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August 23, 2017

Archives for April 2017

CHIEF JESUS “EDDIE” CAMPA RESIGNS AS CHIEF OF POLICE

Jesus “Eddie” Campa has tendered his resignation as the Chief of Police for the City of Marshall effective June 23, 2017. Chief Campa was appointed Chief in August, 2014 after a lengthy law enforcement career with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. While Chief Campa’s employment agreement requires that he give sixty (60) days written

Wildcats eye fourth straight RRAC Championship

The Wiley College men’s track and field team looks to continue its dynasty when it competes for a fourth consecutive Red River Athletic Conference Track and Field Championship Friday and Saturday at Tatum High School’s Eagles Stadium. The Wildcats dominated the conference during the regular season. Out of 19 events, Wiley College leads in nine

Shearman wins NAIA Track Athlete of the Week

After running the fastest 400-meter dash time in the NAIA, Kimorie Shearman gets the national spotlight as the NAIA Track Athlete of the Week Wednesday. Shearman ran 46.49 in the East Texas Invitational Saturday hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce. His time beat 17 athletes from NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA schools and reclaimed the Wiley College

MISD Shattered Dreams 2017

With the cooperation of many different organizations in our area (listed below) we are proud to announce this year’s Shattered Dreams projects for MISD Junior and Senior students.   Shattered Dreams is a program that helps students realize not only do their actions while operating a vehicle have consequences for them but can have everlasting

THE CITY OF MARSHALL ANNOUNCES NEW GIS MAPPING SYSTEM

As part of the City’s current Sewer and Water Master Plan developments, we needed to develop a GIS mapping system to allow engineers to GPS pinpoint our infrastructure with the highest degree of accuracy. The new master plan mapping will have items such as piping, valves, manholes, and fire hydrants GPS located on the master

MISD announces 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD presented the 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year for its 11 schools in the district during Monday’s regular April meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees in the Pat Smith-Gasperson Board Room. Each of the honorees was nominated by their campus principal, based on systems created at each campus to

THE CITY OF MARSHALL APPROVES 2017 STREET IMPROVEMENTS AND STREET OVERLAY PROJECTS – APPROVED AND CONSTRUCTION START

2017 Street Improvement Program was approved by the City Commission April 13th, 2017. Revenue for street improvements and in-house repairs amounts to approximately $1,581,807 in 2017 and represents the continued commitment, by the entire City Commission, that street improvement and maintenance projects are a high priority. Segments of 44 streets will be addressed this year

Angela Fitzpatrick named principal of new Crockett Elementary

MARSHALL, Texas – Angela Fitzpatrick, a Marshall High School graduate and current principal of Sam Houston Middle School, on Thursday was named the principal of the new Crockett Elementary beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was approved unanimously by the MISD Board of Trustees during a Special Called Meeting Thursday afternoon. The board