News Briefs for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The former Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a Veterans Affairs primary care clinic, has moved to Decatur.

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Basketball: Sissies, Lady Eagles start district

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017

After two months of non-district play, the Bridgeport Sissies and Decatur Lady Eagles charge into one of the state's toughest leagues Friday.

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Soccer: Bridgeport looks to follow up district title

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Bridgeport Bulls experienced a magical run in their inaugural soccer season last year.

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Soccer: Sissies start second season

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Bridgeport Sissies start their second season on the soccer pitch Friday at Castleberry.

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Basketball: Bridgeport falls against Rider

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Bridgeport Bulls kept pace with Wichita Falls Rider in the first half Monday before going cold on offense in the second half.

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Man of service: Longtime public servant named Person of the Year

Man of service: Longtime public servant named Person of the Year

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016

Randy Singleton, elected the Wise County Messenger's Person of the Year by both the newsroom and reader's choice votes, has decades of public service and career achievements to look back upon.

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Basketball: Sissies repeat as tournament champs

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016

For nearly the final four minutes Wednesday night, the Bridgeport Sissies couldn't find the bottom of the basket.

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Mila Penelope Rivera

Published Saturday, December 31, 2016

Ricardo and Jill Rivera of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Mila Penelope

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Donors can schedule appointments now for the elementary school and middle school blood drive Feb. 10, 2017.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Wise County Chorus is seeking singers to join them on Sundays at 3:45 p.m. in the Paradise First Baptist Church Worship Center, 405 Main St.

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Basketball: Girls teams prepare for holiday matchups

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Three Wise County girls teams jumpstarted their return to the court Tuesday after the University Interscholastic League's mandatory five-day break around the Christmas holiday.

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Basketball: Bulls host holiday tournament

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Bridgeport will once again be the Wise County hub for holiday hoops starting Wednesday morning.

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Fires destroy home in city neighborhood

Fires destroy home in city neighborhood

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016

A home in the 1700 block of Cates Street in Bridgeport was destroyed by fire Thursday morning in the second of two fires at the location in a span of eight hours.

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Maria Gomez

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016

Maria Gomez, 51, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Decatur.

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Libraries host holiday events, adjust hours

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Several Wise County libraries will alter their hours and programs for the upcoming holiday season.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Slidell ISD's Christmas break is now through Jan. 3.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Wise County Chorus is seeking singers to join them on Sundays at 3:45 p.m. in the Paradise First Baptist Church Worship Center, 405 Main St.

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Basketball: Nocona edges Boyd

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

With the score tied at 56 with 1:30 to go, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets couldn't find a way to make the plays down the stretch Friday to record a road victory.

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Basketball: Peaster beats Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Peaster Greyhounds held off the Bridgeport Bulls 48-40 Friday night.

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Imprisonment is not the answer

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

What would Jesus and real Christians do? Would they accept keeping fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in jail during these holidays simply because they don't have the money for bail?

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