Basketball: Slidell blasts Bellevue

Published Saturday, January 6, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slayton Pruett scored a game-high 22 points as the Slidell Greyhounds beat Bellevue 62-42 Tuesday night.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD's academies are now accepting applications for incoming 2018-19 freshmen - current district eighth-graders - who wish to take part in one of eight specialized academic routes.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 3, 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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Basketball: Rolling along – Paradise crushes City View

Basketball: Rolling along – Paradise crushes City View

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Reece Waddell

With under six minutes remaining, Paradise coach Chad Woodard threw his hands in the air in disbelief.

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Football: Taylor earns defensive newcomer

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Boyd freshman Nick Taylor made 124 tackles, including eight behind the line of scrimmage this season.

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Mitschke, Lady Panthers roll City View

Mitschke, Lady Panthers roll City View

Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

With under six minutes remaining, Paradise coach Chad Woodard threw his hands in the air in disbelief. The Lady Panthers missed another shot underneath the basket – and Woodard was ready to talk things over. After calling a timeout, Woodard urged his team to play with the same effort and intensity they had displayed in the first three quarters. In fact, he was so animated in the huddle and on the bench, it was hard to tell Paradise led by 30 points. Behind a dominant first half and double-double from junior Maddie Mitschke, the Lady Panthers rolled City View 56-24 to improve to 14-7 on the season.

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Lillian Ruth Kalenda Musgrove

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
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Lillian Ruth Kalenda Musgrove, 93, of Paradise, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Paradise.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Winter break is through Jan. 5. Jan. 8 is a staff development day, and students return to class Jan. 9.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Area Relief Mission (WARM) is closed this week. Food distribution, volunteers and community service resume Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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Charlette Mariella Herndon

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
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Shawn and Jennifer Herndon of Paradise announce the birth of a daughter, Charlette Mariella

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Basketball: Yellowjackets overcome slow start, knock off Paradise

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The game did not start how the Boyd Yellowjackets envisioned.

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Basketball: Mitschke helps Lady Panthers bounce back against Boyd

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets did their best to fluster the Paradise Lady Panthers on Tuesday night.

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Jacinda Renee King

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
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Jacinda Renee King, 26, of Paradise, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Woman killed in wreck

Woman killed in wreck

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Racey Burden

A woman was killed in a wreck on Farm Road 2123 south of Bridgeport this morning.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Yearbooks are available for $40, or $45 with personalization. Ordering information is on the district website.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Volunteers are needed to ring the bell for the Salvation Army Red Kettle fundraising campaign.

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Basketball: Sissies edge Muenster

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Ashley Ingram and Emily Vidal both scored in double figures as the Bridgeport Sissies edged Muenster 56-43 last Friday.

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Mitschke helps Lady Panthers bounce back against Boyd

Mitschke helps Lady Panthers bounce back against Boyd

Published Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets did their best to fluster the Paradise Lady Panthers on Tuesday night. Utilizing a 1-2-2 zone, Boyd forced Paradise into several tough, contested shots, especially in the first half. As the Lady Panthers’ offense went cold in the second quarter, the Lady Jackets hung around, only trailing 21-10 at halftime. Then Paradise started to crack the zone.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers rally to win 8-3A opener

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Reece Waddell

With just under three minutes gone in the first quarter, Paradise guard Maddie Mitschke checked out of the game after helping the Lady Panthers jump out to a quick 8-0 lead.

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Greyson Wray Gentry

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
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Kason and Chaney Gentry of Paradise announce the birth of a son, Greyson Wray

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