Articles by Minister Slugger

Marlin PD Trunk or Treat

The Marlin PD hosted a trunk or treat at the Falls County courthouse square on Halloween and a multitude of parents and kids were present. This was a great way to bring the community together for some family fun, but most of all, a safe…

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Bulldog Pride In The Community

Mrs. Tennie Degrate of the Marlin Athletic Booster Club along with volunteer Joe Simpson decorated downtown Marlin with purple & gold balloons Friday, October 28, 2016 to cheer on the Marlin Bulldogs. The booster club wanted to lift up the spirits of the team and…


Families Of Hillcrest Cemetery Clean Up Day

The Families of Hillcrest Cemetery organization rolled up their sleeves and went to work cleaning up Hillcrest cemetery located off of Mcclanahan Rd. on the morning of Saturday, October 29, 2016. The organization’s mission is to help the city of Marlin with the up keep…



Jesus “Jesse” Moreno 25th Retirement Party

Jesus Moreno also known as Jesse has retired from working at the Falls County Courthouse after 25 years of service. Those who know him knows that he is a hard and dedicated worker.  He was the heaetbeat of the Falls County Courthouse, he kept the…


House Fire On Park Street October 27, 2016

The City of Marlin Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire around 8:15 AM this morning at the 700 block of Park Street. Firefighters responded and arrived on scene to find a vacant wood framed home that was fully engulfed in flame. The house…


Mobile Vet Center Set Up Shop in Marlin, Texas

The mobile Vet Center unit set up shop in Marlin, Texas today at the courthouse square to provide aide to Falls County Veterans in need of VA medical assistance services. The Falls County American Legion was onsite to assist as well.


Early Morning House Fire on Gift St.

Emergency crews received a call to respond to a house fire at 507 Gift St. early Friday morning, October 21, 2016, around 1:41 AM. Fire Crews were on the scene within 5 minutes of the call. When fire crew arrived they found a story home…