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January 23, 2018

Marshall

MISD teachers attend Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop

A group of Marshall ISD teachers, along with fellow educators from other districts, met at the Marshall Public Library recently to take part in the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the Harrison County Historical Museum. Teachers were shown how they can involve their students in collecting oral histories

MISD celebrates School Board Recognition Month

January has been designated as School Board Recognition Month across Texas and Marshall ISD is joining other districts in the state in thanking these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to public schools.   “It is an honor to serve alongside these seven school board members in Marshall ISD,” said Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD

Marshall City Manager Lisa Agnor announces plan to retire

Marshall City Manager Lisa Agnor has announced her intention to retire, effective April 15, 2018. Agnor has been with the city for 15 and-a-half years, and was appointed as City Manager in April 2015. Prior to that, she served as City Secretary/Director of Finance. Agnor holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University

Marshall FFA students attend Longview District Convention

Marshall FFA students attended the Longview District FFA Convention Tuesday at Sabine High School, gathering with over 300 other students from 23 schools.   Marshall FFA students were given the responsibility to vote on FFA Talent Teams, District Officer Candidates and Area contests at Tuesday’s meeting. Through this process, students learn the value of speaking ability, hard work and

COLD WEATHER WATER TIPS

CITY OF MARSHALL – PUBLIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT 24 HOUR WATER or SEWER HOT LINE – 903-935-4487 Temperatures are forecast to drop into the teens and low twenties starting Sunday night and lasting all of next week. Next Monday and Tuesday, the high temps for the two days are forecast to stay below freezing, after nighttime lows in the teens. The Marshall

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Wiley College Athletics Weekend Update

WOMEN’s SOCCER AUSTIN, Texas – The Wiley College women’s soccer team extend their record-breaking winning streak to six after defeating Huston-Tillotson 3-1 Saturday in a Red River Athletic Conference game. The Lady Wildcats (6-2, 4-0 in RRAC) also set new program records for longest unbeaten streak, longest conference winning streak, the strongest start in conference

WECC’s Alison Payne named Patterson Auto MISD Teacher of the Week

Alison Payne, Head Start teacher at Washington Early Childhood Center, has been named the Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Marshall MISD Teacher of the Week.   Mrs. Payne was surprised on Wednesday morning by Patterson representatives Suzanne Willis and Kristin Skinner, along with WECC Principal Detrice Fisher who nominated her for the award. “Mrs.

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