Paradise principals outline plans for improvement

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Racey Burden

Paradise School Board approved the campus improvement plans (CIP) for all four of its schools Monday.

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Basketball: Era edges Slidell

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Slidell Lady Greyhounds dropped their season opener to neighbor Era Tuesday, 49-40.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport school board meeting was changed to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Tickets are now on sale for "The Nutcracker," featuring the dancers of Wise Ballet and Music Academy, at 7 p.m. Dec. 17, and 3 p.m. Dec. 18, at the Decatur High School Theater.

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Basketball: Sissies capture consolation title

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Coming off a district title last season and a trip to the area round of the playoffs, the Bridgeport Sissies opened the new year with a consolation championship at the Burleson Centennial Tournament.

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Basketball: Alvord scorches Millsap in season opener

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs started the Jerry Johnson tenure off in dominating fashion Tuesday night against Millsap.

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Paradise voters elect council, school board reps

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

In mostly one-candidate races, Paradise City Council and school board members were elected Tuesday night.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Monday, Nov. 21, is slated as a staff workday/student holiday for Boyd. No classes will be held.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Tickets are now on sale for the First United Methodist Church annual Thanksgiving dinner in Bridgeport.

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Football Players of the Week for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Football Players of the Week for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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Meet the candidates: Paradise

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Messenger Staff

City council and school board elections in Paradise are on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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Football: Paradise routs Boyd in finale

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Paradise demolished Boyd 52-7 in the final game of District 4-3A Division I play.

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Paradise routs Boyd in finale

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Messenger staff

Paradise demolished Boyd 52-7 in the final game of District 4-3A Division I play.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord yearbooks are now on sale. Prices are $30 at the elementary and middle school and $40 at the high school.

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Football: Panthers, Jackets renew rivalry

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets and Paradise Panthers have experienced struggles through District 4-3A Division I play.

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No good choice for president

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Jim Taylor

On Monday, I had the privilege of being the first person in line to vote at the early voting center in Bridgeport. I have done my civic duty.

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Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Messenger photographer Joe Duty will take portraits of trick-or-treaters 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at his Messenger studio, 115 S. Trinity St. Enter on the south side of the building.

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Football: Bowie holds off Paradise, 36-28

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Strong performances by Paradise’s special teams couldn’t overcome a determined Bowie unit as the Jackrabbits topped the Panthers 36-28 Friday night.

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Cross Country: Runners take aim at state bids

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

Hitting the race course Saturday at the Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, David Park would like to see his runners bring home the region title. But that's not the main mission.

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Pumpkin patch kids

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Joe Duty

Paradise Intermediate School's 3rd annual pumpkin painting contest drew many competitors.

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