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Archives for June 7, 2016

Editorial: What is a vote of no confidence

By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news In light of recent statements made by the Marshall Police Officers’ Association in regards to alleged behaviors of City Commissioner Michael Mitchell, questions have been raised. What does a ‘vote of no confidence’ mean? Who can do it? Why can they do it? First of all, a ‘vote of no confidence’

Police Officers’ Association votes no confidence in commissioner

By Det. Tyler Owen, President, Marshall Police Officers’ Association MARSHALL –On June 7, 2016, the Marshall Police Officer’s Association passed a “Vote of No Confidence” in the City of Marshall District 2 Commissioner Michael Mitchell. This action reflects the dissatisfaction and concern among Marshall Police Department employees and Police Officer Association leaders that Commissioner Mitchell

Marshall hires new director for tourism

FROM THE CITY OF MARSHALL The City of Marshall is pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn Howard as the new Director of Main Street, Tourism and Downtown Economic Development. Ms. Howard brings a wealth of experience from the Beaumont Main Street program, which is one of only a few Texas Main Street programs that