Coach Henson resigns

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport athletic director and head football coach Danny Henson announced Tuesday that he's stepping down, and the district will soon begin searching for his replacement.

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Bridgeport School Board extends Bland’s contract

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

The Bridgeport School Board voted Monday to extend Superintendent Eddie Bland's contract.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Friday, Jan. 27, is the last chance to guarantee a 2016-2017 yearbook.

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Basketball: Sissies bounce back to beat Sanger

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Sissies surged from behind in the fourth quarter to top Sanger 41-36 Friday.

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Basketball: Bulls win district opener

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Bulls rolled past Sanger on their way to 1-0 in District 9-4A Friday.

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Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Joe Duty

The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce presented Hanson Aggregates with the Corporate Business of the Year award at Saturday's annual Chamber Banquet.

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Edith Lisby Morgan Pitts Culps

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Edith "Rumell" Lisby Morgan Pitts Culps, 85, of Paradise, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Jane Ellen Hall

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Jane Ellen (Leitholt) Hall, 71, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Glen Fred Stone

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Glen Fred Stone, 71, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Decatur.

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Man killed in wreck

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover wreck Wednesday morning in far southwest Wise County.

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1 arrested following hatchet threat

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Brian Knox

Police made one arrest after responding to a report of a man hitting the side of a house with an axe during a disturbance in Bridgeport earlier this week.

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Vintage Rose

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boutique, furniture and home decor

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Basketball: Sissies blast Gainesville in old digs

Basketball: Sissies blast Gainesville in old digs

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Forced back into their old gym, the Bridgeport Sissies needed a half to adjust to the surroundings.

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Soccer: Bulls win season-opener

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Eric Aguilar earned a hat trick in the first half as the Bridgeport Bulls blasted Venus 6-0 for their first win of the season.

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Keith Allen Lang III

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Lexy Rushing and Keith Lang of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Keith Allen Lang III

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Riden Jameson Jeffrey Freeman

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Kathrine Freeman of Bridgeport announces the birth of a son, Riden Jameson Jeffrey Freeman

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Ashlynn Marie Andrew

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Christopher Ross Andrew and Sally Elizabeth Ariola of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Ashlynn Marie Andrew

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Pipe burst ruins Bridgeport gym

Pipe burst ruins Bridgeport gym

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

The freezing temperatures Saturday morning caused a pipe to burst at Bridgeport High School, flooding the main gym and ruining the floor.

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Bridgeport seeks grant to improve water treatment plant

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved Monday the submission of a grant application for a carbon filtering system, which is proposed to mitigate the town's water taste and odor issues.

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Flying high: Students raise money to upgrade school’s flag

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Driving to a Cowboys game in October, three friends from Bridgeport High School had a random epiphany - the American flag flying over their school was too small, and they wanted to buy a better one.

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