Crash victim dies

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A Bridgeport man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Dec. 3 died Friday, according to Cpl. Lantz Elliott with the Department of Public Safety.

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Spirit Team builds leadership skills

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Three times a year, the Spirit Team of Bridgeport Intermediate School walks across the street to the Stagecoach Rehabilitation Center and Senior Care to put on a holiday performance for the residents.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport ISD will be accepting GT referral forms for students who are currently in kindergarten through 11th grade.

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Bridgeport ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Bobby Lloyd Brown

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Bobby Lloyd "Rusty" Brown, 64, of Bridgeport, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Fort Worth.

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Love’s opens in Bridgeport

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Love's Travel Stops' (Love's) newest location opened Thursday in Bridgeport. The new 24/7 travel stop, located at 2300 U.S. 380, is expected to add approximately 50 jobs to Wise County.

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Basketball: Iowa Park slips by Bulls

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Iowa Park Hawks knocked off the Bridgeport Bulls 43-40 on Tuesday despite a 20-point effort from Bulls' guard Andrew Horton.

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Tom Spikes

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
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Tom Spikes, 78, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Meeting Santa

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Joe Duty

Whitnee Mitchell is fascinated by Santa. The pair met last Saturday at Bridgeport's Breakfast with Santa.

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Emily Sofia Hernandez

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
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Rigoberto and Mayra Hernandez of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Sofia

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Layla Kamina-Rose Lester

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
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Trevor Lester and Paula Moore of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Layla Kamina-Rose Lester

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2 hurt in cycle crash

2 hurt in cycle crash

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man and a 14-year-old family member were both seriously injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle wreck Sunday near Alvord.

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Twana’s Massage

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Massage therapist

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd Middle School students will have a talent show 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, in the cafeteria.

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Northwest lands in 5A II; other Wise schools stay put

Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans will compete in the new 5A Division II next fall for football. Northwest fell in the smaller of the two classes in the new division split for 5A when the University Interscholastic League announced the conference cutoffs and division splits Wednesday morning. Northwest turned in an enrollment of 1,791 on Oct. 27, the UIL snapshot date.

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City of Bridgeport contemplates paid fire department

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council met Thursday to discuss the future of the fire department, including eventual plans to transition from a volunteer department to paid - when the city can afford it.

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Basketball: Boyd holds off Dragons

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Messenger Staff

After Chico made a 6-2 run to pull within one with a minute left, the Boyd Yellowjackets were able to hold on for the 47-45 victory Tuesday.

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Basketball: Bridgeport starts year 6-0

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies are off to a sizzling start.

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Holiday on Halsell

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Joe Duty

Downtown Bridgeport was crowded Thursday night for the city's Lights on Halsell Christmas parade.

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4 killed in fire

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Four members of a Bridgeport family were killed in an early-morning house fire Saturday in Garland.

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