Go to ...

Piney Woods News

Covering Marshall, Texas and surrounding communities

RSS Feed

September 20, 2017

QUARTERLY CLEAN SWEEP – SATURDAY – SEPT 30th

JOIN YOUR FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS TO HELP CLEAN UP YOUR COMMUNITY   REMINDER – QUARTERLY CLEAN SWEEP (roadside litter/debris removal) SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 30th 9 AM – 1 PM  Where: Meet in lot across from Bar-B-Q Express Elysian Fields Ave. at Elmore Street Cleanup Area: From East Houston southward to Pinecrest-east of South Garrett-west of Hwy 59 Route Assignments: 9:00

Education

MHS Speech/Debate opens fall season at Mabank competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Maverick Speech and Debate team opened the fall season this past weekend by competing in the Mabank Speech and Debate Angel Invitational held at Mabank High School. Marshall’s Alexis Alexander, Deshona Jernigan, Haley Hurd and Joseph Maglaris represented Marshall in Cross-Examination Debate. Hurd and Maglaris finished in sixth place out

Marshall

Marshall High School – Maverick Stadium

Football history State Champions: 1990 5A Division I State Champions State Finalists: 1990 (5A), 2004 (4A), 2005 (4A) State Semi-Finalist: 1926, 1928, 1989, 1990, 2004, 2005 State Quarter Finalists: 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1945, 1949, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2015 Area: 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1945, 1949, 1988, 1989,

Marshall

Marshall FFA attends Waskom Leadership Summit

MARSHALL, Texas – Eight Marshall FFA officers attended the Waskom Leadership Summit Wednesday where they were involved in leadership conferences for local, state and national officers of the FFA Organization. The purpose of the summit was “to inspire these officers to lead the Marshall FFA in a positive direction and give them the knowledge of how to

Next Posts››
Political

Gohmert on ‘Political Realignment’ on Capitol Hill

Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) talked to Stuart Varney on his Fox Business program regarding the ‘political realignment’ and President Trump’s new negotiating tactics. He stated, “If the president hadn’t used this new alignment you are talking about – to get the debt ceiling, to get the short-term CR, we would be haggling about the debt

Piney Woods

Updated DPS Driver Handbook Now Available (download for free)

AUSTIN – Effective Sept. 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Driver Handbook was revised and transitioned to a printable, online-only format. Handbook revisions include information on texting while driving and several other clarifications passed by the Texas Legislature during the 85th Legislative Session.   Additionally, the handbook includes practical suggestions on what the public

Uncategorized

Haunted Library is Coming!

Longview Public Library will be closed to normal operations on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st, and will only be open for the Haunted Library from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM each night. Due to the cost of materials and the size to which Haunted Library has grown, the Friends of the Longview Public Library

Marshall

Wildcats defeat St. Gregory’s University

The Wiley College men’s soccer team was at full strength and took advantage of two corner kicks in a 2-0 victory over St. Gregory’s University Friday. Dwight Pope returned to the lineup after missing the first two games. He scored the Wildcats’ first goal in the 16th minute with a header off Abraham Castilla’s corner

View More ››
Marshall

Fannin St. Drug Bust

A search warrant executed by the Marshall Police Department’s SWAT Team resulted in 5 arrests and the confiscation of various drugs. On Tuesday, August 15 at approximately 6:00 a.m., members of the Marshall Police Department SWAT team executed a search warrant at a home in the 1300 block of East Fannin Street, as part of

Sport

Overton graduate Martin signs with Wildcats

The 2018 Wiley College baseball team increased its depth in the middle infield and pitching by signing Overton High School graduate Bailey Martin Tuesday in Alumni Gymnasium. Martin played second base and pitcher for Overton High School and helped them to an undefeated Class 2A District 19 season. Overton advanced to the Class 2A Regional

Marshall

Yolanda Martin named principal at new Marshall Junior High

MARSHALL, Texas – Yolanda Martin, who has served as assistant principal at Marshall Junior High School since 2015, has been named the new principal of MJHS following a recommendation from Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson during a Special Called Meeting of the Marshall ISD Board of Trustees on Monday. “We are extremely excited to have Mrs. Martin

Marshall

BRIDGE TO BE REPLACED ON CR 1113 SOUTHEAST OF MARSHALL

BRIDGE TO BE REPLACED ON CR 1113 SOUTHEAST OF MARSHALL Replacement of washed out bridge will reopen road A washed out bridge crossing Quapaw Creek on Harrison County Road 1113 southeast of Marshall will be replaced this coming year, according to plans approved in July by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be

View More ››