Oneal given 30 years for drug charge

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man found guilty last month of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver was sentenced to 30 years in jail Monday.

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Bridgeport voters to consider home rule

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport citizens will decide whether the city will adopt home rule on election day, May 7.

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That old familiar feeling; Students use music to help dementia patients recall memories

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Racey Burden

Even when surrounded by happy, chattering students, Bernice Bassire remained largely silent.

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Baseball: Morrow’s game-winning ‘hit’ gives Bulls second seed

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

With mighty cuts in the batting cage Monday afternoon, Zane Morrow laced rocket straight into the L screen.

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Softball: Alvarado completes sweep of Sissies

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

With two outs of a tied game in the bottom of the seventh inning, an illegal pitch call brought an end to the Bridgeport Sissies season.

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Nellie Mae Worlow

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Nellie Mae Worlow, 92, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Decatur.

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Softball: Alvarado edges Sissies in game one

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvarado plated a run in the top of the eighth inning to outlast the Bridgeport Sissies 2-1 in game one of their Class 4A Region I series Thursday.

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Carmen Irene Scherb

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Carmen Irene Scherb, 74, of Bridgeport, died Monday, April 25, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Katlynn Addaleigh Gentry

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Jennifer Crunk and Jason Gentry of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Katlynn Addaleigh

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Bradford indicted for sex assault

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

A former Bridgeport school bus driver has been indicted for sexually assaulting four children at the city's summer camp.

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Bridgeport City Council renames road after local family

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

A local family will be honored in Bridgeport with a street named after them.

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Read ‘n’ roll: Bridgeport ISD purchases mobile library

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

This summer, the library is coming to the students in Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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Golf: Read leads Sissies to 5th place finish

Golf: Read leads Sissies to 5th place finish

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

After a downhill putt on No. 2 rolled 8 feet past the hole, Bridgeport senior Lexi Read faced an early test in her round Tuesday.

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Family saved from swift water

Family saved from swift water

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By David Talley

Rosa Benavente's family awoke Wednesday morning to find their new home in the 300 block of Country Club Road surrounded by fast-moving water.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Business Briefs for Saturday, April 23, 2016

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The 2nd Annual Paradise Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is Saturday, May 21, at the Decatur Golf Club, 211 Country Club Rd.

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Stage Coach Cafe

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

American and Venezuelan cuisine

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Track: Short-term memory fuels Kyle to victory

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Jessica Kyle used her short term memory to fuel her to a gold medal in the 1600 Wednesday at the 7/8-4A meet.

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Softball: Lady Eagles capture 8-4A crown

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

After a pair of blowout wins to start District 8-4A, the Decatur Lady Eagles suffered a slip-up against the rival Bridgeport Sissies to drop out of the league lead.

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