The Meaning Behind Juneteenth

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, is the name given to Emancipation Day by African-Americans in Texas. On that day in 1865 Union Major-General Gordon Granger read General Order No. 3 to the people of Galveston. It stated: “The people of Texas are informed that, in…



Marlin ISD Superintendent Suspended

Marlin ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Seabolt has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation that will be conducted by an outside agency. Board president Billy Johnson will be in charge of hiring an agency to conduct the investigation. It is unclear at this…