A Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development road construction project at the Texas/Louisiana border on Interstate Highway 20 has the Texas Department of Public Safety urging travelers to be especially mindful as they head out for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The unemployment rate in the Longview Metropolitan Statistical Area dropped in October to its lowest rate since May 2008, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Local businesses and vendors joined in the holiday spirit on Saturday to participate in the first ever Elements of Christmas shopping event benefiting Marshall Manor Nursing and Rehab residents.
WASKOM — Waskom ISD Education Foundation is set to host its semi-annual “Shop Til You Drop” event just in time for the Christmas season.
Workers were busy in downtown Marshall on Friday turning the Harrison County Historic Courthouse and Santa’s Village into the 32nd annual Wonderland of Lights.
JEFFERSON — Downtown Jefferson is getting into the Christmas spirit with a host of holiday events and attractions added to the calendar for the next few weeks.
Christmas came early Thursday for seven local deserving children as they were given the gift of a lifetime — a forever family — during Harrison County’s annual National Adoption Day.
Union leaders at Lone Star Tubular Operations, along with business leaders in the city of Lone Star, were cheering the news Wednesday that the United Steelworkers had ratified a four-year contract with U.S. Steel.
A line stretched across Marshall Place as cars packed the parking lot, Wednesday, in anticipation of Ollie Bargain Outlet’s grand opening at the former Marshall Mall.
HALLSVILLE- Hallsville ISD celebrated U.S. military veterans and their families on Monday during the district’s annual Veterans Day ceremony at Hallsville Junior High School with guest speaker and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Larry Ward.
Harleton track team members Rondo Wilson, Leslie Johnson, Mayo Hodge, Gerald Wesley and Chip Gatlin go for a run on May 12, 1981. Each day, the Marshall News Messenger publishes a photo from our files that is at least 30 years old.
HALLSVILLE — This #GivingTuesday, the Hallsville Community will celebrate giving by supporting the Hallsville Outreach Center, Hallsville City Park Project, Hallsville Angel Tree, and the Hallsville Education Foundation’s Teacher Wish List Campaign.
In observation of National Adoption Awareness Month, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Service invites the public to witness a precious moment and one of the special highlights of the year – Harrison County National Adoption Day.
East Texas Baptist University hosted almost 300 guests on campus for Tiger Day on Saturday, November 10. The event enabled prospective students to learn what it means to be an ETBU Tiger through an academic showcase, student life exposition, campus tour, Tiger Family tailgate, and Tiger Foot…
After offering up a prayer over more than 400 shoeboxes and the children who will receive them, Summit United Methodist Church opened up its doors this week as the central drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child, a global ministry that brings Christmas and the gospel to children overseas.
A child plays with a beach ball on July 15, 1980. An identification was not available. Each day, the Marshall News Messenger publishes a photo from our files that is at least 30 years old.
The Harrison County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning of another telephone scam that's targeting residents and portraying to be law enforcement to sound official.
The Marshall Music Club is proud to invite all citizens to participate in the Parade of American Music to be held, 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Gold Room of the Marshall Public Library.
“Live your lives, enjoy your liberty, pursue your happiness, and do your best to make this country great, or make it better,” was the challenge Lt. Col. Gabriel Cantu gave citizens, Sunday, as he delivered the keynote address at Marshall’s annual Veterans Day program.
A cultural delight is in store as a new restaurant, “A Taste of India,” opens up in Marshall, offering fine Indian cuisine inside of the Pony Express Mart and Travel Center at 304 I-20 East.
Local judges, police officers and elected officials will return to the runway next Saturday, flaunting trendy handbags and ladies boots, as The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center presents its sixth annual “Bags, Boots & Bingo” fundraising event.
In observation of Veterans Day, the Martha McCraw Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in Jefferson paid tribute to the unsung, yet revered “band of angels” — a heroic group of military nurses trapped on Bataan in World War II.
The Harrison County Commissioners Court recently approved, as a matter of record, the hiring of two constables to serve as part-time bailiffs for the County Court-at-Law and County Court.
CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center on Friday celebrated U.S. military veterans in honor of Sunday’s upcoming Veteran’s Day holiday by hosting a reception for its employees, patients and volunteers who served.
UPDATE: I-20 eastbound at the state line reopened early Friday morning, officials with the Caddo Parish and Harrison County Sheriff’s offices announced. The entities advise to please continue to drive with caution due to the ongoing construction project at the Louisiana state line.