Wise County honors our veterans

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Veterans groups and schools across the county are holding events this week to honor veterans in all branches of the U.S. military.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and to raise awareness, Wise Hope encourages people to paint the nail on their left ring finger purple.

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Annual Festivities

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Joe Duty

A family walks through the car show at Newark's Cruisin' Days last weekend.

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Lisa Jenell Payne

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
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Lisa Jenell Payne, 48, of Newark, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Newark.

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Cruisin’ Days marks 30 years; Event begins Thursday

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By David Talley

It's been nearly 30 years since the first participant filled out their bingo card at Newark's annual Cruisin' Days, but the community fixture has remained largely unchanged across three decades.

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Veterans group expands coat and blanket drive

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome Veterans have partnered with Alvord Area Veterans and the cities of Chico, Alvord and Newark for their second annual coat and blanket drive.

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Sandra Kay Soulsby Bise

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Sandra Kay Soulsby Bise, 66, of Newark, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Newark.

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Martha Jennings

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Martha Wright Jennings, 65, of Newark, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Newark.

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Food drive set for Saturday

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Newark Neighbors to Neighbors will be collecting non-perishables for the Southeast Wise County Community Services food pantry.

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Man sentenced for sexual abuse of child

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Newark man this week was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexual abuse of a child.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Committee on Aging is seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Wise County.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health Foundation offers a program called Mary's Gift, providing free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured men and women of Wise County on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

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Homer Wendel Kemp

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Homer Wendel Kemp, 71, of Newark, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Decatur.

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Clerk arrested for theft by public servant

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Newark city employee was arrested recently for stealing money from the city.

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Cultural exchange: Japanese students and local families learn from each other

Cultural exchange: Japanese students and local families learn from each other

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By David Talley

Two Wise County families this summer welcomed guests from across the globe.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Applications for the Wise County Indigent Health Care Program are available at 1101 West Rose Ave. in Decatur.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Committee on Aging is seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Wise County.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health Foundation offers a program called Mary's Gift, providing free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured men and women of Wise County.

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Certified tax values released

Published July 25, 2017
By Racey Burden

Certified tax values rose throughout most of the county this year, buoyed by increases in real estate values across the board. According to the certified values released by Chief Appraiser Mickey Hand, Wise County will see an overall increase of 3.1 percent, bringing total taxable values to $6,434,419,903. The county‚Äôs real estate values increased by […]

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Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

Driver injured when vehicle falls from bridge

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By David Talley

A Newark man was seriously injured late Tuesday when his car plunged from the West Fork Trinity River bridge on County Road 4668, also know as Bobo Crossing.

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