Bridgeport School Board approves principal contract extensions

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board approved one-year contract extensions for all principals and counselors Monday.

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Baseball: Back on top – Elder leads Eagles to repeat title

Baseball: Back on top – Elder leads Eagles to repeat title

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

After seeing his starter Bryce Elder turn in six strong innings, Decatur coach Brian Tickell gave no hesitation on giving him the ball for the seventh inning.

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Softball: Lady Eagles blank Sissies

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

Reagan Chism mowed down 16 batters Friday night in a three-hit, 7-0 shutout of the Bridgeport Sissies.

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Jackie Nell Davis

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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Jackie Nell Davis, 75, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Decatur.

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Bridgeport Intermediate School 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Intermediate School 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll

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Fire seriously injures woman

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

A woman was seriously burned in a fire in a taqueria truck Wednesday in Bridgeport.

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Street work plugs along

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Phase one of Bridgeport's Capital Improvement Project road construction work should be completed by the end of May.

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Golf: Sissies book state return – Read, Irion finish third and fourth

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Fighting her putter on the front nine Wednesday, Lexi Read made the turn at Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock at 4-over par.

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Golf: Bulls finish 10th at regionals

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls finished 10th at the Class 4A Region I tournament, shooting 655.

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Track: Parker brothers take top two spots in 100

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Lining up next to each other in the starting blocks for the 8-4A final in the 100, Gunnar Parker gave his brother Jhett Parker one warning.

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William Ernest Harris

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
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William "Willie" Ernest Harris, 69, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Decatur.

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Betty J. Huggins

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
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Betty J. Huggins, 88, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Margaret Preskitt Brown McDaniel

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
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Margaret "PeeWee" Preskitt Brown McDaniel, 90, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Denton, after a brief illness.

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Tom Mills

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
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Tom "Doc" Mills, 56, of Bridgeport, died Friday, April 1, 2016, in Plano.

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Jaxon Wade Crouch

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
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Lisa Richardson and Jeffrey Crouch of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Jaxon Wade Crouch

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TPWD awards city $40K grant for pool renovation

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation received a $40,000 grant for improvements to the city's pool in March, and renovation plans have begun.

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Bridgeport joins effort to negotiate Oncor rates

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to join a group of 150 cities who have hired attorneys to serve as a steering committee to negotiate rates with Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

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Events Preview for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A debate for Rhome City Council candidates is set for this weekend.

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Basketball: Patterson makes all-state – Seven players receive region honors

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport senior Devonte Patterson led the Bulls with 19 points per game and grabbed seven rebounds on their way to 8-4A title and the area round of the playoffs.

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Track: Teams set for 8-4A meet

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

After nearly two months of competing in invitational meets, the championship portion of the season will begin Wednesday for Decatur and Bridgeport athletes at the 8-4A meet in Springtown.

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