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March 19, 2018

WBT’s Evelyn West named Patterson MISD Teacher of the Week

Evelyn West, fifth grade teacher at William B. Travis Elementary, has been named the Patterson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Patterson Toyota of Marshall MISD Teacher of the Week for the week of Feb. 19-23. Ms. Winkley was surprised last Friday morning by Wendell Parker, Kyeandre Abara and Kristin Skinner of Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep


MHS JROTC excels in Air Force National Inspection

Marshall High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) was recently inspected by the United States Air Force and was rated “Exceeds Standards” in the areas of compliance, instructor performance and co-curricular activities, according to instructor Lt Col Jason Winslow. Along with the outstanding rating, cadets Dakota Allen and Destine Alford were named “Top Performers”


Chow Down With The Chief

William B. Travis Elementary students Alexis Jernigan and Luke Mersino were honorees in the MISD Police Department “Chow Down with the Chief” program for the week of Feb. 19-23 on Friday. Alexis and Luke, both fourth-graders, along with WBT Assistant Principal Zachary Venable, were treated to lunch at CiCi’s Pizza by MISD PD Chief Joe Arledge.


Crews working to make repairs to water main break

This morning, city crews were making a repair to a water main at the intersection of Rosborough Springs and West Meredith; a gas main that was not marked was damaged during excavation. At this time, the intersection of Rosborough Springs and West Meredith is blocked off and Rosborough Springs from Georgetown to West Emory is blocked as


Marshall ISD Mavs of the Week

Mavs of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2018: DAVID CROCKETT ELEMENTARY Kindergarten: Haiden Duncan 1st Grade: Isabella Applegate 3rd Grade: Angie Argote 4th Grade: Isabell Pritchett 5th Grade: Leslie Garcia MARSHALL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jasmin Vences, Wendy Esquivel, Giovanni Galvan, Moresha Adkins, JaQuaion Davis, Mia Dunaway, Racheal McAndrews, Oscar Zambrano, Stephanie Barrientos-Diaz, Markavion

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MJHS Choir earns 54 medals at Solo and Ensemble competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Junior High School Choir collected 54 first-division medals from Solo and Ensemble Contest held Tuesday here in Marshall. “We had fantastic results from this year’s contest,” said Leslie Laney, MJHS Choir Director. “The judges were very impressed with the talent here in Marshall.” The 54 medals were more than twice the amount


Don’t get caught up in the crime yourself!

The Marshall Police Department is warning the public about a disturbing video that is being shared on social media nationwide, including here in East Texas. The video is child pornography and law enforcement agencies across the country are working to find the origin of the video. Sharing the video is against the law and every


Marshall Police Department – 2017 Crime Stats

While pulling the crime statistics for 2017, it was discovered that the statistics the Campa Administration released to the public for 2016 did not match our records submitted to the federal government. The factual statistics were submitted to the federal government; however, stats showing less crime reports were released to the public and media. The release in January of


US 59 to be Resurface in Marshall

A section of US 59 in Marshall will receive a new riding surface this spring according to plans approved in January by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 2.2-mile section of the highway from SH 43 South (Pinecrest Drive) to I-20” said Ray Brady, area engineer for TxDOT in Marshall. Madden Contracting

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MISD teachers attend Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop

A group of Marshall ISD teachers, along with fellow educators from other districts, met at the Marshall Public Library recently to take part in the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the Harrison County Historical Museum. Teachers were shown how they can involve their students in collecting oral histories

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New Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety at Texas Capitol

Certain items prohibited on Capitol Grounds   AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security measures at the Texas Capitol Complex and Capitol Grounds to enhance safety. These measures are aimed at preventing violent confrontations during protests and demonstrations; maintaining order; and protecting all Capitol visitors from injury or infringement of constitutional


MISD celebrates School Board Recognition Month

January has been designated as School Board Recognition Month across Texas and Marshall ISD is joining other districts in the state in thanking these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to public schools.   “It is an honor to serve alongside these seven school board members in Marshall ISD,” said Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD


Marshall City Manager Lisa Agnor announces plan to retire

Marshall City Manager Lisa Agnor has announced her intention to retire, effective April 15, 2018. Agnor has been with the city for 15 and-a-half years, and was appointed as City Manager in April 2015. Prior to that, she served as City Secretary/Director of Finance. Agnor holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University

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