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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Wise County Youth Fair

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018
By Joe Duty

The winners and runner-ups of the queen contest are...

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Youth Fair Queen Contestants

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Youth Fair Queen Contestants

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Fulfilling a Destiny

Fulfilling a Destiny

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

Reagan Harvey has participated in 4-H for about half of her life. Her mother, Amanda, said she was "destined" to be a Youth Fair kid.

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Youth Fair auction tops $265,000

Youth Fair auction tops $265,000

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Bidders spent $265,750 Saturday at the 2017 Youth Fair auction as 134 items came through the arena at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Wise County Youth Fair 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Joe Duty

Jackson Bell and Debbie and Maggie Huffman hang out at the show ring Saturday during the Wise County Youth Fair auction.

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First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

First-year exhibitor wins grand champ

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By David Talley

In just her first year showing, Alvord FFA's Aliyah Nichols has claimed top honors at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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Wise County Youth Fair 2017

Wise County Youth Fair 2017

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Joe Duty

Quaid Gee turns to check on Jess the goat as the animal stretches outside his pen at the Wise County Youth Fair.

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Driving hogs proves to be tedious task

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By David Talley

This is the story of a pig. And a boy. They did not get along.

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Teamwork sabotaged by Pig’s stubborn streak

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Racey Burden

You can now call me the Hog Queen of Wise County. Or don't. I don't really want, or deserve, that title.

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Birds of a feather: Students show chickens at Youth Fair

Birds of a feather: Students show chickens at Youth Fair

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Racey Burden

Turns out chickens don't like being held upside down.

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Down at the farm: Boyd elementary students tour ag facility

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By David Talley

While they may not be eligible to show animals at the Wise County Youth Fair until third grade, Boyd Elementary School students got an early look at stock show life during Boyd FFA Kids Day on the Farm Thursday.

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