News Briefs for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019

RFC of Boyd will be hosting Celebrate Recovery, a Christ centered 12-step recovery program, at 7 p.m. each Thursday at 112 E. Rock Island, Boyd. Call Robert Hargis, 817-304-6819.

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Weekend planner for Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A timeless classic will come to the Wise County stage this weekend as local ballet dancers perform "The Nutcracker."

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Library digs community garden program

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Libraries have long been known for planting the seeds of knowledge. Now, the Decatur Public Library is planting actual seeds in its community garden.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, October 13, 2018

Published Saturday, October 13, 2018

Travel back in time to the Roaring Twenties at the 27th annual Decatur Chamber of Commerce auction next weekend.

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Book festival set for this weekend

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Decatur Public Library's 2nd Annual Same Page Book Festival is Saturday and will feature local authors and sessions for readers and aspiring writers.

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Signing day: Decatur novelist delivers personal history, truth and flare for fiction

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018

Sylvia Hornback has always had the ability to write.

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Library to host author, book signing

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018

Attention mystery lovers, the Decatur Public Library is hosting local author Sylvia Hornback Thursday as she promotes her novel "The Mallard Conspiracy."

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Critters and crawlers

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018

Critterman, also known as David Klevin visited the Decatur Public Library Wednesday.

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Back home

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018

Author Julia Heaberlin shakes a reader's hand after signing a copy of her latest book, "Paper Ghosts," Tuesday at Decatur Public Library.

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Libraries ready to rock summer reading

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wise County libraries have a full slate of summer activities to not only keep kids entertained, but also maintain and grow their reading level.

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Decatur Public Library to hold first book festival

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Decatur Public Library will have its first book festival this weekend.

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Genealogical society announces 2017-18 programs

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017

The Wise County Genealogical Society has planned its programs for 2017-18.

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Eclipse experience: Library draws crowd for viewing party

Eclipse experience: Library draws crowd for viewing party

Published August 23, 2017

Hundreds of people stood in the parking lot of Decatur Public Library Monday afternoon and looked to the sky.

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Solar eclipse viewing party planned

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Decatur Public Library will have a solar eclipse viewing party Aug. 21, starting at noon.

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Where’s the rabbit?

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017

Magician Mica Calfee of Riot Acts Entertainment amused kids at the Decatur Public Library Wednesday in the first of the library's summer reading events.

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Decatur Public Library offers mobile printing

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017

From wherever you're reading this, if you have an Internet connection, you can now print documents at the Decatur Public Library.

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Library to host book talk, signing

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Researcher Dennis Blocker, who was instrumental in writing "The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima," will speak at the Decatur Public Library 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

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Prehistoric Lesson

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016

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

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Putting Wise County in check; Library offers community chess lessons

Putting Wise County in check; Library offers community chess lessons

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

At 7 years old, Dylan Duran sat somewhere near the median age of participants in the Decatur Public Library's chess club Monday evening session.

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Local author to speak at library

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015

Local author Julia Heaberlin will talk about her latest book, "Black Eyed Susans," at Decatur Public Library 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17. A book signing will follow.

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