Committee outlines potential bond package

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Brian Knox

Voters in the Alvord school district might be asked to approve a bond next May that is about half the scope and cost of one defeated by voters earlier this year.

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Public input sought on Alvord ISD facility needs

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

A committee working to recommend a bond proposal for Alvord ISD will seek public input at a meeting Monday.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers trip Alvord

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Lady Panthers edged the Alvord Lady Bulldogs 43-33 on Tuesday night to move to 8-5 on the season.

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Basketball: Jackets take down Bulldogs

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Yellowjackets downed the Alvord Bulldogs 62-54 on the road Tuesday behind a game-high 20-point performance from Reuben Rodebaugh.

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2 hurt in cycle crash

2 hurt in cycle crash

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man and a 14-year-old family member were both seriously injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle wreck Sunday near Alvord.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd Middle School students will have a talent show 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, in the cafeteria.

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Mildred Frances Haney

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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Mildred Frances Haney, 96, of Alvord, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Alvord.

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Northwest lands in 5A II; other Wise schools stay put

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans will compete in the new 5A Division II next fall for football. Northwest fell in the smaller of the two classes in the new division split for 5A when the University Interscholastic League announced the conference cutoffs and division splits Wednesday morning. Northwest turned in an enrollment of 1,791 on Oct. 27, the UIL snapshot date.

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Basketball: Alvord begins year 3-0

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

In his previous coaching stops, Aaron Tefertiller usually noticed a major turnaround in his third year in a program.

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Basketball: Decatur crashes boards to hold off Alvord

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

At halftime, Decatur coach Lindsay Griffin talked extensively about crashing the offensive boards.

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School raises funds for hurricane victims

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Brian Knox

Alvord Elementary raised more than $2,000 for teachers in a South Texas school district hit hard by Hurricane Harvey in August.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Decatur crashes boards to hold off Alvord

Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

At halftime, Decatur coach Lindsay Griffin talked extensively about crashing the offensive boards. In the final two minutes Tuesday, the Lady Eagles showed they got the message. Decatur pulled down six offensive boards in the span to close out a 38-35 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs at Decatur High School gym.

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Volleyball: Byers takes Offensive MVP

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Jessica Byers buried 486 kills during the Chico Lady Dragons' run to the playoffs.

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Basketball: Eagles drop back-to-back games to Ryan, Richland

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles suffered back-to-back setbacks Monday and Tuesday to Denton Ryan and Richland to fall to 1-2 on the season.

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Brantley Joseph Tedford

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
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Ethan Tedford and Ashley Norrid of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Brantley Joseph Tedford

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Northwest High School Theater will present "Junie B. Jones the Musical" Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at 2301 Texan Dr. in Justin.

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Football: Alvord falls

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs' season came to an end Friday with Class 2A Division I bi-district loss to the Celeste Blue Devils, 48-20.

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Raelynn Melia Collins

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Chris Collins and Cecilia Peoples of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Raelynn Melia Collins

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Macyn Kay Miller

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Seth and Sydney Miller of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Macyn Kay

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