News Briefs for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Feeding Wise Kids summer feeding program will continue its Friday distribution through the summer at the following times and locations.

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Enrique Garcia Jr.

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Enrique Garcia Jr., 80, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Denton.

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Bond sale planned for water, sewer improvements

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018

The city of Bridgeport plans to issue up to $2.5 million in certificates of obligation to pay for water and sewer system improvements.

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Clark takes reins of EDC

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018

When Leah Clark applied to be Bridgeport Economic Development Corp.'s administrative assistant in 2016, she was brand new to that line of work.

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Marita Mae Marney

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018

Marita Mae Marney, 84, of Bridgeport, died Monday, June 11, 2018, in Bridgeport.

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Ayslinn Munoz

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018t

Octavio Munoz and Anakaren Torres of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Ayslinn

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Preston Kyle Rhine

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jimmy and Keira Rhine of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Preston Kyle

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Taking a different course; Off-roaders hit OHV Park at night

Taking a different course; Off-roaders hit OHV Park at night

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

As the sun went down Saturday night, visitors from across the Metroplex rolled into Northwest OHV Park for its all-night ride.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Feeding Wise Kids summer feeding program will continue its Friday distribution through the summer at the following times and locations.

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Football: Summer showdown – Wise County players to compete in Oil Bowl

Football: Summer showdown – Wise County players to compete in Oil Bowl

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Seven Wise County athletes will compete in the 81st Oil Bowl Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.

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Baseball: Hicks named Offensive MVP

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Decatur junior Wilson Hicks was named District 9-4A Offensive MVP, leading the Eagles to an appearance in the 4A Region II quarterfinals.

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Football: Bridgeport secures state berth

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ty Read's two interceptions against Levelland helped the Bridgeport Bulls secure a victory Saturday and a trip to the Texas State 7 on 7 championships.

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Fred Stockdale

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fred Stockdale, 84, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bridgeport.

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Northwest OHV Park hosting all-night ride

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018.

As the sun went down Saturday night, visitors from across the metroplex rolled into Northwest OHV Park for its all-night ride. The park, along with Bridgeport Parks and Recreation, hosts the after dark ride several times per year.  Bridgeport Recreation Superintendent Chris Heasley said he expects upwards of 300 people to attend the event.

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Armstrong sentenced to 50 years; Jury delivers guilty verdict on evading arrest charge

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018

A Bridgeport man involved in a high-speed chase through Decatur, which resulted in a wreck that seriously injured two officers, was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday in 271st District Court.

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Month in Review: May, 2018

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018

Bridgeport City Manager Jesica McEachern resigned May 3 to take the assistant city manager job in Lubbock. McEachern worked for the city of Bridgeport for nine years, starting as a records and election clerk in 2009.

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Linda Louise Harris Lancaster Gamble

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018

Linda Louise Harris Lancaster Gamble, 70, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Bridgeport.

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Wreck victims identified as father and son

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Crash investigators have released the names of the father and son killed in last Thursday's crash on Texas 114 near Bridgeport.

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Bobby Dee Slaughter Jr.

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Bobby Dee Slaughter Jr., 15, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, along with his father, Bobby Slaughter Sr., east of Bridgeport on Texas 114.

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Bobby Dee Slaughter Sr.

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Bobby Dee Slaughter Sr., 43, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, along with his son, Bobby Jr., in a traffic accident east of Bridgeport on Texas 114.

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