Liz Kennedy | The Marlin Democrat
Brian Heffelfinger, and Rockney Terry are hard at work getting ready for the Falls County Youth Fair with a lot of help from Heston.

Festival Days Building completed just in time for Falls County Youth Fair

The Falls County Youth Fair Association has just completed the renovation of the Festival Days Building on the Falls County Show Grounds located within the Marlin City Park.
The 12,000...

Raymond Moore | The Marlin Democrat
City Council members Terence McDavid and Susan Bryd along with Mayor Keefer discuss the proposed increase with City Manager Alan Grindstaff during the special meeting or the new budget.

Council discusses 2017-2018 city budget

It was during a special called city council meeting/budget meeting last Tuesday evening that the Marlin City Council discussed the upcoming budget in lengthy detail.
They discussed, with the City...

The Marlin Democrat
The crash data includes only crashes where cell phone use specifically was cited as a factor. It does not show crashes were other forms of distraction were reported as a factor.

Hands Free Law in effect as of Sept. 1

It is the latest effort by the Texas State Legislature to reduce the alarming amount of collisions on Texas roadways.
While many metro and mini-metro based cities like Bryan /...

Raymond Moore | The Marlin Democrat
Vendors and their booths getting ready for the September’s Vendor’s Market where anyone can come out and sell their goods to the public.

After summertime break, Vendors Market makes welcomed return

After taking a brief couple of months off due to the extreme Texas summer heat, everyone’s favorite monthly shopping spot is making its return.
The Marlin Vendors Market will be...


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