James Leon Outlaw
1950-2015

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015

James Leon Outlaw, 65, of Bridgeport died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Decatur.

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Bridgeport City Council narrowly approves pursuing home rule

Published Saturday, June 20, 2015

Bridgeport City Council voted 3-2 to put a home rule charter on the ballot for the next city election.

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Bridgeport City Council hears storm damage report

Published Saturday, June 20, 2015

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Ryan Nolting presented an overview of the damage that Bridgeport sustained during the May storm outbreak at the June 16 city council meeting.

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Jackie McGaha
1930-2015

Published Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jackie McGaha, 85, of Bridgeport died Monday, June 15, 2015, in Bridgeport.

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Bland’s contract extended 1 year

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Bridgeport School Board voted Monday to extend Superintendent Eddie Bland's contract after a three-hour executive session evaluating his performance.

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Caveman Crawl

Caveman Crawl

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015

More than 500 racers converged on Bridgeport OHV Park Saturday to compete in the fifth annual Caveman Crawl.

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Coaching: Bridgeport looks to add girls coaches

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015

Bridgeport Athletic Director Danny Henson is looking for a pair of girls assistants to round out the coaching staff.

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Arantza Munoz

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jesus and Sandra Munoz of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Arantza Munoz

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Golf: Hot putter leads Read to win – Reed, Sanchez capture victories with playoffs

Golf: Hot putter leads Read to win – Reed,  Sanchez capture victories with playoffs

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Bridgeport's Lexi Read got hot with the putter on the back nine Monday afternoon, posting a 3-under par after the turn to win the first stop of the North Texas Junior Golf Tour.

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Surprised by special gift

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

As a member of The Episcopal Church of Wise County, we were surprised by a gift left on our porch at 905 Church St. in Decatur.

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Obereta June McCollum
1932-2015

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Obereta June McCollum, 82, of Bridgeport died Saturday, June 6, in Bridgeport.

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Barbara Ann Mote
1943-2015

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Barbara Ann Mote, 71, of Bridgeport died Friday, June 5, 2015, in Decatur. Graveside service was June 9 at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Childers officiating.

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Earl Havens Whirley
1933-2015

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Earl Havens Whirley, 81, formerly of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Fayetteville, Ark.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Tickets are now available for the Wise Performing Arts Guild production of "Pocahontas."

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Local students graduate A&M

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Several Wise County students graduated from Texas A&M University in spring commencement ceremonies.

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Bridgeport City Council debates solutions to library loss

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

A multitude of overdue items has resulted in a significant loss of materials to Bridgeport Public Library.

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Bridgeport City Council requests refund from water district

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

Bridgeport City Council decided Tuesday to dispute a claim by the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) that the city owes money for unused water in the last fiscal year.

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Summer reading programs planned to engage students

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Local libraries around Wise are starting their summer reading programs, giving kids the opportunity to keep their brains active while school is out.

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Softball: Butler earns 8-4A top honors

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015

Decatur and Bridgeport both showed considerable strength in District 8-4A, both getting to the area round of the playoffs.

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Lyla Nichole Rivera

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015

Ivy Guadagno and Michael Rivera of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Lyla Nichole Rivera

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