Search firm to help find new Bridgeport superintendent

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board will hire a search firm to find the district's next superintendent.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

A parent meeting for incoming sixth graders is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the McCarroll Middle School Multipurpose Building.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is holding a free training for volunteer ombudsmen 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays.

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Soccer: Leading the charge – DeLuna guides Bulls into second postseason

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

After playing soccer for several years, Efrain DeLuna left the sport his freshman year to concentrate on football.

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Soccer: Sissies make return to playoffs

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies ended their inaugural season last year with a bi-district loss to Stephenville.

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Softball: Sissies finish 1-4 at Pilot Point

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies went 1-4 over spring break at the Pilot Point Tournament.

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Inez LeVelle Fisher Bond

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Inez LeVelle Fisher Bond, 90, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Chandler, Ariz.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, March 18, 2017

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport School Board called a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20.

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Baseball: Bulls charge into district

Baseball: Bulls charge into district

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

In a tough District 9-4A, Bridgeport coach Ted Leps has mapped out a route to one of league's four playoff berths for his young squad.

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Armstrong indicted for evading; Chase resulted in wreck that injured officers

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man who led officers on a high-speed chase that included a wreck that injured two officers was indicted last month by a Wise County grand jury.

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Bridgeport City Council weighs in on awnings

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed whether to require safety inspections for all awnings on downtown buildings Monday night.

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Soccer: Bulls finish charge back to top – With draw, Bridgeport wins 3-4A title

Soccer: Bulls finish charge back to top – With draw, Bridgeport wins 3-4A title

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the 34th minute, Bridgeport's Juan Amador snuck the ball inside the lower left post to even the score at 2 with rival Decatur.

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Baseball: Bridgeport earns split in Grayson County

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls went 2-2 over the weekend at the Grayson County Classic.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Stormi Leonard of Decatur was named to the dean's list at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark.

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Green steps down from hoops post

Green steps down from hoops post

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

When Alan Green took the head basketball job at Bridgeport in 2013, the Bulls hadn't made the playoffs since 2004 and hadn't recorded a playoff victory since 1998.

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Bland to leave BISD

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport Superintendent Dr. Eddie Bland was named the lone finalist for the Snyder ISD superintendent position Tuesday night.

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Schnitker resigns from Bridgeport School Board

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport School Board member Marci Schnitker announced her resignation Friday.

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River of Life Cowboy Church

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for River of Life Cowboy Church on Thursday, March 9.

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Track: Whitaker jumps to victory

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

Mackenzie Whitaker tied a career best clearing five feet to win the gold medal Thursday at the Double B Relays in Bridgeport.

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Billy Lee Shawn

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
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Billy Lee Shawn, 74, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Decatur.

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