NEWS HEADLINES

Weekend events canceled, postponed due to weather

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, December 7, 2013

Winter weather blew into Wise County Thursday afternoon blanketing the landscape in ice crystals and a deep chill.

Beauty of Ice

BEAUTY OF ICE – Winter weather enhances the Christmas feel of decorations around town. Unfortunately, sleet made roadways unsafe prompting the cancellation and postponement of several weekend events. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Even though it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in these parts, the winter storm prompted organizers to cancel or postpone many holiday events, as well as regular activities, scheduled for the weekend.

They include the following:

  • Breakfast with Santa at Young Elementary: canceled for Saturday, Dec. 7
  • Bridgeport Park and Recreation’s Breakfast with Santa: canceled for Saturday, Dec. 7
  • Decatur Parade of Lights: postponed to Friday, Dec. 20
  • Decatur Woman’s Club Tour of Homes: postponed to Sunday, Dec. 15
  • Newark’s Santa at the Station: canceled for Saturday, Dec. 7
  • Santa’s visit to Rhome: postponed to Saturday, Dec. 14
  • Wise County Veterans Group weekly breakfast: canceled for Saturday, Dec. 7
  • Youth Fair Tag In: postponed to Saturday, Dec. 14

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