Football: Alvord opens with old rival

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs will open the season with an old district rival Friday as the Nocona Indians come to town.

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Alvord ISD’s budget, tax rate down

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Bob Buckel

With last year's big paving project on the ground and paid for, Alvord ISD Superintendent Bill Branum said the district's proposed budget and tax rate are both a little smaller for 2014-2015.

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H.L. Spain

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
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H.L. "Bill" Spain, 90, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Decatur.

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Football: Randall scores in Alvord scrimmage

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Richard Greene

On his second carry of the night Saturday, Alvord senior Joe Randall broke through the heart of the Era defense and dashed his way 59 yards for a touchdown.

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Alvord puts line together

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Richard Greene

With 1,200-yard rusher Joe Randall and several other skilled players returning, the group under the microscope in Alvord as the season nears is the offensive line.

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Teen injured in wreck

Teen injured in wreck

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014
By Jake Harris

A California teen was flown to a Metroplex hospital following a one-vehicle wreck in Alvord Friday morning.

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Alvord school board sets budget workshop

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Aside from any last-minute personnel recommendations that may come up, a budget workshop is the only agenda item facing Alvord's school trustees as they convene for a specially called meeting 5 p.m. Monday.

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Back to School: Happy to be a Bulldog

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Michael Thurman felt comfortable in Alvord from the moment he walked into the job interview.

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Property wealth puts Alvord back in ‘Robin Hood’

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Under the current public education finance system, good news on property values is almost always a mixed bag for Texas school districts. That's a big reason the system is being challenged in court.

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Hart, Bulldogs make quick turnaround

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Richard Greene

Three weeks after being named head coach, Pete Hart will lead the Alvord Bulldogs through their first practice Monday morning.

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Cambrie Ann Wade

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
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Kim and Casey Wade of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Cambrie Ann

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From Facebook to jail book-in; Gibbon arrested for copper thefts

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Brian Knox

An Alvord man was arrested for copper theft this week after seeing his photo posted on social media.

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Kaide Ray Allen Harding

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Angel and Kenneth Harding of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Kaide Ray Allen

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Wise lands more than 50 on Weatherford College dean’s list

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Messenger Staff

A host of Wise County students were among the 400-plus named to the Weatherford College Dean's List for spring 2014.

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Area students make TWU dean’s lists

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Texas Woman's University has released its dean's and chancellor's list for the Spring 2014 semester, and 15 Wise County students made the grade.

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Hart named AD; Coordinator takes over as Dogs’ head coach

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs found their new leader within their own ranks.

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Board makes several new hires

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The meeting took place mostly behind closed doors, but it was no secret what the Alvord ISD board of trustees was doing Thursday afternoon. They were hiring.

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Hart sees success on horizon at Alvord; Veteran coach returns to head coaching spot with Bulldogs

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Four years after leaving Chico, Pete Hart is a head football coach again.

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Aubrey DeLane Baird

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Jamie and Jason Baird of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Aubrey DeLane

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Bulldogs on the hunt for new coach, AD

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs may have their new football coach and athletic director Thursday.

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