Baseball: Bulldogs crush Dragons

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs turned nine hits and 14 walks into a 10-4 victory over the rival Chico Dragons Tuesday night.

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Softball: Alvord trips Chico

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Brooke Vidal's three-run triple in the bottom of the first put the Chico Lady Dragons on the way to a 10-7 victory over the rival Alvord Lady Bulldogs Tuesday.

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Alvord City Council approves resignation, appoints new member

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members accepted the resignation of one council member and appointed a new one Thursday.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

A parent meeting for incoming sixth graders is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the McCarroll Middle School Multipurpose Building.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board meets 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the administration building, 100 Mosley Lane, to discuss the district's proposed 2017-2018 calendar and district of innovation plans.

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Powerlifting: Burton finishes third at state

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Throughout Saturday's meet, Alvord's Brittany Burton kept an eye on her competition, trying to figure out what weight to attempt to edge up the leaderboard.

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Finley Claire White

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
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Zachary and Dawn White of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Finley Claire

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

A brochure pertaining to the upcoming bond vote is available on the Chico district website.

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Baseball: Bulldogs win 10-2A opener

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Clay Baker's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning gave the Alvord Bulldogs a 10-9 victory over Valley View in the District 10-2A opener Tuesday.

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Powerlifting: Hitting the road – Alvord lifters head to state meet

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Makayla Martin, Allison Ricketts and Brittany Burton will be ending spring break with a road trip.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Stormi Leonard of Decatur was named to the dean's list at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark.

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Lorenzo Ricardo Sandate

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
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Danelle and Ricardo Sandate Jr. of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Lorenzo Ricardo

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Man injured in wreck

Man injured in wreck

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By David Talley

An Alvord man was injured when his SUV ran under the back of an 18-wheeler just before 6 Saturday morning.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The third grade music program scheduled for Thursday, March 9 has been canceled.

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Powerlifting: Alvord’s Martin captures region title

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into his final lift Friday, Blake Martin knew he just needed to record a lift to bring home the Region 6, Division 3 title.

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Richard Allen Walls

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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Richard Allen Walls, 71, of Alvord, died Friday, March 3, 2017, in Decatur.

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First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By David Talley

In just her first year showing, Alvord FFA's Aliyah Nichols has claimed top honors at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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Former Alvord city official pleads guilty to theft

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

A former Alvord public works director recently pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft of fuel using city cash.

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Track: Woodall leaps to gold in triple jump

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Karissa Woodall started the season with a victory Thursday in the triple jump.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd Middle School will host an open house 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7.

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