Golf: Irion brings home third at regionals

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the 147-yard, par 3 third hole, Bridgeport's Brooke Irion hit a near-perfect tee shot that threatened the pin before coming to rest six feet away.

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Bonnie Keas

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Bonnie Keas, 87, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Decatur.

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Student showcase

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Joe Duty

Visitors peruse the entries at the Bridgeport ISD art show Thursday evening.

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Emma-Grace Ofoei Boateng

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Nancy Amaya and Andy Boateng of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Emma-Grace Ofoei Boateng

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Jessi Jae Cordar

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
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James and Lacey Cordar of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Jessi Jae

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Water bills to skyrocket in West Wise

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

Customers in the West Wise Special Utility District can expect a 66 percent increase on their water bill starting in May.

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Mural planned for downtown Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

A new mural is coming to downtown Bridgeport this summer.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Monday, May 15, is a bad weather day for Boyd ISD. There will be no classes.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting a program to promote Texas agriculture and teach participants about the role agriculture plays in providing proper nutrition, preventing food waste and alleviating unsubstantiated fears about the food supply.

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Hodgkins sentenced for fatal crash

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Brian Knox

The driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal wreck in Bridgeport in 2015 was sentenced to prison for intoxication manslaughter Thursday.

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May Elections: Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Polls open at 8 a.m. Monday, kicking off early voting for the May 6 city council and school board elections.

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May Elections: Candidate Questionnaires

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Messenger sent school board candidates questionnaires, asking them to address the following questions.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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Baseball: Paradise stays close in 8-3A playoff race

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Will Reeves drove in three runs and Jace Essig added a pair of RBIs for the Paradise Panthers Tuesday in a 13-6 win over City View.

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Softball: City View upends Paradise

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

City View capitalized on five Paradise errors for five unearned runs in a 6-2 victory over the Lady Panthers Tuesday.

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Track: Decatur relays advance to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles brought home a pair of medals in the relays and will send all three to regionals.

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Matthew Logan Shawn

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Amber and Billy Shawn of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Matthew Logan

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Preslee Grace Bennett

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Jordan Bennett and Torri Gillespie of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Preslee Grace Bennett

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Rosemary Jeanne Cannon

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Rosemary Jeanne Cannon, 70, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Decatur.

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Jerry Oscar Thetford

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Jerry Oscar Thetford, 77, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Bridgeport.

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