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Stories with place: Marshall
  • Article leads 2 descendants of WWII veterans to connect 
    Updated: May-17-15 10:47 am

    COVINGTON, Georgia - Habitually identified as the Splinter Fleet, the tiny 110-foot wood-hulled Sub Chasers of WWII held the title as the smallest commissioned ship in the US Navy. Akin to riding a roller coaster even in mild seas, seasoned sailors aboard the Sub Chasers were often overcome with seasickness. To combat against submarines the crew dropped racks of depth charges or utilized a forward firing rocket contraption called a Mousetrap Rack.

  • Flooding reported in parts of East Texas after storms 
    Updated: May-08-15 3:08 pm

    MARSHALL, Texas - Flooding has been reported in far East Texas after storms dumped nearly 6 inches of rain that swamped some streets and highways.