New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church recently honored its beloved musician of more than 60 years, Wyrtess Floyd, with a special appreciation for her tireless dedication and invaluable service.
The Marshall city commissioners on Thursday officially adopted a strategic plan compiled from community input during the city’s previous “Mobilize Marshall” town hall style planning meeting earlier this month.
Fresh from support this week from a Waskom City Council decision that has made worldwide news, the leader of Right to Life of East Texas said he plans to seek support from other area cities to make abortion illegal within their jurisdictions.
Josey Ranch hosted a 3-day summer barrel racing clinic this week, one of several barrel racing and calf roping clinics and school held in the summer and throughout the year.
The Harrison County road and bridge department recently kicked off its summer road construction plan, completing its role in one of the special projects, so far, on the agenda, County Engineer John Paul Jones reported.
Christmas came early for the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office as the department accepted a wealth of donations on Wednesday and also received the OK to purchase a new patrol car.
WASKOM — The city of Waskom took a stand against abortion on Tuesday with the city council unanimously adopting a resolution and an ordinance in support of Right to Life East Texas, becoming Texas’ first “sanctuary city for the unborn.”
Marshall’s fifth annual Marshall-Harrison County Juneteenth Celebration, consisting of a two-day observance, will kick off this weekend with the annual Miss Juneteenth pageant on Friday, June 14, and parade on Saturday, June 15.
The East Texas Baptist University Fred Hale School of Business and Department of History and Political Science traveled to Vietnam as a part of the Global Study and Serve Program from May 12 to June 2.
Former foster mother, Michelle Lee Hayes, who was sentenced to 10 years deferred adjudication for injuring a child and violated her probation hours later by consuming alcohol, has now been sentenced to 15 years for revocation of probation.
The city of Marshall will host its regular city commission meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in commission chambers at City Hall, 401 S. Alamo St., Marshall.
A 72-year-old grandfather and former daycare owner was sentenced to 35 years in prison Tuesday for the aggravated sexual assault of a child.
CARTHAGE — Looking back at the most recent legislative session, State Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, says the major school finance and property tax reforms passed will have a real impact on Texans.
The Texas Department of Public Safety teamed up with the department of transportation and state and local law enforcement officials to urge drivers to tie down cargo and debris in pickup beds and trailers to prevent injury, vehicle damage and possible death on Texas roadways.
The old adage “third time’s a charm” held true for Amy Geiger Saturday as her signature “Lemon Berry Dream” pie took home the first place “Grand Rolling Pin” award in the Market on the Square’s annual pie making contest, presented by Marshall Main Street.
Waskom High School Principal Kassie Watson's friendship with Keileon Johnson, one of her more memorable students, began when he questioned the school's cell phone policy.
State Sen. Bryan Hughes acknowledges disappointment that the recently ended legislative session didn’t tackle red-meat conservative topics, but he was delighted overall that lawmakers accomplished the trio of bipartisan goals they set for themselves when the 140-day session started.
The Marshall Area Council of the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines held its first eatery fundraiser of 2019 on June 5 in partnership with Schlotzsky’s in Marshall.
Ariel Hall, a junior business administration-accounting major at Wiley College from Plano recently hosted a barbecue event for fellow students and community residents in hopes of promoting unity.
A former Wiley College professor has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in Marshall’s federal court against Netflix Inc., Marvel Entertainment, Viacom, and Walt Disney Inc., claiming that the companies conspired together, infringing his script entitled “Batman Blackman” for the publishin…
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville ISD Education Foundation is teeing up for its 17th annual “Fore the Kids” golf tournament which benefits its grants to teachers and dual credit scholarship programs.
One businessman can sleep a little better after Marshall Police Department responded to his call for help Saturday after thieves stole his debit card, running up an almost $800 tab at a local hotel and more.
Food service employees from school districts across East Texas came to Whitehouse High School this week to learn how to spice up their school kitchens.
A Harrison County Sheriff’s deputy jailer was arrested on the job Thursday night for several charges related to drugs, intoxication and theft of inmate property, jail records show.
This city of Marshall has deemed its June 1 strategic planning meeting, which was attended by over 200 people, a success, with approval of the plan set to take place at the next Marshall City Commission meeting June 13.
JEFFERSON — Staff of the historic Marion County Courthouse on Wednesday teamed up to host a cleanup event ahead of the downtown Jefferson building’s upcoming renovations.
This weekend’s Marshall Main Street Second Saturday event will be chock full of family-friendly events that will include a best homemade pie contest, a gardening-themed children’s craft, a car show and live music.
UNCERTAIN — Harrison County workers are making their last rounds, picking up debris to assist in the aftermath of the recent spring floods at Caddo Lake.
The Texas Attorney General’s Office has maintained its objection to the disclosure of information concerning notices the Harrison County Elections Office sent as part of a statewide voter citizenship review, citing an exemption in state law that allows a state agency to withhold records if i…
8 p.m.: The Marshall Police Department reported that James Brown Sr., 83, who went missing from Marshall Manor West nursing at about 5 p.m. Thursday, has been found.
JEFFERSON — Jefferson Carnegie Library’s summer reading program blasted off with a great start on Wednesday, with dozens of children turning up for the NASA themed “Universe of Stories” activities and books.