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April 28, 2017

Marshall

MISD, TSTC-Marshall announce “Mav Tech” dual credit partnership

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD has entered into an expanded partnership with Texas State Technical College-Marshall which is expected to enhance and provide more higher education, dual credit opportunities for Marshall High School students beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. Officials from MISD and TSTC – including Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD Superintendent, and Bart Day,

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

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

US 80 TO BE RESURFACED IN MARSHALL

ATLANTA – A section of US 80 in Marshall will receive a new riding surface during this summer according to plans approved in March by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 3.8-mile section of the highway making up Victory Drive between US 59 and Loop 390 East,” said Paul Wong,

South Marshall STEM Academy earns designation as Reward School

MARSHALL, Texas – South Marshall STEM Academy has been recognized as a Reward School by the Texas Education Agency in an announcement and special presentation during the March regular meeting of the Marshall ISD Board of Trustees. Carmen Delgado, Region 7 Education Service Center Coordinator, presented the award to South Marshall Principal Jerry Hancock and

2 Computers Stolen From Walmart

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a theft suspect. On Tuesday, March 7 at approximately 7:23 a.m., an unidentified man walked into Walmart, located in the 1700 block of East End Blvd. North and went to the electronics department. Once in the electronics department, the man loaded two computers

MHS Alums Complete Air Force Basic Training

Casey Daugherty, a 2016 graduate of Marshall High School, has completed her basic training at the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and will now continue her technical training at Lackland. MHS Air Force Junior ROTC cadets Raylon Boyd, Enedina Tinoco, Gianni Edmister, Dakota Allen, Zahra Williams and Chris Rogers, along with SmSgt. Lawrence

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