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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty Thursday in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old boy, receiving a life sentence that a prosecutor said should ensure she dies in prison.
PONCE, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Antonetti family sat in the shade of a tree eating orange slices while contemplating the long day ahead of them in a dusty parking lot in southern Puerto Rico.
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday it has taken the grounded Boeing 737 Max out of its schedule until early June and is dropping more than 8% of its planned flights as a result.
LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits — and stalls.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense publicity, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case in…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.
The city of Marshall unveiled a new plan to team up with community members to improve local neighborhoods with it’s new Neighborhood Revitalization Plan at the Jan. 9 city commissioner meeting.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Commissioners Court appointed, on Monday, Jefferson veterinarian, Dr. Bruce Bradley, to serve the unexpired term of Johnny Bradley on the Marion Central Appraisal District board.
JEFFERSON — Beautiful patterns, new techniques, and tried and true methods will be on display when the 2020 Jefferson Quilt Show returns to downtown in the bayou city Jan. 24- 25.
HARLETON — Folks looking for a great mix of some of Texas’ most favorite foods can make a stop in Harleton’s lone downtown restaurant, Wright on Taco Shop, for their Lone Star fix.
Wiley College students and staff on Tuesday celebrated the start of the spring 2020 semester with a motivational message from Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II, a fellow HBCU (historically black college and university) in Frankfurt, Kentucky.
After listening to the concerns of a group of coaches, volunteers, parents and even a player of the Marshall youth baseball and softball leagues, the Marshall City Commission decided to table its action on a proposed increase in fees for ball field use and concession services at Airport Park.
KARNACK — Karnack ISD suffered significant damage during a weekend storm that rolled through East Texas late Friday and early Saturday, though the school now has electricity back on and is in session, Karnack ISD Superintendent Amy Dickson said on Monday.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Chamber of Commerce will honor area businesses, nonprofits and individuals during its upcoming second annual Golden Nail Membership Gala at Enoch’s Stomp Winery and Vineyard in Harleton this month.
The Marshall City Commission has decided not to wait until the May 2020 election to fill the District 2 seat, which became vacant due to the illness and Jan. 8 death of Commissioner Gail Beil.
A notable historian, passionate journalist and committed public servant — who loved her city and the people in it — is how those who knew and loved Marshall City Commissioner Gail Beil remember her.
The United Services Automobile Association (USAA) has succeeded again against Wells Fargo in ongoing patent infringement litigation over remote check deposit technologies used in mobile banking systems.
As Friday night calmed down into a chilly Saturday morning, Marshall had dodged a bullet with little to no damage to report from Friday night’s severe weather.
A Gregg County Assistant District Attorney has been tapped to act as special prosecutor in the murder case against the man accused of killing Panola County Deputy Chris Dickerson, officials said.
To help the families impacted by line-of-duty deaths and critical injuries, an East Texas foundation is expanding the assistance it gives to families of public safety officials.
Walmart is starting the new year by offering free wellness services and resources in Marshall to help customers save money and live better in 2020 with a free wellness day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The threat of severe weather Friday has been upgraded to a “moderate risk,” which is the second-highest, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
Following a two-day trial, a Harrison County jury found Richar Landaverde guilty of evading arrest/detention with a motor vehicle on Wednesday and sentenced him to 11 years in prison.
JEFFERSON — An arrest has been made in the Dec. 23, 2019 homicide of Marion County resident, Charles Hickman, that occurred in the Lake o’ the Pines area.
An upstanding businessman, who loved his town immensely and selflessly served in various capacities for the progression of his community, is how those who knew and loved Louis Kariel Jr. remember him.
While walking inside R&R restaurant and coffee shop on Wednesday, laughter could be heard from a table filled with college students and one lone professor.
To improve consumer safety and increase awareness about skimmers, gas pumps across Texas will soon have a new sticker to show people how to report suspicious activity.
Further information and clarification has been made by the Department of Public Safety regarding a fatality accident that occurred Sunday, Jan. 5, on U.S. Highway 80, 0.5 mile east of Marshall in Harrison County.
WASKOM — Waskom ISD trustees are on the hunt for a new chief, following the retirement announcement of long-time Superintendent Jimmy Cox in December.
After securing a $200 million verdict this past November in a patent infringement trial against Wells Fargo Bank, the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) has returned to Marshall’s federal court this week to fight the bank in more ongoing litigation over remote check deposit techno…
JEFFERSON — The Friends of Jefferson Animals (FOJA) nonprofit organization is starting out the new year by offering local pet owners reduced price vaccinations and other pet services through its partnership with the Animal Protection League (APL).