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September 25, 2020

What every Christian needs to know for the upcoming elections.

“Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them” (Romans 1:32) As Christians, it does not matter whether you support the Republican’s or the Democrat’s except when it comes to casting your vote!

Education

MHS Dual Credit Programs Give Students Early College Credit

Marshall ISD’s dual credit programs got a boost several years ago with the implementation of the district’s “MavU” agreement with East Texas Baptist University. Since that time Marshall High School seniors have seen a wealth of opportunities when it comes to earning college credit while still in high school.MavU, implemented in the fall of 2016

Business

Major Distributor Expands Operations to Marshall

The Marshall Economic Development Corporation (Marshall EDC) is pleased to welcome and announce the expansion of Channel Control Merchants of Texas, LLC, (CCM) to the Marshall, Texas area. Channel Control Merchants owns and operates Dirt Cheap, the largest retailer of customer returns, and marked out of stock merchandise in the United States.  Dirt Cheap will

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Signals to be Upgraded at 28 Area Intersections

Twenty-eight intersections in Northeast Texas will have improvements made to their traffic control systems during the coming year, according to plans approved in August by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be making various upgrades to the signal lights at all 28 intersections. Many of these will include adding a flashing yellow arrow

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Bridge Widening Scheduled on SH 43 in Karnack

The State Highway 43 bridge over the Kansas City Southern Railroad will be widened during the coming year according to plans approved in August by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be widening the bridge and approaches from the current 28 feet to 48 feet, which will allow for two 12-foot traffic lanes

Education

MARSHALL ISD COVID-19 WELLNESS REPORT

NON-CAMPUS SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT ACTIVE CASES RECOVERED TOTAL Administration Building 0 0 0 Transportation 1 0 1 Technology 0 0 0 Maintenance 0 0 0 Total 1 0 1 CAMPUSES (includes students and employees) SCHOOL ACTIVE CASES RECOVERED TOTAL Crockett ES 0 0 0 DAEP 0 0 0 Little Mav Academy 0 0 0 MECC 1

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Facility Upgrades Continue At MHS, MISD

Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees approved recommendations for wide-ranging facility improvements and additions to Marshall High School and the district during the regular May board meeting Monday night. The projects continue what has become a year-long period of renovation of MHS and its surrounding facilities, providing a complete facelift of the 40-year old high school

Education

Marshall HS Graduation Set for June 13

Marshall ISD and Marshall High School have announced that graduation for the Class of 2020 has been set for Saturday, June 13, at 9:30 a.m. in Maverick Stadium. Dr. Jerry Gibson, Superintendent, and Mr. Matt Gregory, MHS Principal, made the announcement during a Facebook Live broadcast Thursday morning. The details of the adjusted graduation were

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