Stidham brings home gold

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Richard Greene

After a strong start, Dalton Stidham clipped the third hurdle Saturday during the Class 2A Region II 110 finals.

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Tabled again: Alvord board to deal with AD after election

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Bob Buckel

After meeting behind closed doors for several hours Monday, Thursday's closed-door session of the Alvord school board didn't last nearly as long.

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Baseball Roundup: Rebels beat Texans

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Richland Rebels pushed across six runs in the third and another five in the fourth on the way to a 16-5 win over the Northwest Texans in five innings Tuesday.

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Hope thieves find another livelihood

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Grace Turlington

I would like to acknowledge all the people who have been so helpful to me for the last 25 to 30 years, if not longer - especially at the house that was on the corner of 511 Proctor and Pecan in Alvord, which was used as a storage house for 25 to 30 years.

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Jerry Allan Taylor

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Jerry Allan Taylor, 64, of Alvord, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Fort Worth.

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Sophi Rae Talamantes

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Summer Troutwine and Deven Talamantes of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Sophi Rae Talamantes

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Looking to move up a notch; Alvord’s Williams eyes return to Austin in 800

Looking to move up a notch; Alvord’s Williams eyes return to Austin in 800

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The distance taxes Savannah Williams' legs while the demanded speed over the two laps around the track burns her lungs. But the grueling test of will that plays out over 800 meters grabs at the Alvord junior's heart.

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Baseball Roundup: Samples puts Bulls into three-way tie in 9-3A

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls scored four runs in the third inning including one driven in by Alex Samples in a 5-3 victory over Gainesville Friday.

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Board to meet behind closed doors

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will convene in a special called session at 5 p.m. Monday.

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Lady Panthers secure area crown

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers last week captured their first district title on the track since 2001.

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Tatum Shae Meador

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Justin and Naudia Meador of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Tatum Shae

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Alvord school board non-renews AD, then rescinds

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It took the Alvord school board just 11 minutes Monday to OK a roof replacement, approve a joint election agreement with the city of Alvord, appoint election judges and vote to non-renew the contract of its athletic director.

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Softball Roundup: Lady ‘Jackets skunk Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets made school history Saturday with a 15-0 blanking of Alvord.

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Baseball Roundup: Boyd trumps Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning Saturday to break a tie and beat the Alvord Bulldogs 6-3.

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Paradise reigns in 9-2A; Panthers, Lady Panthers win titles

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

For the second straight year, the District 9-2A boys team title will stay in Paradise - where the girls title also happens to reside.

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Board to consider AD’s contract

Published Saturday, April 12, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It's only a four-item agenda, but one item may take a while.

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Julianna Sandate

Published Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Richard and Danelle Sandate of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Julianna

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Alvord Elementary School Fourth Six Weeks Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Alvord Elementary School Fourth Six Weeks Honor Roll

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Williams wants no votes for school board

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Lex Williams, one of three candidates who filed for Place 6 on the Alvord school board, told the Messenger this week that he wishes to drop out of the race.

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AD’s contract situation still not resolved

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It took an attorney to sort out exactly what the tie vote in last Thursday's Alvord school board meeting means with regard to the contract of Athletic Director Curtis Enis.

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