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February 23, 2018

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Marshall FFA students attend Longview District Convention

Marshall FFA students attended the Longview District FFA Convention Tuesday at Sabine High School, gathering with over 300 other students from 23 schools.   Marshall FFA students were given the responsibility to vote on FFA Talent Teams, District Officer Candidates and Area contests at Tuesday’s meeting. Through this process, students learn the value of speaking ability, hard work and

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COLD WEATHER WATER TIPS

CITY OF MARSHALL – PUBLIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT 24 HOUR WATER or SEWER HOT LINE – 903-935-4487 Temperatures are forecast to drop into the teens and low twenties starting Sunday night and lasting all of next week. Next Monday and Tuesday, the high temps for the two days are forecast to stay below freezing, after nighttime lows in the teens. The Marshall

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I-20 CLOSING FOR FM 849 BRIDGE DEMOLITION

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is preparing to close I-20 to traffic at FM 849 at Hideaway, from noonSunday through Wednesday morning, for the demolition of the bridge that sustained major structural damage last month. I-20 eastbound and westbound at this location will be closed with traffic reduced to one lane in each direction on the ramps. Motorists should use alternate routes

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