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May 9, 2021

City of Marshall

From the desk of Eric Neal – Introduction

For quite some time I have considered the idea of writing a blog about the city from the perspective of a current City Commissioner.   One thing that I have learned in the last two years of being your mayor is that a lot of what we do in city government is either so boring

Marshall PD and Harrison County Sheriff’s Office create DWI task force

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

Update on Incident that occurred on 6/24/16 in the 2000 block of Sledge St.

Man found unresponsive in 2000 block of Sledge St. On 6/24/16 at approximately 7:01 PM, Marshall Police Department Patrol Officers responded to the 2000 block of Sledge St in reference to an unresponsive male lying in the front yard.  It was reported that the victim, Demarcus Perry, had been shot.  Mr. Perry was transported to

Lease Agreement With Booster Club Leads Way To New Scoreboard For Maverick Stadium

MARSHALL – Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees on Monday approved a lease agreement with Marshall Maverick Football Booster Club, Inc., for the naming rights to a new video scoreboard which will be installed in Maverick Stadium and ready for use in time for the Mavs’ first home game against Longview in September. The action during a

MISD Board President Reflects On NASB Advocacy Institute Experience

MARSHALL — Helen Warwick, MISD Board of Trustees President, recently returned from a summer trip to Washington, D.C. But this was no sightseeing vacation. As usual, Warwick was visiting the nation’s capital to discuss some of her favorite topics – Texas school board advocacy and, more importantly, the Marshall Independent School District. Warwick was selected

Marshall Police Departments Citizens Police Academy- 2nd Session

The Marshall Police Department is seeking participants for the Citizens Police Academy. As the Department strives for transparency in its operations, the Marshall Police Department Citizens Police Academy provides a hands-on opportunity to educate the citizens of the city of Marshall on the operations of the Department while obtaining valuable feedback from citizens to enhance police and community relations.

Pineywoods News is alive and well and the future is bright!

For those of you who do not know me, my name is Tony Juays. Let me give you a brief history of the site, tell you a little about myself and give you my vision for the future of the site. Becky Holland and myself launched this site at the end of March 2016. Initially I was

Marshall Fire Chief: ‘Having a clear and understood path vital in success’

From Staff Reports editor@pineywoods.news For those who are interested in politics and governmental policies, the phrase ‘strategic plan’ is not new. In fact, in the last five or six years, it is has been a ‘trending phrase.’ Leaders in schools, universities, local, state, national and international governments and corporations spend much of their time at

Marshall City Commissioners vote to give $400 K toward a new animal shelter

MARSHALL – It has been a long time coming, but tonight the city commissioners in Marshall approved allocating $400K to assist in the process after the first of year for a new animal shelter in Marshall. According to those attending the meeting, discussions were held concerning totally funding the project, but it was brought up

Editorial: Commissioner to propose ordinance section to restrict employees’ political activity

MARSHALL – Several important items have been placed on the agenda for the City of Marshall’s Commissioner meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14. One of which that has raised some questions will involve an amendment to an already established ordinance. This proposed ordinance will be brought to the ‘table’ by Commissioner Garrett Boersma. As

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