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NEW BOSTON, Texas—Bowie County commissioners unanimously voted during a special meeting Friday to allow the county auditor to obtain legal and accounting advice regarding the county’s fina...
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Beham, 25, found guilty of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon Thursday
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County jury sentenced the gunman in a hotel holdup to a 25-year prison term Friday. Roderick Beham, 25, was found guilty of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon Thu...
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Community begins POW-MIA cermony
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One thing became noteworthy at the local Vietnam Veterans of America chapter’s 27th annual POW-MIA vigil, Friday—the number of Americans still listed as missing in action and as prisoners...
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MAGNOLIA, Ark.—Two suspects in connection with the shooting deaths of a Southern Arkansas University football player and a former student may have charges against them upgraded early next week...
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Vernon Wilder may be gone from Texarkana College as a professor and dean, but he won’t be soon forgotten. Actually, he won’t be gone for long at all, but co-workers, family and friends on...
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AUSTIN—Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn’t convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms. But how much more money it will take—and how t...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Abortion opponents urged Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Friday to support banning the procedure 20 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, an effort by conservatives to move social...
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The Army Corps of Engineers will extend the drawdown of Millwood Lake until Sept. 7 while it completes bank-stabilization work at Cottonshed Park and begins inspecting Millwood Dam. River Run East an...
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Law emforcement dispatch records from Thursday.   Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 12:54 a.m., suspicious, 317 Jasmin Lane, Nash 7:18 a.m., burglary, 8205 Coyote Trail, Hooks 7:59 a.m., b...
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Today is Saturday, August 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 30, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Ene...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—A Pulaski County circuit judge rejected an effort by Arkansas Republicans to force Gov. Mike Beebe to disclose documents they say are public. Judge Mary McGowan tossed out the...
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They hope everyone will be able to see it—that it will be noticeable and, most importantly, that it will make a difference. More than 200 students in Ashdown Junior High and Ashdown High school...
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Submitted Photo Church of the Living God will host an appreciation program at 3 p.m. Sunday in honor of its minister of music, Ty Johnson. Johnson has served the church for five years. Special guests...
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Burn Texarkana ministries will host a Regional Outpouring service at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at First Assembly of God, Texas. The speaker will be Richard Crisco, senior pastor at Rochester Assembly of God in...
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Submitted Photo  A concert featuring the southern gospel group The Apostles will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Downtown First Baptist Church. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. The...
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LAKEWOOD, N.J.—Family, friends and neighbors mourned the loss of a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking last week in Jerusalem and who was found dead Thursday after a frantic six-day sea...
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Fellowship Outreach District of the Church of God in Christ will host a district meeting beginning Sunday at Greater Shiloh COGIC.  The kickoff service is at 4 p.m. with Superintendent Rockridge...

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Submitted Photo Rhema Baptist Church will have a Fifth Sunday Singing at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 3810 Grand Ave. Guest ministers will be the duet Lighthouse, comprised of Jalon and Karen Wall, and a reun...
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NEW SERVICES Cathedral Heights Church of the Nazarene will host a Beth Moore Bible Study, “Children of the Day”, with Carolyn Benesh, from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 4 through Dec. 11. This is...
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The 2014 collection week for Operation Christmas Child is fast approaching, and to mark the event, the local chapter will host a kickoff rally. The event will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at Crossview Baptis...
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The gospel group Heaven’s Echoes will be in concert at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Cornerstone Baptist Church. Based in Plumerville, Ark., the group’s ministry spans more than 30 years. Heaven...
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The popular Southern gospel group Brian Free and Assurance will be in concert at 7 p.m. today at Richmond Road Baptist Church. Free, whose ministry spans more than 30 years, has received multiple acc...
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MOSCOW—The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrai...
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ASHEVILLE, N.C.—Broke and down on his luck, Billy Joe Hurley turned to the only way he knew how to make a living: poaching ginseng. But after his latest in a long string of arrests, federal pro...
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An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa—once more o...
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Authorities in Senegal confirmed their first Ebola case on Friday as the worst outbreak on record continued to spread in West Africa. The patient is a university student from neighboring Guinea, wher...
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Ashdown Middle School Student Jacee Dupree was recently announced as winner of the Susan G. Komen Texarkana Kids for the Cure T-shirt design contest. Jacee, now in the sixth grade, drew the design la...
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NEW YORK—Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hilla...
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AUSTIN—The Austin City Council has approved a law banning the use of hand-held cellphones and many other portable electronic devices while driving. The Austin American-Statesman  reports t...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Larry Parson, left, with the Liberty-Eylau Volunteer Fire Department and Karl Valentine with the Liberty-Eylau Independent School District Police Department investigate...
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WASHINGTON—The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before ret...
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SCHOLARSHIPS Angela Freer of Nevada County, Ark., was recently awarded a U Can@Hope Scholarship to the University of Arkansas Community College of Hope. The scholarship allows her to take a free clas...
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New Boston, Texas. Died Sunday. Memorial services 6 p.m. Old Salem Baptist Church.
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