Chico, Byers take down Alvord in four sets

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the match tied at a set each Saturday with rival Alvord, Chico senior Jessica Byers provided the turning point. Byers buried three of her match-high 19 kills within three points to start a 10-2 closing run for Chico in the pivotal third set. The Lady Dragons went on to close the match in four […]

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Picking up the pieces; Families deal with storm’s aftermath

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Just prior to Hurricane Harvey making landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast three weeks ago, the Messenger shared the stories of three local families evacuating the area and the challenges they faced in doing so.

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Football: Yellowjackets take down Tolar in overtime

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd prevailed over Tolar in overtime, 21-14, to bring their season record to 2-1.

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Volleyball: Lady Texans even record in 6-5A

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Kori James buried 11 kills to lead the Northwest Lady Texans to a sweep of Brewer Tuesday night.

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Era blanks Alvord, 13-0

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Era Hornets shut out the Alvord Bulldogs 13-0 Friday.

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Alvord School Board sets tax rate, budget

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members last month approved keeping the district's tax rate the same as last year's.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Prairie View Elementary will have its Watch DOGS Kickoff Party and Mom's Tea and Movie Night 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the gym.

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Football: Bulldogs hope to end slide

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs suffered more growing pains last Friday.

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Volleyball: Lady Dragons capture loop opener

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Chico Lady Dragons made quick work of Perrin in the District 9-2A opener Saturday.

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1 arrested, 1 at large

1 arrested, 1 at large

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By David Talley

A Chico man was arrested Thursday afternoon and another man remains at large after a police chase through two counties.

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More arrests in shooting

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two more people were arrested this week in connection with an Aug. 7 shooting of two men in Alvord, bringing the total number arrested in the case to four.

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Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

After Beau Bedford's third touchdown catch of the night, the Decatur Eagles' defense made a big stop to score a 27-21 victory in overtime over Alvarado Friday night.

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Cross Country: Assault on Eagle Summit makes return

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Runners will return to challenge the hills of Eagle Summit Saturday morning for the first time in two years.

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Volleyball: Saint Jo outlasts Lady Bulldogs

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

In their final tuneup before the start of District 9-2A play, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs found out they still need a little tinkering Tuesday night.

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Weston Alan McNorton

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Wesley and Samantha McNorton of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Weston Alan

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Alvord drops to 0-2

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Alvord Bulldogs were shut out for the second straight week, falling to the Sacred Heart Tigers 43-0.

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Alvord hope for quick rebound against Sacred Heart

Published Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing a veteran Nocona team last week, the young Alvord Bulldogs knew they had a tall task. That proved to be the case in a 42-0 loss.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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Volleyball: Lady Bulldogs take fourth at tourney

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs finished fourth at the Gold-Burg Tournament over the weekend.

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2 arrested in shooting case

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two Decatur teenagers were arrested this week in connection to last month's shooting at a home in Alvord.

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