Bridgeport News-Blade


Cracking open Spring with Easter egg hunts

Children and parents alike took part in annual Easter egg hunts in Bridgeport (upper left), Dalton (lower left) and Broadwater (above). Volunteer fire departments in Bridgeport and Broadwater, as well as Prairie Schooner Museum board and Dalton Lions sponsored the hunts on Saturday, April 19th.

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Ramirez wins outstanding art award

By Kevin Myers.

“In a way, this piece is a representation of myself,” explained Miriam Ramirez, Bridgeport High School art student who earned the Outstanding Artwork Award during the Visionaries 2014 Student Art Exhibit held at Western Nebraska Arts Center in Scottsbluff. “I see myself as one with strength, but strength that isn’t overpowering. Rather, in a way that is resilient, not forceful.”

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Corman captures state FFA Creed Speaking honors

Miriam Ramirez Staff, Paw Prints.

Phenomenal, successful, great. These are just a few words to describe this year’s Bridgeport FFA chapter. On April 8th and 9th, two members and three sponsors set off to Lincoln for a busy and fun-filled week at state FFA. The Farm Management team was comprised of Andrew Nelson (Red), Kaden Hall, Trevor Benavides and Will Frerichs. On the Ag Sales team, it was Kristen Fellhoelter (Blue), Katie Ramos (Blue), Colin Fellhoelter (White), and Breanne Franklin. Jr. Livestock Judging members were Santiago Ramos (Purple), Colin Fellhoelter (Blue), Anna Dobrinkski, and Tiffaney Connelly.

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On your mark, get set, GO!!!!

Pictured are scenes from Easter Egg Hunts held in Bridgeport, Broadwater and Dalton on Saturday, April 19th. The Bridgeport and Broadwater events were sponsored by their local fire departments while the Dalton Easter Egg hunt was sponsored by the Dalton Museum Board.

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Bulldogs track and field finishes 2nd

Quentin Baxter clears 5’10” on his way to a second place finish in the high jump at the Western Trails Conference (WTC) meet held on Thursday, April 17 in Morrill.

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Lady Bulldogs 4th at WTC

By Kevin Myers.

The Bridgeport Lady Bulldog tracksters finished fourth in team standings with 66 points during the Western Trails Conference track and field meet held in Morrill, Thursday, April 17th. Mitchell won the meet with 116 points, followed by Bayard in second with 113 points. Kimball came in third with 102.5 points.

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