2016-17 in Review: Alvord teams find success throughout year

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

As an athletic director and coach, Pete Hart's first goal for programs is to make the postseason.

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Teen ejected, killed in crash

Teen ejected, killed in crash

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Racey Burden

A teenager was killed Friday afternoon in a rollover wreck on U.S. 81/287 south of Alvord.

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Edwards starts signature drive for place on ballot

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Dr. Davey Edwards of Alvord, who announced in March he would run for Texas land commissioner, is collecting signatures to get on the 2018 Republican primary ballot.

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Rodeo: Alvord senior races the clock for title

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Racey Burden

Mikayla Cox has loved horses for as long as she can remember.

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Robert Clifford Cowan Jr.

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
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Robert Clifford "RC" Cowan Jr., 65, of Alvord, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Alvord.

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Laura Renee Hill

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
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Laura Renee Hill, 31, of Alvord, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Dallas after a short battle with leukemia.

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Alvord School Board approves stipend plan

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday approved offering stipends to help the district find applicants for hard-to-fill subject areas.

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Rodeo: Bringing in a haul – Miller wins three saddles, nine buckles

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Richard Greene

Leaving the North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals last weekend in Alvarado, Hadley Miller needed to recruit some help to carry his spoils back to the truck.

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Man injured in motorcycle wreck

Man injured in motorcycle wreck

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By David Talley

One man was severely injured when he wrecked his motorcycle into a barbed wire fence on County Road 1590 about a mile west of Alvord Thursday afternoon.

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Local libraries plan summer programs

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County libraries are gearing up for summer with programs planned for both children and adults over the next several months.

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Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Couple injured in wreck with tanker truck

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

A Louisiana couple was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth Friday night from an accident on U.S. 81/287 just south of Alvord in front of the Navigator Truck Stop.

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Medical books are in the near future for Abbott, Woodall

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By David Talley

Though it's years before Alvord High School valedictorian Lindsey Abbott will pull on a doctor's lab coat as a professional surgeon, she's already working on becoming proficient with a needle.

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Alvord City Council disbands P&Z board

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members Thursday disbanded the city's planning and zoning commission due to a lack of participation.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's talent show is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23.

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Baseball: Sam Rayburn stops Alvord

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Holden Reaves' two-run double in the top of the fifth put Sam Rayburn up for good Saturday on the way to clinching the 2A Region II area series against the Alvord Bulldogs.

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Alvord voters sink bond proposal

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD voters soundly defeated the district's $13.8 million bond proposal at the polls Saturday, 404-116.

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Baseball: Alvord sweeps Petrolia – Bulldogs finish series with extra-inning victory

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Standing on third base with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Kaleb Krejcarek waited for any opening to race home.

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Helen Louise Yale

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Helen Louise Yale, 73, of Alvord, died Monday, May 8, 2017, in Decatur.

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Baseball: Alvord makes third straight playoff appearance

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

For most of the Alvord Bulldogs' 12 seniors, the playoffs is familiar territory.

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Ava Renee Langham

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Brianna and Stephen Langham of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Renee

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