It’s been a few years since Marshall’s historic fireman’s alarm bell returned to its rightful home at the Central Fire Station.
“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.
Discounted season tickets are still available for the 2019-20 Memorial City Hall Performance Center inaugural season, offering something for everyone in a line-up of nationally-touring, award-winning artists.
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.
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.
A former congressman from Houston says experience will propel him beyond fellow Democrats in a growing cast of hopefuls vying to take on three-term Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn in 2020.
KARNACK — A Karnack resident was arrested on Thursday after a neighbor reported catching him on surveillance, installing a voice recorder underneath her porch.
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.
The city of Marshall’s Animal Services office is asking dog owners to be aware that an increase in enforcement of “animal running at large” violations will begin next week.
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…
The majority of East Texas school districts saw improvement in the state’s A-F accountability ratings published Thursday by the Texas Education Agency.
The City of Marshall has rescinded a Boil Water Notice to customers affected by a water main break that occurred on Aug. 13 in the 1600-block of West Rusk St., behind West End Park.
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.
The Marshall Symphony Orchestra and the Marshal Regional Arts Council has announced auditions for a singer to perform at its upcoming fall concert, Voices: The Heartland Concert.
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.
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.
The arrest of a man on an outstanding warrant for burglary of a habitation led to the arrest of three other individuals by the Marshall Police Department earlier this week.
A drug bust in the 1600 block of South Street in Marshall on Wednesday resulted in the arrest of one individual and the seizure of drugs, guns and cash.
HALLSVILLE — It's almost time to celebrate a birthday 150 years in the making as the city of Hallsville prepares for its Sesquicentennial Celebration this fall.
SCOTTSVILLE — Candidates elected to the Scottsville City Council in May will finally be sworn into office on Wednesday when the city council meets for its regular meeting, slated for 6 p.m. at Scottsville Community Center.
Marshall ISD teachers and staff are planning to “rewrite” the district’s story this school year as they returned to work following the annual convocation ceremony at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall on Tuesday.
A Dallas man says he was driving a country road in his native Harrison County a couple of weekends ago when he found himself in stare-down with another man on a horse.
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.
The 2019 growing season bestowed blessing and curse for Texas vineyards, with a challenging growing year culminating in lower yields but the promise of exceptional wines from Texas wine grapes.
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 …
School districts, including Hallsville, Harleton and Elysian Fields ISDs, have recently announced their policy for providing free and reduced price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines.
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.
The streets in downtown Jefferson were packed in front of the historic Marion County Courthouse on Friday as residents sought a peek of the 106-year-old contents from a recently unearthed time capsule within the building’s walls.
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.
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville’s largest employer welcomed its staff back to work on Friday and celebrated the work year that will officially begin when students return to the classroom on Wednesday.
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 city of Marshall has rescinded a Boil Water Notice to customers affected by a water main break that occurred Thursday, Aug. 8 in the 1200 block of Sedberry St.
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.
Two four-legged deputies visited with the Marshall Lions Club recently as the club presented the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office with a $5,000 donation for its ongoing K9 program fundraiser.
HALLSVILLE — Thanks to a recent drop in federal interest rates, Hallsville ISD has increased its proposed bond by $5 million, to a total of $55 million, and Superintendent Jeff Collum said voters will still see a tax decrease.