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Marshall Chamber of Commerce honors local first responders

About 450 residents turned out Tuesday as the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce honored the service and sacrifice of Marshall and Harrison County's first responders at the 2017 Law Enforcement and Firefighters Appreciation Dinner. "We believe our first responders, whether they're paid or volunt

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

'Dreamers' rally in downtown Marshall for permanent solution

"Keep the Dream Alive. Defend DACA. We have Dreams, too," young undocumented immigrants protected by the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and their supporters chanted Sunday as they marched around the Harrison County Courthouse, calling on Congress to pass a DREAM Act bill that w

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Marion County neighborhood under boil water notice

Mims Water Supply Corp. issued on Tuesday a "boil water" notice for the Pleasure Point Subdivision off of State Hwy 155 in the western end of Marion County. "The directive is to bring water to a complete boil for approximately three minutes, for any water to be used for human consumption; ie drinkin

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 22:06:00

Bossier City man charged in Panola County double homicide

A Bossier City man is facing charges in connection with a double homicide in Panola County. Mose Dandrew Smith, 20, of Bossier City, was arrested Sunday by members of the U.S. Marshal's Violent Offender Task Force and Bossier City Police SWAT. He is charged with murder in the July 28 deaths of Dalto

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 06:54:00

Police Reports: DPS investigates fatal wreck in Marion County

Highway patrol officers are investigating a fatal wreck that occurred in Marion County last week. According to information provided by DPS Sgt. Jean Dark, troopers responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash on State Highway 43 in Marion County, 17 miles east of the city of Jefferson, around 10:32 p.m. l

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Jefferson ISD adopts tax hike, balanced budget

Jefferson ISD board of trustees recently adopted a balanced budget and set a slightly increased tax rate for the 2017-18 school year. Jefferson ISD Business Manager Mike Wood said on Friday that the district adopted about an $11.7 million balanced budget for this school year, after having to use mo

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Hallsville adopts reduced tax rate

HALLSVILLE - The Hallsville City Council on Tuesday adopted a slightly reduced property tax rate for the 2017-18 fiscal year and about a $1.2 million general fund budget. The five city aldermen also voted unanimously on Tuesday to post the city's new city manager/administrator position as soon as th

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-20 05:19:00

Wiley College freshmen take pledge during convocation

Wiley College freshmen on Thursday took the school pledge during the college's annual convocation ceremony celebrating 145 years of the Marshall university. Wiley College President Haywood Strickland said this school year is a "historic" year for the college. Walter Sutton Jr., Wiley College chairma

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 23:30:00

Killeen apartment fire believed to be intentionally set

(Source: Raycom Media) Eight units in a Killeen apartment complex in the 200 block of N. 24 Street were damaged by a fire on Tuesday morning. An investigator with the Killeen Fire Marshall's office said he believes the fire was intentionally set. Killeen Fire Department said two units were affected

KSLA - 2017-09-19 13:22:51

Coffee shop uses Kickstarter to establish place

MARSHALL - During the summer, Joe Pine Coffee Co. was just an idea percolating in the minds of two Marshall couples: Jeff and Jill Davis and David and Stacey Splawn. Now the downtown coffee shop is a reality, with its co-owners crediting an active social media presence and successful crowd-funding c

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:16:00

Ex-chief deputy treasurer files for county treasurer

Sherry Rushing, former chief deputy treasurer for Harrison County, has filed to run for the office of county treasurer in the November 2018 election. "I would like to bring honor and integrity back to the treasurer's office," Rushing said of her reason for running for office. She filed on the Republ

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-09-18 20:28:00

Police: Man stabs another man who tried to help him

Shreveport police are looking for a man who they say stabbed another man who was trying to help him in the 1800 block of Marshall Street Monday morning. (Source: Cody Jennings/ KSLA News 12) SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The hunt is on for a man police say stabbed a man who was trying to help him Monday

KSLA - 2017-09-18 10:05:28

Jack Dillard: Upcoming events are signs of fall season

Signs of fall: The Florien FFA/Florien FFA Booster Club 12th Annual Jambalaya Dinner and Community Auction was held last Friday evening. On Saturday Sept. 23, Heritage and Harvest Tour will be held in Caddo Parish, north of Shreveport, take Highway 3049 and travel the River Road all the way to Ida.

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2017-09-17 12:00:14

Authorities arrest East Texas murder suspect in Bossier City

A man suspected of killing someone in East Texas was captured Sunday in Bossier City. Authorities got word that 20-year-old Mose Dandrew Smith, of Bossier City, was at a residence in the 2600 block of Barbara Street, city spokesman Mark Natale said. He was arrested by Bossier City police and members

KSLA - 2017-09-18 01:47:22

Downtown Live finalist for state association award

Fans of Longview's downtown concert series soon have more chances through online voting to help it win awards and possible grant money. Downtown Live, a free concert series held spring and fall at Heritage Plaza, is among three finalists for the 2017 President's Award from the Texas Downtown Associa

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 05:30:00

ET Volleyball Notebook: Brown paces Tatum in pair of wins, more

Tatum's Ashton Brown turned in back-to-back dominant, all-around performances in leading the Lady Eagles to a pair of wins last week. For her efforts, Brown has been named ETvarsity.com Volleyball Player of the Week for games played Sept. 11-16. Tatum rallied from two sets down to defeat Pleasant Gr

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 05:17:00

Puerto Rico awaits direct hit from Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CNN) - Thousands of Puerto Ricans heeded the calls of government officials and have taken refuge in shelters as the Caribbean island braces for Hurricane Maria's direct hit early Wednesday. "As of 2:30 a.m. we count 10,059 refugees and 189 pets (in shelters)," the island's gov

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:21:45

Seismologist: What caused Mexico's latest earthquake?

(CNN) - Another deadly earthquake struck deep under Mexico. Shortly after noon on Tuesday, an earthquake violently shook the area around Mexico City, collapsing numerous buildings into dust, killing more than 100. The greatest impact was in densely populated Mexico City, but the shaking was even mor

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:46:32

New landfill plant turns trash to gas for heating

KILGORE - The Pine Hill Landfill takes in 1,100 tons of trash a day, and - thanks to a new renewable energy facility on site - food scraps, paper and other organic materials no longer will go to waste after they decompose into methane gas. The plant can generate enough energy from methane gas to he

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 06:48:00

Preschoolers create paintings with professionals' help as part of fundraiser

Being guided by professional artists to create masterpieces might sound like a dream, but it's a reality this week for some Longview-area pre-K children. The Asbury House Child Enrichment Center is teaming with the ArtWorks Creative Learning Center at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts to provide a fi

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 06:48:00