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July 20, 2018

Marshall

Hobby Lobby AND Ollie’s Bargain Outlet are coming to Marshall TX!

As part of a significant redevelopment and recruitment initiative made by the City of Marshall and Marshall Economic Development Corporation to attract and retain new businesses and retail opportunities, national retailers Hobby Lobby and Ollie’s Bargain Outlet plan to open stores this fall and early next year as anchor tenants at the newly renamed “Marshall

Marshall City Commission appoints Redmon as Interim City Manager

The Marshall City Commission appointed Support Services Director Jack Cleveland Redmon as Interim City Manager at a special called meeting on March 26. Redmon will fill the vacancy left by current City Manager Lisa Agnor, who announced her retirement in January. Redmon will begin his duties effective April 16.   Redmon has 20 years of experience in

WBT’s Evelyn West named Patterson MISD Teacher of the Week

Evelyn West, fifth grade teacher at William B. Travis Elementary, has been named the Patterson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Patterson Toyota of Marshall MISD Teacher of the Week for the week of Feb. 19-23. Ms. Winkley was surprised last Friday morning by Wendell Parker, Kyeandre Abara and Kristin Skinner of Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep

MHS JROTC excels in Air Force National Inspection

Marshall High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) was recently inspected by the United States Air Force and was rated “Exceeds Standards” in the areas of compliance, instructor performance and co-curricular activities, according to instructor Lt Col Jason Winslow. Along with the outstanding rating, cadets Dakota Allen and Destine Alford were named “Top Performers”

Chow Down With The Chief

William B. Travis Elementary students Alexis Jernigan and Luke Mersino were honorees in the MISD Police Department “Chow Down with the Chief” program for the week of Feb. 19-23 on Friday. Alexis and Luke, both fourth-graders, along with WBT Assistant Principal Zachary Venable, were treated to lunch at CiCi’s Pizza by MISD PD Chief Joe Arledge.

Crews working to make repairs to water main break

This morning, city crews were making a repair to a water main at the intersection of Rosborough Springs and West Meredith; a gas main that was not marked was damaged during excavation. At this time, the intersection of Rosborough Springs and West Meredith is blocked off and Rosborough Springs from Georgetown to West Emory is blocked as

Lions Club donates “Buddy Benches” to MISD elementary campuses

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Lions Club has donated four “Buddy Benches” to be used at each of Marshall ISD’s four elementary campuses, with the official dedication of each bench held this week. Representatives from the Lions Club, along with MISD administration and school officials and students, were on hand for pictures during the official

Marshall ISD Mavs of the Week

Mavs of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2018: DAVID CROCKETT ELEMENTARY Kindergarten: Haiden Duncan 1st Grade: Isabella Applegate 3rd Grade: Angie Argote 4th Grade: Isabell Pritchett 5th Grade: Leslie Garcia MARSHALL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jasmin Vences, Wendy Esquivel, Giovanni Galvan, Moresha Adkins, JaQuaion Davis, Mia Dunaway, Racheal McAndrews, Oscar Zambrano, Stephanie Barrientos-Diaz, Markavion

MJHS Choir earns 54 medals at Solo and Ensemble competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Junior High School Choir collected 54 first-division medals from Solo and Ensemble Contest held Tuesday here in Marshall. “We had fantastic results from this year’s contest,” said Leslie Laney, MJHS Choir Director. “The judges were very impressed with the talent here in Marshall.” The 54 medals were more than twice the amount

Don’t get caught up in the crime yourself!

The Marshall Police Department is warning the public about a disturbing video that is being shared on social media nationwide, including here in East Texas. The video is child pornography and law enforcement agencies across the country are working to find the origin of the video. Sharing the video is against the law and every

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