Billy Martin Jennings
1948-2018

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018

Billy Martin "Spider" Jennings, 69, of Newark, died Monday, April 30, 2018.

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Early voting begins Monday for school bond issue

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018

For the second year in a row, voters in the Alvord school district will have a choice to make on a school bond issue.

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Newark MDD brings in $2K

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018

Last May, Newark voters went to the polls and approved the establishment of the Newark Municipal Development District, moving the half-cent of sales tax set aside for property tax relief to the district.

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Students graduate UNT

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Several local students graduated from the University of North Texas in December.

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Calvin Casteel
1958-2018

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018

Calvin "Soopa Dave" Casteel, 59, of Newark, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Decatur.

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Taylynn Jean Burch

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018

Lacey Burch of Newark announces the birth of a daughter, Taylynn Jean

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Area students earn honors at UNT

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Several Wise County residents were named to the president's list for the 2017 fall semester at the University of North Texas in Denton.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to serve on the Local Disaster Action Team to respond to local disasters such as house fires and tornadoes.

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Forever chief: Longtime leader to step aside, stay in department

Forever chief: Longtime leader to step aside, stay in department

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017

For years nearly every tone for the Newark Volunteer Fire Department soon was followed by the unmistakable voice of Chief 16 James Edgemon cracking the radio silence to acknowledge the page.

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Gary Clyde Underwood
1956-2017

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Gary Clyde Underwood, 61, of Newark, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Decatur.

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Fire destroys mobile home

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017

A mobile home on County Road 4845 in Newark caught fire around 2 a.m. Friday.

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Margie Lue Miller
1943-2017

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017

Margie Lue Miller, 74, of Newark, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Fort Worth.

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Kennan pleads to 16 years for assault

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017

A Newark man has been sentenced to 16 years for an assault that resulted in the death of another man.

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Kennan pleads to 16 years for assault

Published Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

A Newark man has been sentenced to 16 years for an assault that resulted in the death of another man.

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Wise County honors our veterans

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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

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

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

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Lisa Jenell Payne
1969-2017

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017

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

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

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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