Marshall Public Works Department plans to begin its 2020 street improvement plan before the end of the month, according to Director Eric Powell.
On May 28 Marshall City Commissioners approved a deal with the Marshall Independent School District for the site of its new Marshall Animal Shelter.
A group of Marshall community members met together Wednesday afternoon outside of the Historic Harrison County Courthouse to peacefully protest the recent death of George Floyd.
JEFFERSON — East Texans have a new university in the neighborhood thanks to the recent opening of a Texas Tech University satellite location at the Jeffersonian Institute in downtown Jefferson.
The chants of ‘No Justice, No Peace,’ could be heard as a group of racially diverse individuals gathered in peaceful protest alongside the intersection of North East End Boulevard and Poplar Street near Dollar Tree and Chili’s Tuesday evening. The protest was held for approximately three hours.
Allie Hayes and Rylie Golden, soon-to-be 5th graders at Elysian Fields Elementary, found a way to give back to their community during the middle of global health crisis.
The Harrison County road and bridge department kicked off its 2020 summer road construction program this week, which calls for the proposed reconstruction of 16.852 miles of road.
The Texas Department of State Health Services notified Harrison County of four new positive COVID-19 cases and one fatality.
Valedictorian Justice Gooch was proud to take the podium as head of the Class of 2020 — but he said it wasn’t until he stood before his peers that he realized what the true honor was.
Harrison County Judge Chad Sims was happy to report on Monday five new COVID-19 recoveries for the county and no new positive cases.
JEFFERSON — For the first time in about a decade, the Republican Party of Marion County hosted a Precinct and County Convention, inviting all party members to vote on pertinent resolutions, delegates and more for the upcoming state convention.
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville High School officials on Monday handed out diplomas to the 332 Bobcats who had their senior year interrupted by a pandemic that temporarily stopped the world but despite that setback, the graduates said they are ready to tackle this next chapter in life.
Among those watching Saturday’s SpaceX launch was a LeTourneau University graduate who works on flight control of the International Space Station — the Dragon crew’s destination.
An assortment of plants and fresh flowers set the tone Saturday as the Harrison County Farmers Market, along with Marshall Main Street, celebrated the grand opening of market season at Telegraph Park.
Early voting and Election Day sites for the July 14 Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election were recently approved by the Harrison County Commissioners Court.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil for the fir…
There is nothing more painful for a parent than being unable to help their child in a time of need. Ecaurio Pérez does not see himself as an activist. He is just a father who is hurting, whose daughter needs help and knows that countless other families do too.
JEFFERSON — Jefferson High School graduating seniors on Friday were the first in the area to walk across the stage and finally earn their diplomas — an event many feared they might never be able to celebrate.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Commissioners Court voted, on Thursday, to delay action to appoint an interim sheriff that would serve the unexpired term of David McKnight, who recently gave notice of his early retirement, effective May 31.
With school now officially out for the summer, work is well underway at Marshall High School to finish several projects to update and add on to the campus.
Mission Marshall Executive Director Misty Scott said Thursday despite the COVID-19 pandemic throwing a wrench in the organization’s usual bicycle delivery to Marshall ISD third graders as part of its Read to Ride program, those students will still be sporting new wheels soon.
At the City Commissioner’s virtual meeting on Thursday officials approved an agreement with the Marshall Independent School District for the use of a 2-acre piece of land for the new Marshall Animal Shelter.
A Marshall man, who was involved in a July 2019 shooting and armed robbery incident on Henley Perry Street, has been sentenced to three years for his role in the crime.
The East Texas Food Bank has seen an uptick in requests for food from East Texas communities and in order to meet that demand, the organization’s Summer Food Program will now operate at 23 locations throughout East Texas beginning June 1.
The Texas Department of State Health Services notified Harrison County of two new COVID-19 cases and nine more recoveries for the county on Thursday.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has dropped its lawsuit against seven East Texas cities that passed ordinances, outlawing abortions inside their city limits, including the city of Waskom in Harrison County.
With the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing restrictions, nature is providing a sense of relief and peace for many people, especially in the East Texas region.
Although Governor Greg Abbott announced in April that along with the first phase of his plan to reopen Texas, libraries were allowed to open based on local city’s discretion, the city of Marshall remains hesitant still a month later to reopen the local library.
The East Texas Food Bank and Mission Marshall are working together to host a second Emergency Food Distribution event at the Marshall Convention Center from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 28.
Although the Harrison County Historical Commission wasn’t able to meet this month due to the COVID-19 quarantine, members of the organization have remained active in preserving and promoting the county’s history.
HALLSVILLE — The railroad crossings in downtown Hallsville will again close on Wednesday and Thursday as Union Pacific Railroad continues work on a project it began at the start of the year.