Sharing the spotlight: Heart of a Champion Show celebrates fifth year

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Austin Jackson

Gregory Altz carried his bunny with soft hands and a sweet smile Friday night, surrounded by cheering fans and an entourage of buddies.

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Steer sells for $12K: 12 projects added to sale list

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

Bidders spent $279,800 Saturday at the Youth Fair auction on 146 projects - 12 more than last year.

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Junior board members step up at WCYF

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Austin Jackson

The Wise County Youth Fair ran a little smoother this year thanks to 21 students in red vests.

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Back in the saddle: Junior barrel racer learns to win through loss

Back in the saddle: Junior barrel racer learns to win through loss

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Austin Jackson

The gate swings open and the rapid echo of hooves thumping loose dirt fills the NRS Arena as Boyd barrel racer Felicity Martin leads her horse through its paces.

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8-year-old’s steer wins grand champion

8-year-old’s steer wins grand champion

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Austin Jackson

In her first year at the event, Bridgeport 4-H's Kylee Gaston and her steer, Steel, won grand champion Friday at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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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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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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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The 67th annual Wise County Youth Fair contests and shows run through Saturday morning.

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County fair underway next week

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Kristen Tribe

The fairgrounds will be buzzing with activity next week as local youth and their projects move in for the Wise County Youth Fair Feb. 25-March 2.

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Youth Fair Queens 2019

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queens 2019

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, February 23, 2019

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The 67th annual Wise County Youth Fair kicks off Monday.

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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The annual event sponsored by the Wise County Antique Auto Club is open to the public 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Feb. 22-24, at the Wise County Fairgrounds on Farm Road 51 South in Decatur.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, February 16, 2019

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Monday is Presidents Day, an American holiday originally created in 1885 to celebrate George Washington's birthday.

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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The deadline for filing for city council and school board elections is 5 p.m. Friday.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, February 9, 2019

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The girls basketball playoffs begin Monday with the bi-district round. Decatur will take on Glen Rose at 6 p.m. Monday at Weatherford High School.

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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The 13th annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Decatur Junior Woman's Club is Saturday at the Decatur Conference Center.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, January 26, 2019

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Dads: start practicing your dance moves. Next weekend is the popular Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Decatur Junior Woman's Club.

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Auction tops $275,000

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Bidders topped last year's Youth Fair auction total by almost $13,000 Saturday, spending $278,450 on 134 projects.

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It’s show time; Youth Fair keeps mom busy

It’s show time; Youth Fair keeps mom busy

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Racey Burden

Even on days her children aren't showing, Melanie Tittor is still at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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Prized projects

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Joe Duty

Exhibitors drive their hogs around the show ring at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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