JEFFERSON — While many East Texans are longing for some cool fall weather, those wishing to get a jump start on the haunted season can now purchase advance tickets for the bi-annual History, Haunts and Legends Paranormal Conference in downtown Jefferson.
Marshall attorney, Amanda Abraham with Roth & Abraham Law Firm, P.C., has been selected to serve as a 2021-22 Texas Bar Foundation Nominating Chair for District 1. Nominating Chairs for each of the 17 State Bar of Texas districts identify elite nominees to join the Foundation as Fellows.…
As college students prepare to head back to campus in the next few weeks, fighting fraud may not be at the top of their list of priorities. However, college students are very susceptible to identity theft; by establishing good habits for monitoring and detecting fraud, students can lay a pat…
JEFFERSON — Jefferson area eateries and chefs wanting to share their delicious culinary creations with the public have a chance now to sign up for the Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Taste of Jefferson event.
JEFFERSON — Enoch’s Wine and Coffee Shop in Jefferson is set to debut a new pizza menu at a special Karaoke and Pizza event today.
Marshall animals looking for their new “furever” homes got a big help on Wednesday from Kris Rotonda, creator of Jordan’s Way organization, as he makes his trek across 50 of the nation’s states, raising funds for animal shelters.
Anyone driving through Marshall right now can see changes taking place. A number of ongoing construction projects are occurring with new businesses planned for many of the locations.
If you’re extremely busy with your career and family and you’ve accumulated a fair amount of assets, you might be concerned about a variety of issues related to financial management and legacy planning. Specifically, you might think you don’t have the time or expertise to deal with these mat…
If your driveway needs paving or repairs, don’t trust just anyone to do the job. BBB Scam Tracker contains numerous reports of unscrupulous contractors who swindled homeowners by offering what appeared to be a “good deal”. Homeowners ended up with shoddy pavement; some contractors took the m…
HARLETON — A Harleton vineyard will soon have overnight guests as it works to complete rental cottages that are currently being built on the hills near the grapes.
Local businesses bring diversity and charm to your community, but there is more to it than that. Each local coffee shop, supermarket, bank, and other business brings not only identity and personality to their community, but also practical benefits, such as financial and charitable contributi…
If you’re in the early stages of your career, you’re probably not thinking much about retirement. Nonetheless, it’s never too soon to start preparing for it, as time may be your most valuable asset. So, you may want to consider retirement savings vehicles, one of which is an IRA. Depending o…
JEFFERSON — Those looking for a little paranormal fun this weekend can head on over to the historic bayou town of Jefferson for some ghost hunting.
With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, travel is coming back. That’s great news for summer vacation plans... and scammers. BBB Scam Tracker is receiving reports of con artists creating fake airline ticket booking sites or customer service numbers. If you are buying airfare, use caution …
Judy Denney has been working in the Marshall insurance scene since 1974, and recently celebrated her retirement after 26 years with the Brownrigg Insurance Agency.
With COVID-19 restrictions easing up, many people are looking forward to fun festivals this summer. As usual, scammers are finding ways to take advantage of the building excitement. This time, they are cashing in with phony tickets — and even fake events.
Here’s something to think about: You could spend two, or even three, decades in retirement. To meet your income needs for all those years, you’ll generally need a sizable amount of retirement assets. How will Social Security fit into the picture?
Local officials from Harrison County and other Texas communities up and down the proposed Interstate 69 corridor met with federal officials recently to promote the highway project and lobby for funding.
While there are a countless number of economic consequences to the 2020 global pandemic, one unexpected occurrence has been a record high in lumber prices across the country, including here in East Texas.
After a year of being quarantined, many are ready to get out and travel this summer. And although business travel is expected to be slow and steady, The American Hotel & Lodging Association predicts a boom in leisure travel this summer. And according to the Expedia Travel Trends Report, the average person saved $3,444 for a trip in 2021. BBB advises consumers not only to anticipate crowding and congestion, but also to be prepared for an increase in scam activity during this travel season.
Now that we’ve gained at least some space from the COVID-19 pandemic, summer travel is heating up. But while you might be eager to hit the road, you won’t want your investments to take a vacation — you need them to work hard for you consistently. But how can you make this happen?
You may have seen the SBDC signs on offices that recently appeared in Gilmer, Henderson, Carthage, Marshall and Jefferson. What is an SBDC? SBDC stands for Small Business Development Center, and we’re a resource partner of the Small Business Administration. There are about 1000 SBDCs across the country that serve a very specific purpose in the local economy. Every county is served by an SBDC.
As one of few certified, full service repair shops in East Texas, J&L Automotive, located at 1914 East Houston Street in Marshall, offers customers a wide variety of automotive services.
“Doing it right the 1st time” is more than a catch phrase for Casey Slone Construction, it’s a commitment to excellence the company has maintained for years.
If you’ve drawn up a will, deciding who’ll get the house, the money and great grandma’s pearl brooch — you’re better prepared to meet your maker than 50 percent of your fellow Americans.
All Cypress Veterinary Hospital (ACVH) has served Marshall and the surrounding area for eight years, bringing expert care to the community. Dr. Michele Lee Tanner, Dr. Paige Coody, associate veterinarians, and the skilled ACVH team are able to advise pet owners on what to look for when searc…
Trouble hearing? When people have poor hearing ability, they also tend to develop poor listening habits. Paying attention to difficult sounds is frustrating for them, so they will tend to shut themselves out from conversations; ultimately giving up. Although, the correct use of hearing aids …
Have you found yourself some place wishing you had the ability to read your Marshall News Messenger? You realize that the paper is sitting at home while you are out and about.
Without a doubt, quality nursing homes are in demand, especially after living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Heritage House of Marshall Health and Rehabilitation Center provides several levels of care to meet the needs of the community.
Earl’s Professional Dry Cleaners is a full-service dry cleaner with an eye on quality, convenience and customer service, we provide a far better experience for you and your clothes.
Everyone needs tires; it's just part of life. One of the best options in Marshall is Hometown Tire located at 1503 East Grand Avenue.
1) Find your career program. Think about your talents, hobbies, and passion, and then explore our career programs to discover which one matches up with your interests. Visit the website at www.tstc.edu and see all the different programs offered by TSTC. You can search by industry-related fie…
Workforce Solutions East Texas (WSET) is pleased to announce its workforce centers will fully open to the public and no longer require an appointment starting on June 14.
Earl’s Professional Dry Cleaner has been serving the Marshall community for about 45 years, with three generations of the same family working in the locally owned shop.
Dallas – Intellectual Property attorney Michael Smith has recently joined Scheef & Stone, LLP as Partner, expanding the firm’s offices into Marshall.
If you are on Medicare, watch out for a resurgence of this con. Scammers are claiming to offer “free” genetic testing kits that allegedly screen for heart conditions or cancer. It’s really a ruse to steal your Medicare information for fraudulent billing and/or identity theft.
If you don’t have a spouse or children, you might think you don’t need to do much estate planning. But if you have any assets, any familial connections, any interest in supporting charitable groups – not to mention a desire to control your own future – you do need to establish an estate plan.
A new United States federal program is helping to pay funeral expenses of people who died from COVID-19. Unfortunately, scammers are using this as a chance to steal personal information from bereaved family members.
If you’re a dad, you may be in line to get some nice gifts on Father’s Day. But your greatest gift may be your ability to help your children. One way of doing that is to get them started in the world of investing – and making a few investments on their behalf.
JEFFERSON — The city of Jefferson’s Tourism Department and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s first ever joint event — the Hot Air Balloon Mini-Glow set for Saturday — has added activities to the event schedule but is simultaneously in jeopardy from potential rain.