A Tuesday with a 36-30 win over rival Alvord Bulldogs.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport High School junior and senior prom will be held May 13 at Texas Woman's University in Denton.

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Basketball: Alvord falls to Poolville

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Poolville used a fast start to bury the Alvord Bulldogs on the way to a 65-38 victory Friday.

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Basketball: Alvord crushes Poolville

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs never let Poolville hit double figures in a quarter Friday night, rolling to a 76-27 victory.

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Alvord School Board talks building upgrades, bond election

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD's community facility committee presented a report Thursday to school board members detailing their recommendations for the most needed building upgrades, should the board choose to call a bond election.

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