Cornyn’s sex trade bill progresses
A federal bill designed to take money from sex traffickers and give it to agencies fighting the illicit market cleared a hurdle this past week in Congress and was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Frid
Dozens come out for teddy bear clinic
Dozens of stuffed teddy bears received stitches, casts and bandages as they were taken care of by doctors and nurse practitioners at the first ever Teddy Bear Clinic at HealthCARE Express.
Empty Stocking Fund takes applications, needs donors
It all began in 1914. Elizabeth Scully, a local grocer's daughter, saw people coming in the store, needing help, financially and materially.
Pine Tree ISD sets curriculum nights
Pine Tree ISD has set fall curriculum nights in which parents can visit their children’s school to learn with them.
Reprieve doesn’t impress hunters
A one-year extension on how long duck blinds will be allowed in state-owned hunting grounds at Caddo Lake did not bag any friends for the state agency chief who announced it.
School district’s principals make proclamation ‘Jefferson students are the best’
Three principals in the Jefferson Independent School District say they have the best students.
Strut for the Mutts set for Saturday
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The annual Strut for the Mutts event will be held Saturday at Higginbotham Park to benefit the Haven Animal Care Shelter.
Registration for the 5K begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run starts at 8:30 a.m., while registration for the 1.5-mile walk begins at 8:30 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m. The cost to participate is $20 — children under age 12 get to strut for free — and includes a free T-shirt for humans and a free bandana for their canine counterparts. Participants are invited to bring their own dogs or walk one of the Haven’s adoptable pets.
Defying gravity, beating the odds
Ten-year-old Maggie Branch of Kilgore does not remember her first plane ride as an infant, but Saturday, she traded her wheelchair for a co-pilot spot.
Marshall Lions hear about Lions Camp
The Marshall Lions Club met at Noon, Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Panola-Harrison meeting room, 410 E. Houston.
League kicks off fall season with general meeting
The Marshall-Harrison County League of Women Voters will conduct a general meeting on Monday to discuss proposed by-law changes and other informative matters, as the League kicks off the fall season.
Tatum sets ribbon cutting for new elementary school
Tatum ISD officials are inviting members of the community to attend a ribbon cutting and open house Monday for the district’s new elementary school.
Gregg commissioners to consider insurance
Gregg County Commissioners on Monday are to consider action related to the county’s insurance policy.
“Doc” Halliday speaks at meeting of Jefferson’s Rotary Club
The Rotary Club of Jefferson meets every Wednesday at noon at the Hamburger Store at 101 South Market Street in Jefferson. Last week’s meeting was called to order by President David Doriot after a mea
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