Helen Louise Yale
1943-2017

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Helen Louise Yale, 73, of Alvord, died Monday, May 8, 2017, in Decatur.

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Baseball: Alvord makes third straight playoff appearance

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017

For most of the Alvord Bulldogs' 12 seniors, the playoffs is familiar territory.

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Ava Renee Langham

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017

Brianna and Stephen Langham of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Renee

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Bridgeport Elementary School's kindergarten roundup is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through Friday, May 5.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting a program to promote Texas agriculture and teach participants about the role agriculture plays in providing proper nutrition, preventing food waste and alleviating unsubstantiated fears about the food supply.

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Track: Hacker finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Decatur's Isaac Hacker narrowly missed out on a medal at the Class 4A Region II track meet.

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Alvord School Board approves funds for raises

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017

Alvord School Board members Thursday unanimously voted to commit $120,000 to raising salaries for district employees.

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Baseball: Boyd walks off winner against Henrietta

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017

Creighton Witt worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday to give the Boyd Yellowjackets a 3-2 walkoff win over Henrietta.

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Tucker Ryan Meador

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017

Justin and Naudia Meador of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Tucker Ryan

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Monday, May 15, is a bad weather day for Boyd ISD. There will be no classes.

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Baseball: Boyd stays atop District 8-3A

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Spencer Pellegrini's one-hit gem kept the Boyd Yellowjackets in a tie with Jacksboro for the District 8-3A lead.

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May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Alvord bond vote begins Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

A bond package approved by the Alvord School Board in February would fund several facilities upgrades through a 29-cent addition to the current 18.4-cent debt service tax rate.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.

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Baseball: Paradise stays close in 8-3A playoff race

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

Will Reeves drove in three runs and Jace Essig added a pair of RBIs for the Paradise Panthers Tuesday in a 13-6 win over City View.

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Track: Renfro earns fourth trip to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

Getting out of the blocks is usually not a strength for Whitney Renfro.

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Vote yes for Alvord bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

I write today to encourage Alvord community members to get out and vote in favor of the Alvord ISD bond.

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Thomas Aaron Davis III

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017

Thomas and Brenda Davis of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Thomas Aaron III

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Destination Imagination program reaches state-level competition

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017

What do acting, ocean travel, the Queen of England, Vikings, international communication and Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page all have in common?

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