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In honor of Arbor Day, here are 17 photos of amazing trees from around the world

Date: 4/28/2017 9:10:00 AM

SATURDAY THE 29th is Arbor Day, the day that the world celebrates (and plants) trees. Trees are our planet’s lungs — they absorb much of the carbon dioxide that we put into the air and they release oxygen. Trees not only do a ton to keep the planet

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Wise Co. Residents Outraged By Water Rate Hike


Date: 4/20/2017 8:34:00 PM

Thousands of people living around Lake Bridgeport in Wise County will start paying 66 percent more for water next month. The West Wise Utility District says the higher bills are the only solution to a water quality issue that has plagued the area more than

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Fire destroys house

Wise County Messenger

Date: 3/29/2017 8:42:00 AM

Two structures near Lake Bridgeport were destroyed by fire Friday night. Five fire departments responded to a report of a house fire in the 300 block of Private Road 1520 near Lake Bridgeport around 8:45 p.m. Friday. The first units on the scene reported a

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Survive spring in Wise County

Wise County Messenger

Date: 3/25/2017 10:13:00 AM

A few days earlier, a driver bypassed barricades and attempted to cross a low area near the closed U.S. 380 bridge over Lake Bridgeport, only to have his pickup swept away. For several days, his antennae was the only thing sticking above water, serving as

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Heath Raymond Skidmore

Date: 3/22/2017 9:08:00 PM

BRIDGEPORT — Heath Raymond Skidmore, 49, of Maple Lake, Bridgeport, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at UPMC Hospital, Pittsburgh after a brief illness. He was born in Fairmont June 13, 1967, a son of Colleen Bailey Skidmore, who survives in

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• River: Trinity River
• Surface Area: 12,940 Acres
Lake Bridgeport is located in North Texas and was created by damming the Trinity River. The lake is owned by the Tarrant Regional Water District and the water is used for irrigation, flood control, and recreation. Construction of the lake’s dam began in 1929 and was completed in 1931. Lake Bridgeport is a popular freshwater fishing spot for anglers. Some of the fish species present in the lake are Largemouth Bass, Sand Bass, Crappie, Hybrid Bass, and Sand Bass. Lake Bridgeport is also a popular boating destination. There are many boat ramps and marinas located at various locations along the lake. Camping is also a popular activity at the lake along with swimming and a few other water sports. Wise County Park is located on the lake and provides camping and day use facilities.
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