Williams steps up to top spot

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Savannah Williams waited patiently through the first 600 meters Friday evening at Mike Myers Stadium.

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Law busts suspected gambling operation

Law busts suspected gambling operation

Published Saturday, May 10, 2014
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has seized gaming machines from an Alvord truck stop, claiming the owner was running an illegal gambling operation.

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USAO takes Hart

Published Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By Richard Greene

After two years of directing the Alvord Lady Bulldogs as the team's floor general, Lauren Hart is heading north to continue her basketball career.

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Alvord JV wins district title

Published Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By Richard Greene

Ryan Villareal and Keegan Branum held Brock to two runs over six innings to give the Alvord Bulldogs the title at the District 9-2A junior varsity tournament April 25.

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Board re-hires Enis for football job

Published Saturday, May 3, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Curtis Enis will head up the Bulldog football program for at least one more year, but his tenure as athletic director will apparently end June 30.

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Alvord school board to meet again Thursday

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will convene again Thursday, with the contract of embattled head football coach Curtis Enis once again on the agenda.

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Stidham brings home gold

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Richard Greene

After a strong start, Dalton Stidham clipped the third hurdle Saturday during the Class 2A Region II 110 finals.

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Tabled again: Alvord board to deal with AD after election

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Bob Buckel

After meeting behind closed doors for several hours Monday, Thursday's closed-door session of the Alvord school board didn't last nearly as long.

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Baseball Roundup: Rebels beat Texans

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Richland Rebels pushed across six runs in the third and another five in the fourth on the way to a 16-5 win over the Northwest Texans in five innings Tuesday.

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Hope thieves find another livelihood

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Grace Turlington

I would like to acknowledge all the people who have been so helpful to me for the last 25 to 30 years, if not longer - especially at the house that was on the corner of 511 Proctor and Pecan in Alvord, which was used as a storage house for 25 to 30 years.

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Jerry Allan Taylor

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Jerry Allan Taylor, 64, of Alvord, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Fort Worth.

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Sophi Rae Talamantes

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Summer Troutwine and Deven Talamantes of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Sophi Rae Talamantes

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Looking to move up a notch; Alvord’s Williams eyes return to Austin in 800

Looking to move up a notch; Alvord’s Williams eyes return to Austin in 800

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The distance taxes Savannah Williams' legs while the demanded speed over the two laps around the track burns her lungs. But the grueling test of will that plays out over 800 meters grabs at the Alvord junior's heart.

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Baseball Roundup: Samples puts Bulls into three-way tie in 9-3A

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls scored four runs in the third inning including one driven in by Alex Samples in a 5-3 victory over Gainesville Friday.

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Board to meet behind closed doors

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will convene in a special called session at 5 p.m. Monday.

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Lady Panthers secure area crown

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers last week captured their first district title on the track since 2001.

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Tatum Shae Meador

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Justin and Naudia Meador of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Tatum Shae

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Alvord school board non-renews AD, then rescinds

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It took the Alvord school board just 11 minutes Monday to OK a roof replacement, approve a joint election agreement with the city of Alvord, appoint election judges and vote to non-renew the contract of its athletic director.

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Softball Roundup: Lady ‘Jackets skunk Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets made school history Saturday with a 15-0 blanking of Alvord.

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Baseball Roundup: Boyd trumps Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning Saturday to break a tie and beat the Alvord Bulldogs 6-3.

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