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A chlorine leak was suppressed at the Millwood Treatment Plants south of Ashdown, Ark. Tuesday morning near the Green Acres housing addition. The leak was contained by employees at the plant, but as a precaution the Ashdown Fire Department was summoned at 10:27 a.m. The plant has been secured and no evacuation was required, said Little River County Emergency Management Coordinator Director of Emergency Services Don Hale Jr. “Our training paid off and everything worked like it was supposed to,” said Hale. The chlorine is used in purifying water from Millwood Lake. Continue reading ->
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A man driving a car reported stolen in Illinois was arrested in Cass County, Texas, about 1:30 p.m. today after a high-speed pursuit. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said 40-year-old Kincie Mosley of Illinois was stopped for speeding by Department of Public Safety Trooper Carlos Wilson about 11:15 a.m. on U.S. Highway 59, at the Marion-Cass county line. As Wilson approached the vehicle, Rowe said the man “made some excuse about his driver’s license, then stomped the pedal and sped off.” Wilson initiated pursuit northbound on U.S. 59. Rowe said Cass County Sheriff’s O... Continue reading ->
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An Arkansas-side man has been reported missing. Dennis Ray Brown, 59, was reported missing on Sept. 14, by his wife, said Texarkana, Ark., Police Department Public Information Officer Kristi Mitchell. Brown is 5 feet 9 inches and 175 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has been missing since Sept. 5. Brown was last seen driving a black 2014 Honda Civic. The vehicle’s license plate number is not known, Mitchell said, but has the word “NAVY” on the plate. Anyone with information on Brown’s whereabouts is asked to call TAPD Detective Nail at 903 798-31... Continue reading ->
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Remains found on Red River sandbar in Louisiana could be Ashdown victim from February crash on I-30
A female skeleton found recently on a Red River sandbar in Louisiana will be tested to determine if it’s the remains of a missing Ashdown, Ark., woman, an official said. An “intact female...
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An audit workshop that began before the regular Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors meeting did not end with the acceptance of the 2013 audit report from an independent auditing firm. Instead, after...
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Caldwell pleads guilty in drunken driving crash that killed 2, injured 1
A Queen City, Texas, man received a 20-year prison sentence Monday morning for killing two people and permanently injuring a third in a drunken driving accident last year. Chad Michael Caldwell, 34...

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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">&nbsp;Chad Caldwell, flanked by his attorneys, prepares to plead guilty Monday on two counts of intoxicated manslaughter and one count of intoxicated assault after a September 2013 accident on State Line Avenue.</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">CALDWELL</span></p>

Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
Storm shelters will double as classrooms
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When storm clouds gather, students and staff at two Texarkana, Ark., elementary schools can head to their new state-of-the-art safe rooms. Texarkana, Ark., School District officials and guests on Mon...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood  Members of the Texarkana, Texas, police and fire departments work an accident Monday afternoon at Richmond and Scott Wright roads. According to police officers, t...
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The Miller County Quorum Court listened to economical proposals Monday night from building a regional jail and a plan to construct a lake in southern Miller County near Fouke to provide additional wat...
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New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn’t completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she...
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NEW YORK—While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama’s presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic—the legaliza...
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Two school board races will be decided in Miller County today. In Texarkana, Ark., School District, the Zone 5 seat has candidates Jennifer Futrell and Laney Harris vying for the post. Polling place...
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The Miller County Democratic Central Committee will host a grand opening and campaign kick-off at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The campaign offices are located at 301 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Ark. &ldquo...
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken    Eli Villarreal, 5, hangs on tight while riding rides Monday evening at the Four States Fair. Tonight the fair will feature a magic show at 5:30, 6:30 and 7...
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The Wednesday Music Club and Texarkana College Music Department present a Belarus-born American pianist, Olga Krayterman, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for a free concert. Krayterman will perform in the TC M...
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The city of Nash will soon be getting a new apartment complex. Last week, Sean Brady, vice president of development for the Atlanta, Ga.-based Real Ventures Group, announced that his development firm...
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Submitted photo  The Texarkana Humane Society recently donated $5,000 to the Texarkana Animal Care and Adoption Center. The money will be used to purchase feline leukemia kits and new kennels fo...
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas—A man adrift in Gulf of Mexico waters for more than a day after his fishing boat sank was rescued when the crew of a passing oil tanker heard his cries for help, a U.S. Coast...
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The Texarkana Main Street Board of Directors will meet at noon today inside the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce Boardroom at 819 North State Line Avenue. Board members will listen to an economic develo...
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Livestock report from J&J Livestock. Sale date Sept. 13, 2014.  Head count 1,101 STEERS: Under 300 lbs. $275-380; 300-400 lbs. $260-325; 400-500 lbs. $245-280; Over 500 lbs. $165-255. HEIF...
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The pets of the week are Ammo, a female, spayed, tri-color, 1-year old lab mix in cage D6 and Columbo, a male, yellow and white, 1-year old cat in cage C34. The Animal Care and Adoption Center of Tex...

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The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting at 4 p.m. today inside the chamber boardroom at 819 North State Line Ave. Board members will listen to reports fro...
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Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 2:09 a.m., shots fired, 9000 South Lake Drive 2:40 p.m., disturbance, 9 Hobbs Lane Texarkana, Texas , Police Department 1:27 a.m., disturbance, 124 Robison Pla...
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LITTLE ROCK—A county judge was wrong to find that Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage violated the state and federal constitutions, the attorney general's office argued Monday as it asked the sta...
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HOUSTON—A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School in the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refugee students. When the new school year began la...
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DALLAS— Authorities say a man is in critical condition after falling more than 12 feet from the stands into a field-level suite during the Texas-UCLA college football game. A spokeswoman for Jo...
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SANTA FE, Texas— A Houston animal society says more than 100 animals rescued from a Santa Fe home are receiving veterinary care but may not be adopted. The Galveston Daily News report the two m...
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LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas-based Acxiom has announced plans to open a new office in Austin, Texas. The data and marketing services company says it intends to fill up to 150 positions at the Austin of...
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LEAGUE CITY, Texas— League City arborists say a deadly fungus is killing a massive oak tree that the city paid nearly $200,000 to relocate two years ago. The Galveston Daily News reports the 10...
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WASHINGTON—Two Vietnam War soldiers—one still living, one killed in action—received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselve...
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 DALLAS—Authorities say 10 people have been hospitalized after two Dallas city buses collided. A Dallas Area Rapid Transit spokesman says the rear-end collision happened Sunday in the sout...
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— Federal prosecutors say a San Antonio man who did not want to go to work called a South Texas airport threatening that two bombs would be detonated. Authorities said in a...
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NEW YORK—Bob Crewe, co-writer of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," ''Big Girls Don't Cry" and many other pop hits, died last week. He was 83. Crewe's brother, Dan Crewe, said Monday in an email...
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Today is Tuesday, September 16, the 259th day of 2014. There are 106 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 16, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditiona...
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PARIS, France—As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the cr...
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For much of his 20-year career as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Anthony J. Sciscione has been criticizing something obstetricians routinely prescribe to try to prevent premature birth: bed res...
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Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound
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WASHINGTON—Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically...
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it’s official: Microsoft said Monday morning that it’s buying Mojang, maker of the popular “Minecraft” video game, for $2.5 billion. The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studio...
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CUPERTINO, Calif.—As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won’t feel giant on smaller hands, as som...
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CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico—Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshack...
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WASHINGTON—The drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the co...
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WASHINGTON—Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean residents of the nation’s capital are an...
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