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By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Oct 7, 2020

After 12 years of service to Marshall, Donna Maisel, CEcD, Executive Director of the Marshall Economic Development Corporation (Marshall EDC) publicly announced to her staff and the Marshall EDC Board of Directors that she would be retiring from her position at the end of October.

Chairman Hal Cornish led the board members in accepting Maisel’s letter of resignation with heartfelt words of thanks for her service to the EDC, to Marshall, and to the surrounding community.

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By Bill Hethcock - Dallas Business Journal | Sep 28, 2020

Despite some companies pausing projects due to the pandemic and the resulting economic meltdown, Texas has more potential corporate relocations and expansions in the pipeline than before Covid-19 hit, a top state economic development official said in a summit on Sept. 24.

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By Wyndi Veigel - Marshall News Messenger | Sep 22, 2020
Potential jobs were on tap for hundreds Saturday as the newly-announced Dirt Cheap held a job fair to fill approximately 500 jobs at their new location in Marshall.   The business will lease 325,000 square feet of a privately owned structure at 2938 Brown Road, to serve their retail outlets in Texas, Western Louisiana and Southern Arkansas. A retail outlet for Dirt Cheap that is open to the public will also be located on the premises.   Read More
By MISD Post | Sep 17, 2020

Marshall ISD’s dual credit programs got a boost several years ago with the implementation of the district’s “MavU” agreement with East Texas Baptist University. Since that time Marshall High School seniors have seen a wealth of opportunities when it comes to earning college credit while still in high school.

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By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Sep 11, 2020

Channel Control Merchants, owner of Dirt Cheap, will bring 500 new jobs to town and approximately $2 million of capital investment in its new operation opening soon in Marshall.


The Marshall Economic Development Corporation (Marshall EDC) is pleased to welcome and announce the expansion of Channel Control Merchants of Texas, LLC, (CCM) to Marshall.


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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Aug 11, 2020

Texas State Technical College’s Welding Technology program will continue to teach in a hybrid format this fall. Students will listen to lectures online and participate in hands-on labs on campus.

“Welding is by far one of our most popular programs, and it’s easy to see why,” said Barton Day, provost at TSTC’s Marshall campus. “Employment opportunities remain strong. The starting pay is terrific. And let’s face it, it’s truly an art form. If you have a creative side, this might be right up your alley... Read More

By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Aug 10, 2020

Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center — Marshall has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

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By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Jul 29, 2020

Rush Harris, Director of Business Services for the Marshall Economic Development Corporation (Marshall EDC), has earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The designation denotes a mastery of skills in economic development and professional attainment.

The CEcD designation recognizes qualified and dedicated practitioners in the economic development field and sets the... Read More

By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Jul 14, 2020

Faculty members and students in Texas State Technical College’s Process Operations Technology program started working with a new virtual reality software system this summer.

PetroSkills Simulation Solutions’ Distillation VR is in the early stages of use this summer in the Process Technology III — Operations and Process Troubleshooting classes. Students can access the virtual software through TSTC’s Moodle platform if they are off campus.

The Marshall Economic Development Corp. authorized the... Read More

By Daniel Perry - TSTC | Jul 9, 2020

(MARSHALL, Texas) - Texas State Technical College's Workforce Training department will offer a commercial driver's license course later this summer.

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