Messenger First Edition for Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Messenger First Edition for Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Fire damages restaurant on square

Fire damaged the Rooster’s Roadhouse restaurant on the Decatur Square Sunday evening.

Overcoming barriers

Sisters rise to top of classes in new country

Amid a pandemic, the last day of school at Alvord ISD for senior Denisse Garcia Tadeo was jarring, but not as much as her first in the district.

Pair of wrecks injure 2

Two people were transported to area hospitals after sustaining injuries in separate Wise County wrecks.

Northwest ISD looks to make cuts

Northwest ISD is looking to trim millions in expenses for the 2020-21 school year to eliminate a budget shortfall.

Playgrounds reopen for public use

Outdoors enthusiasts will have a few more options this week.

Graduation Ceremonies 2020

Local schools have announced the following outdoor graduation plans, in keeping with the health requirements including social distancing measures in place.

Boyd seniors leave mark with graduation project

The Class of 2020 at Boyd High School has experienced an unconventional senior year due to COVID-19.

Principal named at Rann

District awards bid for construction at McCarroll

A Decatur graduate is returning to the district to lead Rann Elementary.

Decatur City Council approves virtual meeting system

The Decatur City Council will have the ability to hold a meeting partially or fully online by their June 8 meeting following action at Monday’s meeting.