The Marlin Lady Bulldogs were in the running for another district title in 2018, this time in track and field.

Every year the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA), selects All-State teams in basketball for conferences 1A through 6A.

Part of the way through the 2017 regular football season it seemed as if the Bulldogs of Marlin would miss out on another trip to the playoffs.


Late 2017, a group of men were arrested on charges of trafficking because of released video recordings of the men sexually assaulting female employees of a local massage parlor.

Several months after buying and reopening his local restaurant/ bar the Town Door, Marlin Mayor John Keefer, came to the realization that he, along with several other local businesses, are in need

You hear it all the time about how someone demonstrated their courage through an act of bravery. It takes courage to do what they did and not everyone is blessed with it.


Around 9:30 p.m, last Wednesday night, April 11, the Falls County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for an armed robbery that had taken place at Marlin’s Exxon Convenience Store.

Over the last several years the Marlin Youth Athletic Association has proven to be one of the toughest programs in Central Texas.

On Saturday, April 14, members from all of the rural Volunteer Fire Departments of Falls County were present at the Marlin Volunteer Fire Department for vehicle extrication and safety training.

The Marlin Democrat

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