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

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

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

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

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

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

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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