Kathryn Stricklin
1920-2018

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Kathryn "Kay" Stricklin, 97, died Friday, March 16, 2018, in Alvord.

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Softball: Paradise crushes Nocona

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018

Kaycee Martin went 4-for-4 at the plate, and Paradise cruised past Nocona 21-2 on Wednesday.

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Basketball: Alvord, Chico snag all-district honors

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018

Alvord freshman Hunter Richey was named District 11-2A Sixth Man of the Year.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The District 21-A high school UIL academics meet is March 21 at Slidell High School.

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Baseball: Kaufman blanks Decatur

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Decatur Eagles could not scratch across a run against Kaufman Saturday, falling 2-0.

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Bill Flanagin
1949-2018

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Bill Flanagin, 68, of Walsenburg, Colo., died Saturday, March 10, 2018, from heart failure.

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Isabella Marie Rios Thompson

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018

Angelica Rios and Garrett Thompson of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Isabella Marie Rios Thompson

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Paradise Intermediate is offering tutoring for all grade levels 7:30 to 8 a.m. every morning.

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Basketball: Edgett, Smith earn first-team

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Paycee Edgett and Miranda Smith earned first-team District 11-2A honors after leading Alvord to a third-place finish in district.

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Baseball: Decatur finishes Bowie Tournament 5-0

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Decatur Eagles never allowed a run in the Bowie Tournament over the weekend, finishing a perfect 5-0. Decatur outscored its opponents 36-0.

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Michael Lynn Bull
1951-2018

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Michael Lynn Bull, 67, of Alvord, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Decatur.

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Manhunt ends with murder arrest

Manhunt ends with murder arrest

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018

A man who fled the scene of a shooting in Bridgeport Wednesday night was captured 24 hours later in Alvord.

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Track: Paradise girls, Bridgeport boys win Alvord meet

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Paradise girls won the Alvord track meet Thursday night with 102 points. Breckenridge finished second with 96 points and Bridgeport third.

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Vincent Alexander Scott

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018

Brianna Pender and Chandler Scott of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Vincent Alexander Scott

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Crash hospitalizes 4 children

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

A crash Saturday morning on U.S. 81/287 near Alvord sent four children to Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Parents and guardians interested in Northwest ISD's pre-kindergarten program can now register for the district's lottery system for its tuition-based pre-K program.

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Powerlifting: Powering through – Alvord, Chico send lifters to state

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Alvord's Blysse Boling had one lift remaining to erase a 30-pound deficit and qualify for the state powerlifting meet.

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Basketball: Northwest edges Sherman

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018

Avery Anderson scored 35 points and Northwest knocked Sherman out of the playoffs for the second straight year in the 5A Region I bi-district round.

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Cora Kathleen Broerman

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018

Brian and Megan Broerman of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Cora Kathleen

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The McCarroll Middle School Open House is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday.

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