A high-spirited week of Homecoming celebrations and school festivities at Bridgeport ended in tragedy over the weekend when Senior class member and starting tight end Joshua Warren, 17, was killed in an motor vehicle accident during the early morning hours of Saturday, September 26.
Workers from McGuire Iron begin repair work on Bridgeport’s large water tower on N Street. They will be cleaning and sandblasting the interior portion of the tower before repainting it in the coming weeks.
The Bridgeport Future Farmers of America (FFA) held their 9th Annual Labor Auction on Thursday evening, September 17, 2020 at the Prairie Winds Community Center with 120 guests served in the fully decorated gymnasium. Bethany Nichols, FFA member, was the officer who was put in charge of the event. Her dedication and the effort of many who spent hours planning the affair paid off with the 34 members who sold for a total of $23,300 raised for the Bridgeport program. The FFA would like to thank Kraupies for the auctioneer and to those who donated their time and money, and those who served the food and drinks to make the night a success.
It was the ability of a small rodent that disrupted the entire electrical grid for the city of Bridgeport on Monday when a squirrel chewed through a power line on East 5th street, knocking out power to the people living and working in the north part of town.
For the first time since spring, the Bridgeport Girl Scouts met at the Public Library for the start of their new school year. With twenty-one girls between the five troops, it was a busy night - full of fun and several new, smiling faces.