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Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Megan Adams

As we start the process of early voting and selecting the next round of leadership to guide our county, I wanted to take a moment and recognize individuals who have thoroughly impressed me and have gotten me excited about the future.

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Vote Clark for county judge

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Clint Mercer

I believe in J.D. Clark, and I believe J.D. Clark is the right choice for county judge.

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Manning a great choice for district clerk

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By V.J. "Vic" Czerniak

I would like to publicly endorse Mrs. Callie Watts Manning in her bid for the position of Wise County district clerk.

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Alvord routs Howe in area win

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Jason Della Rosa

The inside-outside combination of Marissa Schedcik and Katie Claborn propelled Alvord to a 63-29 victory against Howe in a Class 2A Region II area round game on Friday night.

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Alvord holds off Maypearl for bi-district crown

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
By Brandon Evans

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs leaned on their defense early on to edge the Maypearl Lady Panthers 34-29 in a Class 2A Region 2 bi-district playoff game Wednesday night at the Weatherford High School gym.

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Mr. and Mrs. James Derrick Ratliff

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
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Trisha Gaylinn Tolbert and James Derrick Ratliff were married Sept. 13, 2013, in Sunset.

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Thieves may get more than expected

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Wise County Crimestoppers is offering up to $1,500 for information leading to the arrest of whoever stole two metal cylinders from the Army Navy Surplus in Alvord.

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Jolene Taylor

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Jolene Taylor, 61, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Decatur.

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Alvord Elementary School Third Six Weeks Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Alvord Elementary School Third Six Weeks Honor Roll

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Alvord house saved, but pets lost in fire

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Brandon Evans

Firefighters saved an Alvord home Wednesday morning, but two dogs were killed in the smoke and flames.

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Alvord prepares for fifth playoff run

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

For a fifth straight season, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs are in the playoffs.

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Eagles move west, Bulls east in realignment

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles are headed west, and the Bridgeport Bulls east.

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Hart, Alvord hold off Paradise

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

After watching their 14-point first-half lead disappear, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs needed a big play to stem the tide Friday night.

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Paradise runs away from Alvord

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Austin Hudnell drained a 3-pointer with 6:20 left in the third quarter to cut the Paradise Panthers' lead to six Friday.

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Alvord school zone on FM 1655 finally in the works

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The city of Alvord has approved an ordinance to establish a school zone speed limit of 25 mph along Farm Road 1655 in front of the Alvord Middle School campus at certain hours each school day.

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Eagles, Bulls await split-up; Rivals to land in different districts

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

The historic district football rivalry between Decatur and Bridgeport will become part of the past Monday morning.

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Girls Basketball: Lady Panthers roar to win

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers held Ponder to a single free throw in the first quarter on their way to a romp Tuesday.

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Boys Basketball: Panthers fall to No. 4 Ponder

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers could not slow down the fourth-ranked team in Class 2A and District 9-2A leader Ponder Tuesday.

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Back to form: Schedcik returns after knee injury

Back to form: Schedcik returns after knee injury

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

Marissa Schedcik quickly rattles off the date and moment she feared her basketball career had ended.

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Girls basketball: Brock edges Alvord

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs stayed with the second-ranked and defending state champion Brock Lady Eagles throughout the night Friday but couldn't pull off the upset.

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