UPDATE

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

1 ARRESTED FOR FIRING GUN - A Bridgeport woman was arrested Sunday after firing a gun at another person in a residential neighborhood. Bridgeport Police Chief Steve Stanford said his office received a call just before 1 p.m. about a disturbance in the 1500 block of Brush Drive involving a woman firing a gun at a man.

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Man seriously injured in wreck Tale Waggin’ Tutors; Service dogs ‘listen’ to young readers Football: Brought to halt – Heritage stymies Decatur offense in win
 
Man seriously injured in wreck

Man seriously injured in wreck

A man was transported to Medical City Denton with life-threatening injuries Friday following a wreck on Texas 101.

Tale Waggin’ Tutors; Service dogs ‘listen’ to young readers

Tale Waggin’ Tutors; Service dogs ‘listen’ to young readers

As 6-year-old Travis Walker read slowly aloud, pausing to sound out unfamiliar words, a pair of knowing eyes looked patiently back at him from over the top of his children's book.

Football: Brought to halt – Heritage stymies Decatur offense in win

Football: Brought to halt – Heritage stymies Decatur offense in win

For three quarters Friday, the offensive fireworks that filled The Star in Frisco during last year's meeting between Midlothian Heritage and Decatur disappeared.




NEWS HEADLINES

1 jailed after firing gun

Published Sept. 18, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport woman was arrested Sunday after firing a gun at another person in a residential neighborhood.

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Man seriously injured in wreck

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Racey Burden

A man was transported to Medical City Denton with life-threatening injuries Friday following a wreck on Texas 101.

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Hurdsman sentenced

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Paradise man with multiple prior felony convictions has been found guilty of stealing more than $20,000 worth of items from a gas processing facility in 2014 and sentenced to 75 years in prison.

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Tale Waggin’ Tutors; Service dogs ‘listen’ to young readers

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By David Talley

As 6-year-old Travis Walker read slowly aloud, pausing to sound out unfamiliar words, a pair of knowing eyes looked patiently back at him from over the top of his children's book.

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SPORTS HEADLINES

VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Boyd, Northwest, Alvord earn wins

Published Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Paradise Lady Panthers traded points early with Bowie but couldn’t keep up. The Lady Panthers fell in three games, 32-30, 25-21, 25-21.

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Chico, Byers take down Alvord in four sets

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the match tied at a set each Saturday with rival Alvord, Chico senior Jessica Byers provided the turning point. Byers buried three of her match-high 19 kills within three points to start a 10-2 closing run for Chico in the pivotal third set. The Lady Dragons went on to close the match in four […]

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OUR OPINIONS

Gaining perspective through Photography 101


Published Saturday, September 16, 2017 | By David Talley

If I passed you Wednesday afternoon on U.S. 380 between the sheriff's office and Victory Church, I'm sorry. It was 5:15 and, for the first time since college, I was doing my homework at the last minute. This wasn't an algebra or writing assignment.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Turned off by cartoon

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Carole Shaffer

Did the paper get bought out by the The Washington Post, The New York Times or Los Angeles Times or taken over by Antifa?

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Democrats fueled race issues

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Karen Flesher

The Democratic Party is the home of slavery (Dixiecrats), segregation, Ku Klux Klan (a secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy through terrorism), and refusal to sign the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act.

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