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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.
Fatal crash north of Marshall
MARSHALL, Texas (KETK) - Thursday night at 9:20 p.m., DPS troopers responded to a one vehicle fatal crash on Macedonia Road 4.5 miles northwest of the city of Marshall. Preliminary crash information indicates that the driver of a 2011 Dodge Charger, Steven D. Alexander, 38, of Marshall was traveling
Man killed following crash in Harrison County
HARRISON COUNTY — A man died Thursday night after crashing his vehicle on Macedonia Road near Marshall. According to DPS, Steven D. Alexander, 38, was driving a 2011 Dodge Charge eastbound on Macedonia Road about 4.5 miles outside of Marshal.
City of Marshall Public Works, Utility Director abruptly resigns on Thursday
The City of Marshall's Public Works and Utilities Director J.C. Hughes abruptly resigned his position during Thursday's city commission meeting. Hughes was joined by his wife Beverly Hughes when he took the podium during the public comment portion of Thursday's meeting and tendered his resignation e
Marshall man charged with indecency with a child
According to the Marshall Police Department, 27-year-old Terry Lynn Jones of Marshall was taken into custody Tuesday, December 11. The charges on Jones stems from a report filed in November alleging an incident where Jones inappropriately touched a juvenile under the age of 14.
TxDOT to implement new safety lighting systems
ATLANTA – Four highway intersections in Northeast Texas will have new safety lighting systems added during the coming year, according to plans approved in November by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
Marshall names new city manager
MARSHALL, Texas (TAKL) - The Marshall City Commission has appointed a new city manager. Members voted to appoint Mark Rohr as city manager at Thursday's commission meeting. Support Services Director Jack Redmon has been serving as acting city manager since April.
Former state trooper sentenced to 10 years in child indecency case
A Marshall resident and former state trooper accused of sexually abusing a child has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the case, officials said. Louis Paul Weems pleaded guilty to indecency with a child on Dec. 3, the Cass County District Attorney’s Office said. In addition to the 10-year sent
Marshall Rotary hears report on Wonderland
MARSHALL, Texas (MSM) - During its regular meeting on Thursday, the Marshall Rotary Club hosted Wes Morrison of Main Street Marshall. According to our newspaper partners, the Marshall News Messenger, Morrison gave a presentation on the upcoming Wonderland of Lights, including several downtown events
Imposter nurse indicted for fraud and practicing without a license
A woman who reportedly posed as a nurse at Davita Dialysis on South Washington Avenue, in Marshall, was recently indicted on fraudulent use/possession of identifying information and two counts of nursing regulations.
Harrison County woman gets 17 years for twin toddler son's death
MARSHALL, Texas (LNJ) - A Harrison County mother was sentenced to 17 years in prison Tuesday for the February 2017 death of her 18-month-old son. According to our newspaper partners ,the Longview News Journal, April Lynn Gibbons, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter before District Judge Brad Morin. S
State Fire Marshall Explains the Investigation into Church Fire
State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says investigators will continue checking out the devastating blaze that damaged First Baptist Church in Bossier City. The possible cause of the fire has been linked to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery back-up for a computer.
Man arrested for inappropriately touching a young child
MARSHALL, Texas - An East Texas man is behind bars accused of inappropriately touching a child under the age of 14. On Tuesday 27-year-old Terry Lynn Jones, of Marshall, was arrested in the 4000 block of Cooks Rd.
Volunteers discover bad conditions, euthanized dogs at embattled Humane Society of Marion County
JEFFERSON — Volunteers at the Humane Society of Marion County on Monday made a grizzly discovery while trying to clean up the dog runs at the embattled Jefferson shelter. Volunteers Melissa Moit and Christie Woodson had gone out to the Humane Society of Marion County (formerly known as Dixie Humane
Texas HS football player shot, killed by uncle days before state semifinal
A Houston-area high school football player was shot and killed by his own uncle Monday night after a dispute broke out between the two at the Houston home they shared. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, Drew Conley, a varsity football player at Fort Bend Marshall (Texas) High School, was shot and
Deputy resigns amid investigation of official oppression
A Harrison County sheriff’s deputy has resigned amid an investigation that was launched following an official oppression complaint against him. “On November 22, 2018, Harrison County Deputy Sheriff Charles “Chase” Dotson was involved in an arrest of a male suspect who was transferred to the Harrison
Ghouls and zombies come out today at Graystone Haunted Manor
HALLSVILLE, Texas (MSM) - Tonight’s the night the ghouls, zombies, witches and goblins will come out to play with visitors at Harrison County’s haunted attraction, Graystone Haunted Manor.
VIDEO: Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott greets Marshall kid at Sunday game
Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott has become fast friends with two children, including one from the Marshall, Texas area. The children embraced him before the game.
'Christmas in the garden' returns to Annye's Prayer Garden Friday
The reason for the season will be celebrated on Friday as Annye’s Prayer Garden, located at 4201 Grafton St., in Marshall, opens for its sixth annual “Christmas in the Garden” program, starting at 6 p.m.
County honors employees; retiring county judge and county clerk recognized
As an expression of thanks, the Harrison County Commissioners Court showered county employees with gifts Monday and treated them to a catered meal as all were either recognized or honored for their dedicated years of service.