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August 20, 2017

Jonathan McCarty

Groundbreaking ceremonies held at MISD schools

By Jonathan McCarty, Special Contributor editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – I was a student at David Crockett Elementary School over two decades ago. I know you are saying, ‘But Jonathan, you aren’t that old!’ And it’s true. I’m not. But, my point it, there are people who were not even alive yet when I was going to school

Marshall Neighbors: Remembering Mr. Adolph

By Jonathan McCarty, Contributor editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – As a child, I had a number of influences on my life. Older people who had been around before me. They had, of course, seen and done things that I might never consider. One such person was Mr. Adolph Firchau, who was my neighbor for twenty years. Mr.

Commission candidate names Ronald Reagan as an influence.

From Staff Reports, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – When asked who his political influences were, Jonathan McCarty, 33, candidate for the District 7 Marshall City Commissioner seat, said, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Why did he choose each? “ … Thomas Jefferson, for his vision of