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Bridgeport, Texas is located in Wise County. Zip codes in Bridgeport, TX include 76426. The median home price in Bridgeport is $115,500. More Bridgeport information.

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6 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BRIDGEPORTATHLETIC PHYSICALS - Physicals will be offered for $20 at the Bridgeport High School training room Thursday, July 24. Girls are to report at 5 p.m. and boys at 6 p.m. All athletes entering grades seven, nine and 11 must have a physical before the first day of practice for their sport.

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10 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Bridgeport school board increases lunch prices, discusses possible veterans community

Bridgeport students will pay an extra 10 cents for lunch this year after the school board unanimously voted to increase lunch prices during their meeting Monday night.Starting in August, lunch in Bridgeport schools will be $2.25 for elementary students, $2.40 for middle school students and $2.50 for high school students.The estimated 60 percent of ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Friday, July 18, 2014

AISD PROMOTES HART TO AD - Defensive coordinator Pete Hart is taking over as the Alvord head football coach and athletic director.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KWBU-TV Waco

Live Blog: The Upside Of 11 Inches Of Rain? Parched Lakes Get Some Relief

Update, 2:47 p.m.: Northern Wise, northern Denton, and southern Cooke counties received the most rain today, in some places, up to 11 inches, National Weather Service meteorologist Dennis Cavanaugh tells KERA.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Thursday, July 17, 2014

WATCH FOR FLOODING - Heavy rain overnight has already led to flash flooding in parts of Wise County.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Monday, July 14, 2014

ZEBRA MUSSELS FOUND IN LAKE - A diver scouring the bottom of Lake Bridgeport for freshwater mussels native to Texas waters has discovered thumbnail-sized zebra mussels.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Zebra mussels found in Lake

It's been about a year since zebra mussel DNA was confirmed in Lake Bridgeport.The old saying, "Where there's smoke, there's fire" has proved true again, as adult zebra mussels have now been found in the lake.Recently, a diver scouring the bottom of the lake for freshwater mussels native to Texas waters hauled in more than he bargained for.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Bridgeport City Council to renew after-school care

The Bridgeport city council will vote Tuesday on a policy to make after-school programs at the parks and recreation department safer for children.In a public hearing during their regular meeting, council members will discuss renewing an ordinance that would implement a Youth Services Standards of Care Policy for the department's after-school ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

BRIDGEPORTOFFICE CLOSED - The Precinct 4 justice of the peace office in Bridgeport is closed Tuesday through Friday this week for training.

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Wise County Messenger Online

Pickup runs off road, 1 dies

A Bridgeport man was found dead Friday afternoon inside a pickup near the Lake Bridgeport spillway.

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Wise County Messenger Online

County Clerk Records Recorded marriage licenses

Filed June 2014Eleazar Perez and Irma Trejo Morales, both of DecaturTommy Matthew Patterson and Heather Dair Moore, both of BoydKolby Lynn Kerr and Samantha Jolynn Johnson, both of JustinTravis Floyd Stanley of Weatherford and Lori Raylene Wiggins of AlvordAaron Bradly Capehart and Sandy Leann Gibson, both of BridgeportRonald Dean Russell Jr. and ... (more)

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Everett celebrates 30 years with DATCU

Terry Everett has gone from her garage to the corner office in the last 30 years at DATCU.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

1 found dead in truck that drove off bridge

The driver of a pickup found in a gully near the Lake Bridgeport spillway has been identified.Stephen Doyle Ince, 22, of Bridgeport was pronounced dead at the scene Friday afternoon.It is unknown how long the truck was in the gully, which is several hundred yards below the bridge on Farm Road 1658.Trooper Patrick Alonzo said the family reported ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Thursday, July 3, 2014

FORMER JAILER SENTENCED TO 45 YEARS - Former Wise County Sheriff's Office inmate work crew supervisor Jeff Shurbet, 48, of Paradise pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first degree felony, and was sentenced to 45 years in prison.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

News Briefs for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

ALVORD FOOTBALL SIGN-UPS - Alvord Youth Football Association will hold flag football sign-ups for Pre-K to second grade and football for grades third through sixth at the elementary gym 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 5, and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8. For information, call Larry Hickey at 940-399-9846 or Tracy Parker at 940-393-5316 for more ... (more)

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Wise County Messenger Online

Thursday, June 26, 2014

RAINY WEEK CONTINUES - Parts of Wise County received more rainfall yesterday. In fact, the southern part of Wise County was briefly in a flash flood watch yesterday afternoon, although the heaviest rains stayed south of Wise County.

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Air Quality Alert for Wise County was issued at July 23 at 1:36PM CDT

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