Football: Bulls bid for quick rebound

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Lapses on special teams and breakdowns defensively spoiled the Bridgeport Bulls' first game under Shannon Wilson Friday.

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Volleyball: Lady Dragons sweep Saint Jo

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

In their final tuneup before starting 9-2A play, the Chico Lady Dragons had no trouble with Saint Jo Saturday.

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Betty Ruth Simmons

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Betty Ruth Simmons, 80, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

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Bringing out the big guns: Officer trains hard for charity boxing match

Published Published Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017
By Racey Burden

For an hour Richard Taylor was in constant motion ­— doing push-ups, jabs and sit-ups, then moving to punching bags and working on his footwork. It’s exhausting but necessary prep for the Guns and Hoses boxing tournament Taylor will fight in this weekend.

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Delay of game; Bridgeport native pulls Crosby team together, following floods, evacuations

Delay of game; Bridgeport native pulls Crosby team together, following floods, evacuations

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Friday afternoon, teams from across the state put the finishing touches on game plans and anxiously watched the clock tick down to kickoff.

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Football: Yellowjackets come back to end 13-game skid

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd broke its 13-game losing streak after mounting a third-quarter comeback against Lake Worth to win 26-23 Friday.

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Rams rally to buck Bulls

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Messenger staff

Bridgeport’s first game under new coach Shannon Wilson got away from the Bulls late with the Mineral Wells Rams scoring the final 21 points to spoil the season opener, 47-33.

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Standoff ends in arrest

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A Bridgeport man was arrested Monday night after barricading himself in a house and threatening to kill himself and police officers.

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Taking roll: Administrators count heads on first day

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

All of Wise County's schools are now in session.

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Petition calls for airport board shake-up

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By David Talley

A petition has been filed with the city of Bridgeport requesting the removal of Airport Board President Gaylon Rice and board member Butch Baker.

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Long-term care center gets new name

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport long-term care facility, formerly known as Senior Care Health and Rehabilitation, is now called Bridgeport Medical Lodge.

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Football: Bulls start new era

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls start a new era Friday night.

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Charging Ahead: House of Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

For the first time since 1992, the Bridgeport Bulls begin a season without Danny Henson on the sidelines.

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Shirley Sue Mann

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Shirley Sue Mann, 82, formerly of Bridgeport, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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School’s out: Beloved preschool teacher retires

School’s out: Beloved preschool teacher retires

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

For nearly 40 years, parents rushed to put their children on a waiting list for Maralyn Harveson's preschool.

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City of Bridgeport financial reporting recognized

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The city of Bridgeport recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

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Manoushagian running for JP 4

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Kent "Bucky" Manoushagian of Bridgeport announced Friday he will seek the Republican nomination for Precinct 4 justice of the peace in 2018.

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Bridgeport park lights damaged in vandalism

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By David Talley

Early-morning walkers at Bridgeport's Harwood Park will have to contend with a darkened section of sidewalk due to recent vandalism that damaged one of the park's light structures.

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Joshua Kruz Betancourt

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
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Uriel and Jennifer Betancourt of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Joshua Kruz

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Back to School

Back to School

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