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Marlin’s New Mayor; Carolyn Lofton

The City of Marlin has a new Mayor, Ms. Carolyn Lofton. Mayor Lofton was born & raised in Marlin, Texas. Historically, she is the first African – American Mayor of the City of Marlin. On her website, she makes it clear that this is not…


New City Officials Sworn In

The City of Marlin swore in new city officials during their regularly scheduled council meeting Tuesday, May 14, 2019. There was standing room only at city hall as numerous citizens, family members, and friends came to support the new city officials as they were sworn…



Marlin ISD Celebrates Cinco De Mayo

Marlin ISD held it’s annual Cinco de Mayo program Monday, May 6, 2019, at the Marlin High School Auditorium. The program consisted of students from the Marlin Junior Academy and Marlin Primary Academy. The program is held each year to commemorate the day of Cinco…


City of Marlin Election Results 2019

Mayor: Carolyn Lofton 334 John Keefer 240 Pat Hollins 52 Councilmember Precinct 1: Max Martinez 107 Susan Byrd 57 Councilmember Precinct 3: Terrence McDavid 79 Michael Magouirk 16 Councilmember Precinct 5: Neddie Moore 64 Curtis Smith 32 Chris Spain 12




Local Marlinite Promoted To Executive Chef

Class of ’06 Marlin High School graduate Cayman Colunga is making his mark in the culinary industry. After graduating high school, Cayman entered the TSTC Culinary Arts program. In August of 2009, Cayman landed a job at 135 Prime, a 5-star fine dining restaurant in…