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Arrests made by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department

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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.

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.

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.

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…

Incidents reported by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department

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.

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Harrison County was notified on Saturday of five new COVID-19 cases, according to information released by Harrison County Judge Chad Sims.

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Harrison County was notified on Friday of one new COVID-19 related fatality, bringing the total number of deaths to 24 for the county.

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.

Arrests made by the Marshall Police Department


JEFFERSON – Marion County has been notified of its first COVID-19 death, Marion County Judge Leward LaFleur announced Thursday morning.

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.

Arrests made by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department

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.