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Scrappers open season Monday (Aug. 20) at War Memorial

The Scrapper season will get an early start when Nashville plays Watson Chapel in the 103.7 The Buzz Kickoff Classic Monday, Aug. 20, at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 15:23:42

Longtime Dierks cop, council member resign

When the meeting returned to open session, the council unanimously accepted Icenhower’s two-sentence resignation read by Dierks Mayor Terry Mounts. The resignation letter stated, “I, Jason Icenhower, am resigning my position at the Dierks Police Department. My resignation is effective immediately.”

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 19:02:05

Couple marries at Hope airport

Airplanes set the stage for the event, showing a way of life going back to World War II. The airport, which has six buildings, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Kids tied down with bungee cords in truck bed, WA police say

PUYALLUP, WA (KIRO/CNN) – A mother is facing charges in Washington state after police said they found her children riding in a truck bed, secured only by bungee cords.


Safety measures increased at South Pike County School District to include campus cop, armed staff

South Pike County School District Superintendent Roger Featherston’s comment concerns the district’s overhaul of campus security protocol now underway and will include on-campus School Resource Officer Wayne Epperly, the arming of up to eight employees, new locks and cameras in every classroom.

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 18:43:34

Local businessman only person to qualify for mayor's seat

TEXARKANA, Ark - Mil-Way Federal Credit Union CEO Allen Brown is running unopposed in the mayoral race in Texarkana, Arkansas.

KTAL - 2018-08-17 22:37:51

Texarkana Arkansas Police Say Pay Attention Around School Zones

Sometimes it is not clear to motorists when these zones are enforced by law enforcement officers. A good rule to remember is an hour prior to school beginning and an hour after school lets out. Why the whole hour? The signs...posted usually say "when children are present". Children start walking to

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-17 08:58:59

Man charged in alleged carjacking, kidnapping

Buford Allen Clark, 31, was taken into custody on multiple warrants around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Gravel Ridge community outside Sherwood by officers with Arkansas Community Correction's Special Response Team, Little Rock Violent Crime Apprehension Team, Arkansas State Police, Sherwood Police Depa

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Miss Howard County Fair Queen Pageant, Talent Show Sept. 15

The Miss Howard County Fair Queen Pageant and Talent Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 in a yet-to-be-determined location, according to organizer Suzy Powell.

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 19:05:20

School security ‘top priority’ for Nashville superintendent

There’s a lot going on in the Nashville School District as the 2018-19 academic year begins – two construction projects, new faculty and staff, the usual quest for improved test scores, the list goes.


Outdoor warning sirens to be tested in Texarkana, Arkansas

Starting Wednesday, August 22nd, the storm sirens will be tested weekly on each Wednesday at noon.

DEQUEENBEE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:56:00

With a new superintendent, it’s a time of transition in the Dierks School District

The Aug. 13 date for school to begin in the Dierks School District is fast approaching. For newly installed superintendent, Jody Cowart, former principal for the high school, it’s going to be a year of evaluation within the district.“I think as far as change is concerned, it’s a time of transition,


Woman's TV stolen by man she met on dating app

She told police they had recently met on an unidentified dating app. For the past two days, she allowed the man to sleep on her couch, according to the police report. The woman left for work around 7 a.m. Sunday. The man was in her apartment building. When she returned later that afternoon, the TV w


Man arrested after allegedly crashing stolen motorcycle

Dalton Levi Gonzales, 23, who lists a Black Street address, was taken into custody around noon Tuesday and charged with felony counts of theft by receiving, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and leaving the scene of an injury accident, and second-degree criminal mischief, punishable by up to s


Texarkana Arkansas to Begin Testing Emergency Sirens

Starting Wednesday, August 22nd, the storm sirens for Texarkana, Arkansas, will begin to be tested.They will be tested weekly on each Wednesday at noon. The sirens are activated for tornadoes or potentially dangerous severe storms.Storm sirens are not designed to be heard by those indoors though. Th


Tribute concert planned for ailing Queen of Soul

The musical world found itself in mourning this week as Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, was placed in hospice care. Though Franklin is still alive, tributes are already pouring out in preparation for her death.


Laid-Off Depot Workers in Texarkana Find New Career Truck Driving

"As far as job placement, every one of the students that complete the program were able to secure jobs," says Brandon Washington, TC Dean.


TASD begins new school year with big changes

The first phase includes some changes on the elementary campuses, a 6th Grade Academy, and construction to begin on a new middle school.


Researchers: Vote hacking widely possible

The developments, amid mounting fears that Russians or others will try to hack the 2018 midterm elections, could heighten pressure on officials on other U.S. states to reconsider their commitment to online voting despite repeated admonitions from cybersecurity experts.


Hope Livestock Auction receipts down last week

Hope Livestock Auction weighted average report for Thursday, August 9:Cattle Receipts – 1,106