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October 24, 2020

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Christians know who to vote for

What every Christian needs to know for the upcoming elections.

“Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them” (Romans 1:32) As Christians, it does not matter whether you support the Republican’s or the Democrat’s except when it comes to casting your vote!

Signals to be Upgraded at 28 Area Intersections

Twenty-eight intersections in Northeast Texas will have improvements made to their traffic control systems during the coming year, according to plans approved in August by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be making various upgrades to the signal lights at all 28 intersections. Many of these will include adding a flashing yellow arrow

MARSHALL ISD COVID-19 WELLNESS REPORT – 08/28/2020

Cumulative from the first day of school (Aug. 13) through today: NON-CAMPUS SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT ACTIVE CASES RECOVERED TOTAL Administration Building 0 0 0 Transportation 1 0 1 Technology 0 0 0 Maintenance 0 0 0 Total 1 0 1 CAMPUSES (includes students and employees) SCHOOL ACTIVE CASES RECOVERED TOTAL Crockett ES 0 0 0 DAEP

Bridge Widening Scheduled on SH 43 in Karnack

The State Highway 43 bridge over the Kansas City Southern Railroad will be widened during the coming year according to plans approved in August by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be widening the bridge and approaches from the current 28 feet to 48 feet, which will allow for two 12-foot traffic lanes

Facility Upgrades Continue At MHS, MISD

Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees approved recommendations for wide-ranging facility improvements and additions to Marshall High School and the district during the regular May board meeting Monday night. The projects continue what has become a year-long period of renovation of MHS and its surrounding facilities, providing a complete facelift of the 40-year old high school

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

FM 9 to be Resurfaced in Harrison County

A section of Farm-to-Market Road 9 in southeast Harrison County will receive a new riding surface next year according to plans approved in December by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 4.2-mile section of the highway from the Panola County Line to FM 2625,” said Ray Brady, area engineer for

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