Who We Are

The Southwest Messenger Press was established in 1930 and incorporated in 1952. The newspaper group covers the spectrum in its 14 local editions. 

Pictured:  Publisher Emeritus Walter L. Lysen

Our Approach

The Southwest Messenger Press strives to keep its subscribers informed and involved, so they can continue to better their own lives and communities.

Our advertisers will agree it's the proven way to expand your reach with a low dollar cost to your business. Pick a target market or let us help you; either way the Southwest Messenger Press can help increase company profits.   

Our Clients Speak

 "I have been a subscriber for 24 years and my parents were subscribers before me. This paper has always stayed true to the community. I hope the my children and their generation will be able to experience as many great stories as I have."

          – K. Connors

"I have advertised my business in the Midlothian Messenger since I started and I continue 

to see business come in."

          – M. Martin