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Labor Day turned into a labor of love for members of the Waskom 4-H Club recently, as the group traveled to Dallas to visit with children and their families at the Ronald McDonald House there.

Many pet owners have found themselves in difficult situations in which they know something is wrong with a pet, but the veterinary clinic is closed. How do you know when it’s a true emergency and how do you know when it can wait until the clinic opens the next day?

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

Long before anyone knew who Drew Carey was, there was a fella named Bob who hosted a little game show called, “The Price Is Right.”

You did remember 9-11 Prayer Service yesterday didn’t you? We had a most effective program in downtown Marshall at Telegraph Park ... a special appreciation to the employers that allowed their employees observe this special day in a special way.

In addition to adopting a healthy eating plan we must exercise to control chronic diseases. The American Council on Exercise has created a 12-week fitness program to build total body strength, enhance cardiovascular endurance, gain muscular definition, lose weight, improve health and increas…

It is mid-September and fall is right around the corner. We are one day closer to a good soaking rain and cooler temperatures. It is time for fall applications of fertilizer to our lawns if you have a sprinkler system. This is a great time to put out pre-emergent herbicides on our lawns as w…

Ernest O. Jarrell, 94, and Daucy L. Jarrell, 93, both of Vernon Parish (Knight community), celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, Sept. 5, 1944, with reunion at Pine Forest Baptist Church in Hallsville recently. In attendance were their children, Donice Brickey and Ottis Jarrell, their g…

It was a banner week for the Marshall Rotary Club as they inducted three new members — Mobolaji Laja-Akintayo, Ray Wilson and James Tanner.

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

Throughout their lives, dogs are experts at showing unconditional love and acceptance for their owners. Once dogs have moved into their senior years, owners can return that love by helping them stay comfortable, happy, and healthy.

Waskom Fire Department personnel are pictured with several Spring Market employees as the VFD collected money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through its “Fill the Boot” campaign. Waskom area citizens donated around $2,000 in this year’s two-day collection effort.

Over the past four decades, the rise in childhood obesity has significantly impacted many children, adolescents, and adults. The Centers for Disease Control states that 1 in every 5 children in the United States has obesity.

Well, with the recent rain showers we all need to be on the lookout for armyworms. The best time to scout for them is early in the morning or late in the evening.

This week’s meeting of the Marshall Rotarians started off with a standing ovation for David Collins for his outstanding work on our Centennial Celebration banquet.

As a dog ages, several changes may occur besides a greying muzzle. Senior dogs have more health concerns than younger dogs, but they can still make playful, loving companions.

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

Marvin Bonner, left, won a grill and Ken Moon, right, won a Samsung tablet in the NAACP’s recent raffle drawing on Thursday. Tarra Bolden, not pictured, won a $50 Visa gift card.

Evan Yount of Jacksonville has attained the American Degree with the National FFA Organization, formerly Future Farmers of America. Yount graduated from Panola College with an associate degree in December 2018 and is now a junior at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

The first coins minted by the U.S. Government were struck in 1783. The use of coins as a means of payment dates to the 5th or 6th Century BCE.

DO IT NOW ... before Sept. 5 (better to do it today, because there is a lot going on and we may forget), apply your fall pre-emergent granules to control annual weeds — use Dimension, Halts or Balan.

During the 2019 Labor Day holiday, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will partner with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to get drunk drivers off the roads and help save lives.

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

During my 20-plus years of working in the radio business, I met and interviewed many celebrities. Virtually all of them were promoting something (a new movie, record, book, or something else they were trying to sell), which is why they were spending time with me.