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May 26, 2017


Kayla Green named new Lady Mavs volleyball coach

MARSHALL, Texas – Kayla Green, a graduate of East Texas Baptist University and former team captain for the Lady Tigers volleyball team, has been named the new Head Volleyball Coach at Marshall High School. Green, a December 2016 graduate of ETBU with a Bachelor of Science in Education – Secondary Mathematics, with a Kinesiology minor,

MISD names District Teachers of the Year

Rachel George, fourth-grade teacher at William B. Travis Elementary, and Eleanor Eckels, Math Interventionist at Marshall Junior High School, have been selected as the 2017 Marshall ISD District Teachers of the Year. The two educators were officially named and presented during Monday’s Regular Meeting of the Marshall ISD Board of Trustees. Mrs. George is the

Keep Danger Out of Reach – Fire Fighters’ Poison Prevention Campaign

Marshall, TX – Some poisonous products, such as household cleaners, are obvious. But the list doesn’t end there, and some of the items on it might surprise you. The top five poisonous household products include hand sanitizers, button batteries, laundry detergent packets, e-cigarettes, and medications. Marshall Firefighters Association IAFF Local 906 warns that these items

Law Enforcement Memorial

Marshall Police Department is hosting a Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony honoring fallen officers in the State of Texas during 2016 and 2017. This year’s ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Marshall Visual Arts Center at 12:00 pm. In 1962, President John Kennedy designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.


The City of Marshall announces that it will utilize the services of an executive placement firm to fill, on an interim basis, the position of Chief of Police. This position became vacant last week after the City accepted the resignation of Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa. City Manager Lisa Agnor states, “After careful evaluation of both


Jesus “Eddie” Campa has tendered his resignation as the Chief of Police for the City of Marshall effective June 23, 2017. Chief Campa was appointed Chief in August, 2014 after a lengthy law enforcement career with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. While Chief Campa’s employment agreement requires that he give sixty (60) days written

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,

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