Alvord School Board burns midnight oil; Trustees consider not hiring art teacher

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By David Talley

In a Thursday night meeting that included nearly three hours of closed session and ended early Friday morning, Alvord School Board members voted 6-0 to accept all contracts for returning teachers, counselors and nurses.

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Ricky Lynn Nivens

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
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Ricky Lynn Nivens, 63, of Alvord, died Monday, March 21, 2016, in Decatur.

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Softball: Beaver homer caps Alvord win – Third baseman’s blast ends four-run sixth

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Before her at-bat in the bottom of the sixth Monday, Kaely Beaver searched for some advice.

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Powerlifting: Lifters finish fourth at state – Hofsiss, Rodriguez bring home medal

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Natalie Hofsiss and Chico's Ana Rodriguez brought home fourth-place medals from the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association 1A/2A championships in Corpus Christi.

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Lombardi makes dean’s list

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Jessica Lombardi of Alvord was named to the dean's list of scholars at the University of North Texas for the 2015 fall semester.

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Local students graduate Weatherford College

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Several local students graduated from Weatherford College in December 2015.

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Alvord City Council adds stop sign, talks ordinance revisions

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord city council members voted Thursday to place a new stop sign at a reportedly dangerous intersection in town.

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Janeyl Rayne Ruiz

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
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Eleazar and Patricia Ruiz of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Janeyl

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Baseball: Melton, Chico belt Bulldogs – Chico slugger hits three homers in two days

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons started District 10-2A play Monday with a dramatic victory over Olney on Tyler Melton's walk-off solo homer.

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Softball: Alvord clips Lindsay

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Reagan Guthrie sent the Alvord Lady Bulldogs into spring break in first place in District 12-2A.

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Billy Ray Schooling

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
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Billy Ray Schooling, 82, of Alvord, died Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Alvord.

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Track: Beaver opens season with win in shot put

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Kaely Beaver qualified for the state meet last year in the shot put.

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Softball: Back at the controls – Mader prepares to follow up MVP season

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the pitching circle, Mikena Mader enjoys the control she has on the game.

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Softball: Sanger batters Sissies

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Sanger Lady Indians battered the Bridgeport Sissies 20-2 Tuesday.

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Baseball: Errors cost Bulls in loss

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

Lane Morrow belted a pair of home runs and drove in six runs Tuesday night.

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Powerlifting: Four Chico lifters move on to state

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Four Chico girls will be heading to the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association championships in Corpus Christi later this month.

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Basketball: Windthorst runs past Alvord

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

Between cold spells in the first and third quarters, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs went scoreless for nearly 15 minutes of action Friday night.

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Deputies to receive new radar gun

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members gave the city's resident sheriff's deputies a new tool to fight reckless driving.

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Basketball: Alvord runs into second round – Lady Bulldogs blast Itasca

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Clay Corbett

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs wasted little time disposing of the Itasca Lady Wampus Cats Tuesday at Crowley High School in the bi-district round of the Class 2A state playoffs.

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Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Dalton King

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
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Madison McCrae Perkins of Whitesboro, daughter of Ed and Wendy Perkins of Whitesboro, married Christopher Dalton King of Alvord

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