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Marlin ISD gets formal reprieve from state closure  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marlin Independent School District will remain open for at least another year, now that the Texas Education Agency has granted the district an abatement ...



Marlin ISD creates police department  KXXV News Channel 25

The Marlin Independent School District now has a chief of police who will be part of its newly formed police department.



Marlin ISD votes to fire teacher over state test comments  FOX 44 - KWKT

Marlin Independent School District trustees have voted to terminate the contract of a Marlin High School teacher over alleged comments made during state ...



Fewer 'Dogs at the pound: Marlin set to tackle 2018 season with limited roster numbers  Waco Tribune-Herald

MARLIN – Stephen Hodge stood in the middle of the practice field and surveyed the puzzle pieces he will use to piece this 2018 season together.



Board votes to fire local teacher over comment during state test  KWTX

Board members voted unanimously Tuesday evening to terminate the contract of a high school teacher over comments he made during state testing.



Local school district loses state accreditation  KWTX

A struggling local school district has lost its state accreditation.



Marlin ISD fires teacher accused of making degrading comment to students  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marlin Independent School District officials have fired a teacher who told students they were not smart enough to pass their end of course exams, ...



Central Texas county marks 45th anniversary of deputies' deaths  KWTX

Flags were lowered to half-staff Tuesday at a Central Texas sheriff's office to mark the 45th anniversary of the deaths of two deputies who were killed while trying ...



Marlin ISD athletic director resigns, resolving dispute with district  KWTX

The Athletic Director and head football coach at Marlin High School, Benny Huitt, has resigned as part of an agreement to settle a dispute between him and the ...



Area school districts receive report cards; results mixed  KWTX

(KWTX) School district officials in Central Texas and across the state received their report cards Wednesday under a new A-F letter grade rating system that has ...



State to take over struggling Central Texas school district  KWTX

The state has appointed a conservator and will name a board of managers to oversee operations as it takes over a struggling Central Texas school district.



Marlin ISD faces possible closure after 5th consecutive unsatisfactory state rating  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marlin Independent School District faces possible closure — though district officials hope to avoid that fate — after it received an unsatisfactory rating for the fifth ...



Marlin ISD seniors frustrated with leadership struggles  Waco Tribune-Herald

As the Marlin Independent School District considers an agreement that would see the district closed if it fails accountability ratings this year, three seniors are ...



Marlin: ISD employees fight approved plan to cut back on staff  KWTX

Marlin ISD employees whose jobs are set to be eliminated next year, including the longtime head football coach, are fighting back.



State-appointed board president storms out of Marlin ISD meeting  Waco Tribune-Herald

The new governing body over Marlin Independent School District looks to be off to a rocky start after state-appointed board of managers President Maggie ...



Marlin ISD eliminates athletic director post, head football coach  Waco Tribune-Herald

Exactly who will lead Marlin's football program into the next school year remains an open question now that the school district has let go of Bennie Huitt, the ...



'Wrecking crew' of talented teachers pushing for Marlin ISD success  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Remy Godfrey started as the Marlin High School principal three years ago, an event during her first fall semester helped set the tone for what she would ...



Marlin: 100 percent of graduating MHS class accepted to college  KWTX

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) Seniors at Marlin High School are defying odds and reaching for success despite the Marlin ISD's struggles; 100 percent of the ...



TEA report: Marlin ISD non-compliant with special education requirements  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Texas Education Agency found Marlin Independent School District committed several violations involving seven special-needs students in the district's ...



Hooker, Lois  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lois Hooker. April 14, 1930 - September 20, 2018. Lois E. (Nelson) Hooker entered into eternal rest on September 20, 2018. She was born in Marlin, Texas, and ...



High school dropout turned teacher revitalizes Marlin ISD automotive program  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Brad Warren was a sophomore in high school, he dropped out, opened his own auto-body shop at 21, joined the U.S. Air Force at 25 and never looked ...



New board of managers sworn in for Marlin ISD  Waco Tribune-Herald

Members of the new state- appointed board of managers for Marlin Independent School District said they're ready to be the driving force that helps the district get ...



Gutierrez, Clifton hold off Marlin to advance, 41-29  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Clifton Cubs claimed the 3A Division II bi-district title Friday night, staving off a second-half comeback to eliminate the Marlin Bulldogs, 41-29, at Robinson ...



Marlin plays on: Amid off-field distractions, Bulldogs stick together  Waco Tribune-Herald

About six weeks ago, Marlin was hit with a bombshell.



Marlin High School students worry about their future  Waco Tribune-Herald

Four Marlin High School students sat in their stadium's aluminum bleachers Oct. 9 watching the Bulldogs play the Rogers High School Eagles during what could ...



Students transferring out of Marlin ISD hurts district ratings, revenue  Waco Tribune-Herald

In the predawn hours in downtown Marlin, dozens of children board buses with blinking yellow lights that shuttle the highest-performing students and state ...



Marlin: Students rally, school board halts plan to cut jobs  KWTX

After hearing from teachers, parents, and students Tuesday night, Marlin ISD's board of trustees voted against moving forward with a proposal to eliminate jobs ...



Marlin: Accountability ratings a mix of good, bad news  KWTX

The struggling Marlin ISD got a mix of good and bad news Friday as it received the latest state accountability ratings.



TEA reviewing allegations of academic wrongdoing at Marlin ISD  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Texas Education Agency is looking into allegations that students may have been improperly awarded course credit throughout the past school year at Marlin ...



Marlin School Board cuts special ed, spares 3 administrative jobs  KWTX

Marlin ISD's school board decided to cut the special education program, but ended up saving several administrator positions, during a special meeting ...



Fired superintendent says reports of his demise were premature  KWTX

A struggling local school district spent the day in chaos Tuesday after the school board voted not to renew the superintendent's contract, a veteran board ...



High school notebook: 5 Marlin athletes sign with college football teams  Waco Tribune-Herald

Since taking over as Marlin's football coach and athletic director two years ago, one of Bennie Huitt's main goals has been to put his athletes in position to move ...



2 Marlin ISD administrators put on leave | Education  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marlin High School Assistant Principal RoShon Jackson and Marlin ISD athletic director Bennie Huitt were placed on paid leave Wednesday, Superintendent ...



Miss Central Texas 2017 crowned  KWTX

Bremond High School's Makayla Curry has been crowned Miss Central Texas 2017.



Bulldog Homecoming  Marlin Democrat

Throughout the week of September 11 through September 15, the community of Marlin and its students celebrated its annual homecoming week. Starting bright ...



Texas School Accused of Special Ed Wrongdoing  Breitbart News

More woes surfaced in an already troubled Texas school district after an administrator alleged wrongdoing in the special education department.



Thornton-Nutt Wedding  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Miss Leslie Erin Thornton and Mr. Davison William Nutt were united in marriage on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at two o'clock in the afternoon at St. Mary's ...



2017 Miss Central Texas Pageant this Saturday  Marlin Democrat

At 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12 at the Marlin High School Auditorium 13 young ladies from Bell, Falls, Limestone, McLennan and Robertson counties will ...



Increased security at China Spring High School after threatening message found last month  KXXV News Channel 25

There will be increased security at China Spring High School this week after a threatening message was found on campus last month.



The Rev. Archie directs rebuilt church  Odessa American

Destroyed by an air conditioning system fire almost four years ago to the day, the rebuilt Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church will burn its mortgage and ...



Expo showcases Waco ISD training program, importance of skilled trades  Waco Tribune-Herald

People with skills in the construction trade hold all the cards. Somebody who can plumb a house, install wiring or HVAC units in a commercial building or pour a ...



Man faces murder charge in death of Marlin Police chief  Temple Daily Telegram

Derrick Wayne Gamble faces a first-degree murder over the death of Marlin Police Chief Darrell L. Allen.



Motorcycle Madness winner, veteran dies in accident  KXXV News Channel 25

Keith Harrup, the winner of Harley-Davidson of Waco's Motorcycle Madness, died on Friday night. According to Melissa Wright, a friend of his who works at the ...



Former A&M, Mexia band director Joe Tom Haney dies at 88  KWTX

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) Former Texas A&M Band Director Col. Joe Tom Haney has passed away at 88. Col. Haney, as he is known to thousands of ...



Travis Miller impressing OSU coaches at running back  NewsOK.com

STILLWATER — Replacing former quarterback Zac Robinson and four of its five starters on the offensive line sat atop the list of priorities for the Oklahoma State ...



Collapse at Black Mountain Sand plant leaves three injured  KXXV News Channel 25

According to the Kermit Police Department, the three people were trapped inside after an infrastructure collapsed and being treated for their injuries on scene.



Baylor police: No imminent threat found in suspicious package found on campus  KXXV News Channel 25

A suspicious package has been found on Baylor University's campus. According to an email alert sent to students and staff, the package does not appear to ...



Waco: First black female police sergeant PD retires  KWTX

WACO, TX (KWTX) The Waco police department celebrated the retirement of Sergeant Sherri Swinson Thursday afternoon. Sgt. Swinson will officially retire in ...



Central Texas News Now - KXXV Central Texas News Now  KXXV News Channel 25

KXXV.com is your source for news, weather and sports in Central Texas.



Charles Akins stood tall for dignity and calm during the scary days of Austin school desegregation  Austin American-Statesman

Almost every year, Charles Akins makes a special trip to Akins High School, in South Austin, on the first day of the new school year. He arrives before the first ...



Robinson police looking for missing person  KXXV News Channel 25

The Robinson Police Department are looking for a man who has been missing since Sunday.



BREAKING: Master Sergeant Christopher Grisham found guilty  KXXV News Channel 25

BREAKING: Master Sergeant Christopher Grisham has been found guilty of interfering with police duties, a class B misdemeanor. Grisham could face a possible ...



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