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Over 25 people were present at the Emergency Service District #1 meeting Jan. 23, 23 at the Falls Community Hospital Board Room with Wayne Young presiding. 

Marlin Independent School District has been selected as one of two “Dr.

Marlin Public Library Schedule

January 21 - Library open on Saturday

February 8 - Blood Drive with Red Cross Mobile Truck from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


I wrote this poem when I was young and raw, and now that the Good Lord has seen fit to put some age on me, I often stop and reflect on bygone days.

House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, told The Dallas Morning News and other media outlets that he is open to bringing resort-style casinos to Texas.

The calendar page has been turned to January 2023. Just what does that mean? 

For most, it is a chance for a new beginning or at least a fresh start. 


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The Marlin Bulldogs basketball team went on the road to take on the Axtell Longhorns. The Bulldogs defeated the Longhorns 48-31. Elijah Davis played well with 6 points, 8 rebounds, and a steal.

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Last week the Marlin Bulldogs basketball team participated in an in-season tournament hosted by Rosebud-Lott. They played two games on Tuesday, the first was against the Whitney Wildcats. 

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Former Marlin Linebacker Derion Gullette signed his letter of intent to play for the Texas Longhorns last week as his father, Lawrence Gullette, looked on.

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