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

our approach


(Former Publisher Walter L. Lysen)

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.  

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

Who we are

"I have been a subscriber for 22 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