Libraries host holiday events, adjust hours

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By David Talley

Several Wise County libraries will alter their hours and programs for the upcoming holiday season.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD's Christmas break is now through Jan. 3.

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Basketball: Nocona edges Boyd

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

With the score tied at 56 with 1:30 to go, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets couldn't find a way to make the plays down the stretch Friday to record a road victory.

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Basketball: Peaster beats Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Peaster Greyhounds held off the Bridgeport Bulls 48-40 Friday night.

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Alvord prepares for development grant

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord City Council Thursday night set into motion plans to apply for the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program.

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Basketball: Rangel, Alvord roll to win – Post scores 34 against Valley View

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Valley View Lady Eagles had no answer for Alvord's Cierra Rangel Tuesday.

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Basketball: Bulldogs run streak to four games

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs jumped out to a big lead Tuesday and held on down the stretch to pick up their fourth straight win.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Project Graduation is selling raffle tickets for a Ruger Youth .243 hunting rifle with a Nikon scope and a Paradise Panther cornhole set.

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More details emerge in house fire

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

The fire that destroyed an Alvord family's home Monday afternoon started on the west side of the house, according to Wise County Deputy Fire Marshal Joe Washburn.

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Driver in Monday wreck identified

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

The driver of a white Toyota pickup involved in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 81/287 north of Alvord Monday afternoon has been identified.

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Basketball: Alvord holds off late Paradise run

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

Behind Cierra Rangel's work inside, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs built a double-digit lead over the Paradise Lady Panthers in the first half Tuesday.

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Basketball: Eagles, Hicks slam Peaster

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles put the three-game skid from the Gene Messer Shootout behind them Tuesday with a big road win at Peaster.

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Blaze devours 2-story home

Blaze devours 2-story home

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

A two-story home in the 700 block of West State Street in Alvord was destroyed by fire just after 3 p.m. Monday.

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1 seriously injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By David Talley

One man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 81/287 north of Alvord Monday afternoon.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The 9th Annual Northwest ISD Reindeer Romp run benefiting district P.E. departments is Saturday, Dec. 10, at Alliance Airport, 2221 Alliance Blvd.

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Toy drives help brighten kids’ Christmas

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Brian Knox

'Tis the season to help out children in need, and Wise County has plenty of opportunities to do just that.

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Basketball: Paradise blitzes Millsap

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

Hunter Rogers scored 12 of her game-high 22 points in the first quarter as the Paradise Lady Panthers roared past Millsap 76-35 Tuesday.

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Basketball: Texans blasts Haltom

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans pulled away from Haltom early and never looked back Tuesday in a 73-27 victory.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

McCarroll Middle School's holiday choir concert is 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Decatur High School.

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Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Basketball: Making most of opportunities – Rangel shines in new Alvord offense

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' first seven games, opposing teams have been at a loss to slow down Cierra Rangel.

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