State funding source shrinks: Decatur, Boyd, Slidell receive small payments

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2018
By Richard Greene

Two years after receiving $6.3 million in additional state aid for tax reduction (ASATR), Decatur ISD received just $89,902 this year in the form of a hardship grant.

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Cora Davena LaCour

Published Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Cora Davena (Kirkland) LaCour, 74, of Slidell, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.

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Moore wins Slidell ISD seat

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Brian Moore defeated Scott Walz 298 votes to 162 votes, between Denton and Wise counties, to win Position 4 on the Slidell School Board.

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Greyhounds run to 7th in 1A

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the past five years, the Slidell Greyhounds have come up short of reaching the UIL cross country championships.

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Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By Joe Duty

Wise County Cross Country Teams going to state

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What’s in a name? Slidell, Texas

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell, Texas, was given its name by R.J. Battle, according to local lore. He named the town after John Slidell of Louisiana.

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Alvord, Chico, Slidell tackle different course

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Alvord, Chico and Slidell will find themselves at a different venue Monday for their region races.

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Dedicated to his job; Enis set to retire as Slidell superintendent

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

Former Slidell ISD trustee Irene Wilson recalls the candidates that interviewed for the open superintendent job in 2004.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell FFA students are selling meat and desserts through Thursday.

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Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Elementary School has a room set aside to assist students with homework.

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Cross Country District Review: Hounds aim for seventh straight title

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Greyhounds will try to win their seventh straight league title at the District 22-1A race Wednesday in Bowie.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Eaton Sapphires will host their clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13, for girls in kindergarten to eighth grade.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Young Elementary PTO has a spirit table every Friday 7:20 a.m. until the bell rings.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School pep rallies have been moved to Friday mornings. They will start at 9:40 a.m.

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Anne Lester

Published Saturday, September 15, 2018
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Anne Lester, 84, of Slidell/Greenwood, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, after a long battle with cancer.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Middle School yearbooks are for sale now on the Jostens website. Go to the middle school's home page for the link.

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Enrollments grow at schools

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Richard Greene

Most Wise County school districts entered September with significantly higher enrollments than in May.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Alvord ISD has updated several Remind accounts for the 2018-19 school year. Find an updated list of numbers at alvordisd.net.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Boyd ISD will unveil the three monuments at Yellowjacket Stadium for the 1983, 2004 and 1958 football teams before the season opener Friday.

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