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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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Library Dedication

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015
By Joe Duty

Weatherford College Wise County held a reception Thursday night for the dedication of the Roy and Jeannine Eaton Library and Research Center.

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Sharing Science

Published Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Joe Duty

Nonfiction author Seymour Simon speaks to third through fifth grade students in Slidell Friday morning.

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Faces of 2014

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Joe Duty

Here are a few folks whose expressions touched us or made an impact in some way.

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Best photos of 2015

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Joe Duty

Washer-pitchers young and old gathered for a group photo at the "Put Yo Money Where Yo Mouth Is" tournament, held in July at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion.

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Kalila Rodriguez is all smiles at Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Decatur Fire Department Saturday.

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Local celebration

Published Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Joe Duty

Raquel Lara and other matachines prepare to perform a dance in honor of the Lady of Guadalupe Thursday night.

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