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Softball Roundup: Paradise rallies for win

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

An Allison Rutledge walk-off double brought home Johnna Headley and lifted the Paradise Lady Panthers to a 9-8 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs Tuesday.

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Willy and Gena Gasperson

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014
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Willy and Gena Gasperson of Bridgeport celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception at Dos Chiles in Bridgeport.

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Elderly man found safe, far from home

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Brandon Evans

An 83-year-old Bridgeport man who went missing Friday was found Sunday evening - almost 300 miles from home, with no knowledge of what had happened.

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Softball Roundup: Lady Yellowjackets open 9-2A with a pair of victories

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets opened District 9-2A play with a pair of blowouts.

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Baseball Roundup: Panthers win tournament

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers knocked off Gunter 10-7 Saturday to finish off an unbeaten run through the Windthorst Tournament.

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Looking for honesty and common sense

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Rusty White

Ten years after decriminalization, drug abuse is down by half in Portugal.

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Discovered resources: Petroleum landman helps woman find family

Discovered resources: Petroleum landman helps woman find family

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Brandon Evans

It all started with a little sliver of land in Conroe. "My grandfather Pappy had some property down there," said Sherry Crowell.

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Standoff ends peacefully

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A Bridgeport man engaged law enforcement officers from Wise and neighboring counties in a standoff south of Boyd for more than two hours Friday.

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EDC board names executive director

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

The Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors has hired a leader.

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Starring in new role: As one of the few returning starters, Samples takes over as leader

Starring in new role: As one of the few returning starters, Samples takes over as leader

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Since joining the Bridgeport Bulls lineup as a freshman, Alex Samples has always had plenty of others to look up to.

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Softball Roundup: Guthrie, Gayler homer in Alvord win

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Reagan Guthrie and Brittany Gayler each went deep as the Alvord Lady Bulldogs blasted Millsap in the District 9-2A opener Tuesday.

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Decatur’s Kevetter wins two golds at Sanger meet

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur junior Jacob Kevetter won a pair of gold medals and two silvers Thursday at the Sanger Indian Relays.

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Softball Roundup: Boyd continues hot start at Denton Tourney

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets finished off the Denton Tournament Saturday, going 3-1 and moving to 12-3 on the season.

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Baseball Roundup: Eagles take all four in Bowie

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles tore through the Bowie Tournament over the weekend, winning four games.

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Louis Edward Newton III

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Louis Edward Newton III, 69, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Decatur.

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Brtidgeport City Council to discuss sidewalks, veterans park

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Tuesday is primary election night, and even though its leader is in the running for county judge, the Bridgeport City Council will meet as usual.

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Bridgeport officers investigate shooting

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Brian Knox

Bridgeport police responded to a shooting Thursday in a residential neighborhood not far from downtown.

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Century 21 Sue Ann Denton tops in Wise County for 2013

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Century 21 Sue Ann Denton Inc. closed more than $44 million in sales in 2013, making them the top real estate broker in Wise County.

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Softball Roundup: Arlington leads Boyd past Argyle

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

Chelsea Arlington belted her fourth home run of the season and drove in five runs in the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets' 10-4 win over Argyle Thursday at the Denton Tournament.

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Baseball Roundup: Alvord drops pair at Windthorst tourney

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs dropped their first two games at the Windthorst Tournament Thursday.

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