Softball: Lady Yellowjackets stay in first

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets remained in first place in District 9-3A with an 11-4 win over Holliday Friday.

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Track: Alvord, Chico head to district meet

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord and Chico athletes will make their bids for area spots Thursday at the District 10-2A meet in Valley View.

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Softball: Lady Bulldogs stay unbeaten in district

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Katelyn Schedcik doubled in a pair of runs to give the Alvord Lady Bulldogs a four-run lead Tuesday over Collinsville in the fifth inning.

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Baseball: Dragons win on Weatherly homer

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Cameron Weatherly's three-run homer to left field in the top of the seventh broke a tie and gave the Chico Dragons an 8-5 victory over Olney.

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Rich sentenced to 30 years for child sex assault

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Brian Knox

An Alvord man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a child.

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1 injured in early morning wreck

1 injured in early morning wreck

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By David Talley

A Rockwall man was seriously injured early Sunday morning when he fell asleep at the wheel and ran off the road south of Alvord.

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Softball: Boyd blasts Paradise

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets piled on eight runs in the top of the seventh on the way to an 18-5 victory over 9-3A rival Paradise.

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Baseball: Coleman tosses no-hitter

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Corbin Coleman was unhittable Friday night. The Bridgeport starter held Castleberry hitless over seven innings in the Bulls' 8-0 victory.

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Softball: Alvord blasts Chico

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs continued their roll through District 12-2A Tuesday.

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Softball: Boyd rolls past City View

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets piled up six runs in the third inning on the way to a 10-1 victory over City View Monday.

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Alvord School Board burns midnight oil; Trustees consider not hiring art teacher

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By David Talley

In a Thursday night meeting that included nearly three hours of closed session and ended early Friday morning, Alvord School Board members voted 6-0 to accept all contracts for returning teachers, counselors and nurses.

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Ricky Lynn Nivens

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
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Ricky Lynn Nivens, 63, of Alvord, died Monday, March 21, 2016, in Decatur.

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Softball: Beaver homer caps Alvord win – Third baseman’s blast ends four-run sixth

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Before her at-bat in the bottom of the sixth Monday, Kaely Beaver searched for some advice.

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Powerlifting: Lifters finish fourth at state – Hofsiss, Rodriguez bring home medal

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Natalie Hofsiss and Chico's Ana Rodriguez brought home fourth-place medals from the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association 1A/2A championships in Corpus Christi.

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Lombardi makes dean’s list

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Jessica Lombardi of Alvord was named to the dean's list of scholars at the University of North Texas for the 2015 fall semester.

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Local students graduate Weatherford College

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Several local students graduated from Weatherford College in December 2015.

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Alvord City Council adds stop sign, talks ordinance revisions

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord city council members voted Thursday to place a new stop sign at a reportedly dangerous intersection in town.

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Janeyl Rayne Ruiz

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
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Eleazar and Patricia Ruiz of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Janeyl

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Baseball: Melton, Chico belt Bulldogs – Chico slugger hits three homers in two days

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons started District 10-2A play Monday with a dramatic victory over Olney on Tyler Melton's walk-off solo homer.

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Softball: Alvord clips Lindsay

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Reagan Guthrie sent the Alvord Lady Bulldogs into spring break in first place in District 12-2A.

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