PHOTO FEATURES

Lasting images

Lasting images

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Joe Duty

Over 18 years with the Messenger, Joe Duty took thousands of pictures of Wise County residents.

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Barn life

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Joe Duty

Brooklynn Tucker of Bridgeport cuddles up with her calf to stay warm while studying this week at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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The Month in Photos for Saturday, March 2, 2019

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Joe Duty

Emma Haschke and Rebecca Stoker represent the Clothing and Textiles 4-H Club in the Feb. 23 Youth Fair parade.

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Youth on parade

Youth on parade

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Emma Haschke and Rebecca Stoker represent the Clothing and Textiles Club in Saturday’s Youth Fair parade.

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Making memories

Making memories

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Kamryn Wingate holds her flowers from father Will at Bridgeport Daddy/Daughter dance Saturday night.

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On Capital Hill

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Joe Duty

District 30 Senator Pat Fallon speaks during Monday's reception at the Driskill Hotel.

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May I have this dance

May I have this dance

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Joe Duty

Justin Grimsley asks his daughter Avery to dance with him at the Daddy Daughter Dance in Boyd Saturday night.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Joe Duty

Valentine Queen Clara Arnold and King Billy Burton celebrate with Decatur Intermediate School students at Decatur Medical Lodge.

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Daddies and daughters

Daddies and daughters

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Joy Burgess-Carrico

Daddies and daughters gathered Saturday night for the Decatur Junior Woman’s Club Daddy Daughter Dance at the Decatur Conference Center.

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Month in Photos: January 2019

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Joe Duty

Decatur swimmer Claire Mallory takes first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 34.90 at the Fit-N-Wise pool in Decatur.

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Best in beef

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Joe Duty

Wise County was well-represented at the junior heifer show last weekend at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

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Closing in

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Joe Duty

Decatur's Clint Cooper took third and fifth place to qualify for the American Rodeo Monday at the NRS event center in Decatur.

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New Board

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Joe Duty

The 2019 Board of Directors for the Decatur Chamber of Commerce were recognized at Tuesday's luncheon.

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Providing help

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Joe Duty

Andrew Rottner of First State Bank presents a donation to CASA of Wise and Jack Counties to members of its board at the Decatur Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday.

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Yee-hog

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Joe Duty

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Dancing Heroes

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Joe Duty

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Coming to town

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Joe Duty

Santa takes a detour to wish Messenger publisher Roy Eaton a happy birthday during Santa on the Streets in Decatur Thursday.

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Christmas respects

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Joe Duty

Residents from Wise County participated in a wreath laying ceremony at Wise County Veteran’s Park in Decatur Saturday.

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Up top, Santa!

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Joe Duty

Camden Knarr, 2, gives Santa a high five during the annual Breakfast with Santa at the Decatur Fire Department Saturday.

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Soaring to semifinals

Soaring to semifinals

Published Saturday, December 15, 2018
By Joe Duty

Decatur recognized semifinal teams from 1975 and 1988 at its pep rally prior to Friday's game against Waco La Vega.

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