Powerlifting: Five lifters earn state bids

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Five Wise County lifters earned spots in the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association's state meet last weekend.

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Alvord School Board hears dual-credit plans

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday heard a report on plans to bring dual credit college courses back to the high school.

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Baseball: Bedford tosses no-hitter

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles started the North Texas Tournament of Champions with three victories on Thursday.

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Softball: Paradise scores 38 runs in two wins

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers piled up 38 runs in two games Thursday at the Glen Rose Tournament.

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Bleeding black and gold: Small campus makes a big impact with blood drive

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord Elementary School's Carter BloodCare drive continues to set records.

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Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Basketball: Lindsay charges past Alvord

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Until a turnover led to a transition 3-pointer with two minutes left in the first half, the Alvord Bulldogs stood toe-to-toe with the District 12-2A champion Lindsay Knights.

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Lindsay charges past Alvord in bi-district

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Alvord turned the ball over on its first six possessions of the third quarter and went scoreless for five and half minutes as Lindsay went on a 14-0 run. The Knights never looked back in rolling to the 64-38 victory in the 2A Region II bi-district game at Bowie High School.

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Sex offender given life sentence

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Brian Knox

A previously convicted sex offender was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of sexually abusing his young step-granddaughter over a two-year period.

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Alvord City Council approves plant improvements

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members Thursday voted to fund more improvements for the city's wastewater treatment plant.

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Basketball: Bulldogs end 12-year drought – Alvord to face Lindsay in bi-district

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Scanning the banners around the Alvord High School gym Thursday afternoon, Aaron Tefertiller finds the answer to when the Bulldogs last made the basketball playoffs.

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Softball: Wise squads hit diamond

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

In an unseasonably warm February, the Wise County softball teams hit the field this week for the start of the 2017 season.

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Basketball: Lindsay takes down Alvord

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs couldn't dig out of an early hole Tuesday, falling to Lindsay in the opening round of the 2A Region II playoffs in Bowie.

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Frances Mae Patterson

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Frances Mae Patterson, 94, of Alvord, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Alvord.

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Keith Pat Troutwine

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Keith Pat Troutwine, 43, of Alvord died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Alvord.

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Alvord School Board proposes $13.6 million bond

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board member voted unanimously Thursday to place a $13.6 million bond election on the May ballot.

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Basketball: Alvord nabs third 11-2A seed

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs' carried their bid for the second seed out of District 11-2A into overtime Tuesday before falling to league champion Era.

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Education Briefs for February 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School will have an introduction to courses 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, for all eighth through 11th grade students and parents.

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Basketball: Muenster stops Lady Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

A chance to lock up at least the second seed in District 11-2A slipped away from the Alvord Lady Bulldogs Friday.

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Basketball: No. 1 Muenster routs Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

The No. 1 Muenster Hornets made quick work of the Alvord Bulldogs Friday night.

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