May Elections: Candidate Questionnaires

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Messenger sent school board candidates questionnaires, asking them to address the following questions.

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Softball: City View upends Paradise

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

City View capitalized on five Paradise errors for five unearned runs in a 6-2 victory over the Lady Panthers Tuesday.

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Track: Renfro earns fourth trip to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Getting out of the blocks is usually not a strength for Whitney Renfro.

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Richey to make second state trip

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By David Talley

Heading into his second year as Chico High School's lone competitor at the state UIL academic meet this weekend, Austin Richey was introspective when discussing his results and prospects.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Information pertaining to the upcoming bond election, including a tax rate calculator, is available on the district's website under the "Parents and Students" tab.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

BOONSVILLE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – The Boonsville/Balsora Volunteer Fire Department needs volunteers. Those interested should attend the monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Boonsville Fire Hall. BOYD BENEFIT TOURNEY – A 3-on-3 basketball tournament benefiting Garrett Ragsdale is 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Boyd High School […]

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Softball: Chico trips up Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Laynee North and Brooke Vidal knocked in runs with doubles in the Chico Lady Dragons' four-run fourth inning that pushed them to a 9-6 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs.

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Baseball: Baker tosses gem against Dragons

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Clay Baker limited Chico to a run on just two hits over six innings Friday in Alvord's 12-1 victory over the Chico Dragons.

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Baseball: Blanks tosses no-hitter

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jerod Blanks turned in a dominating performance on the mound and at the plate for the Chico Dragons Tuesday against Saint Jo.

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Charles Edwin Loftis

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
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Charles Edwin Loftis, 71, of Chico, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Chico.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Slidell Elementary pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration is 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, now through April 21.

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Softball: Lady Dragons score 13 in one inning of win

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Chico Lady Dragons piled up 13 runs in the third inning Friday in a 22-11 victory over Tioga in five innings.

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Baseball: Lindsay’s Otto no-hits Chico

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Lindsay Knights brought an end to the Chico Dragons' two-game winning streak with a 10-0 victory Friday.

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Chico City Council approves aggressive business incentive

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By David Talley

A new storefront will soon open in downtown Chico.

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Baseball: Weatherly, Dragons stop Valley View

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Cameron Weatherly turned a gem Tuesday, striking out 14 and holding Valley View to a run on seven hits in seven innings.

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Softball: Chico beats Era

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Laynee North doubled twice, going 4-for-5 in the Chico Lady Dragons' 14-1 victory over Era Tuesday.

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Blakelynn LaRae Despain

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
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Carley and Justin Despain of Chico announce the birth of a daughter, Blakelynn LaRae

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The PTO is hosting a Spring Fling for all elementary and intermediate students Friday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.

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Baseball: Brill tosses no-hitter

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Hunter Brill fanned 12 in tossing a no-hitter for the Northwest Texans against district rival Eaton.

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Softball: Alvord rallies for win

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Brittany Gayler's three-run homer started a four-run, seventh-inning rally in the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' 6-5 comeback victory over Valley View Friday.

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