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Big horses a hit with crowd at Celebration of Excellence event
Tossing their heads and stomping their massive feet, it was obvious the famed Budweiser Clydesdales were ready to be on the move as they were hitched to their wagon for Thursday’s Celebration of...

Picture: <p><span>Staff photo by Evan Lewis</span></p>
<p><span>&bull;</span> Parade-goers take pictures of the Budweiser Clydesdales before the start of the Celebration of Excellence Parade Thursday night in downtown Texarkana.&nbsp;</p>Picture: <p><span>&bull;</span> The Budweiser Clydesdales stagecoach team awaits the start of the Celebration of Excellence Parade Thursday night in downtown Texarkana.&nbsp;</p>
<p><span>Staff photo by Evan Lewis</span></p>
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Category: Local News    Published: Friday, August 28th, 2015     comments
Haidy Branson recorded act, sent child porn videos to others
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A New Boston, Texas, woman who made a video of herself molesting a 3-year-old was sentenced to more than 21 years in federal prison Thursday. Haidy Noel Branson, 24, cried and wiped tears from her fa...
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The last defendant to be sentenced in connection with a scheme involving phony invoices to Red River Army Depot received a year in federal prison Thursday. Rodney Glen Cornelius, 64, is among seven m...
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Superintendent says budgets are normal for first time in five years
Upon yesterday’s passage of a $19.8 million budget, Pleasant Grove Independent School District is projected to be in the black for two years in a row. Trustees’ unanimous vote approved the...
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UACCH-Texarkana gives officials a tour of its new building under construction
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Administrators from the city of Texarkana, Ark., toed through dust and construction debris Thursday while touring the new Instructional Building at University of Arkansas Community College at Hope in...
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Donald Trump proudly throws it around. Jeb Bush stumbled over it. And Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats have decried it. The loaded term “anchor babies” has become a lightning ro...
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VIENNA—As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe’s refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least...
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Texarkana, Texas, police used the new JPX Cobra 450 pepper gun Wednesday to aid in the apprehension of a man who allegedly resisted arrest and ignored officers’ asking him to leave a local resta...
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Local leaders have volunteered to “go behind bars” as part of Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Texas Roadhouse. “MD...
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LITTLE ROCK—The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has hired more staff, streamlined services and decreased wait times for several types of medical appointments by as much as 12 days on...
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More than 30 scholarships worth almost $80,000 are now available to Arkansas High School seniors in the spring of 2016. The Thea Foundation is offering the competition in the following categories: vi...
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AUSTIN—A former IRS employee in Texas has been sentenced to two years and a day in prison for stealing personal data to file more than 50 bogus tax returns. Kenneth Goheen, 57,  of Austin...
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Today is Friday, August 28, the 240th day of 2015. There are 125 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 28, 1955, Emmett Till, a black teen-ager from Chicago, was abduc...
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LITTLE ROCK—Ben Carson’s genial way of politicking is proving to be a draw for voters who like Donald Trump’s status as a outsider but not his belligerence. The retired neurosurgeon...
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FORT WORTH, Texas—Texas’ attorney general, Ken Paxton, pleaded not guilty to securities fraud charges Thursday during a hearing in which he asked the judge to bar cameras from future proce...
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NEW YORK—Wal-Mart is giving customers a head start on holiday shopping, launching its annual layaway program two weeks earlier than last year. It’s the latest sign of retailers getting mo...
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NEW YORK—McDonald’s and its supplier Tyson Foods say they’ve cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video taken with a hidden camera that the group said sh...
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JONESBORO, Ark.—The head of Jonesboro’s electric utility said the planned phase-out of a coal-fired plant near Pine Bluff will save his utility $50 million. Entergy Arkansas is proposing...
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AUSTIN—A judge has denied efforts to prevent the University of Texas’ from removing a statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis from the main area of campus. During a hearing Thursd...
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Law enforcement dispatch reports from Wednesday.   Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 8:23 a.m., large animal, 100 Proetz Lane, Nash 8:57 a.m., dumping, Lakeside Drive and Sherwood Forest 1...
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BALD KNOB, Ark.—The Bald Knob police chief is encouraging local businesses to post “guns prohibited” signs to prevent residents from openly carrying weapons in public. Police Chief...
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DALLAS—A Texas judge has told lawyers for an Australian woman and her publishing company to set aside $10 million for a former business partner who says she was defrauded out of her rightful sha...
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—Crews have begun laying steel and building columns as the $50 million expansion at the Texas State Aquarium takes shape. Workers also are making progress on a shark exhibi...

Picture: <p><span>&bull;<span> </span></span><span>Work continues Tuesday on the Caribbean Journey expansion at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas.&nbsp;</span></p>
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EL PASO, Texas— Strange lights seen near El Paso have turned out to be not so mysterious and more of a military nature. A Fort Bliss spokesman said Wednesday that soldiers were conducting a tra...
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LUFKIN, Texas—An endangered jaguar has been born at an East Texas zoo as part of a breeding program called the Species Survival Plan. The Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin on Thursday announced the bir...
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HOUSTON—Houston police say a suspect has been accused of assault after two people were shot while at a Texas Southern University dormitory parking lot. Darrius T. Nichols was being held Thursda...
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SAN ANTONIO—A former student at a San Antonio school has been sentenced to eight years in prison for taking loaded guns to campus. Brendan Sean Tarwater was sentenced Wednesday in San Antonio i...
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NEW ORLEANS—A New Orleans energy company said Thursday it has reached a settlement agreement with environmental groups in a lawsuit stemming from the company’s failed efforts to stop a dec...
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ROANOKE, Va.—On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers walked him to the door. “You’...
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NEW YORK—In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this...
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CONCORD, N.H.—Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited “di...
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NEW ORLEANS—Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordina...
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LOS ANGELES—Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover v...
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MINNEAPOLIS—The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor. Its $24 million debt from the 201...
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Every now and then, the people must call upon the wisdom of the American judicial system to answer the urgent questions of our time. For instance: Does weed smell bad? Not necessarily, an Oregon app...
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MOREHEAD, Ky.—A clerk in a rural Kentucky county continued to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday in  defiance of a mounting pile of federal court orders that reject her...
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FRESNO, Calif.—For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday. Ci...
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NEW YORK—A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals to see how often they would get the same results. The answer: Less than half the...
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WASHINGTON—The legal team representing Douglas Hughes plans to poke holes in congressional testimony from federal officials who were called before Congress in the wake of Hughes’ April 15...
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Vassiliki Thanou, president of Greece’s supreme court, was sworn in Thursday as head of a caretaker government that will lead the heavily indebted nation until elections expected next month. Pr...
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