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January 26, 2020

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East Texas 100 Club Ribbon Cutting in Marshall, Texas

On Friday, January 17th, 2020, from 10 am until 11 am, the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce will be holding a ribbon-cutting event for its newest member, the East Texas 100 Club, along the north side of the Historic Harrison County Courthouse in Marshall, TX (at Houston and N Washington).  Local East Texas 100 Club board members will be

CITY OF MARSHALL BOIL WATER NOTICE

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, City of Marshall Public Works crews responded to a 12-inch main water line break on East Travis Street just south of Alamo Blvd. in Marshall, Texas. “In the cold weather of recent days, it is not uncommon for aging pipes to break with a shift in the soil. As this

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MISD Campuses Meet TEA Standard, District Receives “C” Rating

For the first time in 11 years, no Marshall ISD campus is rated as academically unacceptable or improvement required with data released this week by the Texas Education Agency.Overall, the district has received a “C” grade in the state’s new grade accountability system, and all campuses in MISD have been rated as “Met Standard,” which

TxDOT offers tips to help keep schoolchildren safe

As millions of Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in and around school buses. Last year, there were 765 traffic crashes in Texas school zones, resulting in 1 death and 15 serious injuries. The most common

Candlelight Vigil For MHS Accident Victims Scheduled Monday Evening

A candlelight vigil has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in Maverick Stadium to honor the memories of two Marshall High School students and to show support for two more students who are currently hospitalized following a fatal one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning.MHS juniors Ny’Jahl Armstrong and Derrick Bennett were killed in the

Pack Safety on Your Holiday Road Trip

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to pack safety on their holiday road trips by staying sober and following traffic laws throughout the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In an effort to increase safety on Texas roadways, DPS Troopers will conduct traffic patrols throughout the holiday weekends — Dec. 23-26 and

MISD dips into fund balance for facility repairs, upgrades

Note: Information in this article is not considered to be the official minutes of the meeting. The official meeting minutes are provided as approved by the MISD Board of Trustees. This article is intended to give a first-look overview of the agenda items discussed and acted upon in open session during meetings of the MISD

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