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“A competition you can really sink your teeth into, if you’re brave enough” is in store for the 2019 East Texas Taco Fest as the jalapeno eating contest, sponsored by Jucy’s Taco, returns to the festival on Sept. 14 in downtown Marshall.

SCOTTSVILLE — Recently re-elected Scottsville mayor Kerry Cade was overcome with emotion as he took the oath on Wednesday to faithfully execute the duties of the office.

HALLSVILLE — Hallsville ISD trustees on Friday discussed the possible exclusion of certain aspects of the proposed bond after hearing from community members and bond steering committee members, while also looking to adopt a proposed surplus budget for the 2019-20 school year.

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While some students just returned to school this week for the start of their 2019-20 school year, 40 students from Marshall’s Texas State Technical College donned their caps and gowns to participate in the summer commencement ceremony Friday at Wiley College.

If the blazing summer heat has your pup smelling a little stinky, the Friends of Marshall Animals (FOMA) can help, with their upcoming Dog Wash fundraiser at Marshall Animal Hospital.

SCOTTSVILLE — Following the untimely July 27 passing of Scottsville water plant manager Dennis Engdahl, Scottsville City Council unanimously decided on Wednesday to enter into negotiations with Leigh Water Supply Corp. manager Buddy Power and use his license in order to continue operations o…

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Spreading the Gospel through the universal language of sports, the East Texas Baptist University Tiger Spirit Teams (cheer and pom), and acrobatics and tumbling traveled to Japan from Thursday, Aug. 1-10 as part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME) program.

HALLSVILLE — Six of Harrison county’s eight school districts kicked off their 2019-20 school year this week with five districts returning on Wednesday and Elysian Fields ISD starting on Monday.

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The colorful flare of Lucha Libre Mexican-style wrestling will return to the 2019 East Texas Taco Fest on Saturday, Sept. 14, featuring Big Daddy Yum Yum’s Lucha Libre All Stars.

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The Sam Birmingham City Pool, managed by the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines, is closing its doors on Friday — so those looking for a fun way to escape the blazing summer heat should throw on their suits and head on over before the splashes are gone.

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It is back-to-school time and a very busy time of the year for all. I remember when I was still teaching how excited everyone was this time of the year. Back to school means changes are coming. Fall is right around the corner. Fall brings Friday night lights, college football and hunting to …

Shoppers taking advantage of the state’s tax free weekend on Saturday also used those savings as a chance to help out Marshall ISD students during the district’s partnership event, “Pack the Bus Day” with Walmart in Marshall.

HALLSVILLE — A Hallsville ISD teacher will be driving onto campus for the start of school behind a new set of wheels Wednesday, thanks to her recent being named the Region 7 Education Service Center Elementary Teacher of the Year.

Summer road construction season for Harrison County is seeing the light of day as the weather has begun to cooperate, road and bridge officials reported Wednesday.

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KARNACK — New Vision Missionary Baptist Church’s inaugural “Save Our Sons” fishing day proved to be a success last Saturday as more than 40 people, including 28 kids, indulged in a day of fishing, fellowship and faith at Caddo Lake State Park.

The Harrison County Commissioners Court on Wednesday scheduled a series of public hearings to discuss the proposed tax rate and county budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 fiscal year.