Sign-up for Free
Breaking News
Email Alerts!
Depending on weather, paving is slated to begin on Dec. 1 in DeKalb
Picture:
Work is progressing on expanding U.S. Highway 82 between DeKalb and New Boston in Bowie County, Texas. Engineer John Goodwin of Lochner Engineering is the project manager, and he said October was a p...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
Since Black Friday deals now start on Thanksgiving Day, many area shoppers didn’t let a food coma get in the way of catching a great bargain Thursday evening. At the Walmart in New Boston, Texa...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Analyst: Texas could see gas prices below $2 a gallon
A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the p...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
A former case manager at the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to having sex with an inmate. Shelonda Chares, 38, appeared at a hearing before U.S. Magistra...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
HOUSTON—Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate set for execution next week have said they will ask a federal appeals court to halt the punishment, arguing the prisoner is too delusional for leth...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
CANNON BEACH, Ore.—A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but “Cash” just didn’t have...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
The Texarkana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is having a grant workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Farmers Bank and Trust, 3504 Richmond Road, Texarkana, Texas. To be eligible...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
A local veterans group is planning to start an anti-bullying organization that will be open to all Texarkana area school districts. Texarkana Area Women Veterans Outreach Group recently formed the TA...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Texarkana Animal League will have a pet adoption event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart. Muttley Crew, Passion for Pooches and Little Paws Rescue will also have pets for adoption at this e...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
A 68-year-old Midland woman was arrested for allegedly using a hammer to damage a trailer and a pickup, according to court documents. Rita Murphy was being held Wednesday for a state jail felony char...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
The family of a 12-year-old killed exiting a school bus in Pike County, Ark., will meet with Prosecutor Bryan Chesshir in a couple of weeks to determine if any charges will be filed against the SUV dr...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
• In a story in Thursday’s edition of the Texarkana Gazette about evangelicals with gay children, The Associated Press erroneously reported a statement by the Rev. Al Mohler about same...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Both drivers received citations in a two-vehicle accident shortly after 8 p.m. Friday at North State Line Avenue and College Drive. The accident occurred when a Chevrolet Tahoe northbound on North St...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
LOS ANGELES—Bob Baker, the founder of one of America's oldest puppet theaters, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90. The cause of death was kidney failure, his biographer, Gregory...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
MEXICO CITY—Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character "El Chavo del Ocho" that defined a generation for millions of Latin American chil...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Today is Saturday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2014. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1964, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church instituted sweeping change...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON—Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning inte...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
NEW YORK—A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session. The i...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
TOKYO—Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Hong Kong's market was steady after the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy protesters as police acted on court...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Records show shooter was incarcerated in Texarkana in the late 1990s
Picture:
AUSTIN—Before he riddled Austin’s police headquarters and the federal courthouse with bullets and attempted to burn down the Mexican Consulate early Friday, Larry Steven McQuilliams came t...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Law enforcement and fire department dispatch reports from Thursday.   Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 1:13 a.m., noise disturbance, 159 Quail Brook Drive 3:43 a.m., burglary, 1201 Stuckey...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
HOUSTON—Sister Rosanne Popp wanted to get rid of one misconception right away: When she rides a motorcycle, it's never as a sidecar passenger. To those who know the diminutive Catholic nun, a m...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
TULSA, Okla.—The National Weather Service says the fire danger is rising in much of eastern Oklahoma and parts of northwestern Arkansas. The weather service in Tulsa says warm temperatures and...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Hot Springs National Park is joining with local chapters of the National Audubon Society and the City of Hot Springs to host a Christmas Bird Count. The count will be held Sat...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
SEARCY, Ark.—The search for a missing Searcy boy has resumed. Police said Friday the search resumed for 2-year-old Malik Drummond—who was reported missing by his father and stepmother lat...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
LITTLE ROCK—A company that received a state permit to build a new steel mill in eastern Arkansas says a federal judge should stop a challenge mounted by an existing nearby mill. Big River Steel...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
AMARILLO, Texas—Two Amarillo men face up to five-year federal prison terms for pointing a hand-held laser at a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter. Randall County jail records show 34-...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
FORT SMITH, Ark.—Supporters of same-sex marriage say legalizing the unions could benefit the Arkansas economy by $24 million. A Nerdwallet report based on data from Gallup and the Wedding Repor...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
KERMIT, Texas—A woman has been cited in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Iowa last month in Kermit, Texas. The Odessa American reports 30-year-old Heather Danielle Slayto...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
On Sunday, Buchanan First Baptist Church will host a special service for all those who are grieving the loss or a family member or friend. The service is at 10:30 a.m. and includes the church’s...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
Submitted photo n Spring Lake Baptist Church will host its 12th annual Christmas concert with Donnie Rankin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The hourlong program of secular and sacred songs includes a variety...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
A Christmas in the Country Jubilee concert is slated for 7 p.m. Friday at Grandpa’s Place, the climate-controlled outdoor music park near Hope, Ark. Songs of the season will be presented by suc...

Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Hendrix Trio</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Masterpeace Quartet</span></p>

Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
NEW SERVICES Total Life Christian Missionary Baptist Church will hold worship services at 11 a.m. Sundays at 1101 Couch St., Auxiliary/Back Building, with the Rev. Chaurcey Boyd. Call 903-280-5439....
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
JERUSALEM—Israel is retaliating for the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that killed three Americans and a Briton. Tuesday’s attack, carried out by two Palestinians with meat cleave...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
VATICAN CITY—An American evangelical leader has urged his fellow clerics at a Vatican conference to be true to the Bible’s teachings on sex and marriage. The Rev. Rick Warren is among rep...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
CHICAGO—Blase Cupich (blayz SOO'-pihch) has succeeded Cardinal Francis George as the Archbishop of Chicago. In an afternoon Mass on Tuesday, the 65-year-old Cupich became archbishop of the nati...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
ANKARA, Turkey—Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the “barbaric violence” being committed in Islam’s name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
FERGUSON, Mo.—Religious leaders in Ferguson say they’re appalled at the violence that erupted after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old M...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
CLAYTON, Mo.—Clergy and others who blocked morning traffic in the St. Louis suburb where the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced have ended their protest without any apparent arrests bein...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
COLUMBIA, Mo.—A student group has asked the University of Missouri to strengthen a classroom policy to ensure that professors accommodate students who have to miss class for a religious holiday....
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
DENVER—The Colorado Supreme Court is upholding the governor’s right to issue Day of Prayer proclamations. Monday’s ruling reverses a 2012 appeals court decision that found that the...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON—Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway went on without the longtime District of Columbia politician. Hundreds gathered Tuesday outside Union Temple Baptist Church in Southeast W...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
California church offers drive-thru prayer for the heartsick and hurried
Picture:
FREMONT, Calif.—M.J. Johnson drove onto the Holy Spirit Catholic Church parking lot and, as her car’s motor idled and its headlights pierced the evening darkness, she prayed with a church...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
OKLAHOMA CITY—A Republican legislator whose family paid $10,000 for a Ten Commandments monument that is at the center of a lawsuit said he has ordered a new one after someone drove a car across...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Many retailers use Thanksgiving Day lure to alleviate long lines
Picture:
NEW YORK—Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year. There were squabbles here and there, and elbows got thrown, but the Friday morning crowds appeared smaller than usual and less frenzi...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
KOBANI, Syria—Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Koban...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
MOSCOW—Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout. Rourke sent 29-year-old Pasadena nati...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
FERGUSON, Mo.—Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as other rallies were held nationwide to protest...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
BOCA RATON, Fla.—A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
Associated Press Lights twinkle in a mall in Canberra, Australia, where David Richards has set a Guinness World Record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the nationa...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
KANO, Nigeria—Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria’s second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said. One hundred and fifty others sustained variou...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
CANBERRA, Australia—Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on cli...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
Picture:
Associated Press  First lady Michelle Obama, second from right, joined by her daughters Sasha Obama, left, and Malia Obama, waves to the press Friday after welcoming the official White House Chr...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
MOSCOW—The Russian Navy on Friday successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome developmen...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
PHOENIX—If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver’s license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to y...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
BOSTON—Jaime Caetano was beaten so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she ended up in the hospital. So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it. Caetano, who is homeless...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
NEW YORK—Amid the fallout from a grand jury’s decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
NEW YORK—Nestled next to the late Lewins, Blums and Levys in a spooky old cemetery in New York City lies the final resting place of America’s most legendary magician, interred under a gran...

Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">HARRY HOUDINI</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">AP Photo/Ronald G. Chicken</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz sit at the grave of legendary magician Harry Houdini at Machpelah Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York. Dietrich and Brookz, magicians and administrators of The Houdini Museum in Scranton, Pa., are working to raise money to restore Houdini&rsquo;s gravesite and permanently care for the monument to him at the cemetery.</span></p>

Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
NEWBURGH, N.Y.—Two boys trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them could hear their worried family’s cries but couldn’t respond loudly enough to be heard...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, November 29th, 2014     comments
<- Previous CategoryTop of Page

Next Category ->

Display Ads (9)