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June 28, 2017

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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,

Social media helps Marshall Police arrest wanted person

Early Friday morning, March 18, the Marshall Police Department posted a video through Youtube, Facebook and local media asking for help in locating a fugitive, Megan Rene Meredith. She was wanted on a felony warrant of burglary of a habitation. By 10:30 a.m., the MPD phone lines and the Marshall-Harrison County Crimestoppers’ line were jammed