Boyd School Board considers admin contracts

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd trustees unanimously voted to add time to all administrator and principal contracts Monday, but split over Athletic Director Brandon Hopkins, leaving the coach without an extension.

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Softball: Wise squads hit diamond

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

In an unseasonably warm February, the Wise County softball teams hit the field this week for the start of the 2017 season.

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Richard and Sandy Brown

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Richard and Sandy Brown of Boyd celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Feb. 17.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Monday, Feb. 20, is a school holiday.

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James A. Cash

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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James A. Cash, 81, of Boyd died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Decatur.

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Jury clears man of sex charges

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Wise County jury returned a not guilty verdict in a felony sex crime case Friday afternoon.

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Scales of success; Ensemble set to advance to state

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By David Talley

A trio of Boyd High School band members will advance to the UIL Solo-Ensemble Contest this May after earning top scores at a region-level meet last weekend.

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Boyd Police Station gets needed upgrades

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By David Talley

The Boyd Police Department has new digs.

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Education Briefs for February 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School will have an introduction to courses 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, for all eighth through 11th grade students and parents.

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Basketball: Jacksboro trips Boyd

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets couldn't overcome a slow start Friday against Jacksboro.

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Basketball: Yellowjackets earn first district win

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

After suffering a string of close losses in District 8-3A, the Boyd Yellowjackets made the plays in overtime to take down Jacksboro and pick up their first league win.

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Football: Jordan earns all-state honor

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd senior center Reece Jordan added another honor Tuesday, being named to the Texas Sportswriters Association's 3A second team.

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Signings: Northwest’s Holmes picks Baylor

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a record-setting career at Northwest, Gavin Holmes had offers on the table from a slew of Division I schools, including Nebraska, Oregon, Arizona State and others.

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Basketball: City View rolls past Jackets

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets remained winless in District 8-3A after a 63-31 loss Tuesday to City View.

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Basketball: Boyd captures second straight win

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Lindsey Thorpe scored eight of her game-high 21 points in the second quarter as the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets built a double-digit lead on the way to the 65-40 win over City View Tuesday.

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Too little, too late

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By J.R. Gold

Wow. I see we got a burn ban on and that is good, but strange that it came only a couple of days after a rain soaker.

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Grateful for dialysis center

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Jeannie Parks

Dialysis is a vital service for those with kidney disease. I wish to express my deep gratitude to Dr. Aamir Zuberi and his staff at the Wise Health System Dialysis Center in Decatur.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport High School junior and senior prom will be held May 13 at Texas Woman's University in Denton.

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Basketball: Henrietta holds down Boyd

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets couldn't get anything going offensively until the fourth quarter Friday in a 40-30 loss to Henrietta.

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Basketball: Boyd clips Henrietta

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Paytin Bullard scored 11 of her 20 points in the second half to lead the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets to a 55-45 win over Henrietta Friday.

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