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Shooting reported at Wiley College in Marshall

(MARSHALL, TX) - The Marshall Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on the Wiley College campus. On Monday, January 15, at approximately 12:15 a.m., officers responded to the area of University Avenue near Wiley Avenue on reports of gunshots. Preliminary reports indicate that a

KTBS - 2018-01-15 19:31:00

East Texans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with parade

East Texans gathered at the Harrison County Historic Courthouse on Monday to celebrate the birthday of civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade and a host of other activities organized by the NAACP branch of Marshall-Harrison County. This was the group's 34th annual celebration of

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

City marks MLK Day with marches, worship

A defining song from the civil rights movement provided the driving beat Monday for Longview's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. "We shall overcome," marchers sang as they made the journey down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, from Broughton Park to Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Mo

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 07:21:00

Drowned fisherman's body recovered at Lake O' the Pines

The body of a Marshall man who drowned last week at Lake O' the Pines while fishing was recovered Monday. Felicia Murray said the body of her brother, John Mitchell, 50, of Marshall was recovered by search teams about 1 p.m. Monday. "We just want to thank every one for all of their prayers and call

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 07:10:00

Shots fired at Wiley College; police are investigating; no injuries

A shot was fired into a Wiley College residence hall early Monday, Marshall police said. No one was injured in the shooting, which police said happened about 12:15 a.m. in the parking lot of Strickland Hall near University Avenue and Wiley Avenue in Marshall. According to police, a vehicle thought

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 07:09:00

Snow, winter weather headed for East Texas, schools set to close

With East Texans set to receive their first snow of the year on Tuesday morning, some school officials announced on Monday they would be closing their doors. Grocery and hardware stores were packed with shoppers stocking up on groceries and supplies Monday as East Texas braced for the winter storm f

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-01-16 03:52:00

Weather-related closings, delays for Tuesday

Area schools have started announcing schedule changes for Tuesday due to winter weather predicted for the area. Here's the list (We will be updating as we receive information):School Delays/Closings Beckville ISD: Classes canceled Tuesday. Big Sandy ISD: Classes canceled Tuesday. Carlisle ISD: Class

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 21:39:00

Drowned Marshall man recovered by divers

The body of a Marshall man who drowned Friday afternoon at Lake O' the Pines was recovered by divers and search crews on Monday. Felicia Murray said the body of her brother John Mitchell, 50, was recovered by search teams about 1 p.m. on Monday. "We just want to thank everyone for all of their praye

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-01-16 03:08:00

Snow chances grow in SC, winter weather advisory issued for 2 counties

A fast-moving cold front will bring the possibility of "wintry precipitation" on Wednesday. There could be a period of a few hours on Wednesday when it could rain or rain-snow, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Columbia. As the day goes on, the precipitation could change to

THE STATE - 2018-01-16 12:20:00

Another Aldi to Open in Lexington

The German-based grocery store chain that's been growing across the United States is expanding farther into Lexington. According to a news release from Southern Visions Real Estate, a lot on Platt Springs Road close to Red Bank has just been secured for a new Aldi store to open in 2018. This will be

FREE TIMES - 2018-01-15 15:19:00

City of Columbia to Host Open House on Zoning Ordinance

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- City of Columbia officials want to hear from residents about a proposed zoning ordinance. The Zoning Department will host two open houses to review the draft of the new zoning ordinance. According to information released from the City: The first open house is on Jan. 17 at the

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-16 10:38:02

State Senator Wants DUI Charge Tossed

A South Carolina state senator wants a DUI charge against him dismissed. Charleston state Sen. Paul Campbell was arrested in November after the car he was traveling in rear-ended another vehicle on the interstate. Campbell has insisted his wife was driving, not him. The Post and Courier reports that

FREE TIMES - 2018-01-16 14:30:00

Fliers containing racist language found on USC campus

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - The University of South Carolina has released a statement regarding fliers found around campus containing racist language. "This morning, flyers bearing racist language were discovered in several buildings on campus. This is unacceptable and inconsistent with our institutional

WACH.COM - 2018-01-16 14:02:15

Tuesday Morning Menu: Dragon Wings, Sewing Lessons

Columbia, SC (WOLO) - If you are looking for something to do to keep you in from the cold, here are a few ideas in your Tuesday Morning Menu. Dragon Wings: There are few better ways to celebrate appreciate a dragon day than with dragon wings. Wild Wing Cafe in the Vista is hosting the Red Dragon eat

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-16 12:57:03

Tuesday Tails: Oscar is the perfect dog for any home!

When you hear the name Oscar you usually associate it with being grouchy, but the 2-year-old Schnauzer mix that Pawmetto Lifeline introduced our Good Day Columbia crew on this "Tuesday Tails" was nothing of that sorts. "Oscar really enjoys people and their presence," explains Alexa Sparkman "I could

WACH.COM - 2018-01-16 11:05:37

WACH: Adulating 101, classes to help you better yourself

Columbia, S.C (WACH)- Managing money, building a career, buying a home, doing taxes, being an adult can be overwhelming and difficult! To help you get your adulating life in order, Adulating 101 events are taking place all month long at the Richland County Library. The library is offering dozens of

WACH.COM - 2018-01-16 08:25:13

Palmer seeks office after appointment

An appointed Scott County magistrate has filed papers to seek his first elected term, candidate filing records show. Alonzo B. "Bernard" Palmer, 54, of Georgetown, filed as a Republican in the 5th District magisterial race on Jan. 8. Palmer was appointed to the seat a year ago by Gov. Matt Bevin, tw

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2018-01-16 10:00:00

Republicans have done nothing to be proud of

Mitch McConnell just published an Op-Ed piece in the Advocate Messenger bragging about what the republicans did in the first year of Trump's reign. He seemed to be very proud of their record. I sat down and listed a few of "their accomplishments". Voided the Streamsaver rule which kept mine compan

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-01-15 16:49:08

Suspect in Scott Co. bus driver's murder to be released from jail

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - A man charged in the nearly eight-year-old murder of a school bus driver is getting out of jail. The Georgetown News-Graphic reports a judge ordered Nicholas Willinger released to home incarceration after a delay in his trial. It was supposed to start January 22 in Scott Co

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-15 18:24:00

Police: Homeless woman found dead Sunday afternoon in wooded area

Lexington police were conducting a death investigation Sunday afternoon. Lt. Jackie Newman with Lexington police said a 62-year-old homeless woman was found in the wooded area of Winchester Road and Sir Barton Way. The wooded area lies near the outbound lanes of Winchester Road across the street fro

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