Making a murder trial: Criminal forensics students litigate for justice

Making a murder trial: Criminal forensics students litigate for justice

Published Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Austin Jackson

A student sat handcuffed, awaiting his fate, as the prosecution and defense teams presented their arguments Tuesday.

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News briefs for Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee for scrapbooking and crafting is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Thomas finishes 7th in discus

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Richard Greene

After twirling across the ring, Christina Thomas unleashed her first throw on a chilly, damp morning at Mike Myers Stadium Saturday.

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2019 UIL Track and Field Championships Results

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Messenger Staff

CLASS 2A GIRLS DISCUS: 1. Bree Baker, Panhandle, 126-02; 2. Kamryn Chapman, Sabinal, 125-10; 3. Rylee DeBord, Sunray, 124-06; 7. Christina Thomas, Alvord, 104-04.

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Alvord’s Johnson captures silver medal

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Richard Greene

Alvord’s Jared Johnson ended his only track season with a silver medal in the 2A 100.

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State track notes: Decatur finishes sixth in sprint relay

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Richard Greene

Running against a loaded field in the 4A 4x100 final, the Decatur Eagles finished sixth in 42.35.

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2 hurt in hit-and-run

2 hurt in hit-and-run

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Brian Knox

A hit-and-run accident south of Alvord sent two people to the hospital Thursday morning.

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On target: Decatur clay target team wraps up second season

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Reece Waddell

When Jason Ticknor went into an informational meeting in 2017 for the Decatur clay target team, he was trying to learn more about an activity he thought his daughter, Jaci, might be interested in.

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Bee distraction causes crash

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Brian Knox

A flying insect is to blame for causing a wreck that injured a child in a rural area near Alvord Wednesday evening.

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UIL State Track and Field Championships Schedule

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Saturday, May 11 at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin

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Jerry Mack Crafton

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
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Jerry Mack Crafton, 77, of Alvord, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Alvord.

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Alvord’s Thomas finishes seventh

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Christina Thomas moved up two spots in her last two attempts to finish seventh in the Class 2A final with a throw of 104-4.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Paradise falls in thriller: Holliday rallies, wins bi-district title in Game 3

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

After dropping the first game of the 3A Region I bi-district series to Holliday Friday night, Paradise got a break when Game 2 was postponed due to rain.

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State meet this weekend

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Several Wise County athletes will head to Austin Saturday to compete for state title on the track.

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Back off his feet: Community helps local veteran after flood

Back off his feet: Community helps local veteran after flood

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Austin Jackson

In April, fast moving water rushed through a rented home in Alvord and took a lifetime of possessions from Army Sgt. Wilmer Valles.

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Vote today: Early voting turnout heavy in Decatur

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Brian Knox

Saturday was election day for local school boards and city councils.

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Photo Finish: 2019 Wise County State Track Qualifiers

Photo Finish: 2019 Wise County State Track Qualifiers

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Photo Finish: 2019 Wise County State Track Qualifiers

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Incumbents hang on to seats

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Richard Greene

Incumbents Bobby Brazier and Billy Fred Walker retained their seats on the Bridgeport City Council.

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Election day is Saturday

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Messenger Staff

City and school leadership positions are on the line Saturday, and voters have the final say.

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