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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Cruisin’ Days begins Thursday

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The city of Newark will host its 29th annual Cruisin' Days Oct. 6-8 at the fire hall and adjacent Delora Doughty Royal City Park.

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Aubree Lynn Thompson

Published Saturday, October 1, 2016
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Jackie Smith of Newark announces the birth of a daughter, Aubree Lynn Thompson

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Kennan charged with murder

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016
By Brian Knox

A Newark man arrested three weeks ago for assaulting another man has been charged with murder.

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Newark City Council decreases tax rate

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The Newark City Council adopted a budget and approved a lower tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017 at a meeting Sept. 15.

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Brinlee Ivey Brown

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
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Lahara York and Zachary Brown of Newark announce the birth of a daughter, Brinlee Ivey Brown

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Plan for growth

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Don Drain

We have a lot of potential growth coming to Wise County, and we need as a county to work with the cities and organize the zoning along the southeast corridor from Tarrant and Denton counties.

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Assault victim dies in hospital

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By David Talley

A Newark man who was assaulted Aug. 26 died Saturday at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner website.

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Man arrested for aggravated assault

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By David Talley

A Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly severely beating a man during an argument last week.

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