Incidents reported by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department
During Thursday’s virtual meeting Marshall city commissioners approved a contract to begin work on the North Washington Avenue Streetscaping project in downtown Marshall.
Christus Good Shepherd Health System and the members of the Longview and Marshall Foundation Boards announced that Susan Ward has accepted the role of Executive Director of Development for the Christus Good Shepherd Foundations in Marshall and Longview.
Marshall ISD announced Friday it will join several other East Texas districts in ending online classes from home, requiring all students to return to in classroom learning starting Nov. 9, Marshall ISD Superintendent Jerry Gibson said in a statement
The Harrison County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating two fires, as a result of lightning, that occurred during Friday afternoon's thunderstorm.
This Saturday, residents have a chance to enjoy beautiful fall weather while supporting the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce with a cornhole tournament at Bear Creek Smokehouse.
As of Thursday, a total of 33 percent of Harrison County registered voters had cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 General Election.
After opening its doors in September a new Marshall business God’s Money hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.
As open enrollment begins, Christus Health Plan’s Generations Medicare Advantage plans in Northeast Texas allow residents of Smith, Cherokee, Wood, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Hopkins, Marion, Morris, Panola, Titus, Camp and Upshur counties seeking a Medicare Advantage Plan to obtain in-netwo…
JEFFERSON — Jefferson city council members on Tuesday voted unanimously to move forward on a $450,000 road repair project in the city.
The Harrison County Commissioners Court recently recognized Brinley Gott, of Harleton, and Lauren Hicks for their 4H Gold Star success at the District 5 awards banquet, held during 4H Week.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Chamber of Commerce joined community members on Sunday and celebrated 30 years of local eateries during the annual Taste of Jefferson event.
With the annual Harvest Festival canceled for this year, and a number of families unsure about trick or treating, a variety of local businesses have offered alternative activities for families during Halloween this year.
JEFFERSON — Several Jefferson businesses are stocking up on candy and other treats as they prepare to welcome trick-or-treaters this upcoming Halloween holiday.
ELYSIAN FIELDS — The Elysian Fields High School Yellowjackets recently crowned its 2020 homecoming royalty during its annual homecoming game against rival Queen City on Sept. 25.
JEFFERSON — Some country singers and bands from across the globe have another notch on their belt buckle now, after receiving awards during Jefferson’s annual Texas Sounds International Country Music Awards hosted by the East Texas Performing Arts Inc. this past weekend.
JEFFERSON — Fall season brings many positive changes: crisp, cooler evenings; pumpkin spice versions of almost every snack or beverage; and even a feeling that holidays are right around the corner with the reminder that gratitude is the best attitude. It’s a time to continue thinking about h…
A former Longview High School chemistry teacher, 41-year-old Topher James Stout, has been indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on four counts of sexual assault of a child, two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of continuous sex abuse of a child younger than age 14.
U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox recently announced that the United States has seized six websites that were unlawfully used as part of a telemarketing/online advertising scheme to deceive Amazon customers into purchasing unnecessary services to set up their Amazon Echo devices.
Because ballots for this election cycle boast up to three pages, absentee voters or those sending ballots by mail will need to make sure the appropriate amount of postage is on the packet before mailing it back to the elections office.
After losing her dog, Rebel Gene, as a child, young Tanya Cooper prayed for a blanket of purple flowers to grace his grave.
On Oct. 24 the Marshall Police Department Drug Take Back Event will be held in front of CVS Pharmacy at 400 East End Boulevard N. Officers will be onsite from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to collect unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs from Marshall and Harrison County citizens for proper disposal.
JEFFERSON — Bigfoot enthusiasts from across the area converged on the Bigfoot Capital of Texas this weekend to learn more about the legendary creature from some of the most knowledgeable researchers in cryptozoology during the 19th annual Texas Bigfoot Conference.
Keeping the health and safety guidelines put in place to protect the well-being of its students, East Texas Baptist University refashioned its traditional Homecoming celebration into a “Home on the Hill” week of festivities. Each day of the week-long event included engaging student-life acti…
The turnout for early voting in the Nov. 3 General Election is continuing full speed with 24 percent of registered voters turning out, so far, in Harrison County.
On many farms, hay feeding losses are as high as storage losses. Some hay losses during feeding can be expected with any feeding system, but the amount of loss varies with the system used. The major objective for any feeding system should be to keep loses to a practical minimum level, thus p…
Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of drug use and the problems related to drugs facing our community, and encourages parents, educators, business owners, and other community organizations to promote drug-free lifestyles.
After losing their daughter to domestic violence in May 2018, Marshall pastor and Wiley College professor Dr. Tracy Andrus and wife, Sonya, have opened up two safe houses, in Harrison County, to provide victims a place of refuge.
Harrison County has had an impressive voter turnout for the first week of early voting in the Nov. 3 General Election, with 20 percent of registered voters casting ballots.
East Texas Baptist University met Tuesday with members of the Nu-Town Revitalization Group (NRG), a local non-profit organization that strives to promote social, educational, and economic awareness to improve the Marshall community. University President J. Blair Blackburn presented co-founde…
Rush Harris, CEcD, has been selected to serve as the new Executive Director of the Marshall Economic Development Corporation w(Marshall EDC) by a unanimous vote of the organization’s Board of Directors. Harris will be replacing, Donna Maisel, CEcD who announced her retirement last month. Har…
The Greater Texas Foundation has awarded a $715,742 grant to help develop Texas State Technical College’s performance-based education initiative. The grant was awarded through The TSTC Foundation.
In December 2019, the Charles C. Matthews Foundation donated $104,461 to Panola College. The funds were used to purchase equipment, including an industrial wiring training system and a SynDaver synthetic human, which arrived this fall.
Being a single mother and a business owner used to seem like an impossible dream for women, but Jamie Daniel, owner of My Happy Place in Marshall, has accomplished just that.
Jackie Starr, co-owner of the new coffee shop Stagecoach Coffee Co. in Marshall, faced the same problem so many Americans did during the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, she lost her job.
Though Confident Curves Showroom has only been open three weeks, for hometown gal Marredia Roberts, the dream of owning her own business began a lifetime ago.