Paying final respects; Boy Scout builds box for proper flag retirement

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By David Talley

With roughly a year to go before his 18th birthday, Life Scout Kodee Christensen had his back to the wall.

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Bridgeport plans to raise administrative fees

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. board members discussed whether to continue paying the City of Bridgeport to handle the corporation's finances during their Thursday meeting.

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Meeting Previews for the week of Saturday, July 23, 2016

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The board called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday, July 25 at the administration building, 2107 15th St.

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Cross Country: Bulls try to build off last year

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

As sophomores, Bridgeport's Eric Aguilar and Salvador and Manuel Garcia made their debuts at the state meet.

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Margaret Nell Bean

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Margaret Nell Bean, 72, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Fynlee Rose Davis

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Jeremy and Jessica Davis of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Fynlee Rose

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Bridgeort ISD approves school resource officer agreement

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board members approved the 2016 School Resource Officer payment agreement Monday night.

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Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department needs bottled water

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department needs bottled water donations.

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Sports Briefs for Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies will hold a volleyball camp for players between grades four and nine will be July 26-28.

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Erik Thomas Nelson

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Erik Thomas Nelson, 55, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in Decatur.

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Man dies from gunshot wound

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man died after being shot Tuesday evening in what appears to be an accidental shooting.

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Bridgeport pool celebrates 50th anniversary

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

In a month, Bridgeport City Pool will celebrate its 50th anniversary, and all former employees are invited to attend the celebratory festivities.

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Sports Briefs for Saturday, July 16, 2016

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles football camp will be July 18-21 at Eagle Stadium.

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Marsha Loyce Cantrell

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
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Marsha Loyce (Mercer) Cantrell, 59, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

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Mr. and Mrs. Chad Allen Hardesty

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
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Wendy Ann Davies married Chad Allen Hardesty, both of Bridgeport, July 8, 2016 at Bridgeport City Hall.

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Hunter Wayne Williams

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
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Vicki Wiggins and Justin Williams of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Hunter Wayne Williams

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Brayden Russell Piercy

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
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Carl and Autumn Piercy of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, Brayden Russell

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Residents express concern over Carpenter Street flooding

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Several Bridgeport residents with homes on Carpenter Street attended Monday's meeting to ask the council to fix the road's drainage problems.

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Street party downtown Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street program will host a street party downtown Friday, July 15 to celebrate the end of Halsell Street construction.

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Rodeo: Stuart ropes top-15 spot

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Through four performances at the International Finals Rodeo, Bridgeport's Brett Stuart and partner Tyson Thompson are tied for seventh place with a run of 6.3 seconds.

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