PHOTO FEATURES

Looking toward the future

Looking toward the future

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Kelly Basting

Bridgeport seniors graduated Thursday in a ceremony at the University of North Texas.

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Senior Send-off

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Joe Duty

A.J. Johnson high-fives students at Carson Elementary Thursday afternoon during Senior Send-off.

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Prospective Grads

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Joe Duty

Bridgeport Elementary School held a graduation ceremony for Kindergarten students Wednesday afternoon.

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The Prom Squad

The Prom Squad

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Joe Duty

Decatur High School's annual prom sendoff Saturday filled the courthouse lawn with parents, friends and prom-goers.

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Young Elementary Field Day

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Joe Duty

Second grader Marlee Tibbels successfully jumps hurdles Thursday at Young Elementary's field day.

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Exploring Their Futures

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Joe Duty

Eighth grade students from across Wise County attended a career day at the local Weatherford College campus May 18.

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Thrills and spills

Thrills and spills

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Joe Duty

A cowboy deftly flips a calf and prepares to tie it down at the PRCA Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo Saturday.

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Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Joe Duty

The first Cruise Nights on the Courthouse Square was a huge success Saturday.

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Hen House Calls

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Joe Duty

Emma and Maranda Haschke of Decatur hold two of their hens during the 6th Annual Wise Chicks Coop Tour last Saturday.

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Happy Mother’s Day

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Joe Duty

First grader Nikolai Henderson wore a sharp suit to serve his mom, Cindy, at a Mother's Day Tea at Carson Elementary Thursday.

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Pepper recognized at memorial

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Submitted

Officers from the Wise County Sheriff's Office attended the Fallen Officer Memorial in Abilene Wednesday.

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Good intentions

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

Area seniors sign letters with colleges

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Eagles give it their best shot

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles were wrapping up their quest for a state golf championship as the Messenger was going to press Tuesday night.

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Celebrate, remember, fight back

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Joe Duty

Survivors prepare to proudly walk a lap at Friday night's Wise County Relay for Life in Decatur.

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Glamorous Camping

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Joe Duty

A few raindrops didn't deter crowds milling through the Glitzy Girls Trailer Park on the Decatur Square Saturday.

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Celebrating early education

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Joe Duty

Decatur Head Start students release colorful balloons Tuesday morning to celebrate Week of the Young Child.

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Purple paint and proud smiles

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Joe Duty

Cancer survivors and their supporters celebrated "Paint the Town Purple" on Saturday, painting a purple line down Decatur's Main Street to raise cancer awareness.

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Special Easter bonnets

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Joe Duty

Misty and Gavin Spicer modeled hats artfully decorated with Peeps at the National Roper Supply crazy hat contest Saturday.

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Running away with the circus

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By Joe Duty

Tuesday night's performance of the Kelly Miller Circus at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Kickin’ up dust

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Joe Duty

Bennet Taylor competes in the mutton bustin' competition at the James Wood Motors Wise County Youth Rodeo Friday night.

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