Council approves trash cart plan

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Brian Knox

Green trash carts will be coming to Decatur this summer. The city council Monday approved a request by Waste Connections of Texas to provide residents of the town with 95-gallon trash carts. Waste Connections provides trash removal services to the city.

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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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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to serve on the Local Disaster Action Team to respond to local disasters such as house fires and tornadoes.

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Track: Mad Mak – Decatur freshman fuels emotions into gold

Track: Mad Mak – Decatur freshman fuels  emotions into gold

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Makenna Gantt trailed by a foot going into her final attempt in the shot put at the District 9-4A meet two weeks ago at Argyle.

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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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Tammy June Myers

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Tammy June Myers, 54, of Decatur died Friday, April 6, 2018, in Decatur.

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Board closes Decatur high school campus for lunch

Board closes Decatur high school campus for lunch

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur High School students will have a closed campus for lunch next school year.

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Decatur ISD hires high school principal

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Sherman High School principal Chris Mogan was hired Monday night to lead Decatur High School.

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Slidell wins region title; Students across the county advance to state

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Throughout Saturday, Taylor Davis found little time to check scores and see where Slidell ranked among the other schools at the Class A Region III UIL academics contest in Keller.

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Ranch gathering slated at NRS

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering on Thursday at the NRS Ranch Store in Decatur.

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Business park construction to begin

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The Decatur Economic Development Corp. Wednesday awarded a $2.8 million contract to McMahon Contracting for the construction of infrastructure at Eagles Landing Business Park southeast of town.

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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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City of Decatur hosts discussion on downtown land use

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

A proposal to expand a mixed land use designation near downtown Decatur has drawn a mixed reaction from local property owners.

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Track: Strong finish – Eagles take second in area meet

Track: Strong finish – Eagles take second in area meet

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After sweeping the District 9-4A meet last week at Argyle, Decatur posted another strong effort Wednesday at the 4A Region II 9/10 area meet.

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Track: Lady Eagles finish third at area meet

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When Mackenzie Whitaker took the baton on the last lap of the 4x400, Decatur was on the verge of not medaling.

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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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Lisa Freeman Castro and Bobby Joe Duty Jr.

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Lisa Freeman Castro and Bobby Joe Duty Jr., will exchange vows Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Decatur.

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Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Michael Fetteroff

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Casey Layne James, daughter of Mark and Syndi Tolliver and Toni James and Kelley Williams, all of Decatur, married Adam Michael Fetteroff.

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