An EF3 Tornado struct the small town of Franklin at roughly 10:55 a.m. on Saturday April 13. Property damage estimated to 4 million but expected to increase. By Dennis Phillips photo

Sports

The NAIA recently announced the two teams in the return of its Men’s Basketball All-Star game scheduled for tipoff at 6 p.m.

After winning its bidistrict playoff game, the Marlin boys’ basketball team was knocked out of the playoffs in the area round.

Marlin finishes its season with a 14-15 record.

Opinion

Where does our story begin? Some will say, “It begins with the creation of the Earth.” Others claim that our beginning springs from Adam and Eve.

I am guilty of starting to be ready for spring a long time before it is sprung! But, the Good Lord promises that spring will arrive and I thank him for that.

News

A Marlin High School student has been punished for taking an “air gun” to school last week.

The exact punishment has not been confirmed, but could range up to expulsion.

Stacie Eisenbise, a writein candidate for Marlin City Council, faces a third-degree felony charge of deadly conduct after allegedly using a gun to scare neighborhood dogs away from her chickens.

An EF3 Tornado struct the small town of Franklin at roughly 10:55 a.m. on Saturday April 13. Property damage estimated to 4 million but expected to increase. By Dennis Phillips photo

At 10:55 a.m. on Saturday April 13, a categorized EF3 tornado touched down within the city of Franklin.

The Marlin Democrat

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