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Marshall animal hospital takes in dogs from unpleasant shelter in Jefferson
Jefferson, Tx - MARSHALL, Texas - A Go-Fund-Me account has been started to help defray costs to care for more than 50 malnourished dogs the Marshall Animal Hospital has received from the Humane Society of Marion County in Jefferson, Texas.
East Texas authorities continue investigation into troubled animal shelter
JEFFERSON, TX (KSLA) - The Jefferson Police Department continues its criminal investigation Tuesday into the embattled Humane Society of Marion County, after a volunteer recently discovered animals living in sub-standard conditions.
Account started to help care for displaced Marion County shelter dogs
MARSHALL, Texas - A Go-Fund-Me account has been started to help defray costs to care for more than 50 malnourished dogs the Marshall Animal Hospital has received from the Humane Society of Marion County in Jefferson, Texas.
One displaced after old Hallsville motel, connected home burn down
HALLSVILLE — One Hallsville was man was displaced this weekend after a late Sunday fire destroyed his home and the connecting former motel he was using for storage, Harrison County Fire Marshal Thomas Mock said on Monday.
Penny Marshall dies at 75
HOLLYWOOD, Calfornia (KETK) - Actress and director Penny Marshall has died, according to her publicist. Marshall, 75, first made her name to television audiences by playing the gum-smacking, tough-talking Laverne deFazio on the long-running hit show "Laverne & Shirley" on ABC.
Changes made at Humane Society of Marion County following volunteer findings
JEFFERSON — Big changes are taking place at the Humane Society of Marion County, new Interim President of the shelter Brooke LaFleur said late Tuesday. The non-profit, no-kill Jefferson based animal shelter had come under scrutiny recently after volunteers to the facility found injured, malnourished
Homes, volunteers desperately needed for dogs in Jefferson
JEFFERSON, TX (KSLA) - The Humane Society of Marion County is desperately asking for help after poor conditions at the facility in Jefferson was made public. A number of dead dogs were discovered Monday in freezers at the nonprofit that claims to be a “no-kill" shelter.
Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
Boil water notice issued for some Marshall customers
A Boil Water Notice was issued late Monday for Marshall water customers on Rosborough Springs and Oakley Street due to a major water main break, the city of Marshall said in a statement.
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Former Joplin city manager lands job in Texas
Mark Rohr, a former Joplin city manager, has been hired as city manager of Marshall, Texas. The City Commission there voted last week to approve a three-year contract at $170,000 per year, the Marshall News Messenger reported Friday. Rohr will start work there within 30 days, the newspaper reported.
Marshall Animal Hospital takes in dogs from embattled Jefferson shelter
Marshall Animal Hospital veterinarians and veterinary technicians had a late night Friday as they began the arduous process of taking in the malnourished, injured and neglected dogs from the embattled Humane Society of Marion County in Jefferson.
Texas is being irresponsible with its $12 billion rainy day fund. Here's a better plan
Anybody who remembers the 1980s and the end of the oil boom in Texas understands why the state decided in 1989 to set up a constitutionally mandated rainy day fund. We needed to make sure we could keep the lights on should another crash come calling.
With Walker & Oxygen Tank 84-Year-Old Graduates From Texas University
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – When students at the University of Texas at Dallas cross the graduation stage this week, they will mark a milestone in their lives. One of those students is a testament that goals can be achieved, at any age.
'Unconstitutional' ObamaCare is deeply flawed, and it's time to do away with it
Last week, a federal district court judge in Texas ruled that ObamaCare – in its entirety – is unconstitutional. ObamaCare's defenders plan to appeal the decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court, if necessary. The legal fight could drag on for years.
Memphis' Peabody hotel eyes North Texas for expansion
The Peabody, a historic Memphis hotel famous for its Southern hospitality and marching ducks, is planning to branch out to North Texas, starting with a 300-room hotel in Roanoke near the Texas Motor Speedway.
Changes underway at Humane Society of Marion County after appalling conditions found
JEFFERSON — Big changes are taking place at the Humane Society of Marion County, the new interim president of the shelter said late Tuesday. The nonprofit, no-kill Jefferson animal shelter had come under scrutiny recently after volunteers found injured, malnourished, neglected and dead dogs on the p
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DPS: Marshall man dies after crashing into trailer house
A Marshall man died Thursday night after he lost control of his vehicle, went off the road and struck a trailer house, Sgt. Jean Dark of the Texas Department of Public Safety reported.
Jefferson's Art on the River project unveils installations
JEFFERSON, Texas (LNJ) - Clear skies and golden sunshine made for the perfect backdrop this weekend as the Collins Academy unveiled its new Art on the River installations, featuring pieces from the program’s first artists-in-residence, Sherry Owens and Art Shirer.