Volleyball: Castleberry crushes Sissies

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies couldn't overcome their miscues in a three-game sweep against Castleberry.

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Court’s ruling didn’t protect voters

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Lena Wells

While the court ruled in favor of the Elections Commission that does not mean it ruled correctly. I was in law for many years and can attest to the fact that the law does not always protect the correct party.

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Walter Gerald Trost

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Walter Gerald Trost, 74, a retired truck driver, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport City Council waives fees for nonprofits

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council waived two building rental fees and approved various contracts at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Football: Bulls declaw Bobcats

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport Bulls waited out a weather delay of more than two hours Friday night to pick up a 32-13 victory over the Krum Bobcats in the District 3-4A Division I opener.

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Cross Country: Bulls win meet

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Richard Greene

Eric Aguilar captured first place Wednesday in Ponder and led the Bridgeport Bulls to the team title.

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Can you judge a man by a ballpoint pen?

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Phillip D. Bucklew

Yes, you can! As Ricky Ricardo once said: "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!"

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Lily Ann Sellards

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
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Jeremy and Amanda Sellards of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Lily Ann

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Volleyball: Sissies fall short of comeback

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

After fighting back to force a fifth game Friday, the Bridgeport Sissies couldn't complete the comeback.

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Football: Bulls come home after bye week

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport Bulls (3-2) return home Friday after a bye week and two games on the road - one of which was a loss to Decatur in the Battle of Big Sandy.

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Agenda Briefs for Saturday, October 4, 2014

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council will discuss community center rental fees, Halloween road closures, radio-powered utilities measurements and natural gas and water line contracts at its meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 900 Thompson Street.

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Bridgeport Airport construction to begin Monday

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Jake Harris

The first construction phase of the Bridgeport Airport Improvement Project will begin Monday, according to a press release from the city of Bridgeport.

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Volleyball: Sissies fall in three

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies challenged Springtown but couldn't squeeze out a win Tuesday in the District 8-4A opener.

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Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ames Jr.

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
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Leah Coursey and Harry Ames Jr. of Bridgeport were married July 19, 2014, at Black Creek Farms in Decatur.

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Noel Emmanuel Lopez

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
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Roberto Lopez and Bettina Cooke of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Noel Emmanuel Lopez

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Rosa Carlotta Rodriguez

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
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Paul Rodriguez and Kondle Brown of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Rosa Carlotta Rodriguez

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Lily Ann Sellards

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
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Jeremy Sellards of Bridgeport announces the birth of a daughter, Lily Ann

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Kendon Dow Odom

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
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Chris and Kaci Odom of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Kendon Dow

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2 hurt as train collides with truck

2 hurt as train collides with truck

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

Two people were seriously injured Monday afternoon when a Union Pacific train struck the cab of an 18-wheeler on a private driveway between Bridgeport and Paradise.

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Coal Miner’s Festival this Saturday

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport's beginnings as a coal mining town will be relived this Saturday at the Coal Miner's Heritage Festival in downtown Bridgeport.

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