Decatur bats lead way to sweep of Pinkston

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Starting with Tyler Ticknorā€™s leadoff double, the Eagles sent 17 batters to plate in the bottom of the first, scoring 12 runs on five hits, five walks and three errors. Decatur went on for the 15-0 win in five innings to finish off the 4A Region II bi-district series.

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Honors abound at Foundation Gala

Honors abound at Foundation Gala

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur Education Foundation's 2017 Gala Thursday was a time to celebrate the accomplishments of many - including teachers, former student-athletes and the donors who make the teaching grants possible.

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Local man killed in police shooting

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The son of a Decatur business owner was shot and killed by police in San Francisco Wednesday.

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Eaton receives Legacy Award

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Messenger publisher Roy Eaton was presented April 22 with the 2017 Legacy Award by the Northwest ISD Education Foundation.

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Decatur School Board narrows superintendent search

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board has narrowed its choice of the district's next superintendent to six candidates.

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Baseball: Eagles eye more success on Saturday

Baseball: Eagles eye more success on Saturday

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Twice during a tough District 9-4A schedule, the Decatur Eagles followed a Friday night game with a Saturday afternoon affair.

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Basketball: Decatur’s Hicks to play in all-star game

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Fresh off signing as a preferred walk-on with Texas Tech, Parker Hicks will take the floor for the first of a pair of all-star games Saturday.

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Soccer: Prado, Aguilar share MVP

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the back line, Bridgeport's Eric Aguilar served as the ultimate sweeper, making the Bulls' defense almost impenetrable in a run to the 4A final.

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Georgia Pearl Mount

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Georgia Pearl Mount, 104, of Decatur, died Saturday, April 29, 2017.

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Baley Lynn Phariss and Colton Chase Ritter

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Baley Lynn Phariss, daughter of Wade and Robin Phariss, all of Decatur, will marry Colton Chase Ritter

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Catalina Torres and Halston Drake Delgado

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Catalina Torres, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Juan Torres, will marry Halston Drake Delgado

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Camron Trale McCandless

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Camron and Kayla McCandless of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Camron Trale

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Luke Jenson Lisby

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Cole and Samantha Lisby of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Luke Jenson

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Elder tosses no-hitter in 14-0 Decatur win

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Decatur ace Bryce Elder needed only 47 pitches to get through five no-hit innings Friday in the opening game of the 4A Region II bi-district series against Dallas Pinkston. The Eagles provided Elder with plenty of run support in a 14-0 victory.

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Youth art show this weekend

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The creativity and talent of young artists will be on display at the Decatur Civic Center Saturday.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's kindergarten roundup is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through Friday, May 5.

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Fourth graders take a Texas road trip

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Fourth graders from Decatur ISD's Carson Elementary traveled to Waco and Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip April 5 to experience what they are learning in fourth grade Texas history.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting a program to promote Texas agriculture and teach participants about the role agriculture plays in providing proper nutrition, preventing food waste and alleviating unsubstantiated fears about the food supply.

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Baseball: Chatting the game – Potts leads Eagles with bat, voice

Baseball: Chatting the game – Potts leads Eagles with bat, voice

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Winning tight games and making late rallies became a specialty for the Decatur Eagles in working their way to the playoffs.

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Track: Hacker finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Isaac Hacker narrowly missed out on a medal at the Class 4A Region II track meet.

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