Marshall’s Woodlawn Manufacturing celebrated 50 years of business in Harrison County with a lunch and gifts for employees this past week.
As this year’s class of high school and college graduates are preparing to have new experiences — moving to a new city and a new place to live, finding a new job, — it also often means new taking on new financial responsibilities, such as paying back student loans. But as grads navigate thes…
The Harrison County Farmers Market opened its seasonal shop in Telegraph Park on Saturday to help small-scale farmers, lure more visitors downtown and preserve the legacy of Marshall’s farming community.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the webinar “Algal Blooms and Management” on June 1 from noon to 1 p.m. The webinar will discuss all things algae and cyanobacteria.
If you save and invest for decades, you’d like to know you can retire without financial worries. Nonetheless, you still have to be aware of some threats to a comfortable retirement — and how to respond to them.
The East Texas Council of Governments has announced new leadership for its Chief Elected Officials – Rural Transportation Planning Organization (CEO–RTPO) Board.
As the Lone Star state continues to meet rising global energy demands, Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian made a stop in Marshall on Tuesday to enlighten the public on current oil and gas affairs.
Marshall’s own Chip Arledge was awarded the Texas Association of Broadcasters Jason Hightower Award for Broadcast Excellence this week, making him one of just a handful of broadcasters across the state to be awarded the honor.
The Texas Department of Transportation says it will resurface several highways in Harrison and Marion counties this summer.
If you have a family member with special needs, you might face emotional and physical issues, but you also may be concerned about maximizing the financial support your loved one requires. Consequently, you may want to consider establishing a special needs trust. This type of trust can help m…
Marshall Manor celebrated National Skilled Nursing Care Week on Monday, May 15 at their facility. Established in 1967 by AHCA, National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) celebrates the essential role that skilled nursing care centers play in providing high quality 24-hour nursing care to mil…
Whether served in pies or cobblers, shakes and ice cream or eaten straight from a roadside fruit stand, peach lovers in Texas owe much of their delight to Texas A&M AgriLife’s Stone Fruit Breeding and Genetic program.
The Harrison County Extension Agency recently welcomed the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension District 5 Epsilon Sigma Phi professional association to Marshall as the local extension agency hosted the quarterly business meeting.
Are robots coming to steal your time, money and maybe even your heart? Recent technology advances have created new AI-related security threats, and while they don’t look like what you’ve seen in the movies, you might be at risk.
“Cre8ing New Beginnings,” a new workshop and gift store, celebrated its grand opening Monday, offering individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities a chance to earn job skills as well as a living in a fun, motivating, cozy environment.
Your own decisions and actions typically determine your financial strategies. But outside events can affect your choices, too. And that may be the case with the recent passage of the SECURE 2.0 Act.
Marshall City Councilmembers approved a request from the Marshall Economic Development Corporation for funds for Project Epsilon at their Thursday meeting after closed session conversations.
East Texas Baptist University welcomed friends of the University for a showcase of the newly-renovated Synergy Park building, located in the heart of downtown Marshall, on Tuesday, May 9.
Christus Health recently announced a partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide active U.S. service members with on-the-job training in the healthcare industry through the SkillBridge program.
The local Marshall Main Street office has been nationally recognized this month by Main Street America after reaching rigorous performance standards and creating meaningful improvements to downtown.
Texas State Technical College is highlighting their successful hybrid education available at multiple campuses, including Marshall, as it seeks to expand the program for drafting and design.
The Red Poppy Salon in Marshall will be celebrating 10 years of business in Marshall with a special reception event open to the community on Thursday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
For countless Americans, the month of May signifies a major transition in their lives. Whether it is graduating from high school or college, starting a new job or receiving that highly anticipated acceptance letter, May marks the beginning of the busiest time in the nation for moving. So muc…
There has been a lot of talk about a “cashless” society, but it’s not here yet. In fact, cash can still be a valuable element of your overall financial picture — if you employ it wisely. But how?
Makeovers for Five Notch Road North and Old Town Road are underway as crews were expected to begin reconstruction this week.
The Marshall News Messenger took home 13 awards, including three first place wins, at the annual North and East Texas Press Association’s conference this past weekend.
The most recent rounds of thunderstorms, wind, and hail have many of us thinking about the condition of our roofs. Repairing or even replacing your roof can be one of the largest projects a homeowner will have to consider in the lifetime of a home, so it’s important to choose wisely.
After months of dedicated work, the new Rueggenbach Brewing Company is preparing to finalize its construction at the end of May.
If you’ve done any estate planning, or even if you’re just familiar with it, you probably know the basics — that is, a comprehensive estate plan can help you pass on assets to your family while also achieving other goals, such as designating someone to take care of your affairs if you become…
Congressman Nathaniel Moran recently met with East Texas farmers and ranchers in Washington D.C. after a week of meetings on agricultural policy.
The Texas Transit Association (TTA) recognized ETCOG’s Transportation Development and Compliance Manager Preston Garcia as its 2023 Rising Star. Each year, TTA selects individuals, elected officials and agencies who have made positive contributions to the transit industry and the State of Te…
Christus Good Shepherd Marshall has been recognized by the American Heart and American Stroke Associations for their expert level care and response time to community members suffering from a stroke.
Claims Administrative Services, Inc., has announced that Elysian Fields ISD, one of more than 350 Texas school districts and colleges participating in the CAS workers’ compensation risk pool program, recently received a safety award reserved for members who achieve superior loss control results.
The University of Texas at Tyler-Longview Small Business Development Center announced its Marshall satellite office has moved to a new location in downtown Marshall.
Texas State Technical College will be hosting a virtual open house initiative to welcome prospective students considering an online program through the month of August.
Whether you are remodeling your home, making needed repairs or sprucing things up to put your house on the market, consider the following before you get started.
The City of Jefferson is set to host the “Future of Jefferson” meeting on April 27, inviting the community to become a contributing part of the 20-year plan for the city.
In the financial world, stocks and stock-based mutual funds often get a lot of attention. And deservedly so, because they often form the core of a portfolio. But to help achieve your goals, you may also want to consider a broader array of investments — one of which may be a certificate of de…
Members of the Marshall Planning and Zoning commission recently denied a request made by investors for a special-use permit to allow the construction of apartments at the old Blue Buckle Building at 200 S. Columbus St. in Marshall.
Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, community members and local leaders alike gathered at the Marshall Convention Center this week for the chamber’s annual banquet, which aims to honor those who have dedicated their time and energy to the betterment of the Marshall community.
Spring has sprung. And for many households, that means it’s time to clean, organize and declutter their homes. It’s also important, however, to conduct a digital spring cleaning on your electronic devices. Failing to do so could result in identity theft, fraud, loss of funds and loss of comp…
Marshall’s Texas State Technical College hosted a welding competition for local high school students to showcase their talent and put their skills to the test on March 30.
During your working years, you generally know how much money you’re bringing in, so you can budget accordingly. But once you’re retired, it’s a different story. However, with some diligence, you can put together a “paycheck” that can help you meet your income needs.
Egg prices were trending downward in recent months but were rising again based on seasonal demand for Easter, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.
Christus Good Shepherd’s Daisy Honoree for January 2023 is Hillary Hasty, who works float pool for the Marshall hospital, typically on IMC and surgical services.
The Marshall Animal Hospital has undergone major changes since 2023 began, with a new owner purchasing the business, a new office manager, and most recently the merger of the hospital with Wellington Animal Hospital.
MARSHALL — A new drafting and design instructor recently joined the faculty at Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus.
National Caffeine Awareness Month is observed to help individuals increase their awareness of how much caffeine they are consuming each day and identify ways to reduce their intake. Caffeine is a bitter tasting compound that is found naturally in various plants and acts as a stimulant of the…
The Marshall News Messenger has welcomed a new addition to its staff this week, hiring Nicholas Osborn, a 31-year-old local East Texan and graduate of Purdue University Global as the staff’s newest reporter.
The sun is out, and warmer temperatures are here. That means door-to-door sales season is upon us, and solicitors have started hitting the pavement. Marketing everything from solar panels, landscaping services, alarm systems, handyman work and even charitable organizations, we will typically…
Dirt Cheap, a company owned by Channel Control Merchants, announced last week to its employees that they would be closing down the Marshall facility effective May 26.