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Archives for February 21, 2017


Students produce public service announcement to promote traffic safety WHEN:            Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m. – noon WHERE:         Tourism Tourist Center, Jefferson, Texas   Atlanta – Nine area schools have produced public service announcements promoting traffic safety among their peers and will compete against each other Wednesday in Jefferson. The event is being

MPD’s newest MVP

Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has named Peggy Abraham as this week’s MVP. Mrs. Abraham has worked tirelessly compiling all of the information needed in preparation for the Marshall Police Department’s biennial audit by the Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS). TLETS provides the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and local criminal justice agencies

2-24-17 MHS Mavettes

Mavettes bring home awards at competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Mavettes brought home several honors and awards from this past Saturday’s American Dance and Drill Team competition held at Kilgore College in Kilgore. The Mavettes, under the direction of first-year instructor and former Mavette Heather Hill, topped off the competition by earning Sweepstakes (all “1” ratings) and the Gussie Nell

School buses

Components of a Good School District

The community highly influences a good school district. It takes the involvement of the community to shape the school district. When the community is highly engaged, the quality of learning improves and this reflects well on the district. It is important to note that when looking at a school district, there a myriad of factors