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June 22, 2017

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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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.

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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

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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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Edgar, Baugh win USTFCCCA NAIA Region Awards

The No. 3 Wiley College men’s track and field team received more honors as Marbeq Edgar won United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NAIA South-Central Region Male Track Athlete of the Year and head coach Marlon Baugh won NAIA South-Central Region Men’s Coach of the Year. Edgar and Baugh will receive

Marshall

Kayla Green named new Lady Mavs volleyball coach

MARSHALL, Texas – Kayla Green, a graduate of East Texas Baptist University and former team captain for the Lady Tigers volleyball team, has been named the new Head Volleyball Coach at Marshall High School. Green, a December 2016 graduate of ETBU with a Bachelor of Science in Education – Secondary Mathematics, with a Kinesiology minor,

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Walker hired as Mississippi Valley State University Head Coach

Ashley Walker will be a NCAA Division I head coach next season as she was hired by Mississippi Valley State University May 5 and formally introduced on Wednesday. “I’m extremely excited,” Walker said. “I’m thankful to the Mississippi Valley State University president Dr. William Bynum and athletic director Dianthia Ford-Kee for this opportunity. I’m also

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MISD names District Teachers of the Year

Rachel George, fourth-grade teacher at William B. Travis Elementary, and Eleanor Eckels, Math Interventionist at Marshall Junior High School, have been selected as the 2017 Marshall ISD District Teachers of the Year. The two educators were officially named and presented during Monday’s Regular Meeting of the Marshall ISD Board of Trustees. Mrs. George is the

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Texans Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season Now

AUSTIN – In advance of the 2017 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to begin making plans to protect themselves and their families. Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30, and Texas Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed this week, May 7-13, to beHurricane Preparedness Week.  

Marshall

Law Enforcement Memorial

Marshall Police Department is hosting a Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony honoring fallen officers in the State of Texas during 2016 and 2017. This year’s ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Marshall Visual Arts Center at 12:00 pm. In 1962, President John Kennedy designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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