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The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, June 24, with President Le Ila Dixon sharing an innovative approach for library books delivery. The pandemic, she noted, has closed schools and public libraries across the U.S., but a Virginia librarian, Kelly Passek, has thought of a …

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets. For information on adopting a pet or surrendering a pet call 903 938-7297.

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following pets. For information on adoption or surrendering a pet call 903 938-7297.

U.S. Navy Master Chief Kristopher “DUC” Boyd, son of Robert Lister, of Marshall, and Sharon Malone, recently retired as master chief information systems technician.

My favorite memory is when my daddy was on my make-a-Wish trip to meet Minnie Mouse. Daddy rode in all the rides with me. We had so much fun. Also he gave me swoops each night. Swoops are rocking me left and right in his arms in the air and then “lands” me on my bed.

Since the first vaccine was invented in 1796, the practice of immunization has transformed how we view infectious diseases, taking many pathogenic invaders from being deadly threats to easily preventable maladies. For humans and animals alike, vaccines are important healthcare tools.

Available for adoption from the humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets. For information on adoptions, surrenders or other animals available, call 903 938-7297.

The Marshall Music Club since 1913 has worked to advocate for the performance, promotion and enjoyment of music in the community of Marshall and surrounding areas.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, June 10, with President Le Ila Dixon expressing thanks to Optimist Michele Fuller, the club’s treasurer, for sending the $500 checks awarded last week on their way directly to the recipients with a cover letter.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, May 27, with President Le Ila Dixon noting a shipment of 10,000 masks and other PPE gear to the hard hit Navajo Nation from the Republic of South Korea in gratitude for its 800 members who used their language as an unbreakable code for…

Texas is known for hot summers that leave many residents ready for air conditioning and a cool drink. Because their bodies expel heat less efficiently and generate more heat pound-for-pound than humans, our furry friends can be even more impacted by rising temperatures.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, May 27, with President Le Ila Dixon noting that she and Optimist Charles Dixon are continuing to shelter-in-place, wearing masks and keeping distance when necessity demands that they go out.

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets. For information on adopting or surrendering a pet call 903 938-7297.

COLLEGE STATION – Pet parents want to feed their dogs the best diet possible to keep their furry friends happy and healthy, but there are so many options on the market: prepackaged or home-cooked, wet food or dry, and grain-free or no grain.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, May 20, with President Le Ila Dixon sharing the story of It’s From the Sole organization which has given away tens of thousands of sneakers.

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following pets. For information on adoption call 903 938-7297.

COLLEGE STATION — Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is a common condition in cats, encompassing many disorders that affect the animal’s bladder or urethra. To avoid FLUTD, it is important that owners keep an eye on the bathroom habits of their furry friend to ensure that they are as…

When their world turned into one of social distancing among fears about the new coronavirus, Sarah Palmer and her family looked for a project they could work on at their home in Marshall.

Throughout the pandemic, local businesses have had it rough. Closings, furloughs, restrictions ... you name it, they have dealt with it over the past two months. But in Marshall businesses have been shown all kinds of love and have also done their part to show the community they appreciate t…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, May 13, with President Le Ila Dixon sharing perspectives gained from her consideration of the Great Influenza of 1918. She concluded by saying that as optimists, the club has the opportunity to put this current pandemic into perspectiv…

COLLEGE STATION – Pets can come in all shapes and sizes. While some animal lovers may consider themselves dog or cat people, others enjoy smaller pets, also referred to as “pocket pets,” like ferrets.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, May 6, with President Le Ila Dixon sharing an email from Zachary Thomas who was our club’s entrant in the Optimist essay contest.

After spending part of March and all of April at home, many people are looking for creative ways to pass the time with hobbies like painting, embroidery and jogging.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused us all to adapt and find creative new ways to spend quality time together. And unfortunately Mother’s Day is no exception.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday April 29, with President Le Ila Dixon challenging club members to fulfill the club creed’s admonition: “Promise yourself to give every living creature you meet a smile.” “We cannot gather together for a club meeting,” she said, “but we …

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place. located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following pets. Call 903 938-7297 for an appointment to see an animal listed.

The party had the makings of any other little girls’ birthday party ... cupcakes, balloons, unicorns and pretty pink decor. The main difference was that friends and family stayed socially distanced away from birthday girl Reagan Turner and the 6-year-old wore mask and gloves due to the COVID…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, April 22, with President Le Ila Dixon informing us that Wednesday was the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, as a 25-year-old graduate student, Denis Hayes organized the first Earth Day. The resounding success of that event, which…

COLLEGE STATION — Social distancing has created a new sense of normal for many of us, including our pets. Dogs are probably excited that we are staying in our slippers all day, while some cats may be less than enthusiastic that we’re disturbing their naps.

Jade Killingsworth is no stranger to dance. Her mother, Tena Scalco Vogel, has owned The Dance Studio in Longview for 35 years. Throughout that time, Killingsworth has danced with her mother and also taught classes.

COLLEGE STATION — With much of the nation under stay-at-home orders, cabin fever is at an all-time high. Cohabitating with our loved ones and furry friends provides many benefits, but being in close quarters for extended periods of time can be difficult — for humans and their animals.

As thunderstorms and rain littered the area on Saturday, the Elysian Fields Volunteer Fire Department members settled in with a mission: to show their community that they are loved. Even the Easter Bunny was on hand to help.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, April 8, with President Le Ila Dixon reminding the club of Kroger’s new $2-an-hour hero bonus: “Our associates have displayed the true actions of a hero, working tirelessly on the frontlines to ensure everyone has access to affordable,…