Basketball: Bulls host holiday tournament

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport will once again be the Wise County hub for holiday hoops starting Wednesday morning.

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Fires destroy home in city neighborhood

Fires destroy home in city neighborhood

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016
By Brian Knox

A home in the 1700 block of Cates Street in Bridgeport was destroyed by fire Thursday morning in the second of two fires at the location in a span of eight hours.

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Maria Gomez

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016
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Maria Gomez, 51, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Decatur.

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Libraries host holiday events, adjust hours

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By David Talley

Several Wise County libraries will alter their hours and programs for the upcoming holiday season.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD's Christmas break is now through Jan. 3.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Chorus is seeking singers to join them on Sundays at 3:45 p.m. in the Paradise First Baptist Church Worship Center, 405 Main St.

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Basketball: Nocona edges Boyd

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

With the score tied at 56 with 1:30 to go, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets couldn't find a way to make the plays down the stretch Friday to record a road victory.

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Basketball: Peaster beats Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Peaster Greyhounds held off the Bridgeport Bulls 48-40 Friday night.

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Imprisonment is not the answer

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Rusty White

What would Jesus and real Christians do? Would they accept keeping fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in jail during these holidays simply because they don't have the money for bail?

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Joe Orsak

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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Joe Orsak, 72, of Bridgeport died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Jimmy Reed

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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Jimmy Reed, 78, of Bridgeport died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.

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Veterans clinic moves to Decatur

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The former Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a Veterans Affairs primary care clinic, has moved to Decatur.

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Basketball: Filling new role – Horton thrives in move from bench to starter

Basketball: Filling new role – Horton thrives in move from bench to starter

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

The past two seasons, Andrew Horton provided a spark for the Bridgeport Bulls off the bench with his ability to knock down perimeter shots or make hustle plays inside.

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Basketball: Bridgeport falls short to Saginaw

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls fought out of an early hole but couldn't catch Saginaw Tuesday night in a 57-52 loss.

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Basketball: Sissies come back to beat Lindsay

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

Trailing heading into the fourth quarter, the Bridgeport Sissies didn't stay there long Tuesday night.

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Maria Nohemi De Luna

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
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Maria Nohemi De Luna, 63, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, in Bridgeport.

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Thomas Dale Largent

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
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Thomas Dale "Tom" Largent, 55, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.

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Districts to be assigned letter grades

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board discussed Monday the letter grade accountability system the state of Texas intends to move to in 2017.

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Bridgeport alcohol sales approved in commercially-zoned areas

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to change the city's zoning ordinance concerning alcoholic beverage sales.

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Moonlight Madness promises holiday fun

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport's Halsell Street merchants will host a Moonlight Madness sale 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17.

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