Local business is the backbone of Marshall’s economy. When you shop local, about 52 percent of the amount of your purchase is cycled back into the community rather than the 14 percent that occurs when you shop at a chain.
City of Marshall commissioners will vote April 9 to determine whether the city will postpone the upcoming May election.
Following up with Thursday’s announcement of Harrison County’s first positive COVID-19 test, Harrison County Health Authority, Dr. Ricky Paul, said the virus was contracted during travel.
Marshall ISD trustees on Thursday unanimously approved renovation work at the Marshall High School gymnasium, that will see an almost top-to-bottom rehaul, Marshall ISD Superintendent Jerry Gibson said.
Over 3.3 million people filed for first-time jobless claims last week according to the Labor Department. Jobs that are being deemed non-essential are shutting down while essential employees’ hours are being cut, to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus in communities.
Harrison County reported its first positive case of COVID-19 on Thursday, and issued a Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency, as a result.
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office will be taking some precautionary measures to protect deputies and the public due to the threat of COVID-19.
Gov. Greg Abbott held a news conference today at the State Capitol where he issued an Executive Order mandating a self-quarantine of 14 days for individuals traveling to Texas as their final destination through an airport from the Tri-State Area of New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut as wel…
HALLSVILLE — City of Hallsville Mayor Jesse Casey issued a declaration of local disaster on Thursday, following the announcement that a Harrison County resident had tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.
Today at 11:30 a.m., City of Marshall Mayor Terri Brown issued a Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency Related to Communicable Disease as a positive test of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported in Harrison County, Texas.
East Texas Baptist University on Wednesday announced the remaining of its spring semester will be carried out online only, according to a university press statement.
Bears here, there and everywhere seemed to be Marshall’s theme on Wednesday as students who have been stuck at home by COVID-19 cancellations ventured out for a citywide scavenger hunt.
Some Marshall ISD students got some special deliveries this week as Price T. Young Elementary School’s Communities in Schools (CIS) representatives dropped off free hot and sack lunches to students stuck at home due to the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.
In an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus the city of Marshall commissioners will hold a virtual special called meeting this Friday at noon.
A 91-year-old man was confirmed as the first coronavirus death in East Texas, in Smith County, Wednesday by the Northeast Texas Public Health District.
American cabinet companies gained a victory against China manufacturers Tuesday, thanks to a crusade led by Marshall’s own Master WoodCraft’s President/CEO Mark Trexler.
Brothers of the local Nu Iota graduate chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity donated over 150 items of food to Meals on Wheels on Monday, this week.
The Marshall Fire Department is committed to the safety of its citizens. With the recent developments due to COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, they are having to change some aspects of our EMS (ambulance) responses.
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville Mayor Jesse Casey on Tuesday offered help to his town’s elderly and physically or mentally handicap residents as they seek to shore up their food and supplies.
Beginning March 30, Republic Services is adjusting to prioritize for uninterrupted trash removal for Marshall and are concentrating all resources in that direction.
Even in the midst of a global crisis one thing never changes, people need food. While local shelves are cleaned out immediately after being stocked, organizations like Mission Marshall are working to adapt to the situation, to ensure every family in Marshall is able to eat.
Effective until April 10 the Harrison County Tax Office in Marshall, Hallsville and Waskom will be closed to the public for face-to-face transactions for vehicle registration renewals, boat registration, permits, placards and property tax payments.
Gov. Greg Abbott expressed some dissatisfaction Tuesday with how Texans are responding to various measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, signaling an openness to imposing stricter statewide action soon.
Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Marshall continued their partnership with the Marshall Police Department Tuesday with the donation of the use of a new 2020 Ram 2500 4x4.
From social media engagement to YouTube videos, online reading challenges and more, Marshall ISD schools are going the extra mile to provide distance learning opportunities to keep students engaged while away from the classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is drastically expanding telehealth services and online screening tools across Northeast Texas with the launch of secure video and telephone visits and an online COVID-19 screening tool.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Commissioners Court convened in a special-called meeting on Monday to renew the county’s local state of disaster declaration, due to the global COVID-19 outbreak.
Starting Monday, Harrison County’s courthouse offices will be closed or operating on a limited basis, as a matter of public safety, due to the global COVID-19 virus outbreak.
The Marshall News Messenger is launching a new free app for anyone who owns a smartphone or tablet like an iPad. The News Messenger is rolling out the app for your phone as part of our expanded news coverage of receiving your news anywhere you go as you wish.
During this time of heightened usage of disinfectant, anti-bacterial wipes, and personal hygiene wipes, be reminded that the city of Marshall sewer lines cannot process many of these items.
A federal judge in the civil lawsuit filed against a former Harrison County sheriff’s deputy, stemming from an alleged official oppression incident, has denied the defendant’s motion to halt proceedings, pending his state criminal case.
Marshall Police Department Chief Cliff Carruth announced new procedures in the daily operation of the City of Marshall Police Department Animal Control and Shelter at 607 East End Blvd South in Marshall.
“Get On Board, East Texas” region-wide transportation event “Get OnBoard, East Texas” Day, a recently-announced, region-wide public transportation event, sponsored by EasTexConnects regional transportation committee and the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG), has been postponed from i…
AUSTIN — The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) values the health and safety of Texas veterans, their families, and spouses. To reduce exposure to the COVID-19 virus, starting March 19, services provided by the TVC will be conducted virtually.
Fidelity Communicationstoday announced additional relief measures to support families in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Beginning today, a 15Mbps internet planfor $10 per month is available for the next 60 days to help low income families and those most impacted from coronavi…
As communities work together to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Whataburger remains committed to serving our customers – many of whom are working long hours and caring for their families at home.