Alvord hope for quick rebound against Sacred Heart

Published Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing a veteran Nocona team last week, the young Alvord Bulldogs knew they had a tall task. That proved to be the case in a 42-0 loss.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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Volleyball: Lady Bulldogs take fourth at tourney

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs finished fourth at the Gold-Burg Tournament over the weekend.

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2 arrested in shooting case

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two Decatur teenagers were arrested this week in connection to last month's shooting at a home in Alvord.

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Football: Yellowjackets come back to end 13-game skid

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd broke its 13-game losing streak after mounting a third-quarter comeback against Lake Worth to win 26-23 Friday.

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Cross Country: Texans win Gingerbread Jamboree

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Northwest runners swept the top three spots as the Texans cruised to the title at the Gingerbread Jamboree at Camp Copass in Denton Thursday.

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Volleyball: Decatur beats Henrietta in four

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles took down Henrietta in four games Tuesday (25-19, 11-25, 25-21, 25-18).

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Nocona blanks Alvord

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Nocona Indians scored 28 points in the first half and never looked back on the way to a 42-0 victory over the Alvord Bulldogs.

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Taking roll: Administrators count heads on first day

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

All of Wise County's schools are now in session.

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Volleyball: Lady Eagles reach quarterfinals at Spikefest

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles reached the quarterfinals of the West Texas Spikefest over the weekend before falling to Lubbock Cooper in three sets.

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Football: Alvord breaks in new faces

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs face a steep challenge in the season opener Friday.

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Defenders of the North: House of Alvord

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs reached the playoffs for a third straight season last year after going 2-2 in the tough District 5-2A Division I.

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Alvord School Board inks letter with architect

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Wednesday inked a letter of agreement with CADCO Architects and Engineers as part of the board's plan to consider future construction projects.

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School board meets today

Published August 23, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board will meet today (Wednesday) to consider an agreement letter with CADCO Architects and Engineers. A presentation from the firm is on the board’s regular agenda.

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Billie Rita Hurford Reedy

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Billie Rita Hurford Reedy, 82, of Alvord, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Decatur.

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Boyd and Alvord First Day of School

Boyd and Alvord First Day of School

Published Wedneday, August 23, 2017
By Joe Duty

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Eclipse experience: Libraries plan viewing parties

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience its first total eclipse since 1979, and several local libraries are holding viewing parties.

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Reward offered for tips about shooting

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Brian Knox

A cash reward is now being offered for information about a double shooting in Alvord last week.

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Local districts make the grade

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

All Wise County districts and campuses received a passing grade in the 2017 preliminary accountability ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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