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Mar 18, 2019

Go forth inspired, a powerful mantra in Wiley College’s alma mater, set the tone on Friday as the school and wider community gathered at the Marshall Convention Center to witness the investiture of Wiley’s 17th president, Herman J. Felton Jr.

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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Mar 18, 2019

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Three Longview companies are utilizing Texas State Technical College for training employees in new technical skills.

Komatsu Mining Corp., Stemco and Westlake Chemical Corp. have scheduled training on-site and at TSTC’s Marshall campus in recent weeks.

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By Ken Hedler - Marshall News Messenger | Mar 9, 2019

Economist Ray Perryman said the U.S. economy is entering its longest recovery in the nation’s history, and booming Texas is the largest exporter of any state.

The U.S. economy grew by 2.9 percent in 2018, Perryman told a gathering of about 200 people during a luncheon Thursday at Pinecrest Country Club.

While the growth rate has not been “spectacular,” Perryman said the economy is so strong that the number of job openings exceed the number of people who are unemployed for the first time in... Read More

By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Mar 1, 2019

The Marshall News Messenger’s ETXjobs.com Job Fair & Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Marshall Visual Art Center, 208 E. Burleson St.


The event will feature booths from area businesses looking to hire a variety of positions including administrative, accounting, cashiers, IT, general laborers, general assembly, CNC Machine Operators and drivers.

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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Feb 27, 2019

The Texas Railroad Commissioners on Tuesday awarded the Sabine Mining Co. the Commission’s 2019 Reclamation Award.

The company was recognized for restoring more than 3,400 contiguous acres ofmined land in Harrison County into native grass habitat for bobwhite quail, grassland songbirds, monarch butterflies and other pollinating insects, and grazing livestock.

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By Bridget Ortigo - Marshall News Messenger | Feb 15, 2019

Texas State Technical College in Marshall students received a gift to help them learn real world practices in class on Thursday, thanks to a donation from Central Louisiana Electric Co-Op.

CLECO Distribution Operations Manager Brent McConathy and some of his fellow CLECO team members delivered a bucket truck for the college’s lineman’s program in person on Thursday.

The used bucket truck values at about $60,000.

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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Feb 14, 2019

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Panola College has implemented an Academic Support Lab with professors and peers working as tutors to provide additional instruction for development of reading, writing and mathematics skills.

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By Bridget Ortigo - Marshall News Messenger | Feb 13, 2019

Marshall community members got a chance to meet new City Manager Mark Rohr on Tuesday during a reception at Marshall Convention Center.

About 75 community members, city staff and Marshall city commissioners turned out Tuesday to enjoy catered snacks from Central Perks, look at city artifacts arranged by Gail Beil and meet Rohr in person.

“We had a very nice turnout, and everyone has been very friendly and welcoming,” Rohr said Tuesday. “Some people have shared their ideas for the future of... Read More

By Bridget Ortigo - Marshall News Messenger | Feb 12, 2019

Two East Texas school districts recently received a $125,000 grant to implement new blended learning math programs for its students, according to the Texas Education Agency.

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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Feb 11, 2019

Principals from David Crockett Elementary and Marshall Junior High School accepted a donation check from representatives from the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program on Thursday morning.


MJHS and Crockett received the donations from Exxon Mobil to assist in learning opportunities at their respective campuses.

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