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Essential oils are often presented as a naturalistic approach to personal care and home fragrance. However, just because these oils are derived from plants doesn’t make them healthy, or even safe, for your cat.

The Marshall Lions Club met Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Panola-Harrison meeting room at 410 E. Houston. A luncheon of beef and cheese enchiladas was served by Jose Tequila Catering. Vice President Robert Wood called the meeting to order and welcomed Lions.

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

Those driving on Highway 80 last week may have seen Lions Club members hard at work cleaning up a sign near the eastbound lanes.

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.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met Wednesday in Hutchins Hall of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Marshall. President Le Ila Dixon convened with the ringing of the bell and led in prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance to the U.S. flag and the recitation of the Optimist’s creed.

An incredible treasure is how visitors to Harrison County Historical Museum’s newly unveiled “Service & Sacrifice” military exhibit described the gallery while taking a tour during the grand opening Saturday.

Back by popular demand, a chili dog luncheon will be sponsored again by the Harrison Extension Education Association on Friday, Nov. 8. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Editor’s Note: This is the first of two articles dealing with beaver management. Next week’s article will discuss ways to prevent beaver damage.

Little ghouls and goblins roamed throughout downtown Marshall on Tuesday, trick-or-treating safely at the 19th annual Harvest Festival.

William B. Travis Elementary School students Maddie Burks and Ryleigh Seals were named honorees in the Marshall ISD Police Department’s “Chow Down with the Chief” program for the week of November 1 on Friday.

Today is Halloween and most of us do not need a reminder especially if there are some youngsters in the house. Celebrate to benefit the kids and be sure to let them know “all is in fun”.

Halloween is an exciting holiday marked by costumes, decorations, and treats that set the spooky scene. While these festivities may ensure a fun evening, they can also pose additional threats to your household pet.

Mail-in genetic test kits are a health trend that claim to offer users remarkable access to individualized information on their health at a molecular level. You may know that a sample of saliva can reveal the secrets of your genetic code, but did you know that such kits can do the same for y…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Hutchins Hall of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Marshall. President Le Ila Dixon convened with the ringing of the bell and Ned Calvert led in prayer which was followed by the pledge of allegiance to the U.S. flag and the re…

On Oct. 1, Chief Warrant Officer Keith M. Shaw was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the President of the United States for his meritorious service aboard the amphibious ship USS BATAAN from October 2017 to September 2019.

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…

What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of threatening or controlling behavior imposed on a person by someone without regard to their rights, feelings, body or health. A person is abused if intentional, often repeated, physical, sexual or emotional harm done to t…