Lloyd Grimes Jr.
1935-2019

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Lloyd Grimes Jr., 83, of Newark, went to be with our Lord Friday, May 10, 2019, in Newark.

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William “Bill” Floyd Alexander
1952-2019

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019

William "Bill" Floyd Alexander, 67, of Newark, a retired foreman, went to be with our Lord Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Newark.

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Newark City Council to seek county help

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019

Newark city council members Thursday approved Mayor Mark Wondolowski to negotiate an interlocal agreement with Wise County for road improvements in the city.

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Non-fiction funk: Former country rocker, current librarian brings noise to the bookshelves

Non-fiction funk: Former country rocker, current librarian brings noise to the bookshelves

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A turn of a crisp page echoes through the Newark Public Library, as kids and old-timers bury their heads deep into colorful novels and history books.

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Easter Events

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Easter is April 21. Many cities and organizations will start holding events this weekend. Here is a list of area events to celebrate the holiday.

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Librarian shares documentary with historical society

Published Saturday, March 30, 2019

After months of research and recording, librarian Linda Ortberg has completed her documentary on the history of Newark.

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Kaye Frances Hansen
1949-2019

Published Saturday, March 23, 2019

Kaye Frances Hansen, 69, of Newark, a bookkeeper, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Newark.

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Kids to remain in CPS care

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019

The four children removed from a Newark home after their parents were' charged with criminal negligence will remain in foster care for now, a Wise County judge ruled Wednesday.

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Leland Grant Taylor

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019

John and Krystin Taylor of Newark announce the birth of a son, Leland Grant

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Kids to remain in foster care

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The four children removed from a Newark home after their parents were charged with criminal negligence will remain in foster care for now, a Wise County judge ruled Wednesday.

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Fire department reports busy 2018

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Newark Volunteer Fire department was stretched thin in 2018.

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Teen burned in fire

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019

A teenager was hurt in a house fire Monday afternoon in Newark.

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Child injured in Newark house fire

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One person was injured in a house fire in Newark Monday afternoon.

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‘Just horrendous:’ Children found locked in dog kennel

‘Just horrendous:’ Children found locked in dog kennel

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019

Four children discovered living in what Sheriff Lane Akin described as "horrendous" conditions Tuesday near Newark were doing well in foster care later in the week.

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Jeneva Bramlett Brackeen
1936-2019

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019

Jeneva Bramlett Brackeen, 82, of Newark, went to be with our Lord Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Fort Worth.

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Linda Gayle Rotton
1943-2019

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019

Linda Gayle Rotton, 75, of Newark, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Decatur.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Four local residents were among the 491 undergraduates to receive diplomas during the December 2018 commencement at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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Linda Gayle Rotton
1943-2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Linda Gayle Rotton, 75, of Newark, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Decatur.

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Sharing history: Librarian to present documentary

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019

Surrounded by novels and non-fiction selections at the Newark Public Library, librarian Linda Ortberg slaps another sticky note to her collection of papers and books, adding a potential chapter to her ever-growing dive into the history of Newark.

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Donald Ray Osborn
1939-2019

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019

Donald Ray Osborn, 80, of Newark, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Newark.

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