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Altercation alleged to have happened between Russell, son and current sheriff
An alleged altercation in March between the former and current Little River County, Ark., sheriffs has led to misdemeanor citations being filed against the former sheriff and his son, records show. F...
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Defendants deny Grey’s allegations of wrongdoing
A response to a federal lawsuit denies the city of Texarkana, Ark., the city manager or four directors are guilty of any misconduct with respect to former City Clerk Patti Grey. Grey filed suit April...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Cade Crow, left, and Peyton Brocato run across floating barrels during media day for the second annual Trinity Mud Trek. The course features 13 muddy obstacles for the...
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She faces federal charges
Lafayette County, Ark., Treasurer Keesha Rose was back in federal court Wednesday concerning allegations she embezzled more than $160,000 in tax dollars. Wednesday morning’s hearing before U.S....
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MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—Members of the Region D water planning group authorized attorney Jim Thompson to submit a brief to Texas Water Development Board on the group’s behalf during a meetin...
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina—The Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers—Bengal triplets with piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude. The two female cubs have promi...
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LITTLE ROCK—State transportation officials marked the start of a nearly $2 billion construction program to improve and widen roadways in a ceremony Wednesday in Little Rock. The event officiall...
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ST. LOUIS—After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But th...
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LINCOLN, Neb.—Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. Lincoln police say a 24-year...
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A massively muddy adventure might not be your first thought of how to spend an upcoming Saturday, but for Trinity Christian School, the Trinity Mud Trek 5K charity event is paying off handsomely....
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The Texarkana, Ark. Historic Board of Commissioners might be close to making history itself when it comes to historic building demolition. Commissioners agreed Wednesday, during their regular monthly...
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Bowie County Commissioners canvassed the results of the April 8 tax rollback election Thursday morning during a special Commisioners Court meeting. The canvass was the lone agenda action item. Resul...
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Texarkana Urban Transit District Board of Directors will meet at noon Wednesday, April 23, to listen to an operational budget report. Board members, who will meet inside T-Line Transit Center, at 140...
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There will be a pet adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart. Participating agencies include Texarkana Animal League, Arklatex Cocker Rescue, Passion for Pooches Rescue, Little Paws...
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Submitted photo  The Extra Dollar Giving Committee of First United Methodist Church in Texarkana, Ark., has awarded a $1,000 grant to Hospice of Texarkana/Hospice of Hope.  The grant will b...
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The annual observance of the Community Good Friday service is slated for 12:10 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, 400 E. Sixth St. Sponsored by several downtown churches, the ucoming event...

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Category: Local News    Published: Thursday, April 17th, 2014     comments
Law enforcement dispatch reports from Tuesday.   Texarkana, Texas,  Police Department 5:56 a.m., vehicle accident, 304 Falvery Ave. 7:31 a.m., vandalism, 3220 Walnut St. 8:17 a.m., dis...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second installment of several candidate profiles. The first day of early voting in the May 10 Texas municipal and school elections is April 26; the last day to vote ea...
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Terence Washington Liberty-Eylau Independent School District, Place 7   Biographical Name: Terence Washington Spouse and children: Wife: Lakecia; children: Torrance and Tori Age: 40 Years...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first installment of several candidate profiles. The first day of early voting in the May 10 Texas municipal and school elections is April 26; the last day to vote ear...
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Debbie Courtney Liberty-Eylau Independent School District, Place 6   Biographical Name: Debbie Courtney Spouse and children: Clyde Courtney and Becca Courtney and Elizabeth Haugh Age: 57 Y...
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With the results of the Bowie County property tax rollback election in, Bowie Central Appraisal District will soon be mailing out refunds. During the district’s board meeting Wednesday, the boa...
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Liberty-Eylau Independent School District trustees will meet in regular session 6 p.m. tonight at the administration building, 2901 Leopard Drive in Texarkana, Texas. The board will consider an optio...
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Texarkana Regional Airport Authority Board members will meet at 8 a.m. today to consider hiring a timber firm to harvest 35 acres of pine and hardwood timber on airport property. Since the airport is...
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Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On April 17, 1964, Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock became the first...
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SAN ANTONIO—A few years ago, Dave Morgan got a call from someone asking if he’d be interested in an assortment of oversize fake fruits and veggies. “I said, ‘Of course.’...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood  Danny Helms attaches vinyl lettering to a storefront Wednesday at 216 E. Broad St. Georgia Hubnik is opening Downtown Gallery in the space in May. 
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Pleasant Grove Independent School District’s board will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Central Services building, 8500 N. Kings Highway in Texarkana, Texas. Trustees will c...
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WEST, Texas—Families of the 15 people killed in a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant have spent the year since the blast navigating the difficult balance between moving forward and di...
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Submitted photo Transformation Center International will host a two-day Manifestation Crusade at 7 p.m. today and on Good Friday with Dr. L.E. Braggs. The center is at 1906 W. Seventh St. For more in...
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EVANSTON, Ill.—They’re called leggings—popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. Younger girls often wear them as pants with little...
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LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday voted to start the process of implementing monitor-style games in which players can watch drawings every four minutes. The proposal drew...
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Once-conjoined twins leave Texas hospital
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DALLAS—Conjoined twins separated last summer were released Wednesday from the Dallas hospital that’s been their home since birth. The 9-month-old boys born joined at the abdomen were sepa...
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BOSTON—The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while organizers sought to assure the city and runners...
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Bill Nye says he underestimated debate’s effect
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—TV’s “Science Guy” Bill Nye said he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creationism that drew a massive online audience....
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HALLSVILLE, Texas—Police in East Texas are investigating the shooting death of a man one week before he was to go on trial for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators in Harrison...
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LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas highway officials say the federal government has given it permission to label portions of a western Arkansas interstate highway as I-49. Highway department director Scott B...
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LUBBOCK, Texas—Lubbock and Texas Tech University officials have announced that Paul McCartney will perform in the West Texas city June 14. Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson said at a news conference...
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MOKPO, South Korea—Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers. With t...
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SLOVYANSK, Ukraine—The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government for...
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WASHINGTON—Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sam...
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OAKDALE, Pa.—Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training...
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PRETORIA, South Africa—Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic ex...
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