Newark to require new safety devices

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By David Talley

Newark City Council members Thursday approved an ordinance requiring Knox-Box rapid entry systems at some buildings in town.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Stormi Leonard of Decatur was named to the dean's list at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Chance Walther of Decatur was named to Tarleton State University's scholastic honors dean's list for the fall 2016 semester.

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2 arrested after drugs, weapons found in home

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Brian Knox

A Newark man and woman were arrested late Tuesday night on multiple felony warrants.

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Mr. and Mrs. Troy Glenn Rodriguez

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Amy Beth Cromer of Newark, daughter of Roy L. and Pamela O'Dell of Crowley, married Troy Glenn Rodriguez of Azle.

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Newark City Council places development district on ballot

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By David Talley

Newark City Council members Thursday voted to place a measure creating a municipal development district on the ballot this May.

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Katherine Johnston

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
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Katherine Johnston, 91, of Newark died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Azle.

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Ruth Lee Webb

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
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Ruth Lee Webb, 79, of Newark, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Newark.

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Newark gym project takes form

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By David Talley

Newark City Council Thursday took several steps toward renovating the gym next door to the city's community center on Hudson Street, authorizing Mayor Gary Van Wagner to execute an agreement with PRYM Architects LLC for the job.

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Hunter Lane Martinez

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
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Eddie and Rachel Martinez of Newark announce the birth of a son, Hunter Lane

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2016 in Review: Murder in Wise

Published Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The year began with Jake Charles Abel, 29, being charged with murder and tampering/fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair human corpse.

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Libraries host holiday events, adjust hours

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By David Talley

Several Wise County libraries will alter their hours and programs for the upcoming holiday season.

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Kathy Byrd Jones

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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Kathy Byrd Jones, 65, of Newark died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in Newark.

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Robert A. Ahlstrand Sr.

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
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Robert A. Ahlstrand Sr., 75, from Newark, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, in Newark.

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Sheriff seeks info in trailer theft

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By David Talley

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in recovering a flat-bed trailer stolen from the Newark Public Works Department earlier this month.

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Kennan indicted in deadly assault

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Newark man has been indicted on two counts of aggravated assault for an incident which led to the death of another Newark man in September.

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Take challengers’ suggestions to heart

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Don Drain

Today as I am reminiscing about the elections we went through, I think about the things that were said and what is ahead for us, the people, at the local level. Wise County still has the same problems no matter who is in office.

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Brinlee Ivey Brown

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
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Lakara York and Zachary Brown of Newark announce the birth of a daughter, Brinlee Ivey Brown

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David Earl Crownover

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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David Earl Crownover, 72, of Newark, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Newark.

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Alice Marie Ownbey Farris

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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Alice Marie Ownbey Farris, 74, of Newark, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.

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