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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Slidell Elementary 5th Six Weeks Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Slidell Elementary 5th Six Weeks Honor Roll

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Basketball: Patterson makes all-state – Seven players receive region honors

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport senior Devonte Patterson led the Bulls with 19 points per game and grabbed seven rebounds on their way to 8-4A title and the area round of the playoffs.

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Acting brings student body together on stage

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The Slidell High School theater arts department brings students together from every academic interest and athletic competition to build a creative team.

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Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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Greyhounds win district UIL academic meet

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By David Talley

Slidell dominated the District 21-A UIL academic meet March 23, winning eight events in defense of their 2015 state title.

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Basketball: Hicks garners top honors in 8-4A

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

In leading the Decatur Eagles to the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal, forward Parker Hicks tossed in 20.2 points per game.

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Slidell Elementary Fourth Six Weeks Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Slidell Elementary Fourth Six Weeks Honor Roll

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Basketball: Dodd City stops Slidell again

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

For a second straight season, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds met Dodd City in the Class A Region III quarterfinal.

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Basketball: Lady Hounds grab area crown

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

During a slow start on the offensive end, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds stayed locked down on defense Thursday night.

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