PHOTO FEATURES

Taste of Wise

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Joe Duty

Crowds packed the Decatur Civic Center Thursday night for the fifth annual Taste of Wise - a showcase of local restaurant fare and entertainment.

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Wise Family Fun Fest

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Joe Duty

Eric White gets to sit in an AirEvac helicopter at the Wise Family Fun Fest Saturday in Decatur.

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Dean’s last day

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Joe Duty

Duane Durrett, dean of Weatherford College Wise County, bids farewell to friends and staff during a reception Thursday afternoon.

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Back-to-school butterflies

Back-to-school butterflies

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Joe Duty

School bells rang across Wise County this week signaling the start of the 2015-16 school year.

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Celebrating Western heritage

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Joe Duty

Horseback riders and star-spangled banners make their way through the Decatur Square during Saturday's Chisholm Trail Days parade.

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Cowboy Up

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Joe Duty

Will Cook with Flying C Rodeo Co. presents Zane Lasater with an award from the United Professional Rodeo Association for Best New Rodeo of the Year - 2014 for the Chisholm Trail Days Rodeo.

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Messenger Summer Tour

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Submitted

The Wise County Messenger invited readers to send us their vacation photos that prominently feature the newspaper

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Passing through

Published Saturday, August 22, 2015
By Joe Duty

Charlie and Smokey meander through Wise County Thursday.

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Leap for Learning

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Joe Duty

Second-grade teacher Gabbi Diaz can't contain her excitement about the start of the new school year.

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Leaving a Legacy

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Joe Duty

Davey Edwards began sketching on his son's lunch bags as a way to help him start conversations with other students.

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Giving hands, grateful hearts

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Joe Duty

People stand in line Sunday waiting for the doors to open at the Decatur Church of Christ's free school supply event, Gear Up.

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Dog days

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Joe Duty

The Hills hosted a dog show for residents, and entrants donated money to the Wise County Animal Shelter.

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Hanging Out

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Joe Duty

Roy and Jeannine Eaton and their family took part in the VIP tour of V.R. Eaton High School Tuesday morning.

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4-H Awards

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County 4-Hers were recognized at their annual banquet Monday night.

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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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