Book smart: School library keeps summer hours, encourages reading

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By David Talley

Teachers call it the summer reading slide. In just a few months, students can lose ground if they don't practice their reading skills.

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Boyd School Board axes insurance policy

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members voted Monday night to drop the district's student extracurricular insurance policy due to yearly declines in student claims.

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Boyd teacher awarded scholastic grant

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By David Talley

A Boyd Elementary School teacher was recently awarded Scholastic's Project Summer grant for the district's Read 2 Succeed summer program.

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Upcoming Meeting Previews

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Trustees meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, to discuss a compensation plan, closing the district's Legend Bank Construction Account and considering a workmen's compensation claim.

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Frances R. Gillaspy

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Frances R. Gillaspy, 76, of Boyd, died Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Boyd.

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Billy Bee Maddox Jr.

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Billy Bee Maddox Jr., 27, of Boyd, died Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Rhome.

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Emmalee Nicole Weigart

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Andrew and Shelby Weigart of Boyd announce the birth of a daughter, Emmalee Nicole

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School districts change calendars to fit state law

School districts change calendars to fit state law

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Schools across the county worked over the spring semester to change their 2016-2017 calendars, taking in consideration House Bill 2610.

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Cities to spray for mosquitoes

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Racey Burden

Summer is mosquito season, and the wetter weather Wise County is experiencing leads to an increase in the nuisance insects.

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Football: Boyd hosts state qualifier

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets will try to lock up a berth into the state 7-on-7 tournament Saturday when they host a Division II qualifier.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Richard Greene

Ronnie Gage will hold a session of the Panther Football Camp at the Paradise practice field for incoming freshmen from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 25-28.

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DeGan makes A&M-Kingsville honor roll

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Ryen N. DeGan of Boyd was named to the honor roll at Texas A&M University-Kingsville for the 2016 spring semester.

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Wright pleads guilty to assault

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Rhome man pleaded guilty to assaulting a Boyd resident two years ago and has been ordered to pay for the victims' medical bills.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagle basketball camp will be June 13-16 at the Decatur High School gym.

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Nehemiah Douglas Garrison

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
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Samuel and Elizabeth Garrison of Boyd announce the birth of a son, Nehemiah Douglas

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Group to hold first regional convention

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Widows of America Inc. is having Roses for Widows, the 16th all-widows faith-based jamboree, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Boyd Community Center.

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Boyd’s Knox Avenue project enters phase 2

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By David Talley

Construction on phase two of the Knox Avenue project in Boyd is set to begin in two weeks.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagle basketball camp will be June 13-16 at the Decatur High School gym.

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Gladys Thelma Sewell

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
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Gladys Thelma Sewell, 81, of Boyd, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Boyd.

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Legend Wyatt Brown

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
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Jessica and Brody Brown of Boyd announce the birth of a son, Legend Wyatt

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