Football: Alvord looks to add to trophy case – Bulldogs take on 8-2 Collinsville

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs reached the area round of the 2A Division I playoffs the past two seasons, adding gold footballs to the trophy case.

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Football: Alvord blasts Chico for third seed in 5-2A I

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord secured the third-place seed in District 5-2A Division I Friday night with their 42-14 win over Chico.

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Volleyball: Valley View stops Alvord in four sets

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

After dropping a tight opening set, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs regained their composure to turn in one of their best games of the year to even the match Tuesday night.

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Alvord blasts Chico for third seed in 5-2A I

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Messenger staff

Alvord secured the third-place seed in District 5-2A Division I Friday night with their 42-14 win over Chico.

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Mother arrested in child’s drowning death

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Brian Knox

The mother of a child who drowned in a bathtub last week has been arrested and charged with abandoning or endangering a child.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord yearbooks are now on sale. Prices are $30 at the elementary and middle school and $40 at the high school.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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Football: Playoff-bound Chico, Alvord battle for seeding

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons and Alvord Bulldogs clinched playoff berths out of the five-team District 5-2A Division I by virtue of their victories over Olney.

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Volleyball: Alvord wins tiebreaker, clinches third seed

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs seized their chance to grab the third 2A playoff seed out of District 9-2A Friday.

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Broadband license could help Alvord ISD

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Tuesday night heard a presentation on a potential source of future funding.

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CR 2395 closed Monday

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Messenger Staff

County Road 2395 between Alvord and Decatur will be closed at the railroad track Monday starting at 8 a.m.

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Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Messenger photographer Joe Duty will take portraits of trick-or-treaters 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at his Messenger studio, 115 S. Trinity St. Enter on the south side of the building.

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Football: Windthorst charges past Alvord, 55-30

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A scoreless first half spelled doom for the Alvord Bulldogs as they fell to the Windthorst Trojans, 55-30.

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Cross Country: Runners take aim at state bids

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

Hitting the race course Saturday at the Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, David Park would like to see his runners bring home the region title. But that's not the main mission.

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Volleyball: Alvord takes on Ranger for third seed

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs missed an opportunity to wrap up the third 2A playoff seed out of District 9-2A Tuesday.

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Billy Thomas Harrison

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
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Billy Thomas Harrison, 60, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.

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Jensyn Rayne Littrell

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
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Tyler and Barbara Littrell of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Jensyn Rayne

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2-year-old drowns in bathtub

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 2-year-old over the weekend.

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City of Alvord approves plant improvements

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord's City Council Thursday agreed to spend no more than $50,000 to purchase machinery for needed improvements at the city's sewer treatment plant.

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Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Senior Care's 7th Annual Fall Fest is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

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