School honors coach

School honors coach

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

Dennis Stroud loved the ice cream served in the Slidell cafeteria. Superintendent Greg Enis said the head tennis and assistant girls basketball coach regularly purchased two ice creams - one for him and one for a random student.

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Cross Country: Horner garners third victory

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Hunter Horner won his third race of the season Wednesday, taking the title at the Poolville Battle of the Back Forty.

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Goode makes dean’s honor roll

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Jessy Goode of Slidell was named to the dean's honor roll at Oklahoma Baptist University for the 2016 spring semester.

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Man arrested after gun threat

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By Brian Knox

An apparent dispute over property led to gunfire and a large police response south of Slidell Saturday night.

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Greenwood-Slidell Volunteer Fire Department nets major grant

Greenwood-Slidell Volunteer Fire Department nets major grant

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By David Talley

Seconds count in firefighting - whether the department is paid or volunteer. Hesitating means losing ground to a blaze that may threaten property or lives.

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Uploading a new lesson; Teacher uses Instagram to share classroom stories

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By David Talley

A Slidell Elementary School teacher is using a popular social media app to give parents and community members a unique look inside the classroom.

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Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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First-day photos

Published Wednesday, August 17, 2016
By Joe Duty

Amanda West and her daughters, Talan and Addison smile for a first-day photo at Slidell Elementary Tuesday.

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Lightning strikes reported

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Greenwood-Slidell firefighters responded to multiple reports of residences being struck by lightning as a storm rolled through Monday evening.

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School districts change calendars to fit state law

School districts change calendars to fit state law

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Schools across the county worked over the spring semester to change their 2016-2017 calendars, taking in consideration House Bill 2610.

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Under construction: Fire hall project slow, but steady

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By David Talley

Adam North's to-do list just keeps growing. The Greenwood-Slidell Fire Department chief has a running list of jobs needed to complete his department's new fire hall.

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Students honored at MSU

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Local students were honored for academic achievement in the 2016 spring semester at Midwestern State University.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagle basketball camp will be June 13-16 at the Decatur High School gym.

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Vanover and teammates fight fatigue to bring home accolades

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Starbucks coffee fueled Shelby Vanover's computer science victory at the UIL state academic meet this week.

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Slidell: Vanover, Beaver rise to the top

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Like many students at Slidell High School, valedictorian Shelby Vanover and salutatorian Sarah Beaver lent their talents to various activities, from athletics to academic contests.

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Greyhounds defend state academic title

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Slidell Greyhounds will take Austin by storm next week as they defend their Class A University Interscholastic League academic title.

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Track: Slidell’s Roof finishes fifth at state

Track: Slidell’s Roof finishes fifth at state

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

Heavy rains and lightning delayed Slidell's Kayson Roof hitting the Mike Myers Stadium track for the Class A 300 hurdles finals by nearly six hours.

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Track: Stating her case – Roof earns third trip to Austin

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

Kayson Roof will be the lone Wise County representative to take the track at Mike Myers Stadium in Austin over the weekend of May 12-14 at the University Interscholastic League championships.

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Greyhounds sweep regionals

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By David Talley

Slidell academic competitors dominated the Region 3-A UIL meet April 23, netting a composite 324 points to claim the overall win, beating second-place Savoy by 146 points.

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Tennis: Slidell duo earns state bid

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

After finishing third last year at the Class A Region III tournament, Kylie Franklin and Megan Garcia set a state tournament as their only goal this year.

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