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August 18, 2017

Marshall TX

Former MPD Chief looks to fill commission seat

MARSHALL – When Stan Spence, 63, walks into a room, there is an aura of familiarity and of security that seems to follow him. It could because the married father of two and grandfather of four served for more than 39 years as an officer with the Marshall Police Department – and for 12 of

Saturday’s HealthFest events promote awareness

30-year vegan, lecturer, public health nutritionist and author, Tracye McQuirter, MPH, held court Saturday during HealthFest in Marshall. McQuirter shared her story of being a ‘veteran’ vegan, as well as discussed being a vegan in the African-American culture. Marshall Fire Chief Reggie Cooper was on hand for the sessions. Cooper had been diagnosed with diabetes,

Marshall Police – Would you do what they do?

In the last two years, America has seen more killings of law enforcement officers than ever before. Police officers, Sheriff’s deputies and state patrol officers were already putting their lives at risk on a daily basis by donning the Kevlar vests and badges as part of their work uniform – now, the risk they take

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