Whitt, team run into Hall of Fame

Whitt, team run into Hall of Fame

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

Stacey Whitt was just weeks away from moving to Brenham to start classes at Blinn Junior College when he had a sudden change of plans.

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Man, 20, charged in pharmacy robbery

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
By Messenger Staff

A Decatur man is in the Wise County Jail after attempting to rob S&J Pharmacy in Alvord this week.

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Frances Charlotte Copeland

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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Frances Charlotte Copeland, 67, of Alvord died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Fort Worth.

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Enis takes job in Burleson

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

Curtis Enis is leaving the football sidelines in Alvord and will return to coaching on the hardwood.

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Early fireworks, late action in board meeting

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Alvord school board made some major decisions Thursday night - but the fireworks that erupted at the start of the meeting hung like a cloud of smoke over a string of unanimous votes.

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Jaycee Lynn Meador

Published Saturday, June 28, 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 deal with ongoing issues

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Alvord's school board will revisit the proposed greenhouse project and guidelines for committees used to help screen job applicants when they meet in regular session Thursday.

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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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