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October 19, 2021


Marshall Texas

Editorial: What is wrong with Marshall, Texas?

By Becky Holland, pineywoodsnews@yahoo.com MARSHALL – Marshall, Texas is not unlike most medium-sized communities across the United States. There are the typical sections of neighborhoods for different races, for the races to mix, for different economic classes, yadda, yadda. There is the city-run government, and since, Marshall is the county seat for Harrison County –

Commissioner responds to ‘no-confidence’

Editorial Note– As mentioned in article submitted via the MPOA, an invitation was given to Commissioner Michael Mitchell via email by the Piney Woods News. He was given an opportunity to respond to the Marshall Police Officers’ Association’s ‘vote of no confidence’ passed June 7.  Mitchell submitted his response by email.   “From: Michael L

Late veteran’s ashes take motorcycle ride to Washington, D.C.

  Sister sees brother’s memory lives on By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – Joe McCoy, 64, was the quintessential brother. According to his sister, Melinda Gaulden of Marshall, he was the best brother. Which is a big part of the reason that Melinda has gone to great lengths to make sure her brother’s memory lives

Marshall native and co-owner of Neely’s on Grand died at home

By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – Legendary Basketball Coach John Wooden once said, “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” That was something that Marshall native and one of the owners of Neely’s on Grand

Police chief to share how PD has improved community relations, then ask for new cars

From Staff Reports, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – Close to his second-year anniversary since becoming the chief of police for the City of Marshall Police Department, Jesus “Eddie” Campa is scheduled to share with commissioners at a special-called meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, how MPD has been able to establish better relationships within the community.

12 puppies rescued after being dumped on East Bowie Street in rain storm

From Staff Reports editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL -Officers with the Marshall Police Department responded to an unusual rescue call during Monday night’s rains. They had  received a call in the 1600 block of East Bowie Street of puppies being thrown out a car window into a very wet, flooded ditch. According to the report, residents at a

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