Decatur campus’ AC fix to be done in summer

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Brian Knox

Things might get a little heated at the sixth grade campus of McCarroll Middle School the closer it gets to summer.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 18, 2015

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Monday night the Paradise City Council will consider declaring April 21, 2015, "Sue Hudson Day."

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Bleacher, parking lot project approved

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Brian Knox

Despite a couple of concerns, the Decatur School Board Monday approved a project to add a section of bleachers and add parking spaces at Eagle Stadium.

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Decatur School Board approves ’15-16 school calendar

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Brian Knox

Perhaps motivated by a girls basketball playoff game beginning in a couple of hours, the Decatur School Board might have set a record for its quickest meeting on Monday.

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Decatur calls $13.5 million bond issue

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Brian Knox

The Decatur school board has spent months evaluating the needs of the school district and deciding what is the most important. Now, it's decision time for residents.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 14, 2015

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport School Board will decide Monday whether or not to create a soccer program.

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Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur School Board is expected to call a bond election at a special meeting tonight.

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Decatur School Board revises bond packages

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Decatur school trustees whittled on possible bond packages Wednesday night until they had cut $2.6 million from previously discussed totals.

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Decatur ISD to consider calling bond election

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

After months of discussions about needs of the Decatur school district, the school board is expected to make several bond election-related decisions at tonight's meeting.

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District extends superintendents contract

Published Saturday, January 17, 2015
By Brian Knox

Decatur ISD Superintendent Rod Townsend received a vote of confidence from the school board Wednesday night.

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Meeting Agendas for Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Published Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd school board will discuss agriculture barn construction bids, budget amendments and elementary school playground equipment Thursday night.

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Voters might have multiple bond choices

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Brian Knox

Around this time next month, the Decatur school board is expected to take action on a proposed bond issue. There are still several decisions to make before then.

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Decatur School Board continues discussion of possible bond issue

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Brian Knox

Bond talk once again took up the majority of the time at Monday's Decatur school board meeting, as trustees continue to look at the district's needs.

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Bond price tag could top $8 million

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board Monday continued discussions about a possible bond issue to address the needs of the district.

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Decatur School Board reviews needs, ponders bond

Published Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Brian Knox

Voters in the Decatur school district might be asked to approve a bond issue next spring.

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Council Previews for Saturday, September 13, 2014

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council will adopt its 2014-2015 tax rate of $0.5875 per $100 valuation at its meeting Tuesday, 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at 900 Thompson Street.

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Decatur budget includes money for vehicles, ag barn

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Brian Knox

If the 2014-2015 Decatur school budget looked a lot like the 2013-2014 budget, that was by design.

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GPA policy change affects Decatur freshmen, sophomores

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Brian Knox

Decatur school officials hope changes in the way grade point averages are calculated will put less emphasis on grades and more emphasis on preparing students for life after high school.

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GPA policy change back on Decatur School Board agenda

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board Monday is expected to make a decision on applying a new grade point average policy to incoming sophomores as well as freshman.

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Decatur proposes new GPA rules for sophomores

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Brian Knox

Incoming Decatur High School sophomores may find themselves under the new grade-point average rules the school board recently approved for freshmen.

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