Mildred Geneva Matzinger
1923-2016

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Mildred Geneva Matzinger, 93, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Decatur.

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Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

Messenger photographer Joe Duty will take portraits of trick-or-treaters 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at his Messenger studio, 115 S. Trinity St. Enter on the south side of the building.

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Football: Iowa Park ends Bridgeport’s season, 61-50

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Iowa Park Hawks piled up 47 points in the first half and then held off a late Bridgeport rally in a 61-50 victory Friday night.

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Cross Country: Runners take aim at state bids

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

Hitting the race course Saturday at the Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, David Park would like to see his runners bring home the region title. But that's not the main mission.

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Volleyball: Sissies drop season finale to Gainesville

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Bridgeport Sissies captured the opening set Tuesday, but couldn't hold off Gainesville.

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Easy decision for Christians

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

Sixty-six percent of Americans agree that the country is headed in the wrong direction. Seventy-five percent of Americans call themselves Christians, the smallest number since the country was founded.

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Harold G. Dillinder
1929-2016

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

Harold G. Dillinder, 87, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Kenzie Yael Stromberg

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016

Mark and Crystal Stromberg of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Kenzie Yael

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Bridgeport City Council again debates amortization

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Bridgeport City Council members revisited the topic of amortization provisions during a workshop at their meeting Monday.

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Upcoming Halloween Events

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Senior Care's 7th Annual Fall Fest is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Slidell ISD will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Retirees, former employees and friends of MEC, MND, LEC, Devon and related companies will meet for lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Catfish O'Harlies.

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Football: Bulls try to rebound in finale

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Bridgeport Bulls outgained Vernon by 340 yards and piled up more than 500 yards of offense.

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Volleyball: Argyle clinches 9-4 title against Sissies

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Argyle Lady Eagles clinched the District 9-4A title Friday with a sweep of the Bridgeport Sissies.

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Explore the Democratic options

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

I appreciate your publisher's philosophy: "vote the person, not the party," published on the Oct. 19 Messenger Opinion page.

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Upcoming Halloween events

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

Candy seekers rejoice! There is a full lineup of Halloween events and fall festivals planned across Wise County.

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Cities receive TDA grants

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

The cities of Bridgeport and Chico have been awarded Texas Community Development Block Grants for infrastructure improvements.

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Bands compete this weekend

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

Local high school bands will march today (Saturday) in regional UIL contests.

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American Musical Theatre Co.

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Historical Arcadia

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Football: Vernon outlasts Bridgeport in 3 OTs

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

Bridgeport’s Friday-night stats should have equaled victory, but the Bulls fell short in triple overtime to Vernon, 40-37.

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