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Alvord, Texas is located in Wise County. Zip codes in Alvord, TX include 76225. The median home price in Alvord is $200,000 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Alvord information.

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1 hr ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Officials optimistic about finance decision

It's not a surprise - and it's far from over - but Thursday's ruling in the Texas school finance lawsuit does push the state one step closer to a possible resolution of its longest-running political drama.How should we fund public education?State District Judge John Dietz of Austin issued his long, and long-awaited, ruling Thursday afternoon.

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5 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Alvord School Board drops a penny from tax rate

Thursday's school board meeting saw a few last-minute additions to the budget, but Alvord ISD trustees were also able to drop a penny from the tax rate.While the district's maintenance and operations tax rate stayed the same at $1.17 per $100 value, a carryover of about $80,000 in the district's debt service fund made it possible to lower the debt ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Local 4-Hers recognized at banquet

Wise County 4-H families gathered Aug. 11 to recognize the accomplishments of the youth in the 4-H program.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Stetson Lee Hicks

Malloree Hardee and Timothy Hicks of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Stetson Lee, on Aug. 18, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Thursday, August 21, 2014

THEFT ARREST - A Weatherford man suspected in thefts from Wise, Tarrant and Parker counties was arrested last week, according to the Parker County Sheriff's Department.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

ALVORDTITLE I - Alvord Elementary School will host its annual Title I Parent Meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the elementary school cafeteria.

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Wise County Messenger Online

'Surge' results in arrests, recovery of stolen items

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has made numerous arrests for drug offenses - and recovered stolen vehicles and guns - as part of a multi-county special operation conducted last week.Chief Deputy Kevin Benton said the Sheriff's Office participates in a program called the Texoma High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area , which periodically holds ... (more)

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

School districts hit targets; Two campuses rated 'improvement required'

Wise County's eight school districts all received a "met standard" rating in the state's 2014 Accountability Summary.The numbers were released Friday.Only two campuses - Decatur's McCarroll Middle School 7th and 8th grade campus, and Northwest's Seven Hills Elementary in Newark - were rated "improvement required," but those ratings did not prevent ... (more)

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Wise County Messenger Online

Boyd City Council eyes increased tax rate

The Boyd City Council is considering increasing property taxes.At its meeting Tuesday, the council proposed a tax rate of 51 cents, up from last year's $0.4832."

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Wise County Messenger Online

Alvord school board sets budget workshop

Aside from any last-minute personnel recommendations that may come up, a budget workshop is the only agenda item facing Alvord's school trustees as they convene for a specially called meeting 5 p.m. Monday.Although the board has approved several programs and committed to some expenditures for next year, very little discussion has been held to this ... (more)

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Wise County Messenger Online

Teen injured in wreck

A California teen was flown to a Metroplex hospital following a one-vehicle wreck in Alvord Friday morning.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Jasper Reid Scott

Bailie Jackson Samford and Brolin Scott of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Jasper Reid Scott, on Aug. 4, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Going Places

GOING PLACES - The Eighter From Decatur Bike Rally took cyclists up to 55 miles between Decatur, Alvord, Forrestburg and Greenwood.

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