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Wiley College Athletes greet children on first day of school

Wiley College athletes helped make students in the Marshall area’s first day of school a little brighter, as they welcomed them back. The men’s basketball team greeted students and gave out Wiley College pencils at Price T. Young Middle School. Coach Jameus Hartsfield said it was a valuable experience for his athletes. “We stood in place as

The Village

“It takes a village to raise a child. -African Proverb We have all heard it when we start talking about raising children. Most of the time when it is said we don’t realize the truth behind it.. Or even the weight being a part of someone’s “village” carries.The village goes beyond family. It extends to

Saying Goodbye to Dr. Frank

Dr. Frank Lower passed from this life Tuesday. He was at work Monday. He even planned to be in Tuesday, but was not feeling well, so he took the day off. He passed away at his home. Frank Lower was a retired professor from ETBU. He taught communication, and was also involved in theatre production

Whole Foods Market Shreveport store to open Nov. 16

Grocer will hire approximately 100 team members, applications accepted starting early September   SHREVEPORT, La. (Aug. 18, 2016) Whole Foods Market will open in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Nov. 16 at Fern Marketplace, 1380 E. 70th Street. The 39,000-square-foot store will be the company’s first Shreveport location and its seventh in the state.   “We’ve had

Marshall Education Foundation awards MISD teachers with $22,766.48 in classroom grants

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD teachers received over $22,000 in classroom grants from the Marshall Education Foundation during MISD’s annual Convocation Monday held at East Texas Baptist University. Twenty-one MISD teachers were awarded grants to be used for their classrooms, with the grand total of $22,766.48 handed out among those 21. The Marshall Education Foundation

Marshall Police Department Receives “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Law Enforcement Recognition Program

On August 12, 2016, the Marshall Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program. Begun in 2006, the Recognition Program evaluates a Police Department’s compliance with over 166 Best Business Practices for Texas Law Enforcement. These Best Practices were carefully developed by Texas

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