Basketball Briefs: Sissies beat Graham, 51-38

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
By Richard Greene

Abbi Hatton led a trio of Sissies in double figures with 18 points as Bridgeport took down Graham 51-38 Tuesday.

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Benson Kane Throckmorton

Published Saturday, December 6, 2014
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Kris and Leah Throckmorton of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Benson Kane Throckmorton

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Football: Randall takes 5-2A MVP honor

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Richard Greene

Joe Randall piled up 1,808 yards and 26 touchdowns rushing this year, leading the Alvord Bulldogs to the District 5-2A Division I title.

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Alvord Elementary School 1st Six Weeks Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Alvord Elementary School 1st Six Weeks Honor Roll

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Rodeo: Cox wins rookie honor

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Mikayla Cox took the top rookie cowgirl award at last weekend's North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Basketball Briefs: Alvord blasts Henrietta

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs improved to 5-2 Tuesday with a 79-45 win over Henrietta.

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Football: Crawford runs over Bulldogs – Alvord’s season ends in area round

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

After a penalty wiped out an apparent recovery of the opening kickoff, things quickly continued downhill for the Alvord Bulldogs Friday night.

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Basketball: Lady Bulldogs even record

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs evened their record at 2-2 with an 88-62 win over Gunter Thursday at the Ponder Tournament.

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Angie Vaughn and James Spence

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Angie Vaughn, daughter of Thomas and Cheryl Pitts of Alvord, will marry James Spence

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Agenda Brief for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will move its November meeting up to this Thursday, Nov. 20, due to the Thanksgiving holiday next week.

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Baseball: Branum signs with SWOSU

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Before playing his first varsity baseball game for the Alvord Bulldogs, Kegan Branum has solidified his future plans.

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Football: Bulldogs start playoffs

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

After waiting on the sidelines last week during bi-district, the Alvord Bulldogs will join the playoff fray Friday night.

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Fire razes north Wise home

Fire razes north Wise home

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A blaze devoured a home northwest of Alvord early Wednesday morning after a chicken brooder inside the house caught fire.

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Football: Alvord plays waiting game

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

After winning the District 5-2A Division I title, the Alvord Bulldogs enjoyed a week of rest.

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Local riders win rookie awards

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

Paradise's Ty Meals won the rookie cowboy honor, and Alvord's Mikayla Cox was the top rookie cowgirl at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association's event last week.

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PTO helps keep Alvord Elementary running

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Bob Buckel

With about 325 kids in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, the Alvord Elementary campus houses almost half the district's student population.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Cross Country: Mitchum comes in 47th in 2A

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Brooklyn Mitchum ended her high school cross country career Saturday with a 47th-place finish in the Class 2A final.

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Laurence ‘Mac’ McKinstry

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Laurence "Mac" McKinstry, 84, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at his home in Alvord due to heart complications.

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Alvord ISD gets a high B on FIRST report

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The folks in Austin love to create "report card" evaluation instruments for school districts.

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