150 years has passed since the excitement and progress surrounding the transcontinental railroad began. As the 1.2-million-pound Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 rolled into Marshall Sunday, the same excitement filled the air.
State Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, was recently recognized as Legislator of the Year by the Rural Jobs Coalition for championing legislation that supports small businesses in rural communities and opportunity zones throughout Texas.
New fraud research shows that people who live alone or have low financial literacy levels are more likely to lose money to scammers. The research also shows that the highest engagement and victimization rates involve online purchases and social media—outpacing telephone, mail and email fraud.
In honor of Veterans Day, Gateway Tire and Service Center will offer free oil changes, or $25 off any service, to all veterans, active military and their affected partners in order to honor their sacrifice.
It may not feel cold outside yet, but cooler temperatures will be here before you know it. Homeowners can reduce some of the rising energy costs by winterizing their homes and vehicles before the harsh weather hits.
Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage is in full swing, and that means the scammers are as well. From now through December 7, many Medicare recipients will be making decisions on whether to make changes in their Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans. Affe…
JEFFERSON — Atlanta Georgia-based Huddle House opened its doors at 549 S. Walcott Street in Jefferson on Thursday, offering “any meal at anytime” – 24 hours a day.
The Tri-County Hay Show was a success. Thank you to all of the participants and attendees for making this happen. Thanks to Bobby Campbell and Rick Reeves with Sweet Pro Supplements and Harrison Soil and Water Conservation District for your sponsorships. Big shout out to The Bean Doctor, Bre…
After resting their cases earlier this week, the patent infringement case of Barcelona, Spain-based Fractus against cell phone giants, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and CommScope ended in Marshall’s federal court on Wednesday through the resolution of a settlement.
East Texas Council of Governments recently announced its newly appointed officers, executive committee members and an adopted $57.4 million fiscal year 2020 budget resulting from its recent Semi-Annual Board of Directors Meeting held in Pittsburg on Sept. 19.
LONGVIEW — Some East Texas college students‘ closets are a little fuller today after taking advantage of the second annual Suit Up shopping event hosted Sunday by JCPenney in the Longview Mall.
Dr. Kim Barbola, D.O. FACOI and Nurse Practitioner Wendy Starnes, AGPCNP-BC recently opened the doors of their practice East Texas Precision Medicine located on 1600 S. Washington in Marshall.
SHERMAN, Texas – Accomplished Texas attorney Clyde Siebman of Siebman, Forrest, Burg & Smith once again has earned a spot in The Best Lawyers in America after being named the 2019 Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Fort Worth for his expertise in copyright law.
AUSTIN — The Railroad Commission of Texas this week launches its first-ever interactive data maps providing oil and gas production and the locations of abandoned wells plugged by the Commission statewide and by individual counties. The data is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week begi…
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many businesses are marketing products and services donned with pink ribbons to show financial support for breast cancer charity groups and organizations. While this is a legitimate practice, be on the lookout for dishonest businesses wh…
Northeast Texas Habitat recently partnered with four Marshall-based pest control companies to provide home extermination services in area homes in the organization’s first Community Pest Control Day project.
JEFFERSON — Jefferson residents and guests to the bayou town will keep one of their local treasures with the grand opening of Bohn’s Gift Shoppe on Saturday.
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville is growing and the new Forest Hills Shopping Center with its several newly opened businesses is a testament to that fact.
The cost of owning a car begins after the purchase. Whether you’re dealing with an oil change or have major repairs to take care of, it’s important to use a mechanic or auto shop who is worthy of your trust.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds dairy producers that the deadline to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2019 is Sept. 20.
A Tyler businessman is helping the city forge a new partnership with a fast changing Central Asian nation.
With the school year just underway for East Texas schools, scammers will stand outside supermarkets or other neighborhood stores asking for donations to help the local football team, band or other causes. They may even knock on doors in your neighborhood.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit.
The Texas Transportation Commission approved TxDOT’s 10-year transportation plan that includes more than $77 billion dedicated to improving safety, addressing congestion and connectivity, and preserving roadways for Texas drivers.
An environmental group has filed notice it will sue the EPA if the agency does not enforce a 2016 Clean Air Act finding that the Martin Lake Power Plant threatens local health with excess sulfur dioxide emissions.
Texas State Technical College’s 2019 SkillsUSA champions from around the state took a final victory lap at a special luncheon held in their honor on Monday at TSTC’s Waco campus.
Some Marshall ISD special needs students spent their summer earning money by working at area businesses thanks to a Texas Workforce Commission program.
As the high school class of 2019 begins the next chapter of their lives, they will contend with an abundance of exciting new challenges and opportunities, and it’s important that they are prepared. Whether your high school grad is looking for work, learning how to juggle work and school and/or living on their own for the first time, the Better Business Bureau reminds young adults to make wise choices by making educated decisions, as scam artists are looking for opportunities to take advantage of their lack of life experiences.
The Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce announced Monday the appointment of Stacia Runnels as its new executive director following an extensive two-month search.