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By Caleb Brabham - Marshall News Messenger | Jan 26, 2018

During Thursday's regular commission meeting, Mayor Larry Hurta gave a presentation to the commission regarding the Interstate 69 annual meeting, where he represented Marshall on the I-69 board of directors. Harrison County Judge Hugh Taylor serves as chair of the board.

Hurta said he believed a relief route for I-69, designed to alleviate excess traffic in lower port cities, offered a great opportunity for Marshall.

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By Bridget Ortigo - Marshall News Messenger | Jan 26, 2018

Wiley College had a lot to celebrate on Thursday during its annual spring convocation, which also doubled as a kickoff to the college's first ever HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) National Speech and Debate Championship Tournament.

The college is set to welcome about 400 students from 17 other HBCUs across the U.S. on campus today for the weekend long tournament.

The Thursday convocation ceremony also served as a kickoff to the college's 12th annual Ethical Student Leadership... Read More

By Caleb Brabham - Marshall News Messenger | Jan 12, 2018

Following an executive session, the Marshall City Commission approved the sale of three acres of property located at 6000 E End Boulevard South to Royalty Well Services.

Donna Maisel, executive director of the Marshall Economic Development Board, said the property included the John Deere Building, often known as the Gateway Building.

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By Jimmy Daniell Isaac - Marshall News Messenger | Jan 7, 2018

Newly released ratings from the federal government indicate Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center-Marshall is on the rise compared to area hospitals. GSMC saw its rating rise to four stars this year from its previous ranking of three stars.

"The Hospital Compare ratings are just one way of assessing quality of care based on past performance," said Todd Hancock, president and CEO for Christus Good Shepherd Health System.

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By Editorial: Marshall News Messenger | Dec 3, 2017

Marshall Economic Development Executive Director Donna Maisel had many promising things to say about the city's economic status during the organization's semi-annual report, Tuesday.  

Foremost, was the 10-year projection of Marshall's future, which would see the city gaining around 610 jobs for its residents and its population grow with over 280 new residents including around 90 workers and 61 students.

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By Caleb Brabham - Marshall News Messenger | Nov 30, 2017

During Marshall Economic Development's semi-annual report to the Marshall City Commission on Tuesday, Executive Director Donna Maisel gave insight into the city's current growth.

At the meeting, Maisel also submitted MEDCO's 2018 proposed budget. At $2.326 million the budget came in $205,920 less than the amended budget for 2017.

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By Robin Y. Richardson - Marshall News Messenger | Oct 29, 2017

Texas State Technical College-Marshall marked its silver anniversary in grand fashion Saturday, hosting an open house complete with demonstrations, a ribbon cutting, refreshments and tours.

"(It's been) 25 years right here in East Texas. It's a great milestone for a great team," said TSTC Marshall Provost Bart Day. "It's a pleasure to be a part of it."

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By Kim Cox - Marshall News Messenger | Oct 22, 2017

Texas State Technical College in Marshall is gearing up for a whopper of a party as it celebrates its silver anniversary.

The school has set an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the school, 2650 E End Blvd S. In addition to being able to meet and talk with faculty and staff, attendees will be treated to tours and demonstrations of various programs, including 3D printing, process operations, instrumentation, computer aided machine, the lineman program, the virtual welder among... Read More

By Marshall News Messenger | Sep 17, 2017

Students in three programs at Texas State Technical College are getting an opportunity to earn technology certifications as part of final exams starting this fall.

The Business Management Technology program in Abilene, Brownwood, Harlingen and Marshall is offering students opportunities to earn Microsoft Office certifications.

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By Caleb Brabham - Marshall News Messenger | Sep 10, 2017

When walking into the newly acquired 670,000 square foot facility, formerly owned by Celebrating Home, Hardware Distribution Warehouses Inc. President and CEO Kenneth Beauvais serendipitously found a machine left behind that would help change and alter the direction of his company as it settled into its new headquarters in Marshall.

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