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December 12, 2017

Archives for May 2016

Marshall Fire plans 140th anniversary recognition

By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – Monday afternoon, Marshall Fire Department Assistant Chief Joey Hudson looked at a collection of historical pictures from the Marshall Fire Department’s initial days to the present. He said, “Knowing our history is important … it gives us a sense of identity.” Assistant Chief Hudson continued, “It is important to

MISD Kindergarten Roundup set for May 25 

From David Weaver, Public Relations/Communications Officer Marshall ISD MARSHALL – Marshall ISD will host its 2016 Kindergarten Roundup on Wednesday, May 25, from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the district’s Administration Building at 1305 E. Pinecrest. The roundup provides parents the opportunity to register their children for kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year. Parents

Editorial: Community gathers to help care for library

By Jonathan McCarty, Special Contributor editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – Well, today is a warm, sunny day. It’s beautiful. Birds are singing, squirrels are running around. And, amidst that all, city crews are working at the Marshall Public Library. But, not just the city crews. The Friends of the Marshall Public Library group planned a 1-day maintenance

Flock of flamingos invades Marshall

By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – There is a flock of flamingos invading Marshall, and it is all for a good cause – or so says Juli Jameson, leader of Girl Scout Troop 7143. Marshallites can purchase 20-30 flamingos for just $10 to be placed on a friend’s lawn. Saturday morning, the flamingos took over

Groundbreaking ceremonies held at MISD schools

By Jonathan McCarty, Special Contributor editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – I was a student at David Crockett Elementary School over two decades ago. I know you are saying, ‘But Jonathan, you aren’t that old!’ And it’s true. I’m not. But, my point it, there are people who were not even alive yet when I was going to school

MHS awards ‘Spirit of MHS’ honors to Sam Baxter

From David Weaver, MISD Public Relations/Communications Officer MARSHALL – Mr. Sam Baxter of Marshall was named the inaugural winner of the “Spirit of MHS” Award during the first annual Marshall High School Scholars Banquet held Tuesday evening at East Texas Baptist University. The banquet, sponsored by The Marshall Education Foundation, McKool Smith and Edward Jones, honored

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