Bridgeport facing $55 million loss in values

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Like other cities across Wise, Bridgeport will receive considerably less tax revenue for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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Calling all fine arts fans: Local sculptor looks for support for county art center

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

A local artist has decided Wise County needs an art center, and this week there's an interest meeting to determine if others agree.

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Volleyball: Ragland accepts top spot

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

After serving as an assistant last year, Jennifer Ragland is taking over the Bridgeport Sissies volleyball program.

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Drug charges create vicious cycle

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Rusty White

When are we, as Wise County taxpayers and citizens, going to accept reality and demand change?

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Eva Beatrice Read

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Eva Beatrice Read, 60, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport: Martz, Rivera ready for a taste of something different

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport's valedictorian and salutatorian have spent their whole lives in BISD schools, but now they're ready to try something new.

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Local scholars graduate TAMS

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three Wise County students graduated May 12 from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas in Denton.

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Senior surprised by regional win

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Racey Burden

Winning the science competition at regional UIL took Bridgeport senior Noah Peterson by surprise. He hadn't expected to advance to state.

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Bobby K. Kilgore

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Bobby K. Kilgore, 80, of Akron, Ohio, formerly of Bridgeport, died Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Akron.

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Jack Barnard Patterson

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Jack Barnard Patterson, 78, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Everly Mae Smith

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Jake Smith and Tristyn Hand of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Everly Mae Smith

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Emerson James Boswell

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
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James and Wanda Boswell of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Emerson James

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Hiking and biking trails on track at Bridgeport’s Northwest Recreational Park

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By David Talley

Construction on hiking and biking trails at Bridgeport's Northwest Recreational Park is set to begin this fall.

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New Bridgeport School Board trustees sworn in

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two new school board members were sworn in at Bridgeport ISD's Monday meeting.

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Basketball: Bulls ink letters of intent

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over the past two seasons, the quartet of Devonte Patterson, Keenan Holdman, Ethan Chapman and Jacob DelAngel led the Bridgeport Bulls to 59 wins, a pair of District 8-4A titles and the 2015 4A crown.

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Thrills and spills

Thrills and spills

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Joe Duty

A cowboy deftly flips a calf and prepares to tie it down at the PRCA Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo Saturday.

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Behind the chutes: Volunteers, staff pull together for nationally recognized rodeo

Behind the chutes: Volunteers, staff pull together for nationally recognized rodeo

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By David Talley

Leaning against a fence at the Bridgeport arena, Forrest Walker has his job down.

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New Bridgeport mayor, council member sworn in

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two new officials were sworn into office in Bridgeport Tuesday.

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US Ply Inc.

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Commercial roofing products and printing

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Hospice Plus

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Taking care of terminally ill patients

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