Hog wild: Paradise program fosters prize-winning pigs, builds students’ character

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Racey Burden

Whether they were showing or not, every Paradise FFA student with a pig in the Fort Worth Stock Show had to be at the pens at 6 a.m. Thursday.

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Basketball: Paradise stays in hunt for second seed

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers used a big first half to storm past Henrietta Tuesday and get some momentum heading into a pair of crucial games to end the regular season.

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Basketball: Panthers’ streak ends with loss in OT

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers' winning streak to start the second half of District 8-3A play ended Tuesday with an overtime loss at Henrietta.

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Long pleads guilty to assaulting officer

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Brian Knox

Six months after leading officers on a high speed chase through the county that included ramming an officer's vehicle, a Paradise man has been sentenced to 19 years in jail.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport High School junior and senior prom will be held May 13 at Texas Woman's University in Denton.

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Basketball: Panthers stay in playoff hunt – Paradise wins second straight

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers picked up a crucial win to keep their playoff hopes alive Friday.

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Basketball: Paradise rolls to victory

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

April Coursey drained four 3-pointers, scoring 21 points Friday to lead the Paradise Lady Panthers to a 62-23 win over City View.

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Pedestrian struck, killed

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Racey Burden

A teenager died after he was struck by a car on Texas 114 northwest of Paradise Tuesday.

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Basketball: Panthers shoot down Boyd in double OT

Basketball: Panthers shoot down Boyd in double OT

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

After trailing most of the game, the Paradise Panthers and Danny Richardson had one final shot in regulation with 0.53 seconds remaining.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Education Service Center Region 11 and Decatur ISD will present a parent training event dedicated to assisting families of children with autism spectrum disorders 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.

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Basketball: Bowie trips up Lady Panthers

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bowie Lady Jackrabbits limited the Paradise Lady Panthers to 14 points in the second half to rally for a 47-36 victory Friday.

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James Armstrong

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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James Ray Armstrong, AKA "Kiowa Baker," 68, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Paradise.

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Basketball: Paradise chalks up another win

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Messenger Staff

After a tough loss last Friday, the Lady Panthers came back strong Tuesday, defeating Nocona 64-33.

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Crislee Alexas Deluna

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Chelsi Guevara and Jorge Deluna of Paradise announce the birth of a daughter, Crislee Alexas Deluna

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Friday, Jan. 27, is the last chance to guarantee a 2016-2017 yearbook.

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Basketball: Panthers snag district win

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Panthers made up a little ground in District 8-3A Friday night, defeating Jacksboro 61-53.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers fall short

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paradise's district winning streak was brought to a screeching halt Friday.

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Basketball: Panthers fall to 1-3

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Holliday tripped up the Paradise Panthers Tuesday night 61-52.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers secure big win

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers won their fourth straight game in District 8-3A Tuesday night, beating Holliday 56-43 to set up a second-place showdown Friday with Jacksboro.

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Cheerleading: Cheer squads rally at spirit championship

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Several local high school cheerleading squads competed in the University Interscholastic League spirit championship Wednesday and Thursday in Fort Worth.

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