Five teams picked for playoffs

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Richard Greene

Football fans in Decatur, Alvord, Boyd, Chico and Northwest can make their plans for the postseason according to polls in Dave Campbell's Texas Football.

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Beth Marlena Geron

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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Beth Marlena Geron, 57, of Alvord, died Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Decatur.

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Missing Alvord teen found

Published Saturday, June 21, 2014
By Brian Knox

A missing teen was located safe in north Fort Worth late Thursday.

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Jaycee Lynn Meador

Published Saturday, June 21, 2014
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Jeremy and Jessica Meador of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Jaycee Lynn

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Board to review district goals

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Meeting for the first time in several months without a big crowd or a hot-button issue, the Alvord school board Monday spent most of its time examining the fine points of superintendent evaluation forms.

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Boyd, Alvord compete for state bids

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Sixteen teams will vie for the two spots into the Texas 7-on-7 Championships Saturday as one of the final state qualifiers.

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Shelton to lead Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

After piling up more than 500 wins, multiple state tournament appearances and a state crown, John Shelton is coming to Alvord.

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Cynthia Ann Hill

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Hill, 73, a homemaker, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Alvord.

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Alvord School Board to elect new secretary

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Alvord ISD board of trustees will consider naming a new board secretary at a special called meeting Monday.

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Summer reading programs kick off next week

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Students may have put their school books away, but local libraries promise plenty of literary fun through their summer reading programs.

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Brass, birds and smoke: Young shooter gets Olympic level training in Colorado

Brass, birds and smoke: Young shooter gets Olympic level training in Colorado

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Josh Andresen has logged hundreds of hours making his mark as top-tier sport shooting athlete.

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Summer will feature another hot item: meals

Summer will feature another hot item: meals

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Brian Knox

Hungry children in Decatur will have a new option for hot meals this summer. And the best part is, it's free.

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Schmucker heads to Panhandle

Schmucker heads to Panhandle

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Richard Greene

After guiding the Lady Bulldogs to five straight playoff appearances, including a pair of trips to the Class 2A Region II final, Rob Schmucker is leaving the Alvord bench.

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Pair busted on gambling charges

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
By Brian Knox

Two people turned themselves in to the Wise County Sheriff's Office Wednesday on warrants related to a possible gambling operation at the Navigator Truck Stop in Alvord.

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Alvord School Board tables committee plan, hires principal

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
By Bob Buckel

After swearing in two new members and electing officers, the Alvord school board spent about 45 minutes Thursday night discussing selection committees for hiring new faculty members and principals.

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Landry Elizabeth Day

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
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Kiefer and Kelsie Day of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Landry Elizabeth

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Collins Elsie-Fayth Jackson

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
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Clay and Chasen Jackson of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Collins Elsie-Fayth

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Hildey Adelle McEachern

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
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David and Jesica McEachera of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Hildey Adelle

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Alvord ISD board to welcome new members

Published Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Messenger Staff

After an election which saw one incumbent unseated and a vacant seat filled, the Alvord ISD board of trustees will swear in two new members Thursday evening.

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Students named to TWU Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Several Wise County students made the Dean's List during the fall 2013 semester at Texas Woman's University.

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