Uniting Bridgeport: Event tackles issues facing Hispanic community

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Racey Burden

A civic engagement event in Bridgeport Friday inspired multiple attendees to ask about starting the U.S. naturalization process.

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Street party set for Halsell

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport will celebrate the renovations on Halsell Street Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and downtown entertainment.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Wise Performing Arts Guild and Wise Ballet and Music Academy will present "The Emerald City" ballet 7 p.m. June 10 and 3 p.m. June 11 at the Decatur High School Theater.

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Maria Angeles Benavente

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Maria Angeles Benavente, 58, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Mary Elizabeth Roberta Johnson Pate Matzinger

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Mary Elizabeth Roberta Johnson Pate Matzinger, 99, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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Wayne W. Robinson Jr.

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Wayne W. "Mike" Robinson Jr., 69, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Decatur.

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Bennett receives scholarships

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Brooke Bennett of Bridgeport was among the veterinary students recently honored at Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

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Walker receives doctorate

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paige Walker of Bridgeport graduated May 6 from Harding University with a doctorate in pharmacy.

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Tackle completed

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Joe Duty

Jackson McComis, 11, and Brock McCullough, 8, try to pick themselves up off the field at the Bridgeport Bulls Football Camp earlier this week.

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Emilio G. Rodriguez

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
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Emilio G. Rodriguez, 87, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Fort Worth.

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Answering questions; Voting laws, steps to citizenship to be explained

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Racey Burden

For those with questions and concerns about voting laws or how to become a U.S. citizen, two Bridgeport residents are hosting a civic engagement event Thursday to clear the air.

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Bridgeport to host second build day

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By David Talley

The city of Bridgeport's Parks and Recreation Department will host a second hike and bike trail build day this weekend, and volunteers are needed to help complete the next phase of the trail.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Devon Energy will have its 8th Annual Keepin' It Reel bass fishing tournament and fundraiser Saturday, June 24, at Lake Bridgeport.

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College Signings

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Messenger Staff

College Signings

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Bridgeport ISD names superintendent pick

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board named Brandon Peavey, the superintendent of Hardin ISD, as its lone finalist for superintendent on Wednesday.

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Local libraries plan summer programs

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County libraries are gearing up for summer with programs planned for both children and adults over the next several months.

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Jack Allen Wolfe

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Jack Allen Wolfe, 70, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Decatur.

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Hall not charged in neighbor’s death

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man who shot and killed a neighbor earlier this year will not face charges at this time.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Sonflower Camp for Kids with Disabilities is June 5-7 at Joe Wheeler Park in Decatur.

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Lane, Smith ready to write their own story

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Racey Burden

In the race to be at the top of Bridgeport's senior class, valedictorian Reggie Lane and salutatorian Natalie Smith supported each other.

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