James Darrell Aden
1936-2017

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017

James Darrell Aden, 81, of Lake Bridgeport, died Sunday, July 17, 2017, in Decatur.

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Governor recognizes tireless volunteer

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017

For more than a decade, the Carnleys dedicated most of their free time to the Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department.

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High-flying proposal; Boyfriend pops question during holiday on Lake Bridgeport

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017

It was 3:02 p.m. and Brian Stocks was nervous.

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The fair judge: John Fostel remembered for humor, firmness on bench

The fair judge: John Fostel remembered for humor, firmness on bench

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017

John Fostel, who served as judge of the 271st Judicial District since 1995, died unexpectedly Friday in a Fort Worth hospital. His sudden illness and death stunned friends and family and left the Wise County Courthouse in solemn silence.

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John H. Fostel
1947-2017

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017

District Judge John H. Fostel, 69, of Lake Bridgeport, died Friday, June 2, 2017, in Fort Worth.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting a program to promote Texas agriculture and teach participants about the role agriculture plays in providing proper nutrition, preventing food waste and alleviating unsubstantiated fears about the food supply.

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Martha Jane Turner Moore
1933-2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Martha Jane Turner Moore, 84, of Lake Bridgeport, died Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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Fire destroys house

Fire destroys house

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Two structures near Lake Bridgeport were destroyed by fire Friday night.

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Driver hurt in rollover

Driver hurt in rollover

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A one-car rollover seriously injured a Paradise man Monday afternoon near Lake Bridgeport.

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Demi Loretta Torres

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016

Halie Phipps and John Torres of Lake Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Demi Loretta Torres

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Lightning, gas leak caused house explosion

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016

Lightning during a spring storm started a chain reaction that led to a house explosion two weeks ago.

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Blast levels house; No one injured in Friday explosion

Blast levels house; No one injured in Friday explosion

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016

A guest house on Lake Bridgeport was destroyed in an explosion Friday morning.

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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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