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Judge considers immunity for officials in Duggar lawsuit

In this Aug. 29, 2014, file photo, reality TV personality Josh Duggar speaks in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Duggar announced the birth of a baby boy on Sept. 12, 2017, a day after a judge halted his lawsuit over the release

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-26 19:20:11

Council to consider request for new tire shop

The Greenville City Council is being asked to approve a permit which would allow a new tire shop to open on Wesley Street, although the city's staff is not in favor of the idea. The council is set to consider the request from Mohammad Okashah during tonight's regular session agenda, starting at 6 p.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-09-26 11:00:00

Harwood International's Hope Fest raises money for special needs agencies, sex trafficking organization

Harwood International presents an afternoon and evening of live music and playtime Saturday at the inaugural Hope Fest: Live from Harwood. Situated at Happiest Hour, the fundraiser is the brainchild of Harwood executive vice president Oliver Barbier-Mueller and his wife, Katelyn. It will feature mus

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-26 18:01:39

Meth conviction nets man 46-month prison sentence

A man who was recorded selling meth in a park across from Arkansas High School in Texarkana was sentenced to just under four years in federal prison Monday. Jerry Dill, 52, was taken into custody at the end of a sentencing hearing Monday morning before U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey in Texarkana's

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-26 04:00:56

Arrest made in animal cruelty case involving dead goat, starving dogs

Sevier County, Ark., sheriff's deputies have arrested a man wanted in a Texarkana, Ark., animal cruelty case involving four starving dogs and a dead goat. William Lake Evans, 25, is in custody at Sevier County Detention Center, charged with four counts of felony animal cruelty and one of misdemeanor

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-26 20:36:29

Man accused of setting fire at apartments

Juwan D. Jones A man is in custody after allegedly setting a fire last week at the Willows Apartments on the Arkansas side. Juwan D. Jones, who is in his early 20s, was arrested Friday and is being held in the Miller County jail on a charge of reckless burning, a Class D felony, said Texarkana, Ar

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-26 16:50:51

Miller County judge gives man 100 years

A Texarkana man who was arrested for stealing just a few months after being placed on probation for 20 felonies was sentenced to 100 years in prison this month by a Miller County Circuit Judge. Doriane Clentail Norton, 39, pleaded guilty to 18 counts of breaking and entering and two counts of theft

TXKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-26 15:34:21

Evacuees move to new emergency shelter at mall

Volunteers from AmeriCorps NCCC, a partner organization with the American Red Cross, scout space Sunday at the vacant Macy's store in Greenspoint Mall to manage inventory supplies and set up a distribution area. The Red Cross moved more than 250 people from a Houston convention center to a new emerg

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-25 23:59:59

Man who sold meth near school gets prison time

A Texarkana man who sold methamphetamine in Jefferson Park across the street from Arkansas High School was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison Monday as part of a plea bargain. Jerry Dill, 52, appeared with Texarkana attorney Craig Henry for sentencing Monday before U.S. District Judge Susan Hi

TXKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-25 23:40:26

Man accused of setting fire at Texarkana apartment complex

BOOKED: Juwan D. Jones, 20, one count of reckless burning (Source: Texarkana, Ark., Fire Department) TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) - A man is accused of setting a fire because he was upset that tenants are being moved from a Texarkana, Ark., apartment complex. Booking records show 20-year-old Juwan D. Jones

KSLA - 2017-09-26 04:19:33

Robert E. Lee statue gone, but the debate lives on

Columbus could be next Goodbye, Columbus. No, not that irreverent novella or that sappy movie. This dissolution relates to that 1492 Italian mariner who launched the European conquest of the Western Hemisphere. Unfortunately, history further characterizes this "Colombo" (Italian name) as once a desp

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-25 02:00:00

'Bloom like flowers'

Teaching is about more than the transfer of specific knowledge and skills; it's also about "planting seeds," the passing along of a broader wisdom and the modeling of good character traits that can make a lifelong impression on students. Pamela Duquette, a resource reading teacher at Greenville Midd

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-09-25 10:45:00

Pink Parade prepares to march again

A small army of individuals wearing and carrying pink will be walking across Greenville early next month, in celebration of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 11th Annual Pink Parade is scheduled on the evening of Oct. 2. Anyone wanting to participate in the parade is asked will meet at t

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-09-24 10:45:00

Truck runs off Interstate 30 and overturns near Hope, killing driver

A truck driver was killed about 1 p.m. Saturday when the Peterbilt tractor-trailer he was driving overturned in Hempstead County. According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Riley Huffstutler, 60, of Searcy, was driving the 2007 model truck eastbound on Interstate 30 near the 24-mile ma

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-24 03:44:00

Merkel wins fourth term; nationalists surge

Photo by Associated Press /Texarkana Gazette. BERLIN-German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged into parliamen

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-25 01:33:45

Setting the scene: Updated movie theater in Eastland set to reopen this fall

Rhyne Hobbs, the general manager of Eastland's Majestic Theatre, walks across the glossy floor of the now-empty auditorium on Sept. 14 in Eastland, Texas, while describing the new seats to be installed this week in the historic theater. The 70-year-old seats will be replaced by modern, padded chairs

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-25 00:45:51

PLACE lecture to explore complexities of technology

"Technology, Complexity and Change: Today and Tomorrow's Creative Frictions" is the title of the Program for the Learning and Community Engagement lecture at Texas A&M University-Texarkana scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, in Eagle Hall of the University Center on the A&M-Texarkana campus at 7101 Unive

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-25 02:49:59

More than 200 take part in Fun Run

More than 200 superheroes and heroines showed up Saturday to help abused and neglected children by participating in the Amanda Fussell Workman Colorful 5K and Family Fun Run. The fundraiser, now in its fifth year, is CASA of Texarkana's way of maintaining awareness of the need to protect children an

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 04:44:17

Experience, care helped fix budget

Advisory committee gives behind-the-scenes look at how it arrived at changes It took a fresh look by experienced advisers to solve Texarkana, Texas' budget woes without raising taxes this year, according to participants in the process. A budget advisory committee comprising local business leaders an

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 04:44:06

Hitting the goal: New community pocket park gives neighborhood youths safer play area

What was once a blighted residential lot just off Park Street in Texarkana, Ark., now sports a new look, complete with a concrete pad and basketball hoops. Thanks to the efforts of two Arkansas-side police officers, dozens of the neighborhood's residents celebrated the grand opening Saturday of the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 03:34:50