The Bridgeport City Council met in regular session on January 14, 2021 at the PWCC. The consent agent was passed, which approved the minutes of the Regular Meeting held December 10, 2020, as well as acceptance of the Monthly Treasurer’s Report, the resignation of James Hogsett from the Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department, and the approval of the Mayor’s appointment of Gary Oltmann and re-appointment of Jack Berg and Jim Vassos to the Park Board.
Sergeant Benjamin L. Stuart, son of Harold and Kim Stuart, Bridgeport, has been promoted to Staff Sergeant (SSG–E6) and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service while assigned as a team leader on August 3, 2020. Stuart was sent to his seventh duty station in Schofield, Hawaii, last week. He has previously served at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Joint Base Lewis McCord in Washington; Guantanamo Bay in Cuba; Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Fort Riley, Kansas and was deployed to Germany for a period of nine months. Stuart is part of the 300th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion and is a 2011 graduate of Bridgeport High School. COURTESY PHOTO
The Morrill County Spelling Bee will be Friday, January 29, 2021 at Bridgeport Public Schools. School will be dismissed at 12:15 on that day.
On Monday, January 11, Bridgeport was host to the 14th Annual Oregon Trail Honor Band, sponsored by Doane University.
The County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, January 12 and, after roll call and the approval of today’s agenda, and the minutes of the December meeting, correspondences were read, a