A&M names honor students

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Texas A&M University named several local students to its honor rolls for the summer semester.

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1 injured in wreck

1 injured in wreck

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

One man was seriously injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord near the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Alvord City Council replaces member, talks budget

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Alvord City Council Thursday night traded one member for another, accepting the resignation of Clint Mercer and unanimously appointing Cody Swinford to serve the remaining eight months of Mercer's term in Place 2.

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Alvord ISD sees deficit drop

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Alvord School Board members received a slightly more optimistic message about the district's financial future Monday night.

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Football: Coordinators begin tasks with Bulldogs

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

After overcoming a rash of injuries early in the season, the Alvord Bulldogs made their second trip to the area round of the playoffs last season.

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Jack and Dianne Hughes

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jack and Dianne Hughes of Alvord will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary July 31, 2016.

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Cutter Royce Hodges

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jordan and Bailey Hodges of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Cutter Royce

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Jaylynn Diane Gibbs

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Tony and Ashley Gibbs of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Jaylynn Diane

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Volleyball: Alvord makes return to varsity level

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016

After two seasons of playing an outlaw schedule, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs will jump into a varsity volleyball district for the first time since the 1970s.

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Calvin Marshall Baker

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Calvin Marshall Baker, 74, of Alvord, died Monday, July 18, 2016, in Decatur.

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Fire levels mobile home

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016

A fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home in the 1200 block of County Road 2750 Saturday night.

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Johnathan Dewayne McKibben

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Johnathan Dewayne McKibben, 27, of Alvord, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Decatur.

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TWU recognizes local students

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Several local students were honored for their academic performance at Texas Woman's University for the 2016 spring semester.

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Alvord School Board sets compensation plan

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016

Alvord School Board members approved a districtwide compensation plan and hiring schedule Tuesday night.

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Upcoming Meeting Previews

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016

Trustees meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, to discuss a compensation plan, closing the district's Legend Bank Construction Account and considering a workmen's compensation claim.

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Averie Knox and Bexlie Diane Newton

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016

Tyler Newton and Lacey Chestnut of Alvord announce the birth of twin girls, Averie Knox and Bexlie Diane Newton

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Police make arrest in copper theft case

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016

A man who thought he'd be wily and steal Acme property instead had it blow up in his face.

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School districts change calendars to fit state law

School districts change calendars to fit state law

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Schools across the county worked over the spring semester to change their 2016-2017 calendars, taking in consideration House Bill 2610.

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Football: Back to sidelines – Neighbors returns to coaching, Alvord as coordinator

Football: Back to sidelines – Neighbors returns to coaching, Alvord as coordinator

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016

After three years out of coaching, Danny Neighbors is returning to the gridiron and to his hometown.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Ronnie Gage will hold a session of the Panther Football Camp at the Paradise practice field for incoming freshmen from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 25-28.

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