PHOTO FEATURES

Cabin fever

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Joe Duty

The Chapman-Williams cabin won the award for best Reunion spirit Monday night at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion.

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Reunion Idol

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Joe Duty

The first Reunion Idol gave campers the chance to display their singing chops.

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Emptying the shelter

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Joe Duty

Twenty-five dogs and cats were adopted from the Wise County Animal Shelter Saturday during Empty the Shelter Day.

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Prehistoric Lesson

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Joe Duty

"Dinosaur George" Blasing talks with children during a presentation about dinosaurs and other prehistoric life at the Decatur Library Wednesday.

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Wise County Backs the Blue

Wise County Backs the Blue

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Joe Duty

A strong crowd waited to hear from Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin and Sheriff's Chaplain Don Purcell Monday evening.

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Red, white and boom

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Joe Duty

Victory Family Church in Decatur hosted its annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration Sunday, July 3.

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Runaway patriots

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Joe Duty

Every July 4 families from the Runaway Bay area decorate their golf carts to participate in the city's unique Independence Day parade.

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Fourth of July festivities

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Joe Duty

The Fourth of July is Monday, and people across Wise County are preparing for a weekend of festivities.

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The heat is on

The heat is on

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Joe Duty

Following weeks of rain, summer temperatures soared Friday with a high in the upper 90s.

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Summer sweets for a cause

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Joe Duty

Jayden Oats, 7, and Landree Leaks, 9, work a homemade lemonade stand and bake sale on East Hale Street in Decatur Friday.

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Fish tales

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Joe Duty

William Wright, Grady Weldon, and Grazin Weldon, show off their fish at the Decatur Rotary Club and U.S. Forest Service Kids Fishing Derby at Black Creek Lake Saturday.

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Sunny Days

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Joe Duty

Sonflower Camp, an annual summer camp for those with special needs, took over Joe Wheeler Park in Decatur this week.

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Good eats

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Joe Duty

Fans of PBR could spend the day leading up to the event eating at the Eighter from Decatur Barbecue Challenge.

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Mutton Bustin’

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By Joe Duty

Kids got to take their turn stealing the show in the arena at the Wise County Fairgrounds with a round of mutton busting before the start of the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge Saturday.

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On to the Next Step

On to the Next Step

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Joe Duty

Brooklyn Bedford grins at family in the stands of Decatur High School's graduation at the University of North Texas in Denton.

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Teachers of the Year

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Brian Knox

Decatur ISD named its teachers of the year at Friday's end-of-year awards ceremony at Decatur High School.

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Look out first grade, here we come

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Joe Duty

Rann Elementary kindergarteners sing at graduation this week.

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Joe Duty

Seniors celebrated graduating from Paradise High School Friday, May 27.

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Honoring sacrifice

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Brian Knox

Bridgeport Mayor Randy Singleton was the guest speaker at Monday's Memorial Day program hosted by the Wise County Veterans Group at the Veterans Memorial Park in Decatur.

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Local history field trip

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By Joe Duty

Third graders from Young Elementary in Decatur toured downtown Decatur last week.

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