Albert Simon Johnson
1922-2015

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015

Albert Simon Johnson, 92, of Alvord died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Decatur.

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Treadwell tapped as interim Alvord superintendent

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

After a 30-minute closed session Monday night, Alvord School Board named Lloyd H. Treadwell interim superintendent, but there's no guarantee he'll take the job.

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Talmage Hiram Morrison Jr.
1921-2015

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Talmage Hiram Morrison Jr., 93, of Alvord died Wednesday, June 3, 2015.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Tickets are now available for the Wise Performing Arts Guild production of "Pocahontas."

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Local students graduate A&M

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Several Wise County students graduated from Texas A&M University in spring commencement ceremonies.

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Ward makes honor roll

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jordan Ward of Alvord was named to the president's honor roll at the University of Central Oklahoma for the spring 2015 semester.

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Running: Dallas Marathon founder dies

Running: Dallas Marathon founder dies

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

On National Running Day Wednesday, the man that established two of North Texas' longest running institutions - the Dallas Marathon and Dallas Running Club - died in Decatur.

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Upcoming Summer Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Larry and Sammye Short

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

Larry and Sammye Short of Alvord will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the Decatur Country Club, 211 Country Club Road.

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Daniel Rodriguez

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

Maria Ibarra and Daniel Rodriguez of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Daniel Rodriguez

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Alvord School Board saves $1 million with bond reconfiguration

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The Alvord School Board Monday approved a bond refunding package that will save taxpayers close to $1 million.

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Summer reading programs planned to engage students

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Local libraries around Wise are starting their summer reading programs, giving kids the opportunity to keep their brains active while school is out.

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Community meetings kick off superintendent search

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015

The Alvord School Board began the search for a new superintendent Thursday with four community involvement meetings led by Texas Association or School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services Director Butch Feltner.

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Upcoming Summer Sports Camps

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Baseball: End of the road – Late Lindsay rally closes out Alvord

Baseball: End of the road – Late Lindsay rally closes out Alvord

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Alvord's season ended after two losses to Lindsay Friday night in Ponder.

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Baseball: Back at bat – Alvord’s Staley returns to bench after health scare

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015

There are ebbs and flows and ups and downs to every year and season. Without the bad, how would we know or appreciate the good?

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Wesley Carl Warren
1960-2015

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015

Wesley Carl Warren, 54, of Alvord died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Decatur.

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Jaxen Wayne Byers

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015

Haley and Collen Byers of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Jaxen Wayne Byers

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Asher Isaiah Gardner

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015

Ethan and Sara Gardner of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Asher Isaiah Gardner

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Track: Randall closes with his best time in 100

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Alvord's Joe Randall turned in his best time of the season on the state's biggest stage Saturday afternoon.

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