Newcomers shine for Bulls in scrimmage

Published Saturday, August 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

New Bridgeport coach Shannon Wilson finally got the opportunity to see his Bulls line up across the line of scrimmage from an opponent Saturday morning. It was two other newcomers making varsity debuts — sophomore quarterback Jadon Maddux and senior receiver Andrew Horton, the basketball standout that is playing football for the first time since seventh grade — that fueled a strong showing for the Bridgeport offense against Bowie.

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Library building for sale

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By By Racey Burden

The city of Bridgeport is currently accepting bids for the possible sale of its public library building, but that doesn’t mean the end of the library itself.

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Build it, and they will come: Home builds booming in South Wise

Published Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome and Boyd have seen more residential home growth than Decatur and Bridgeport so far this year.

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Mexican consul in Wise this week

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas will be hosting its "Mobile Consulate" program Wednesday and Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport City Council votes to keep same tax rate

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council Monday proposed a tax rate of 63.9 cents per $100 valuation, the same rate as last year.

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Local districts make the grade

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

All Wise County districts and campuses received a passing grade in the 2017 preliminary accountability ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

After holding on to win a pair of back-and-forth sets, the Bridgeport Sissies seized the chance for a season-opening sweep Tuesday.

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David Lafayette Smith

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
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David Lafayette Smith, 90, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Gianna Angel Tovar

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
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Miguel Tovar and Brynna Teague of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Gianna Angel Tovar

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Bridgeport ISD tax rate unchanged

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board Monday proposed a tax rate of $1.24 per $100 property valuation for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

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Back to School: Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Bridgeport

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Wise Health Clinics – Wellness Care

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Preventative and wellness care screenings and vaccinations.

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Football: Bulls step up intensity

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the first day of practice, Bridgeport senior Colton Waters noticed a difference than past seasons.

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Hitting the field

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Joe Duty

Boyd's Logan Jones, Alex Silva, Jett Pruit, Dawson White, Clay Rodriguez and Garrett Sherman huddle during the first practice.

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Bridgeport sweeps Paradise in opener

Published Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

After holding on to win a pair of back-and-forth sets, the Bridgeport Sissies seized the chance for a season-opening sweep Tuesday. Bridgeport scored eight of the first nine points in the third game on the way finishing off Paradise, 26-24, 25-22, 25-19, at Bridgeport High School gym.

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Paradise, Bridgeport to meet in opener

Published Monday, August 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers and Bridgeport Sissies will be trying to earn their first victories for their new coaches when they meet Tuesday in the season opener. With Danny Anderson on the bench, Paradise heads to Bridgeport for a 6 p.m. match against Morgan Mathews’ Sissies. Both teams started workouts just a week ago with […]

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BISD proposes tax rate

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Bridgeport School Board voted Monday to propose a tax rate of $1.24 per $100 valuation for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Under the proposal the maintenance and operations rate will be $1.04 per $100 valuation, with the debt service rate at 20 cents. The board plans to adopt both the budget and tax rate Aug. 28. […]

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Grant bolsters pre-k programs

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paradise, Decatur and Bridgeport pre-kindergarten teachers recently spent a day with national education presenter LeAnna Wolkis Goldstein at Paradise.

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Free and reduced-price meal policy

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord, Boyd, Bridgeport, Chico, Decatur and Paradise school districts will provide free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines.

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