Local libraries plan summer programs

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County libraries are gearing up for summer with programs planned for both children and adults over the next several months.

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Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

A Louisiana couple was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth Friday night from an accident on U.S. 81/287 just south of Alvord in front of the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Medical books are in the near future for Abbott, Woodall

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By David Talley

Though it's years before Alvord High School valedictorian Lindsey Abbott will pull on a doctor's lab coat as a professional surgeon, she's already working on becoming proficient with a needle.

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Alvord City Council disbands P&Z board

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members Thursday disbanded the city's planning and zoning commission due to a lack of participation.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's talent show is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23.

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Baseball: Sam Rayburn stops Alvord

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Holden Reaves' two-run double in the top of the fifth put Sam Rayburn up for good Saturday on the way to clinching the 2A Region II area series against the Alvord Bulldogs.

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Alvord voters sink bond proposal

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD voters soundly defeated the district's $13.8 million bond proposal at the polls Saturday, 404-116.

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Baseball: Alvord sweeps Petrolia – Bulldogs finish series with extra-inning victory

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Standing on third base with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Kaleb Krejcarek waited for any opening to race home.

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Helen Louise Yale

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Helen Louise Yale, 73, of Alvord, died Monday, May 8, 2017, in Decatur.

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Baseball: Alvord makes third straight playoff appearance

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

For most of the Alvord Bulldogs' 12 seniors, the playoffs is familiar territory.

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Ava Renee Langham

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Brianna and Stephen Langham of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Renee

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's kindergarten roundup is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through Friday, May 5.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting a program to promote Texas agriculture and teach participants about the role agriculture plays in providing proper nutrition, preventing food waste and alleviating unsubstantiated fears about the food supply.

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Track: Hacker finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Isaac Hacker narrowly missed out on a medal at the Class 4A Region II track meet.

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Alvord School Board approves funds for raises

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday unanimously voted to commit $120,000 to raising salaries for district employees.

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Baseball: Boyd walks off winner against Henrietta

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Creighton Witt worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday to give the Boyd Yellowjackets a 3-2 walkoff win over Henrietta.

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Tucker Ryan Meador

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Justin and Naudia Meador of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Tucker Ryan

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Monday, May 15, is a bad weather day for Boyd ISD. There will be no classes.

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Baseball: Boyd stays atop District 8-3A

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Spencer Pellegrini's one-hit gem kept the Boyd Yellowjackets in a tie with Jacksboro for the District 8-3A lead.

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May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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