The Henderson Daily News is a six-days a week daily newspaper published in Henderson, Texas, on weekday (Monday through Friday) afternoons and Sunday mornings. It is owned by Hartman Newspapers, Inc. based in Rosenberg, Texas.

Formed October 6, 1930, the day after the discovery of the East Texas Oil Field, the paper has a daily circulation of 7,206. On June 2, 2011 the company expanded with a special weekly paper called the Overton News to serve the nearby communities of Overton and New London after the closing of the Overton Press.

Each year the Henderson Daily News receives numerous honors and awards from the Texas Press Association and the Northeast Texas Press Association, with Managing Editor Matthew Prosser receiving first place for news writing from the TPA and being named Journalist of the Year from the NETPA in 2012.

Current Staff

  • Publisher: Les Linebarger
  • Managing Editor: Matthew Prosser
  • Sports Editor: Hughes Ellis
  • Society Editor: Taylor Peterson
  • Production Supervisor: Joy Slaymaker
  • Circulation Manager: Rebecca Marks
  • Press Room: Dan Deason