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April 11, 2021

Archives for October 2019

Welcome WATCO Transportation Services, LLC

The Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce is honored to welcome WATCO Transportation Services, LLC, one of the largest short line railroad holding companies in the U.S. with 41 short line railroads operating on more than 5,100 miles of track, as well as 31 industrial contract switching locations. WATCO’s Mechanical Services operates at 19 locations with

MISD Police arrest suspect in connection with last week’s lockdown incidents

The Marshall ISD Police Department has made an arrest in connection with last week’s phone calls made to both Marshall High School and the district Administration Building that caused the district to enforce lockdowns at all campus buildings and schools Thursday and Friday. Quincy Earl McCollister, 17, was arrested and charged Wednesday with two counts

MISD Statement on Investigation Into Threat Involving MHS and MISD Admin

Marshall ISD Police and other law enforcement agencies continue to investigate the source and circumstances of Thursday’s series of threatening phone calls made to both Marshall High School and MISD Administration Building, according to Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson. The incident caused the entire district to go on lockdown status for nearly two hours Thursday but

Union Pacific – Big Boy No. 4014 coming to Marshall TX

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary. The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific

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