Volleyball: Lady Eagles reach quarterfinals at Spikefest

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles reached the quarterfinals of the West Texas Spikefest over the weekend before falling to Lubbock Cooper in three sets.

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Football: Alvord breaks in new faces

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs face a steep challenge in the season opener Friday.

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Defenders of the North: House of Alvord

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs reached the playoffs for a third straight season last year after going 2-2 in the tough District 5-2A Division I.

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Alvord School Board inks letter with architect

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Wednesday inked a letter of agreement with CADCO Architects and Engineers as part of the board's plan to consider future construction projects.

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School board meets today

Published August 23, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board will meet today (Wednesday) to consider an agreement letter with CADCO Architects and Engineers. A presentation from the firm is on the board’s regular agenda.

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Billie Rita Hurford Reedy

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Billie Rita Hurford Reedy, 82, of Alvord, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Decatur.

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Boyd and Alvord First Day of School

Boyd and Alvord First Day of School

Published Wedneday, August 23, 2017
By Joe Duty

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Eclipse experience: Libraries plan viewing parties

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience its first total eclipse since 1979, and several local libraries are holding viewing parties.

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Reward offered for tips about shooting

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Brian Knox

A cash reward is now being offered for information about a double shooting in Alvord last week.

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Local districts make the grade

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

All Wise County districts and campuses received a passing grade in the 2017 preliminary accountability ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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Mary Ella Weaver Marshall

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Mary Ella Weaver Marshall, 83, of Alvord, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Alvord.

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Alvord Public Library to hold eclipse viewing

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Public Library will have an eclipse viewing party at Alvord City Hall, 215 W. Elm St., Monday, Aug. 21.

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Alvord City Council talks budget, deputies at workshop

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord City Council members Thursday discussed holding the city's tax rate steady, giving the city a slight surplus due to recently raised property valuations.

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Shooting investigation continues

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Brian Knox

Investigators are continuing to gather evidence in the case of a shooting in Alvord earlier this week.

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Kolton Neal Ford

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
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Matthew and Samantha Ford of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Kolton Neal

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2 men shot

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting of two people in Alvord early Monday morning.

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Watermelon Festival is this weekend

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Watermelon Festival is Friday and Saturday at Elm Creek Park.

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Back to School: Alvord

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Alvord

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Football: Bulldogs begin tough training

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Entering Monday afternoon's opening workout, Alvord coach Pete Hart admitted the biggest question for his team was who would show up.

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