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August 18, 2017

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Some Like It….MARILYN: A Musical Hollywood Memoir

“Some Like It….MARILYN: A Musical Hollywood Memoir” will be presented at historic McGarity’s Saloon and Fine Dining Restaurant in Jefferson in cooperation with the Jefferson Opera House Theatre Players on July 1 & 2 at 6:30 pm each evening.  Reservations area must due to  limited seating and tickets are available online at www.JeffersonOperaHouseTheatrePlayers.com or call

Radical Islam Killed These Innocent People

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) talked to Fox & Friends this morning and reacted to his statement during the Democratic Sit-In on the House Floor that “radical Islam killed these innocent people.” He noted, “This is insane to try to take away our civil rights, our Second Amendment rights …then they [Democrats] were fund-raising. They’re doing

Marshall Police Departments Citizens Police Academy- 2nd Session

The Marshall Police Department is seeking participants for the Citizens Police Academy. As the Department strives for transparency in its operations, the Marshall Police Department Citizens Police Academy provides a hands-on opportunity to educate the citizens of the city of Marshall on the operations of the Department while obtaining valuable feedback from citizens to enhance police and community relations.

MISD Trustee President gives update on school builds

By Becky Holland, pineywoodsnews@yahoo.com Special to the Piney Woods News MARSHALL – Helen Warwick, president of the Marshall Independent School District Board of Trustees, can’t help but be excited these days. After months, possibly years, of planning and research, MISD is getting new schools. That is something Warwick and her fellow trustees are very happy

Editorial: What is wrong with Marshall, Texas?

By Becky Holland, pineywoodsnews@yahoo.com MARSHALL – Marshall, Texas is not unlike most medium-sized communities across the United States. There are the typical sections of neighborhoods for different races, for the races to mix, for different economic classes, yadda, yadda. There is the city-run government, and since, Marshall is the county seat for Harrison County –

Pets: The dog that saved me from the snake

By Becky Holland, thecrazymuttink@gmail.com Special to the Piney Woods News Susan Wilson has authored three of my favorite books – and they all focus on relationships with people, and people and their dogs – sort of. Her last one is called, “The Dog Who Saved Me.” To capture a quick image of the story :

Marshall Fire Department promotes four

From Marshall Fire Department   The Marshall Fire Department recognized several of its firefighters with promotions recently. Dwight Nixon was promoted to first class firefighter on June 8, 2016. Nixon’s start date with MFD was June 8, 2015. He received his paramedic certificate in March 2016. Jordy Gaddis was promoted to first class firefighter June

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