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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…

With their senior year and many of the senior traditions that go with it, cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, class of 2020 seniors from Marshall and Jefferson High School on Friday were able to celebrate their accomplishments in a new way.

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,…

COLLEGE STATION — In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated restrictions on public activity, many people are looking for ways to safely go about their daily lives indoors and online. Luckily, telemedicine supports this goal, and allows individuals to ensure their health and the he…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wed. Apr. 1, (imagine the ringing bell) with President Le Ila Dixon reminding them — “We’re missing a great opportunity by not meeting today! Have you already pulled an April Fool’s Day prank? Just think how many we could have pulled on each othe…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall decided to share emails each week to keep connected. Several new members were already on schedule to share their stories at the club’s meetings. Since they cannot assemble in person they’re meeting online. In this, and the coming weeks, the club will hear P…

The following pets are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, at 1901 Jefferson Ave. in Marshall.

The Marshall Lions Club met Tuesday, March 10, at the Panola-Harrison meeting room, located at 410 East Houston and were entertained by singer and guitar picker, Alan Grantham.

Students in Lexi Commander’s Pre-Calculus and Calculus classes recently enjoyed a sweet treat. They celebrated Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a ci…

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.

Elysian Fields Elementary Second Grade Students recently embraced history at the Second Grade Living History Museum held on March 13. All the second grade students selected a famous person or historical figure they wanted to portray. They wore costumes and shared historical facts about their…

Six Marshall High School students who attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp spoke as special guests during Thursday’s noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Marshall.

The Marshall Lions Club met Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at the Panola-Harrison meeting room, 410 East Houston and heard from singer Anne Leslie Tejerina who grew up in Marshall.

Ms. Nellie Patterson celebrated 104 years of living with family and her Antioch Missionary Baptist Church family in Karnack on Feb. 16. Ms. Patterson’s birthday was February 15th. Seated and standing behind her are the women and men of the church 75 and above. The News Messenger wishes Ms. P…