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July 26, 2017

Marshall Police Dept. Seeks Credit Card Thief

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who was captured on surveillance video using stolen credit and debit cards. On July 22, 2017 at approximately 11:59 a.m., a woman entered the Central Perks Café located in the 200 block of N. Washington Ave. Once inside the business, the woman went

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ATM Theft Fail, again…

The Marshall Police Department is investigating an attempted theft of an ATM that caused extensive damage to a local business. On Tuesday, July 18 at approximately 5:42 a.m. two individuals drove up to the EZ Mart in the 2500 block of W. Pinecrest Drive and attempted to steal the ATM from the business. Surveillance video

Marshall

MPD Seeks Armed, Dangerous Suspect

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating a man who is considered armed and dangerous. Quantravious Markez Miles, 19, is wanted for one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of forgery (both third degree felonies) and one count of misdemeanor theft. The aggravated assault charge stems

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US 59 CLOSED IN JEFFERSON AFTER TRAINS COLLIDE

Derailment knocks out column supporting bridge July 7, 2017 US 59 has been closed in Jefferson following the collision of two trains near the railroad overpass. The collision cause some of the rail cars to derail and knocked out one of the support columns on the west side of the overpass. The collision occurred around 10:50

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Marshall

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE MISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES

A Notice of a Regular Meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees to be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 @ 5:30 PM is now available on the District’s web site. The Notice and Agenda can be found by going to the District’s Website (www.marshallisd.com) and clicking District > Board of Trustees > Meeting Agendas > Monday, June 19, 2017 at 5:30 PM. It is of course always physically posted

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Hallsville

Update from SWEPCO – 4pm 5/30/17

As of 4 pm today, SWEPCO has restored power to approximately 74,000 customers, down from a peak of 103,000 customers after Sunday’s storm. Approximately 29,000 customers remain without power. Sunday night’s storm packed winds of up to 60 miles per hour and downed power lines and trees across SWEPCO’s East Texas and Louisiana service territory.

Sport

Dennie, Poleon qualify for Finals

GULF SHORES, Alabama – The No. 6 Wiley College women’s track and field team gains two more finalist as Renae Dennie advanced in the 100-meter hurdles and Natasha Poleon reached the 400-meter dash finals. Dennie ran 14.13 in the 100-meter hurdles – which was the top time in her heat. Poleon – who qualified for

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No. 3 Wildcats send seven athletes to finals

GULF SHORES, Alabama – The No. 3 Wiley College men’s track and field team will have several athletes contending for NAIA titles – as seven advance to event finals. Marbeq Edgar – the defending NAIA 800-meter run champion won his heat with a time of 1:50.98. Shevan Parks also qualified for the final with his

Piney Woods

DPS Urges Texans to Stay Vigilant, Report Suspicious Activity

State iWatch program accepts tips via website, mobile app   AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is calling on Texans to remain vigilant regarding potential crime and terrorist activity in their communities, and to report suspicious behaviors to local authorities or the department’s iWATCH website at www.iwatchtx.org. The iWATCH program was created

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