Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paint the Town Pink is an annual event sponsored by the Wise Health Foundation and Decatur Main Street during Breast Cancer Awareness month each October.

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Survivors Bond

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Joe Duty

Cancer survivors kicked off the 2017 Relay for Life in Wise County Friday night with a celebratory lap around McCarroll Middle School track.

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Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

In 2009, Orvelda Bridges was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through all the treatments - chemotherapy, radiation - and came out the other side cancer-free.

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Cancer survivors to be honored

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to attend the Relay for Life Survivor Dinner this Thursday.

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Purple 5K Run/Walk Saturday

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paint Wise County Purple 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, March 25, in downtown Decatur.

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Celebrate, remember, fight back

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Joe Duty

Survivors prepare to proudly walk a lap at Friday night's Wise County Relay for Life in Decatur.

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Matters of the heart: Organizers bond while planning Relay for Life

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Her first thought was that she was going to die. Brenda Scott was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in November of 1993.

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Coming up short; Wise County Relay for Life lacking teams

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016
By David Talley

Registration for the 2016 Wise County Relay for Life is open - wide open.

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Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Rain doesn’t stop Relay for Life

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

While the weather caused last-minute changes, Relay for Life of Wise County went on as scheduled last Friday night.

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All-night walk is Friday

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Cancer never sleeps, and for one night, local efforts to help fund a cure won't either.

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