Boyd principals’ contracts extended

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD's three campus principals and two other administrators received contract extensions Monday night.

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Ounce of prevention: District to screen athletes for heart disease

Ounce of prevention: District to screen athletes for heart disease

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Richard Greene

In the fall, Whitney Lamance's mother saw a story on the news about a school giving students in extracurricular activities electrocardiogram and couldn't wait to share the information with her only daughter.

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WC honors Wise County teachers

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Six Wise County teachers were among the 30 teachers from across the region honored by Weatherford College at the 2019 Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers celebration at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center.

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Michael Anthony Garza

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Michael Garza and Michell Wallace of Boyd announce the birth of a son, Michael Anthony Garza

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William “Bill” Alan Lamance

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
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William "Bill" Alan Lamance, 64, of Boyd, a retired stone mason, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Arkansas.

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Warren “Warrior” Woodson Saulter

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Warren "Warrior" Woodson Saulter, 83, of Boyd, a retired truck driver, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Decatur.

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Boyd falls to Breck in play-in game

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By Austin Jackson

It was raining threes in Graham as Boyd and Breckenridge met for the third time of the season for a shot at the final playoff spot in District 7-3A. After Boyd’s half-court pressure forced the fourth steal of the first quarter, Boyd senior Connor Richardson pulled up from behind the arc. He drew contact and […]

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News Briefs for Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Messenger Staff

he MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Playoffs await: Wise teams head to postseason

Playoffs await: Wise teams head to postseason

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The boys basketball regular season ended Tuesday night, and several Wise County schools are still battling for playoff positioning, while some have already clinched a postseason berth.

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Woman dies from injuries in January crash; Death is fourth on 730 in 3 months

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Richard Greene

A Boyd woman involved in a two-vehicle accident on Farm Road 730 in January died Tuesday at a Fort Worth hospital from injuries sustained in the accident.

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Boyd annexation hearings planned

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Richard Greene

Boyd Mayor Pro Tem Mark Culpepper Tuesday night provided a brief moment of levity before the city council approved the resolution calling the two public hearings to annex 153 acres on Cemetery Road for the proposed Spring Hill South.

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Holmes files for re-election

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Richard Greene

Boyd Mayor Rodney Holmes has filed to retain his post.

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Retha Sue Brown

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Retha Sue Brown, 81, of Boyd, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Decatur.

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Winogene Mayfield

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Winogene "Winnie" Mayfield, 81, of Boyd, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Fort Worth.

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Laney Paige Smith

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Kayleigh and Garrett Smith of Boyd announce the birth of a daughter, Laney Paige

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News Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

he MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Four local residents were among the 491 undergraduates to receive diplomas during the December 2018 commencement at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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Lady Panthers win on senior night

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Kaycee Martin led Paradise with 18 points, as the Lady Panthers beat Breckenridge 51-47 on senior night.

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Decatur blasts Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur used a 43-0 run and forced more than 20 turnovers Friday night, routing rival Bridgeport 70-14.

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Hightower arrested for sex crime

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Brian Knox

A former Wise County sheriff's deputy who spent time in prison for crimes of a sexual nature has been arrested for solicitation of a minor.

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