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Civil War re-enactment to take place in Jefferson this weekend

JEFFERSON, Texas (KLTV) - War is coming to Jefferson. Well, a re-enactment, anyway. People from several states have come to take part in the Battle of the Big Cypress Bayou, and re-enactors’ feelings about the history of the Civil War run deep. There never was a Civil War battle in...
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Marion County votes against appraisal district budget for third year

The Marion County Commissioners Court recently rejected the Marion Central Appraisal District’s new fiscal year budget, for the third consecutive year. When the court voted against the 2021 fiscal budget last year, commissioners considered the budget too high, given the financial climate caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. When the court voted against the 2020 budget the year before, it was due to the proposed astronomical increase in salaries.
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Longtime Marion County Democratic chair resigns

Longtime Marion County Democratic Chair Ricky Harrington has resigned after nearly two decades of service. “I just felt like the time was right,” Harrington said Thursday, noting he’s served as the local county party chair for 17 years. “I’m exploring my political options,” he said. The local party’s executive committee...
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Jefferson Balloon Glow fundraiser event adds activities, eyes forecast

JEFFERSON — The city of Jefferson’s Tourism Department and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s first ever joint event — the Hot Air Balloon Mini-Glow set for Saturday — has added activities to the event schedule but is simultaneously in jeopardy from potential rain. Marion County Chamber of Commerce President...
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Jefferson Hot Air Balloon Mini-Glow canceled because of weather forecast

The city of Jefferson’s Tourism Department and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s first Hot Air Balloon Mini-Glow set for Saturday at the Jefferson airport has been canceled because of rain in the forecast. Marion County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Moore said Friday that inclement weather would prevent balloon...
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Longtime Marion County Democratic chair resigns

Longtime Marion County Democratic Chair Ricky Harrington recently announced his resignation of the position after nearly two decades of service. “I just felt like the time was right,” Harrington said Thursday, noting he’s served as the local county party chair for 17 years. “I’m exploring my political options,” he shared...
Jefferson, TXLongview News-Journal

Jefferson balloon glow fundraiser adds activities, eyes weather forecast

JEFFERSON — The city of Jefferson’s Tourism Department and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s first joint event — the Hot Air Balloon Mini-Glow set for Saturday — has added activities but is in jeopardy from potential rain. Marion County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Moore said the event has...
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Boil Water Notice – Pine Harbor

Monarch Utilities announced a “Boil Water Notice” for its customers in the Pine Harbor Subdivision water system, PWS 1580023, located in Marion County. The notice affects approximately 311 homes:. “Due to a water well production issues causing a service outage, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Pine...
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Jefferson Lions thank you…

Jefferson Lions Club would like to thank Jefferson and Marion County for helping us celebrate our 75th club anniversary on Saturday, May 15, 2021. It was great to see Lions Park filled with people, especially families. The weather was perfect and everyone had fun! Special appreciation goes out to the...
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Our Town Jefferson

Jefferson City Hall and all Marion County offices will be closed Monday, March 31 in observance of Memorial Day. The Marion County Commissioners Court will meet today at 9am for their final meeting of the month. Commissioners will be opening and awarding Road and Bridge supplies and Fuel bids; reviewing...
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Updated Marion County Courthouse celebrates grand re-opening

JEFFERSON — The Marion County Courthouse showed off its $5.7 million renovation and update Saturday to dozens of guests who gathered to celebrate the grand re-opening of the historical building. Judges, county commissioners and guests from across the state gathered to mark the end of the project that was more...
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Updated historic Marion County Courthouse celebrates grand re-opening

JEFFERSON — The Marion County Courthouse showed off its $5.7 million renovation and update on Saturday to dozens of guests that gathered to celebrate the grand re-opening ceremony of the historic building. District and county judges, county commissioners and guests from across the state gathered together on Saturday in Jefferson...
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Marion County set to rededicate renovated courthouse Saturday

JEFFERSON — Marion County officials are gearing up for the grand reopening of the county’s 1913 historic courthouse, slated for this Saturday, after nearly three years of restoration. “We’re just really excited to finally put a 20-year project behind us,” Marion County Judge Leward LaFleur said Monday. “For the last...