Decatur bounces back, sweeps Bridgeport

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Firing on all cylinders from the outset, Decatur never trailed against the Sissies, cruising to a 25-11, 25-16, 25-11 sweep.

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Celebrating heritage: Band marching to new, Latino beat in Bridgeport

Celebrating heritage: Band marching to new, Latino beat in Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Austin Jackson

A good ear is an essential instrument for musicians. To make a beautiful sound they must know what it sounds like. When Jesse Speer took the Bridgeport band director job late this summer, he turned his ear to the students.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell FFA students are selling meat and desserts through Thursday.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Chisholm Trail Antique Farm Equipment Club will hold its annual fall farm equipment consignment auction at 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Game of the Week for Friday, October 19, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Over 48 hours had passed since Decatur's stunning upset of Wichita Falls Hirschi, but the buzz around the Eagles' locker room was still palpable Monday morning.

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Box Scores for Friday, October 12, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Box Scores for Friday, October 12, 2018

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Remembering Zelda

Published Saturday, October 13, 2018
By Skip Nichols

My heart aches today after reading in Update that my good friend and fellow book lover, Zelda Colburn had died.

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Zelda M. Colburn

Published Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Zelda M. Colburn, 84, of Bridgeport died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Decatur.

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Robert E. Dunn

Published Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Robert E. Dunn, 67, of Bridgeport died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Decatur.

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Norman Stirling Sheardown

Published Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Norman Stirling Sheardown, 77, of Bridgeport died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Denton.

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Bridgeport blasts Krum, wins fifth straight

Published Friday, October 12, 2018.
By Austin Jackson

The Bridgeport Bulls blasted Krum 34-9 Friday night, winning their fifth straight game to move to 5-1 on the season.

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Changes planned to improve Bridgeport parade safety

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Brian Knox

Parade-goers in Bridgeport will see some changes at future events.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Elementary School has a room set aside to assist students with homework.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Wise Texas Bee Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the Bridgeport Library.

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Game of the Week: Battle of 114 – Paradise at Boyd

Game of the Week: Battle of 114 – Paradise at Boyd

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

In last year's regular season finale, Paradise did not even have to beat Boyd to secure their first playoff berth since 2008.

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Homecoming 2018

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Alexia Garza was named Bridgeport homecoming queen.

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Lions, tigers, oh my! Cats find footing, new home at CARE

Lions, tigers, oh my! Cats find footing, new home at CARE

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Five exotic cats from Florida landed on their feet in a new home at the Center for Animal Research and Education in Bridgeport over the past two weeks.

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Cross Country District Review: Decatur prepares for district race

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The invitationals are over. The months of training have culminated to this point. It is officially championship season.

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Grateful for caring community

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Ellen Whitley

On behalf of our whole family, I would like to take this opportunity to thank this community for the care, love and support shown to us during the illness and subsequent hospitalizations of my husband.

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