Baseball: Decatur clinches playoff berth – Rascon’s grand slam propels Eagles past Bulls

Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Bodi Rascon turned the game around in one swing last Friday against rival Bridgeport.

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Janette Snodgrass

Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Janette Snodgrass, 77, of Boyd, died Friday, April 27, 2018, in Decatur.

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Boyd council OKs water rate increases

Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd residents will see a water rate increase this summer. The Boyd City Council Tuesday approved a 10 percent increase to residential and commercial water rates and 50 percent hike to commercial sewer rates after a second public hearing. The rate increases will raise the average residential water bill for a homeowner using 4,500 gallons $4.60 to $51.10. With the average sewer bill remaining the same at $33.20, the average monthly total residential water/wastewater bill will be $84.30.

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Construction closes road

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Texas 114 was closed Friday through Boyd for construction on the Union Pacific Railroad.

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Boyd High School manned guard shack extends security

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Richard Greene

Visitors to Boyd High School are now required to stop at a checkpoint before entering the campus parking lot.

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Boyd City Council preps for second hearing on rate hikes

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Boyd City Council will hold a second hearing Tuesday on proposed water and sewer rate increases.

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Big Event elicits wave of volunteers

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Richard Greene

When organizing Boyd ISD's first Big Event, high school art teacher Robin Nobles hoped to find close to a dozen jobs around the community for students to tackle.

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Softball: Boyd season ends in tiebreaker

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets forced a three-way tie for the final two playoff spots in District 8-3A after winning six of their last seven games.

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Baseball: No. 1 Argyle beats Decatur

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Messenger Staff

No. 1 Argyle stayed undefeated Tuesday, routing Decatur 11-1 in six innings.

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Addressing current topics in Boyd

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Rodney E. Holmes

There seems to be some confusion on things that are happening in our great city.

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John William and Beverly Ruth Fuller

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
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John William and Beverly Ruth Fuller of Boyd will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 8, 2018.

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114 in Boyd to be closed Friday

Published Thursday, April 26, 2018
By Richard Greene

Texas 114 will be closed Friday through Boyd for construction on the Union Pacific Railroad. The construction, including the replacement of rails, will close roadway way from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD elementary schools will each host a kindergarten roundup event April 30 to May 4, allowing incoming kindergartners and their families to learn about their new schools.

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Softball: Lady Eagles finish district undefeated

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles put an exclamation point on their perfect run through District 9-4A play with an 11-1 drubbing of Sanger last Friday.

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Baseball: Hicks throws gem in win over Sanger

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Wilson Hicks threw five hitless and scoreless innings Friday as Decatur beat Sanger 10-6.

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Large development takes shape near Boyd

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

The near 600-home Springhill South development in Boyd took a significant step toward becoming a reality Tuesday night.

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Early voting begins Monday for school bond issue

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

For the second year in a row, voters in the Alvord school district will have a choice to make on a school bond issue.

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Boyd City Council eyes water rate hike

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

The city of Boyd could soon implement increased water and sewer rates.

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Decatur fell behind 7-0 after two innings and could not catch up to Krum, losing 7-4 Tuesday.

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur blanked the defending 4A state champion Krum Lady Bobcats 9-0 Tuesday night.

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Baseball: Krum sweeps Eagles

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur fell behind 7-0 after two innings and could not catch up to Krum, losing 7-4 Tuesday.

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