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Harrison County leaders join in lobbying for Interstate 69 project

Local officials from Harrison County and other Texas communities up and down the proposed Interstate 69 corridor met with federal officials recently to promote the highway project and lobby for funding. Virtual meetings were held with the Washington offices of Texas senators and representatives, the Alliance for I-69 said in...
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Pets of the Week

The following pets are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue. For information on adopting a pet or surrendering a pet, call (903) 938-7297. Others available pets include a white Labrador mix and various colors of cats and kittens.
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Judge Black to speak at Republican Women meeting Friday

The Harrison County Republican Women's meeting will be 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 18, at the Marshall Elks Lodge. To reserve lunch, call (318) 393-0245 or (903) 407-3235. The guest speaker will be Harrison County Court-at-Law Judge Joe Black. Scholarship awards will also be presented. The public is invited.
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How to Guide: All Cypress Veterinary: How to choose a veterinarian

All Cypress Veterinary Hospital (ACVH) has served Marshall and the surrounding area for eight years, bringing expert care to the community. Dr. Michele Lee Tanner, Dr. Paige Coody, associate veterinarians, and the skilled ACVH team are able to advise pet owners on what to look for when searching for the best care for their fur baby.
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Shreveport man takes deputies on a chase over state lines in stolen car

LONGVIEW, Texas - A Shreveport man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after taking law enforcement on a high speed chase. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office say Deputy Matt Hensley received a call regarding a stolen Volkswagen Jetta. It was being tracked by GPS from the Dallas area travelling Eastbound on I-20 from Kyle's Quick Stop at Loop 259 in Longview, Texas.
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Hallsville, EF softball players named to TGCA All-State team

The Texas Girls Coaches Association all-state softball team for the 2021 season has been announced as several Harrison County athletes were recognized. The Class 5A all-state team was headlined by Hallsville senior pitcher Maddie Melton, who led the Ladycats to the state semifinal game. She finished the year on the mound with a 21-5 record, a 1.18 ERA, 174 strikeouts, 42 walks and one save in 160 innings pitched. As an offensive playmaker, she hit .450 while recording 51 RBIs, 31 runs, 12 doubles, 10 home runs and eight stolen bases.
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Marshall-Harrison County Juneteenth events kick off Friday

Juneteenth festivities in Marshall will kick off today through Saturday with a slate of activities and events for all to enjoy, especially after COVID-19 canceled last year’s event. “It seems like it’s just been rolling this year after COVID,” said Alma Ravenell, who co-chairs the annual event on the Marshall-Harrison...
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Stolen car pursuit started in Longview ends in Shreveport

HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Wednesday morning Harrison County deputies pursued a suspect in a car allegedly stolen in Dallas, traveling through Longview, that was finally stopped with the aid of Louisiana law enforcement in Shreveport. Deputy Matt Hensley received a call regarding a stolen Volkswagen Jetta being tracked by...
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1 dead, 1 arrested after Marshall apartment shooting

A Marshall man is dead and another charged with murder after an early Thursday morning apartment shooting, Marshall police said. Cedric Eugene King, 50, died as a result of the shooting, police said. Jakeous Jamal Johnson, 23, has been charged with murder. He is currently being held in the Harrison...
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Harrison County jury selection for County Court-at-Law cancelled

The Harrison County District Clerk’s Office announced the cancellation of jury duty, scheduled Monday, June 21, in the County Court-at-Law. “The jury that is to report on Monday, June 21, at 8:30 a.m. to County Court-at-Law on the first floor has been cancelled,” District Clerk Sherry Griffis announced on the office’s Facebook page.
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Police reports

Arrests reported by the Marshall Police Department. Alvontre Dishun Johnson was arrested Thursday for two Marion County warrants. Jakeous Jamal Johnson was arrested Thursday for murder. Arrests reported by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. Brandon Lamar Alexander was arrested Thursday for possession of a controlled substance. Edward Lee Jones Jr...
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Matt Garrett: Crabgrass

Crabgrass is a warm-season annual grass that is commonly found in pastures and hay meadows in parts of Texas. Relative to other warm-season annual grasses, crabgrass has a low- to medium-yield potential but is high in forage quality. As such, it is often a desirable component in pastures and is...