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ETBU Reports Increase in Spring Enrollment

MARSHALL – East Texas Baptist University announces an increase in enrollment for the spring 2016 semester. A total of 1,148 students are enrolled at ETBU, which is a 1.8 % increase over last year’s enrollment of 1,107. ETBU also experienced a significant increase in Graduate students with a record enrollment of 86 in Master’s programs. This

ETBU Institute for Economic Education invites the community to attend the Guest Speaker Series: Baptist in Business on Thursday, March 31

MARSHALL – The East Texas Baptist University Institute for Economic Education invites the community to attend the Guest Speaker Series “Baptists in Business: John D. Rockefeller” on Thursday, March 31, at 7:00 p.m., in room 101 in the Fred Hale School of Business on campus. The presenter is Dr. Burton Folsom, Jr., Professor of History at

MISD Pictures of the Week – March 28, 2016

SAM HOUSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL Sam Houston Middle School “Hoops for Heart” third-period winners are: Garret Cotton (1st place) and T.J. Mapps and Marious Hudson (2nd place). Pictured with the winners are SHMS coaches, from left, Lady Else and Linda Sooter. Sam Houston Middle School “Hoops for Heart” fourth-period winners are: Isiaha Alexander (1st place) and

Waskom man arrested on two felony warrants

Special from KMHT News The Waskom Police Department has arrested a Waskom man on two outstanding felony warrants for Delivery of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine). According to Waskom Police Chief Westy Meisenheimer, Wandell Dawayne Luster was taken into custody today by WPD, he was then transported to the Harrison County Jail. The warrants were issued

Benefits of dog walking

Since I became a pet owner, I have discovered that walking my dog is so much more than just a way of giving him exercise, it helps in behavior training and socialization. Lastly, it helps get both of you out and can strengthen the bond you have with your dog. Just like humans, a pooch

Wiley Debate team wins nationals

From Wiley College The Great Debaters of Wiley College, known as the Melvin B. Tolson/Denzel Washington Forensics Society, won the overall and individual championship events at the 103rd Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament this past week at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. The Wiley College team competed against 86 schools with a

Hallsville ISD student excel academically in tournaments

From Hallsville ISD The Hallsville High School Math and Science team traveled to the Texas Math and Science Coaches’ Association State Meet recently. For the third consecutive year in  a row, the Hallsville team won the championship, which is considered an unprecedented accomplishment. Hallsville High School had 3,872 points over Vela High School’s 3,560 and

USAF Concert Band & Singing Sergeants In Concert at ETBU

MARSHALL – The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants from Washington, D.C. are heading to the campus of East Texas Baptist University for a concert on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The free public concert is sponsored by ETBU and the Marshall News Messenger and will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Baker Auditorium

Marshall church carries on Easter tradition

For more than 12 years, Central Baptist Church has held true to a tradition in the Saturday before Easter. The church holds on the front lawn a flowering of the cross ceremony. Today church members brought flowers. Pastor Patrick Adair said a few words after the cross was covered. (Photos Becky Holland/Piney Woods News)

Community Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday

Officer George Gill with assistance from Becky Holland and Officer Justin Mills and volunteer Ashley Lee fingerprinted and gave out coloring books to more than 300 kids at the We Got Next/I’m So Marshall Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday. (Becky Holland/MPD Photos)

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