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August 23, 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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