About Us

Our mission statement:

With every edition, the Gatesville Messenger News shall provide news and insights to our readership through the independent and impartial presentation of information which educates, enriches and entertains. We are proud to be a community newspaper committed to the people we serve.


The Gatesville Messenger and Star-Forum (ISSN-08944954)

P.O. Box 799

Gatesville, TX 76528

PHONE: (254) 865-5212 or FAX: (254) 865-2361

Publisher: Sam Houston 

Published every Wednesday and Saturday at 116 South 6th Street, Gatesville, TX 76528, by Hyde Media Group LLC. 

DEADLINES: For all news articles, classifieds and display advertising, the deadline is 5 p.m. Friday for the Wednesday issue and 5 p.m. Wednesday for the Saturday issue. The deadline for Lifestyles copy is 12 noon Tuesday prior to Saturday publication. (These deadlines may be affected by holidays, weather or other factors and may be changed at any time without notice. No article will be accepted for publication if the event occurred more than 30 days prior to submission. Articles more than 30 days old will be accepted on a paid basis. All articles and advertising also must meet accepted newspaper standards and format as determined by management.

The Gatesville Messenger and Star-Forum is not responsible for copy omission, typographical error, or any unintentional error that may occur other than to make proper corrections after being brought to the newspaper’s attention. Advertising and editorial copy is accepted on this basis only.