PHOTO FEATURES

Creepers and Crawlers

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Joe Duty

Kids in the Decatur Public Library’s summer reading program were treated to a presentation of different animals at Zooniversity day.

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SSSSSSummer friends

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Joe Duty

Children and their parents had the opportunity to hold snakes at an event for Decatur Public Library's summer reading on Wednesday.

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Cool Blue

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By Joe Duty

Lily Featherston, 2, of Decatur peeks over the shoulder of her mother, Jennifer Featherston, during a swimming lesson Tuesday morning at the Bridgeport city pool.

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Caveman Crawl

Caveman Crawl

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015
By Joe Duty

More than 500 racers converged on Bridgeport OHV Park Saturday to compete in the fifth annual Caveman Crawl.

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Classic Ballet

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015
By Joe Duty

Megan Griffith and fellow dancers are on pointe during Thursday's dress rehearsal for the Wise Performing Arts Guild performance of "Pocahontas."

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Downtown Revving

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Joe Duty

Car enthusiasts crowded downtown Decatur Saturday for Cruise Nights on the Courthouse Square.

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Educational Milestone

Educational Milestone

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Joe Duty

Friends and family watch kindergarten graduates receive their diplomas Tuesday night at Young Elementary in Decatur.

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Field day fun

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Joe Duty

Carson Elementary students soaked up the sunshine during field day Wednesday.

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All Dressed Up: Students turn up glamour for prom

All Dressed Up: Students turn up glamour for prom

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Joe Duty

Prom-goers Colton Teter, Christian McElhaney, Vinny Morris and Savannah Thompson, share a laugh on the lawn of the Wise County Courthouse.

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Take a hike

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

About 180 Paradise Elementary second- and third-grade students took to the trails Thursday, during their school's second Trails for Success hiking trip at the Sid Richardson Scout Ranch west of Runaway Bay.

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Swarming the Square

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Jimmy Alford

The northeast corner of the Decatur Square was abuzz Friday morning after it was discovered a cluster of honeybees had taken over one of the benches outside the Wise County Courthouse.

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Shattered Dreams

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Joe Duty

Students at Decatur High School took part in the Shattered Dreams program, aimed at teaching students the consequences of driving drunk, Thursday and Friday.

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Right choices: Student athletes make future plans

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Right choices: Student athletes make future plans

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Dazzle my trailer

Published Wednesday, April 15, 2015
By Joe Duty

A vendor's trailer on the Decatur Square displays some of the items for sale at the second annual Glitzy Girls Trailer Park event.

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Name That Book

Name That Book

Published Saturday, March 21, 2015
By Joe Duty

Students at Rann Elementary in Decatur took part in an annual literary competition Friday which involves answering questions based on a series of books the students have read.

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Following Daddy’s lead

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Joe Duty

Skyler Rhodes giggles as her dad, Rick Rhodes plants a kiss on her cheek at the Daddy-Daughter Dance in Bridgeport Saturday night.

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Welcome to the Swap Meet

Welcome to the Swap Meet

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Joe Duty

Jack Habbinga of Combine stands among his lot of antique automobile items for sale at the Wise County Antique Auto Club's Decatur Swap Meet this weekend at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Wise County Legislative Day

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Joe Duty

State Rep. Phil King and State Sen. Craig Estes took a break on a busy morning for a photo with the Wise County Legislative Day delegation, which included city, county and Chamber of Commerce officials.

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Heart Heroes

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Joe Duty

Brittani Hutson jumps rope with her daughter, Brylie Hager, 5, at Alvord Elementary’s Jump Rope for Heart event Friday

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Dancing with Daddy

Dancing with Daddy

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Joe Duty

Fathers and daughters flooded the Decatur Civic Center Saturday night for the 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Decatur Junior Woman’s Club.

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