Fair has heart: Special needs exhibitors shine in show ring

Fair has heart: Special needs exhibitors shine in show ring

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Youth Fair exhibitors and parents were trying to thaw out following a winter storm during the 63rd annual event last week, but what happened Friday evening warmed their hearts.

Read More...

0 Comments

Back-to-back titles: Family, community support play role in Rector’s success at Youth Fair

Back-to-back titles: Family, community support play role in Rector’s success at Youth Fair

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Brian Knox

Last Friday, moments after her steer was named grand champion at the Wise County Youth Fair, Haley Rector looked up into the stands and saw her dad jump up in excitement.

Read More...

0 Comments

Auction total tops $200,000

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Bidders spent $214,000 Saturday on 129 4-H, FFA and FCCLA projects at the Wise County Youth Fair Auction.

Read More...

0 Comments

Old Man Winter strikes again; Winter weather puts a freeze on the fair

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

Slushing through the snow Thursday morning, Tessa Luster knew her final Wise County Youth Fair would be one she wouldn't forget.

Read More...

0 Comments

Back in the show ring; Teen survives harrowing crash, recovers in time for fair

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

The snow on the ground or the bitter cold couldn't wipe the smile from Kaitlyn Gibson's face as she walked from the barn on the Wise County Fairgrounds Thursday morning.

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair events start Saturday

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

The 2015 Wise County Youth Fair kicks off Saturday in downtown Decatur and runs through March 7 at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair Queens: 2015 Wise County 4-H contestants

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queens: 2015 Wise County 4-H contestants

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair Queens: 2015 Wise County FCCLA contestants

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queens: 2015 Wise County FCCLA contestants

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair Queens: 2015 Wise County FFA contestants

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queens: 2015 Wise County FFA contestants

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair parade revived for 2015 event

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The 63rd Annual Wise County Youth Fair will be kicked off with a parade Saturday, Feb. 28.

Read More...

0 Comments

Heart of a Champion: Wise County Youth Fair adds special show

Heart of a Champion: Wise County Youth Fair adds special show

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

A new event has been added to the lineup at the Wise County Youth Fair this year.

Read More...

0 Comments

August rodeo will benefit Youth Fair

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Planning is underway for a new rodeo event in Wise County.

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair 2014

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Joe Duty

Cameron Tucker grimaces as he attempts to wrestle a steer at the Wise County Youth Fair Rodeo Friday night.

Read More...

0 Comments

Saturday sale tops $229,000

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The 2014 Wise County Youth Fair ended with a sale Saturday that saw 129 projects bring $229,600 to their young exhibitors.

Read More...

0 Comments

Scholarships honoring Young presented Saturday

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Three scholarships honoring the late Roy Young were presented to exhibitors at the Wise County Youth Fair Sale of Champions Saturday.

Read More...

0 Comments

Wise County Youth Fair

Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
By Joe Duty

Haley Rector with Paradise FFA won grand champion steer Friday at the Wise County Youth Fair.

Read More...

0 Comments

Youth Fair workout

Youth Fair workout

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Brandon Evans

Despite living much of their lives inside barns and pens, the animals bound for the Wise County Youth Fair undergo a more rigorous exercise regimen than most people.

Read More...

0 Comments

2014 Youth Fair queen contestants

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Messenger Staff

2014 Youth Fair queen contestants

Read More...

0 Comments

Wise County Sheriff’s Posse bows out of Youth Fair rodeo

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The Wise County Sheriff's Posse has announced it will not put on the Youth Fair rodeo this year. Nevertheless, the show will go on.

Read More...

2 Comments

Disappearing dairies: Changing landscape has led to decrease in dairy entries at Youth Fair

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By Dave Rogers

A window into Wise County's agricultural history is closing.

Read More...

0 Comments