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Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of drug use and the problems related to drugs facing various communities, and encourages parents, educators, business owners and other community organizations to promote drug-free lifestyles.

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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 67-year-old woman in good health. I received two doses of the Moderna vaccine. Within 16 hours of receiving the second dose, I developed what was ultimately diagnosed as transient global amnesia after an extensive workup at our local hospital. My family was extremely c…

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The following pets are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County's The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Ave. Call (903) 938-7297 for information on adopting a pet or surrendering a pet. The Pet Place is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

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The First Baptist Church, located at 405 W. Austin St., has been active in Marshall since before Texas was officially a state. This year, the church is celebrating those 175 years of worship with a celebratory dinner.

College women officers are pictured on April 23, 1974. Each day, the News Messenger publishes a photo that is at least 30 years old.

A coach student contract signing at ETBC is pictured May 2, 1974. Each day, the News Messenger publishes a photo that is at least 30 years old.

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DEAR DR. ROACH: About 15 years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and began years of increasing numbers of medications and higher doses, until all but one is maxed out. The Jardiance, metformin and Rybelsus I take are at their max doses, and the Tresiba is close.

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A double rainbow overlooked the meeting of Jefferson Community Center board members Jim Finstrom, Elmer Jackson and Gene Williams as they met with Adopt-A-Cop board members, Peggy Walker and Francene DePrez, to discuss the upcoming Jefferson Community Law Enforcement Partnership meet-and-greet.

The Lakeside Golf Tournament is pictured on April 24, 1974. Each day, the News Messenger publishes a photo that is at least 30 years old.

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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a fit 85-year-old woman. I walk regularly and eat healthily. I have severe COPD and have been on the recommended dosage of Symbicort for 40 to 50 years. Within the past several years I have been getting urinary tract infections every second month, if not every month. My …

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Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q in Tyler was the only East Texas establishment honored among Texas Monthly's top 50. The Bodacious Bar-B-Q in Hallsville and Joseph's Riverport Bar-B-Cue in Jefferson were listed among the honorable mentions.

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Moon Alert: Today the Full Moon in Aries peaks at 10:57 a.m. EDT (7:57 a.m. PDT). Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT today (7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. PDT). After that, the Moon moves from Aries into Taurus.

If you didn’t get your hay samples turned in for the hay show, you can still attend the program on Nov. 9 at Enoch’s Stomp in Harleton. There will be an educational program and a meal, and you are welcomed to attend for the fee of a RSVP.

A treasure chest display is pictured Feb. 14, 1974. Each day, the News Messenger publishes a photo that is at least 30 years old.

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The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met on Oct. 13 in Hutchins Hall of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to enjoy Domino’s Pizza with the Young Texans for October: Skylar Smith and Travis Bister. President Julie Brock called on Optimist Le Ila Dixon to lead in prayer, following which she led…

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The following pets are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County's The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Ave. Call (903) 938-7297 for information on adopting a pet or surrendering a pet. The Pet Place is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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When Brenda Ford first got a letter of invitation to join the local Marshall Music Club, a branch of the National Federation of Music Clubs, in 1999, she never dreamt that in 2020 she would work as the State President of the organization to bring them through a totally unforeseen global pandemic.