Alvord School Board meets, calls election

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon to make up for Monday's ice-storm-postponed meeting, the Alvord School Board was barely able to get four members together to make up a quorum.

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Basketball: Santo holds off Lady Bulldogs’ rally – Alvord shoots 34 percent in area round loss

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs caused 25 turnovers and took 10 more shots than the Santo Lady Wildcats in Tuesday's 2A Region II quarterfinal.

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Remington Davis

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Chad and Tiffany Davis of Alvord announce the birth of their third son, Remington Davis

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Basketball: Alvord wears out Tolar

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The run-and-gun style of the Alvord Lady Bulldogs proved to be overwhelming for the Tolar Lady Rattlers Friday night.

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Gay marriage not in God’s plan

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By David Goodwin

As I read Mr. Alford's lengthy article, "Gay marriage no concern," I feel that someone should respond.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 21, 2015

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will gather at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, for annual reports from the finance, planning, public works and fire departments prior to its 6 p.m. meeting.

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Basketball: Ponder, Alvord push aside Itasca

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

Pressing, running the floor and firing up 3-pointers, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs set a torrid pace in the first quarter Tuesday.

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Rodeo: Alvord pair win rookie honors

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Wise County was represented well at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event hosted by Springtown over the weekend with nine top-three finishes in several different events.

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Basketball: Alvord falls, keeps second

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord Lady Bulldog's four-point lead drifted away in the second quarter and never returned Tuesday night against the Lindsay Lady Knights.

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Basketball: Knights hold off late Dogs charge

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A two-point deficit was the closest the Alvord Bulldogs got to the Lindsay Knights in a 79-70 loss Tuesday night.

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Heart Heroes

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Joe Duty

Brittani Hutson jumps rope with her daughter, Brylie Hager, 5, at Alvord Elementary’s Jump Rope for Heart event Friday

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Morgan Ranea Hanshew and Kevin Scott Weathers

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
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Morgan Ranea Hanshew of Jacksonville, N.C., daughter of John and Angel Hanshew of Raleigh, N.C., will marry Kevin Scott Weathers

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Local winery celebrates 20 years with Stock Show awards

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Jake Harris

Les Constable always knew he wanted to make wine - but he didn't expect to be making wine for so long, or making wine that won so many awards.

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Basketball: Lady Bulldogs stop Era

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs narrowly slid past Era Friday 61-59.

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Basketball: Hornets stave off Dogs

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs came close but couldn't get past Era in Friday night's 56-52 loss.

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Basketball: Alvord bids for playoffs

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A new coach and a new philosophy. The Alvord Lady Bulldogs came into the season with both, creating an uphill climb.

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Basketball: Bulldogs outlast Pirates

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

Five Alvord Bulldogs finished in double figures Tuesday in an 82-74 overtime win over the Collinsville Pirates.

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Alan ‘Lance’ Alverson

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
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Alan "Lance" Alverson, 45, of Granbury, formerly of Alvord, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

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Basketball: Alvord routs Chico

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Alvord girls handled the Chico Lady Dragons Friday night, winning 65-29.

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Basketball: Alvord rolls past Dragons

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

A hot start put the Alvord boys up 25-9 over Chico in the opening quarter Friday night.

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