2019 Election: Bridgeport City Council

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Three council seats are on the May 4 ballot. Voters will select council members for Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5 seats. Incumbent councilman Jimmy Meyers is running unopposed for Place 3. Here's their answers to our questions on their race.

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Council approves grant for airport repairs

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Austin Jackson

Bridgeport city council members approved a matching grant with the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division Monday for repairs and maintenance to the Bridgeport Municipal Airport.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Decatur Mayor Martin Woodruff will receive the Decatur Honorary Alumnus Award during the Decatur Baptist College Spring Reunion Friday on the campus of Dallas Baptist University.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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Decatur busts out of hitting slump in 14-6 win over Bridgeport

Decatur busts out of hitting slump in 14-6 win over Bridgeport

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur broke out of a hitting slump Monday night, routing rival Bridgeport 14-6 at home on senior night.

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Early voting begins Monday

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Brian Knox

Can't wait to cast a vote in local elections? You're in luck - the first opportunity to vote is Monday.

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Tasty return: Richey qualifies for second trip to state

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Richard Greene

After learning he had earned a second trip to the UIL state academic meet, Bridgeport's Jacob Richey started texting his journalism teacher Cindy Berry not only about the results but also frozen yogurt.

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Bridgeport’s Hall commits to TCU

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport's Zoe Hall announced her commitment to play volleyball at TCU Monday night.

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Dora Cannie Crisp

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Dora Cannie Crisp, 78, of Bridgeport, a homemaker, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Decatur.

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Wayne Harveson

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Wayne Harveson, 83, of Bridgeport, a retired banker, went to be with our Lord, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Bridgeport.

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Billy Don “B.D.” Workman

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Billy Don "B.D." Workman, 85, of Bridgeport, a retired rancher, went to be with our Lord Monday, April 15, 2019.

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Thea Rhae Blaylock

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Cortney Ince and Christian Blaylock of Bridgeport announce the birth of a daughter, Thea Rhae Blaylock

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David Lopez Frutos

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Maria Frutos and Rojelio Lopez of Bridgeport announce the birth of a son, David Lopez Frutos

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Alvord sweeps Chico

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Ace Edgett threw a complete game to propel Alvord past Chico 7-1 Friday night.

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Chism continues dominance, Decatur routs Krum

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Reagan Chism struck out 10 and gave up just one hit, leading the Decatur Lady Eagles to a 10-0 win over Krum in six innings Friday night.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The MZ Bee, which will feature scrapbooking and crafting, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 in the fellowship hall at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 615 County Road 1280.

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G.B. Funk

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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G.B. Funk, 81, of Bridgeport passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, following a short illness.

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Happy Daniel Delgadillo Day; City honors student for heroic act

Happy Daniel Delgadillo Day; City honors student for heroic act

Published Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Austin Jackson

It's official. April, 8, 2019, is now Daniel Delgadillo Day in Bridgeport.

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City, county reps to battle biosolid stink

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019
By Austin Jackson

Wise County Judge J.D. Clark, Boyd Mayor Rodney Holmes and Bridgeport Mayor Randy Singleton have drafted a letter to the City of Fort Worth in hopes of eliminating the stink from biosolids in Wise County.

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Four-legged fete: After rain, dogs take over Halsell

Four-legged fete: After rain, dogs take  over Halsell

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019
By Richard Greene

Katelyn McComis knew her toy Australian Shepherd Sophey was a special dog. Saturday at the first Bark, Bike and Brews it was affirmed.

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