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This holiday season families across East Texas will have the opportunity to drive through light displays, participate in festive activities at local businesses, and even see Santa fly across the sky.

The Noon Optimist Club is under the new leadership of President Ned Calvert. The club met Wednesday, Oct. 14, refreshed by their monthly in person meeting last week and ready to continue their work online. Covid-19 will not keep them from serving the young people of Harrison County!

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION – Cancer prevention is often framed through healthy lifestyle choices and frequent screenings. However, in special cases where the disease can be caused by a virus, scientists have developed vaccines that can be instrumental to reducing cancer risk, as in the case of fe…

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

From our Women in Business we wish to say thank you and congratulations to all of the other area women who balance work and family lives. From left is News Messenger Education Reporter Bridget Ortigo, Editor Wyndi Veigel, City Reporter Jessica Harker and County/Courts Reporter Robin Y. Richardson.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met —drumroll and fanfare— in person Wednesday, Oct. 7 for the first time since mid-March when Covid-19 shut them down. President-elect Ned Calvert was the first on the scene and welcomed Optimists Janie Moore and Richard Magrill when they arrived with the …

The Marshall Lions Club met at noon on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the meeting room of Jose Tequila’s Grill. Members ordered from the menu. President Jimmie Van Norden called the meeting to order and welcomed Lions with a reminder to turn off or silence cell phones. She asked Lion Paul Mart…

The Marshall Rotary Club got to learn a bit about Marshall’s history and an educational program about the city charter amendments from city of Marshall Communications Coordinator Stormy Nickerson.

Companion animals and their owners usually face very different medical concerns, but cancer is unique in that can be developed by nearly every species.

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets. Call 903 938-7297 for information on adoption or surrendering a pet. They are open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

East Texas Baptist University’s School of Communications and Performing Arts lifted the curtain last weekend on their production of the classic Broadway thriller Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. The 1966 play, turned into an Oscar-nominated film starring Audrey Hepburn, was directed in th…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, Sept. 30 with President Le Ila Dixon reminding everyone that we meet next week in-person at Jose Tequila’s Restaurant. It will be our first in-person meeting since mid-March. We hope to see everyone there. New officers for the Optimist…

Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets.

The Marshall Lions Club met Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the meeting room of Jose Tequila’s Grill. President Jimmie Van Norden called the meeting to order and welcomed Lions with a reminder to turn off or silence cell phones. She asked Lion Stacy Bowen to open the meeting with prayer. She appointed …

Rabies is a deadly disease that can harm pets, wildlife, and people. Luckily, thanks to modern medicine, it is also easily preventable through vaccinations and responsible pet ownership.

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall unexpectedly met online Wednesday, Sept. 23 with President Le Ila Dixon relating that she had emailed the postponement of our first in-person meeting at 9 o’clock the previous evening when our president-elect, Optimist Ned Calvert, reported that he could no…

While many people are content with a pet dog or cat, others may seek less traditional animal friends. For those looking for more exotic pets, chickens can offer not only companionship, but also benefits such as egg production, soil fertilization, and educational opportunities to help forge t…

National Banned Books Week, celebrating freedom of speech and education across the world, will kick off this Sunday and run through Oct. 3 this year.

The East Texas State Fair might be canceled due to COVID-19, but people are still coming out to the fairgrounds in Tyler for what some call the best part of the fair: its unique and delicious food.

The Marshall Lions Club met Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the meeting room of Jose Tequila’s Grill. President Jimmie Van Norden called the meeting to order and welcomed Lions with a reminder to turn off or silence cell phones. She asked Lion Paul Martin to open the meeting with prayer. She appointed…

The Marshall Rotary Club learned the ‘ABC’s’ of Marshall ISD Thursday courtesy of guest speaker Superintendent Jerry Gibson.

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

The Marshall Lions Club met Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the meeting room of Jose Tequila’s Grill and heard about the election fro Harrison County Elections Administrator Donald Robinette.

Many expecting parents prepare for months in anticipation of a new baby. For pet parents, this preparation also often involves encouraging appropriate and positive behaviors in their animals during the time leading up to birth.

Shreveport Aquarium will offer a haunted pirate adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills from Oct. 1 through 31. The aquarium’s month-long Halloween celebration is appropriate for kids of all ages during the day before 5 p.m. and a scarier “After Dark” version will be available on…

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshall met online Wednesday, Sept. 9 with President Le Ila Dixon noting that it is the second week in National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. “Parents and caregivers can help prevent obesity and support healthy growth by encouraging children to get the recomme…

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