Playoff picture takes shape: Four Wise County schools prep for postseason

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The regular season for girls basketball comes to an end Tuesday and the playoff picture is beginning to take shape.

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Katherine Louise Boucher Wright

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
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Katherine Louise Boucher Wright, 41, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Alvord.

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Sadie Grace Stephens

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
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Sara Nuncio and Clay Stephens of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Sadie Grace Stephens

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Rhyan Elizabeth Parker

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
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Olivia Parr and Dawson Parker of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Rhyan Elizabeth Parker

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Decatur wins 7th straight

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Ethan Southard, Wilson Hicks and Carson Tibbels each finished in double figures Friday night, as the Decatur Eagles rolled Krum 67-41 for their seventh straight win.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Alvord School Board extends Brown’s contract

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Brian Knox

The Alvord School Board this week signaled its support for Superintendent Randy Brown.

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Earl Winston Burdine

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
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Earl Winston Burdine, 71, of Alvord, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Decatur.

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Harper Lea Looney

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
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Delmas and Kathy Looney of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Harper Lea

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Sissies pull away from Krum

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport downed Krum Friday night 45-32.

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Bulls drop district opener

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Isaiah Smith's team-high 18 points were not enough as Bridgeport fell to Krum 62-48 in its District 8-4A opener.

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Daniel Alonso Mora

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Daniel Alonso Mora, 40, of Alvord, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Alvord.

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Calling it quits: Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart retires

Calling it quits: Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart retires

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Since 1986, Pete Hart has shaped the lives of thousands of young athletes in Wise County, spending 33 years between Bridgeport, Chico and Alvord High School.

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Delylah Rayne Dyer

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
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Delylah Rayne Dyer, 4, of Alvord, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Alvord.

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Decatur takes down Midlothian Heritage

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard scored a team-high 15 points as Decatur got back in the win column with a 46-38 victory over Midlothian Heritage.

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Lowery drops 35 in 8-4A opener

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Grace Lowery scored a game-high 35 points as the Lady Eagles routed Springtown 76-29 Friday night in the District 8-4A opener.

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Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Alvord head coach and athletic director Pete Hart announced Tuesday he was retiring after spending the past 33 years coaching in Wise County.

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Barbara Klein

Published Saturday, January 5, 2019
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Barbara Klein, 78, of Alvord, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Alvord.

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Lily Grace Hicks

Published Saturday, December 29, 2018
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Courtney and Austin Hicks of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Lily Grace

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Russell indicted for arson

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two Wise County men were indicted on separate arson-related charges by a Wise County grand jury Dec. 18.

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