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Archives for September 21, 2017

Mandatory nationwide test of Emergency Alert System September 27

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will hold a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on September 27, 2017, at 1:20 p.m. Central Time. The test will assess the distribution of a national level test message, as well as verify its delivery.   The EAS test will be held

MISD Statement – Incident at Marshall Junior High School

On September 21, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a teacher notified Marshall ISD Police and administrators at Marshall Junior High School of a possible firearm in the backpack of a student. The student was immediately brought to the principal’s office where MISD Police along with several campus administrators initiated a search of the backpack. The search discovered