Alvord School Board opts to keep same tax rate

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Brian Knox

After considering a tax rate increase for the 2018-2019 school year, the Alvord School Board Thursday opted to leave the tax rate the same.

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Alvord tops Electra

Published Friday, August 31, 2018,
By Messenger Staff

Corbyn Cornell ran and threw for a touchdown as Alvord beat Electra 32-12 Friday night.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Boyd ISD will unveil the three monuments at Yellowjacket Stadium for the 1983, 2004 and 1958 football teams before the season opener Friday.

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Friday Night Lights: High hopes – Lofty expectations surround Wise County teams

Friday Night Lights: High hopes – Lofty expectations surround Wise County teams

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Reece Waddell

A few weeks ago, I started talking to our special projects manager, Brian Knox, during a slow day in the newsroom. He asked how the Wise County football teams looked this year and how many I expected to make the playoffs.

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Friday Night Lights: Older Dogs ready for new tricks – Alvord hopes to build off experience

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After graduating 20 seniors in 2016, Alvord head coach Pete Hart knew his team would be young last year.

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Football: Game of the week for Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Messenger Staff

There will be few easy games for the Decatur Eagles this year. Friday night's regular season opener is no exception.

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Alvord ISD considers tax rate increase

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Brian Knox

Taxpayers in Alvord ISD could see an increased tax rate this year.

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Mary Nell Heaton

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
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Mary Nell Heaton, 91, of Alvord, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Bowie.

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Tommie Ann Hodges

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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Tommie Ann Hodges, 94, of Alvord, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Decatur.

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David Klein

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
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David Klein, 80, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Alvord.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD and Reliant Transportation, the school district's busing service provider, will provide families with information on 2018-19 bus routes Friday online through a link to the Versatrans service on the transportation department website.

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Four Wise County students to attend McMurry

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Four Wise County students have been accepted to attend McMurry University in Abilene for the fall 2018 semester.

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41 first days: Teacher ready to meet next family

Published Saturday, August 11, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Behind Judy Smith's classroom doors are colorful cubbies, itty bitty chairs, crayons for days and plenty of joy.

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Freddie Crawford Aucoin

Published Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Freddie Crawford Aucoin, 90, of Alvord, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Decatur.

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Greyson Gregory Hancock

Published Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Leanna and Greg Hancock of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Greyson Gregory

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Salvaging hope: Residents count losses, blessings after wildfire

Salvaging hope: Residents count losses, blessings after wildfire

Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Fire engines from more than 20 departments have come and gone, media and U.S. forest service helicopters have made their passes, and now, at the Barclay Salvage yard in Alvord, James Barclay can only look out from his yellow lifter and sweep up the ash that was the salvage yard he'd owned for 40 years.

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Back to School: Alvord

Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Alvord

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Curtis Harold Graham

Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Curtis Harold Graham, 82, of Alvord, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Decatur.

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Net Gains: Alvord Lady Bulldogs

Net Gains: Alvord Lady Bulldogs

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

For the first time in almost a decade, Brandy Mayfield was wearing something other than blue and white when volleyball practices began Wednesday morning.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Alvord

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs have a new leader this year - and he is used to winning.

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