Arrests made by the Marshall Police Department
After a record-breaking fall enrollment, ETBU’s Spring 2021 enrollment has set yet another record. With 1,479 new and returning Tigers enrolled in January 2021, this marks the highest spring enrollment in University history. This year’s spring enrollment shows a 5.3 percent increase over las…
Local Elysian Fields student Kayleigh Robinson celebrated her birthday earlier this week, but instead of new clothes or electronics, she asked for something unique, for items to be donated to the Marshall Animal Shelter.
United States Attorney Stephen J. Cox has announced that he will step down from his post as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas (EDTX). The resignation was effective Tuesday, Jan. 19.
A 53-year-old Longview man was sentenced to 19 months in federal prison this week for trafficking anabolic steroids, generating more than $450,000 in online sales.
Marshall Against Violence has partnered once again this year with the nonprofit organization, Souper Bowl of Caring in order to help replenish needed food items at the local food pantry, Mission Marshall.
After being temporarily closed due to an ongoing investigation into foodborne illness claims, Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 2200 Victory Drive, is reopen for business. The restaurant was officially closed Jan. 15 for approximately five days.
Christus Good Shepherd Health System is one of more than 50 health organizations around the world to participate in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trial to test the safety, tolerability and efficacy of a combination treatment regimen for COVID-19.
JEFFERSON — Marion County Judge Leward LaFleur reported four new active COVID-19 cases for the county Wednesday, bringing the total number of active cases to 86.
JEFFERSON — Despite the Krewe of Hebe’s 32nd annual Mardi Gras Upriver 2021 event being canceled and postponed until 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several Jefferson businesses are doing their best to make sure the good times still roll this Mardi Gras holiday.
HALLSVILLE — The Harrison County Commissioners Court has given Gums Springs Water Supply the green light to move forward with a second grant application to upgrade the company’s water system.
This week showcases National Popcorn Day, set officially on Jan. 19, and luckily the Marshall Cinema has some of the best popcorn that East Texas has to offer.
East Texas’ elite drill team, the Kilgore College Rangerettes are gearing up to perform in today’s virtual Presidential Inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville ISD trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved the hiring of Arrow Educational Services to conduct the district’s superintendent search to replace Hallsville ISD Superintendent Jeff Collum.
JEFFERSON — Marion County reported one new COVID-19 fatality on Tuesday, bringing the cumulative total of coronavirus-related deaths to 20 for the county.
JEFFERSON — The Historic Jefferson Hotel was a buzz with paranormal activity Saturday night as guests and special visitors gathered for a ghost hunt benefiting veterans and first responders.
CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center — Marshall was awarded an ‘A’in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center — Marshall’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
Hallsville and Marshall ISD trustees are both set to meet today and one of the districts will begin conducting candidate interviews to replace its outgoing superintendent.
Two East Texas men are accused of being a part of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, with federal authorities saying they forced their way into the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to disrupt and impede Congress’s certification of the 2020 presidential election.
Harrison County Judge Chad Sims reported that the county saw 600 new cases of COVID-19 within the last seven days, along with two additional fatalities.
A Louisiana police chase turned into a standoff between the suspect and Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies and Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers late Sunday on Interstate 20.
In Emmie Drueckhammer's high school world history and U.S. history classes, students know they can express opinions, but they must be respectful of others. That understanding is key in a class that is discussing current events such as the Black Lives Matter movement and its relation to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
BOSTON — A major memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King is moving forward in Boston, where they met and studied in the 1950s.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Marshall is usually celebrated with a NAACP Martin Luther King banquet/Freedom Fund event and a parade. However, COVID-19 concerns have canceled this year’s events.
Editor’s note: In everything, even a pandemic, there is a bright spot. This is the fourth in a series highlight local, positive entities and people who have made an impact during the year.
JEFFERSON — A Jefferson business owner has now added the title of author to her resume as she fulfills one of her lifelong dreams with the release this week of her published book, “She Rises for Tomorrow.”
Now that the Harrison County Republican Party has unanimously passed a resolution supporting the legislative priorities adopted by the Republican Party of Texas, the local party is counting on local legislators to wholeheartedly champion those goals.
School menus for the Marshall Independent School District for the week of Jan. 18-22. The complete January 2021 menu is located online at https://marshallisd.com/marshall_independent_school_district/child_nutrition/menus.
After investigation into a string of burglaries and a pursuit, the Harrison County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate multiple suspects that are involved.
Tax attorney Liz Vaughn recently presented Harrison County’s delinquent property tax collections report, showing that the county’s total revenue from collections exceeded 100 percent of the adjusted levy, in the last four years.
Genesis Prime Care has opened an additional office in Marshall, hosting a grand opening event Thursday this week with the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the occasion.
JEFFERSON — Jefferson ISD trustees on Tuesday accepted a donation to install a new scoreboard at the Bulldogs’ Stadium, Jefferson ISD Superintendent Rob Barnwell said Friday.
Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 2200 Victory Drive, in Marshall, has been temporarily closed due to an ongoing investigation into foodborne illness claims.
During the first city council meeting of the new year on Thursday, Councilmembers approved a contract with D and D Pipeline Consultants LLC of Longview on Thursday for the completion of the Travis Street Water Main Improvement project.
Marshall Rotary Club made things a little brighter for the Harrison County Rainbow Room heading into the new year, presenting the entity with a collection of gift cards to benefit local foster children.
WASKOM — Waskom City Council approved, this week, a 3 percent across-the-board raise for all city employees, including both part-time and full-time workers.