Freda Doris Calder
1922-2014

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Freda Doris Calder, 92, a retired aeronautical assembly worker, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Alvord.

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Alvord School Board drops a penny from tax rate

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014

Thursday's school board meeting saw a few last-minute additions to the budget, but Alvord ISD trustees were also able to drop a penny from the tax rate.

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Football: Alvord clicks in opener; Randall tops 3,000 with 176-yard night

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014

First-game jitters were as plentiful as grasshoppers in the stadium lights at Alvord Friday night - but enough things worked to give new Bulldog coach Pete Hart his first win.

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Graham Lee Grady

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014

Mckynzee Sherman of Alvord announces the birth of a son, Graham Lee Grady

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Football: Back in action – White returns to Bulldogs for opener

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Friday night's season opener can't get here fast enough for Alvord's Jaylon White.

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Football: Alvord opens with old rival

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Alvord Bulldogs will open the season with an old district rival Friday as the Nocona Indians come to town.

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Alvord ISD’s budget, tax rate down

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014

With last year's big paving project on the ground and paid for, Alvord ISD Superintendent Bill Branum said the district's proposed budget and tax rate are both a little smaller for 2014-2015.

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H.L. Spain
1924-2014

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014

H.L. "Bill" Spain, 90, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Decatur.

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Football: Randall scores in Alvord scrimmage

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014

On his second carry of the night Saturday, Alvord senior Joe Randall broke through the heart of the Era defense and dashed his way 59 yards for a touchdown.

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Alvord puts line together

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014

With 1,200-yard rusher Joe Randall and several other skilled players returning, the group under the microscope in Alvord as the season nears is the offensive line.

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Teen injured in wreck

Teen injured in wreck

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014

A California teen was flown to a Metroplex hospital following a one-vehicle wreck in Alvord Friday morning.

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Alvord school board sets budget workshop

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aside from any last-minute personnel recommendations that may come up, a budget workshop is the only agenda item facing Alvord's school trustees as they convene for a specially called meeting 5 p.m. Monday.

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Back to School: Happy to be a Bulldog

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Michael Thurman felt comfortable in Alvord from the moment he walked into the job interview.

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Property wealth puts Alvord back in ‘Robin Hood’

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

Under the current public education finance system, good news on property values is almost always a mixed bag for Texas school districts. That's a big reason the system is being challenged in court.

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Hart, Bulldogs make quick turnaround

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

Three weeks after being named head coach, Pete Hart will lead the Alvord Bulldogs through their first practice Monday morning.

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Cambrie Ann Wade

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

Kim and Casey Wade of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Cambrie Ann

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From Facebook to jail book-in; Gibbon arrested for copper thefts

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

An Alvord man was arrested for copper theft this week after seeing his photo posted on social media.

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Kaide Ray Allen Harding

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

Angel and Kenneth Harding of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Kaide Ray Allen

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Wise lands more than 50 on Weatherford College dean’s list

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A host of Wise County students were among the 400-plus named to the Weatherford College Dean's List for spring 2014.

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Area students make TWU dean’s lists

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Texas Woman's University has released its dean's and chancellor's list for the Spring 2014 semester, and 15 Wise County students made the grade.

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