As of 4 pm today, SWEPCO has restored power to approximately 74,000 customers, down from a peak of 103,000 customers after Sunday’s storm. Approximately 29,000 customers remain without power. Sunday night’s storm packed winds of up to 60 miles per hour and downed power lines and trees across SWEPCO’s East Texas and Louisiana service territory.
The Hallsvile Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines is hosting its annual Giddyup and Go 10k, the official race of Western Days, on Saturday October 1. Registrations and check in begin at 7:30 with the race going off at 8:30. The cost is $25 per racer online, $20 without a
Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are seeking the community’s assistance in helping us locate one of our agency’s most wanted fugitives. MPD is seeking any information related to location of Tom McPherson Jr. McPherson may also go by the alias of John Zorn Jr. or Reese McPherson. McPherson is wanted on
The Marshall Police Department and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office have formed a DWI Task Force in response to recent DWI related fatalities in the North East Texas Region. The DWI Task Force will be out in full force during the July 4th weekend in order to insure that our community has a safe holiday
By Brandon Sheffield, smilehallsville.wordpress.com HALLSVILLE – CRACK! Everyone has heard the sound above! You know the sound a bat makes when the ball hits the sweet part of the bat. Sending the ball through the air like a missile shot from a cannon! And all though most of us have heard that sound at least
By Brandon Sheffield, smilehallsville.wordpress.com HALLSVILLE – On any given Friday night, if you head down to Bobcat stadium the chances of you seeing Kyle Plunk on the sideline is about 100 percent! That doesn’t mean he is on our side of the field though, you might find him with the cheerleaders or on the other
By Becky Holland, firstname.lastname@example.org Members of law enforcement are consistently in the media today – and it is not always good. Law enforcement officers from police departments to sheriff’s deputies to state patrol officers are blamed for crime, racism and negativism that plagues the world we live in. Thanks to social media, stuff like that
By Marcus Sandifer, Texas Department of Transportation ATLANTA — Work crews will be demolishing the existing FM 450 bridge over I-20 Sunday night south of Hallsville. This will require the closing of both I-20 and FM 450 to through-traffic. The road closures will begin at 5 p.m. onSunday, May 22, and should be back open
By Becky Holland, email@example.com MARSHALL – Legendary Basketball Coach John Wooden once said, “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” That was something that Marshall native and one of the owners of Neely’s on Grand
By Brandon Sheffield, http://smilehallsville.wordpress.com HALLSVILLE – You would think it would be hard to find something to say about someone who says so little! But it’s not. Actually it’s far from it! It’s an easy task when a guy like Ray Jackson does so much for his community, but asks for nothing in return. Ever.