DPS Issues Reminders for Drivers, Offers Resources Ahead of New School Year
August 11, 2023
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) reminds drivers to use extra caution in-and-around school zones and neighborhoods as we approach the new school year. This includes knowing state laws about driving near stopped school buses and not using cell phones when you’re behind the wheel. It also means utilizing the many resources available to parents, school staff and…
Lekker Wine Tours Announces the Launch of Their YouTube Channel, Connecting Wine Enthusiasts with East Texas Wine Industry Leaders
March 23, 2023
Marshall, Texas – March 23, 2023 – One year after successfully starting Lekker Wine Tours, the family-owned business is excited to announce the launch of their YouTube channel. Set to premiere on April 1st at 10 am, the channel will feature in-depth interviews with East Texas wine industry leaders, giving viewers an inside look into…
East Texas Wine Tours Now Available Through Lekker Wine Tours
May 31, 2022
The company is the first to offer tours of the wineries in East Texas Lekker Wine Tours offers a unique and memorable way to experience the East Texas wine country. The new wine tour business, the first of its kind in East Texas, offers half-day, full-day and curated tours of the area’s best wineries. Lekker Wine…
FM 450 Railroad Crossing in Hallsville to Close Wednesday
October 15, 2020
Motorists who normally travel FM 450 South in Hallsville will need to find an alternate route on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the highway to through-traffic from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. to make repairs to the crossing. Traffic will officially be detoured on a signed route through Longview on US…
Reward Increased to $4,000 for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender from El Paso
September 1, 2020
The reward for Marco Antonio Toscano, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $4,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September. Toscano, 34, is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and a parole violation….
As of 4 pm today, SWEPCO has restored power to approximately 74,000 customers, down from a peak of 103,000 customers after Sunday’s storm. Approximately 29,000 customers remain without power. Sunday night’s storm packed winds of up to 60 miles per hour and downed power lines and trees across SWEPCO’s East Texas and Louisiana service territory….
Hallsvile Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines is hosting its annual Giddyup and Go 10k
September 22, 2016
The Hallsvile Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines is hosting its annual Giddyup and Go 10k, the official race of Western Days, on Saturday October 1. Registrations and check in begin at 7:30 with the race going off at 8:30. The cost is $25 per racer online, $20 without a…
Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are seeking the community’s assistance in helping us locate one of our agency’s most wanted fugitives. MPD is seeking any information related to location of Tom McPherson Jr. McPherson may also go by the alias of John Zorn Jr. or Reese McPherson. McPherson is wanted on…
Reminder that the Marshall PD/ Harrison County DWI Task force will be out this holiday weekend.
Marshall PD and Harrison County Sheriff’s Office create DWI task force
June 28, 2016
The Marshall Police Department and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office have formed a DWI Task Force in response to recent DWI related fatalities in the North East Texas Region. The DWI Task Force will be out in full force during the July 4th weekend in order to insure that our community has a safe holiday…