Billy ‘Bedbug’ Watkins
1931-2011

Published Sunday, April 10, 2011

Graveside service for Billy "Bedbug" Watkins, 79, of Lake Bridgeport was April 8 at East Bridgeport Cemetery.

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Billy “Bedbug” Watkins

Published Friday, April 8, 2011

GRAVESIDE service for Billy "Bedbug" Watkins, 79, of Lake Bridgeport is 1 p.m. today at East Bridgeport Cemetery. Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.

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Billy “Bedbug” Watkins

Published Thursday, April 7, 2011

GRAVESIDE service for Billy "Bedbug" Watkins, 79, of Lake Bridgeport is 1 p.m. Friday at East Bridgeport Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Hawkins-Bridgeport.

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Billy “Bedbug” Watkins

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2011

GRAVESIDE service for Billy "Bedbug" Watkins, 79, of Lake Bridgeport is 1 p.m. Friday at East Bridgeport Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

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Maintain a positive outlook

Published Sunday, January 30, 2011

I am contributing this letter as a private citizen of Wise County. I wanted to have something positive and non-political show up on this page today.

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Jihad hoax leads to arrest

Published Thursday, August 19, 2010

A Lake Bridgeport man associated with an international Christian organization called the Voice of the Martyrs was arrested earlier this month for allegedly making terroristic threats under the guise of radical Islam.

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“Morrie” is memorable

Published Thursday, July 15, 2010

It was my great pleasure to enjoy the intimate venue at the Decatur Visitor's Center for the Off 380 Players production of "Tuesdays with Morrie."

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Cleansing waters: Church conducts old-fashioned baptism in lake

Cleansing waters: Church conducts old-fashioned baptism in lake

Published Thursday, June 10, 2010

Jett Reynolds, 11, of Runaway Bay, waded into the gently lapping waters of Lake Bridgeport last Sunday.

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