Carrie L. Simpson
1929-2015

Published Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Carrie L. Simpson, 86, of Lake Bridgeport, died Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, in Decatur.

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Donald Robert DeLay
1958-2015

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Donald Robert DeLay, 57, of Lake Bridgeport, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in Lake Bridgeport.

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Family of 3 loses home to fire

Published Saturday, October 17, 2015

A family of three lost everything when their Lake Bridgeport home burned Wednesday evening.

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James David Messick
1953-2015

Published Saturday, October 17, 2015

James David Messick, 62, of Lake Bridgeport died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Lake Bridgeport.

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James David Messick
1953-2015

Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015

James David Messick, 62, of Lake Bridgeport died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Lake Bridgeport.

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Mattie Ruth Ezzell
1939-2015

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Mattie Ruth Ezzell, 75, of Lake Bridgeport died Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Denton.

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Record rainfall triples amount of water in lake

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

For those who prayed for rain, your prayers have been answered.

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High water raises Kid Fish expectations

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

While Lake Bridgeport is closed to boat traffic due to recent flooding, plans are moving ahead for this weekend's Ronnie Brooks Memorial Kid Fish event at Wise County Park.

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Spillway open, lake closed; Water district takes action to avoid flooding

Spillway open, lake closed; Water district takes action to avoid flooding

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015

The spillway at Lake Bridgeport opened Wednesday after the lake reached its conservation level of 836 feet for the first time since August 2010.

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Flooded with optimism: Lake Bridgeport nears normal after long drought

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A month ago, Jeanne Kennedy wondered if North Side Marina would stay open as summer approached and Lake Bridgeport appeared to be on the verge of drying up.

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Lakes on the rise but remain low

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lake Bridgeport is among 35 major reservoirs in Texas that remain below conservation level despite several weeks of rainfall.

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Erilynn Ann Fain

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015

Brian and Amber Fain of Lake Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Erilynn Ann Fain

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Lake Bridgeport still short of historic low

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Earlier this month, Lake Bridgeport crossed a significant milestone: the lake is more than 24 feet low.

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Hadley Mischa Lingo

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014

Andrew Lingo and Olivia Casillas of Lake Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Hadley Mischa Lingo

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Millie Bess Gardner
1925-2014

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014

Millie Bess Gardner, 89, a former longtime resident of Lake Bridgeport, and most recently of Wichita Falls, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, surrounded by family.

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Mary Owens
1938-2014

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014

Mary Owens, 76, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at her home at Lake Bridgeport surrounded by family.

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Stephen Doyle Ince
1991-2014

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Stephen Doyle Ince, 22, of Lake Bridgeport, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Lake Bridgeport.

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Daily reminders of the flamingo

Published Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Pat Slayton keeps a flamingo on her desk in her office. The flamingo is there to remind her of where she is now in her life and her vision for the future.

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Unoccupied home, vehicle burn

Unoccupied home, vehicle burn

Published Saturday, September 28, 2013

A single-story house and sports utility vehicle in Lake Bridgeport were destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday.

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The ‘reel’ thing: Local fishing guide says it’s prime time at Lake Bridgeport

The ‘reel’ thing: Local fishing guide says it’s prime time at Lake Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Keith Bunch pushed the throttle forward and his Evinrude motors launched the 22-foot boat out into the open water at Lake Bridgeport.

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