News Briefs for Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Wise County Chamber of Commerce's next luncheon is 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Boyd Community Center, 420 E. Morton Ave.

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Basketball: Gainesville dispatches Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Gainesville Leopards topped Bridgeport 41-39 behind a game-high 19 points from Josh Kemp.

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Lisa Sipes

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Lisa Sipes, 53, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, Jan. 21, in Bridgeport.

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Fire damages plane at Bridgeport Airport

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018

After a short flight back from Decatur, Eddie Green had just landed and was taxiing to his hangar at Bridgeport Municipal Airport Saturday evening when the single engine to his Military T-41 sputtered and died. As Green tried to restart the engine, he noticed flames out the right window.

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La Quinta evacuated Wednesday morning; Faulty HVAC unit prompts re alarm

La Quinta evacuated Wednesday morning; Faulty HVAC unit prompts  re alarm

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018

The La Quinta Inn and Suites in Bridgeport was evacuated between 7:30 and 8 Wednesday morning following a fire.

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Late-night visitors question officers; Men call themselves first-amendment auditors

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018

Bridgeport and Decatur police chiefs reported two men visited their departments early Wednesday morning taking photos and questioning officers.

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Soccer: Bulls off to hot start – Bridgeport looks to build on last year’s state run

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018

The Bridgeport boys soccer team took Wise County by storm last year.

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Basketball: Krum takes down Decatur with second-half surge

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018

Rhett Robinson poured in a game-high 29 points and the Lady Bobcats fended off the Lady Eagles 45-41.

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City of Bridgeport talks options for fire funds

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

On Monday, Bridgeport City Council discussed adding a voluntary donation option to utility bills to raise funds for the fire department.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The deadline to order an Alvord ISD 2018 yearbook is Feb. 2.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

2018 Wise County Youth Fair Queen Contest is Feb. 26. Entries are due by Feb. 3, no exceptions.

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Basketball: Sissies top Krum

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Emily Vidal scored a game-high 20 points and the Bridgeport Sissies survived a scare from Krum, edging the Lady Bobcats 48-40.

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Basketball: Northwest stays unbeaten in district

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Northwest Texans remained undefeated in District 6-5A play, knocking off Brewer 59-49 Friday.

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Maria De La Luz DeHoyos

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Maria De La Luz (Lucy) DeHoyos, 76, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Decatur.

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Marilyn Seymore

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Marilyn Seymore, 83, of Bridgeport, and formerly of Concord, Ark., died Jan. 19, 2018, in Decatur.

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La Quinta evacuated due to fire

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The La Quinta Inn and Suites in Bridgeport was evacuated Wednesday morning following a fire.

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Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday

Grass fire closes road; Fire weather watch issued for Sunday

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018

A grassfire that spread to burn 30 to 60 round hay bales closed Cuba Road east of Bridgeport Thursday afternoon.

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Basketball: Decatur cruises past rival Bridgeport

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Decatur Eagles and Bridgeport Bulls both got off to somewhat lethargic starts Tuesday night.

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Basketball: Sissies overwhelm Lady Eagles

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018

It took almost three quarters, but Bridgeport's full-court press eventually wore down the Decatur Lady Eagles on Tuesday night.

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Grassfire torches round bales

Published Thursday, January 18, 2018

A grassfire that spread to burn 30 to 60 round hay bales closed Cuba Road east of Bridgeport Thursday afternoon. Bridgeport and Paradise firefighters responded to the blaze shortly after 12:30 p.m.

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