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By Jessica Harker - Marshall News Messenger | Apr 30, 2021

The city of Marshall is working to make itself a key location to entrepreneurs and start-ups with the creation of its new Cradle of Entrepreneurship Program.

 

The program was the idea of City Manager Mark Rohr, and developed by the city’s Community and Economic Director Fabio Angell, along with a board of local business experts.

The group developed a program with the goal of encouraging and growing start-ups locally by offering financial assistance, along with resources, mentorships and... Read More

By Bridget Ortigo - Marshall News Messenger | Apr 29, 2021

Marshall ISD teachers, staff and community members on Monday welcomed newly hired Superintendent Richele Langley, following an unanimous vote from district trustees to offer her a contract.

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By Christina Cavazos - Marshall News Messenger | Apr 25, 2021

When Rush Harris looks at his hometown of Marshall, he sees a city that is growing and thriving. He sees community leaders who are dedicated to improving the community so that residents have a better quality of life with an abundance of job opportunities.

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By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Apr 15, 2021

NXTERA Logistics LLC is a transportation industry start-up that has now established their business in Marshall. The new company currently employs seven people but plans to double their employee number over the next year.

The Marshall EDC Board of Directors has finalized a stage gate incentive plan valued at $28,000 to help kickstart the expansion of the business and create more jobs in the local community. An investment of $14,000 will be outlaid initially with the remainder after achieving employment... Read More

By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Apr 12, 2021

The Marshall Economic Development Corporation approved a $50,000 incentive for Thumper Fabrication, an ATV/UTV aftermarket accessory company based in Marshall, on Wednesday, March 31.

The company opened in Marshall in 2019 and plans to invest $2.5 million into a facility expansion, adding an additional 10 employees. MEDCO’s $50,000 incentive is contingent on those goals, MEDCO said.

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By Marshall EDC | Mar 29, 2021

TieTek Global LLC is a local Marshall area company that has changed the game in the railway industry. They offer railroad crossties that are produced from approximately 80% recyclable materials. Recycling and sustainability aren’t generally the first thing people think about when they imagine railroads; however, that’s a perception TieTek is looking to change. TieTek is showing that it is possible to offer a superior product that is ecofriendly and benefits communities all over the nation. 

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By Wyndi Veigel - Marshall News Messenger | Mar 29, 2021

When Texas State Technical College decided to open a campus in Marshall, the Marshall Economic Development Corporation knew it would be a winning partnership for both entities. It has been for more than 25 years.

 

The beginning of a partnership

 

In 1993, the Marshall Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) was part of the community effort to bring TSTC into Marshall. According to MEDCO Executive Director Rush Harris, the economic development corporation owned the land and the buildings... Read More

By Wyndi Veigel - Marshall News Messenger | Mar 29, 2021

Any time 500 new jobs are added at one time in a community, great things are underway along with affecting change far and wide.

 

In 2020, Channel Control Merchants, owner of Dirt Cheap, announced they would be bringing 500 new jobs to town, along with $2 million of capital investment in its operation.

 

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By Jessica Harker - Marshall News Messenger | Mar 29, 2021

Though 2020 was not a good year for businesses across the United States, in Marshall, businesses grew, thrived and many new establishments even opened.

 

With COVID-19 closing down many “non-essential” businesses for months, as well as adding new and sometimes expensive safety procedures to protect employees and customers during the international pandemic, what made Marshall different? Local, supportive clients made a large difference.

 

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By Daniel Perry - Texas State Technical College | Feb 26, 2021

MARSHALL, Texas) – Students in Texas State Technical College’s Process Operations Technology program in Marshall are getting the most out of some new virtual reality software.

The program’s faculty members and students began using PetroSkills Simulation Solutions’ Distillation VR software last summer. The software can be used in classes focusing on process instrumentation, troubleshooting and process technology.

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