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Marlin ISD rehires fired teacher following order from state education commissioner  Waco Tribune-Herald

Following an order from the state education commissioner, the Marlin Independent School District Board of Managers unanimously voted Wednesday evening to ...



Marlin ISD suspends superintendent, to launch investigation  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Marlin Independent School District Board of Managers suspended Superintendent Michael Seabolt on Wednesday afternoon, but attorneys for the ...



Marlin: TEA revokes accreditation again, board studies partnership  KWTX

The Texas Education Agency has once again revoked the Marlin Independent School District's accreditation after poor test scores from 2017-2018.



Student caught with 'air gun' on local campus faces discipline  KWTX

A Central Texas high school student is facing discipline Thursday for bringing an “air gun” to campus.



Annual conference empowers Marlin girls  Marlin Democrat

Communities in Schools of the Heart of Texas in partnership with the Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children coordinated the 7th Annual Empowering ...



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 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 ...



Autistic Central Texas teenager killed in house fire identified  KWTX

School officials Thursday identified the autistic Central Texas teenager who died in a house fire that sent his older sister and a sheriff's deputy to local hospitals.



Local school district loses state accreditation  KWTX

A struggling local school district has lost its state accreditation.



Local pageant celebrates 10 years  KWTX

A local pageant started a decade ago to help give young women in more rural communities an opportunity to compete for scholarship money is celebrating its ...



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.



Former Marlin High student killed in Reagan house fire  KCENTV.com

REAGAN, Texas — A 16-year-old boy died Wednesday night in a house fire in Reagan, according to Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman. Each fire department in ...



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: 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 ...



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 ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



Marlin ISD Hosts Black Panther Themed Annual Boys Inspirational Conference  Marlin Democrat

You get to decide what kind of king you are going to be”, says Nakia to T'Challa in Marvel's famous “Black Panther”.



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.



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.



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 poised to join lawsuit against Texas Education Agency  KWTX

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) The struggling Marlin ISD is poised to join a lawsuit that challenges the legality of the state's standardized tests after the district failed to ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Kelvin Ray Lewis, age 47, of Temple, died Tuesday.  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11:00a.m. at Marlin Missionary First Baptist Church on 507 Bennett Street in Marlin, TX 76661.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



Radle, Marvin Allen  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marvin Allen Radle. June 28, 1938 - May 28, 2019. Marvin Allen Radle passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the age of 80. The Memorial *Service* will be held ...



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: 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.



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 ...



Lopez, Joe G.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Joe G. Lopez. Aug. 14, 1920 - July 27, 2019. Joe "Poppie Joe" Lopez, 98, passed away July 27, 2019, at Providence Hospital. The Mass of Christian Burial will ...



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 ...



Documents: Marlin ISD complainant may have played role in academic wrongdoing  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marlin Independent School District documents show an administrator who alleged two other administrators made moves to improperly award students course ...



Area school districts receive report cards; results mixed  KWTX

Central Texas school district officials got their report cards Wednesday and the results were mixed.



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 ...



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 ...



Local pageant contestants raise money for young cancer victim  KWTX

Some Central Texas high school pageant contestants used their event over the weekend to raise money for a young girl in Central Texas with terminal cancer.



Miss Central Texas 2017 crowned  KWTX

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) Central Texas has a new queen. Makayla Curry has been crowned Miss Central Texas 2017. Curry, a Junior at Bremond High School, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Jean E. Schmalz | Obituaries  Katy Times

Jean E. Schmalz, 87, of Katy, Texas passed away June 27, 2011. He was born September 27, 1924 to Vernita Norma and Herman August Schmalz in Marlin, ...



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 ...



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