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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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health System's 360 Services and Home Health Care of North Central Texas will offer a Wise Cardiac Support Group at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the hospital's West Campus lobby.

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Local students recognized

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Two local students were honored by Howard Payne University for academic success during the 2017 spring semester.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Head Start programs in Wise County are now enrolling.

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Isaiah James McManus

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
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Ashley McManus of Newark announces the birth of a boy, Isaiah James

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City, sheriff hold town hall

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By David Talley

Newark city leaders partnered with the Wise County Sheriff's Office Thursday to hold a town hall meeting for residents concerned about a recent string of thefts in the area.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 5, 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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Brush fire torches trailer remains

Brush fire torches trailer remains

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

A brush fire spread to the remains of an abandoned trailer home on County Road 4856 near Newark Monday afternoon.

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Softball: Elite company – Newark second baseman earns spot in All-American tournament

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Softball trophies line the wall on a shelf just feet from the indoor batting cage where Sadie Reid spends hours each week.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Wise Performing Arts Guild and Wise Ballet and Music Academy will present "The Emerald City" ballet 7 p.m. June 10 and 3 p.m. June 11 at the Decatur High School Theater.

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