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Arkansas' welcome center has Howard County touch

News-Leader staff The formal grand opening of the new $2.5 million Red River Welcome Center on U.S. Highway 70 north of Texarkana took place Monday, and no one was more anxious to finish the ceremony and get back to her work routine than the center's manager, Sheila Nichols. The new center actually

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:37:33

Howard County JPs to consider 'voluntary tax' at next meeting

News-Leader staff A lingering fiscal problem might be resolved next month when Justice of the Peace Kirk Bell brings a proposal to the quorum court. Bell, who serves also on the board of the Mine Creek Soil and Water Conservation District, has championed a voluntary tax which would produce income fo

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:23:58

Pike County 2017 School Board Election Results

MURFREESBORO - The results of the 2017 school board elections are as follows: South Pike County School District Zone 1 - Sarnia Minton 59, Shane Branch 43 Zone 2 - Trent Cox 61, Barbie Baxter 40 Zone 7 - Jeramy Humphry 0 For Tax 151, Against Tax 77 According to County Clerk Sandy Campbell, by receiv

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:41:32

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

Halloween on the Square to return

The Blandelles are again scheduled to be the live musical guest for the 18th Annual Halloween on the Square next month in downtown Greenville.Brad Kellar It is almost time to start choosing a costume, as the City of Greenville, along with Hunt County, DrugFree Greenville and downtown merchants are h

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-09-20 10:45:00

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

Amazon is changing the labor market in U.S. cities near its fulfillment centers

Elijah Hahe spent years toiling in retail--supermarket cart boy, gas station attendant--with little to show for it but low pay, inconsistent hours and skimpy benefits. So when Hahe heard a radio ad for positions at a new Amazon.com Inc. warehouse near Columbus, Ohio, he applied immediately. "I knew

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:15:05

Trump-Inspired Sign Grabs Attention at Cutter Morning Star Football Game

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. - A play on words overshadowed play on the field Friday at the Cutter Morning Star High School football game versus Bismarck. Jennifer Cameron, a cheerleading parent, read the sign aloud: "It says 'make America great again, trump those Lions.'" Eagles cheerleaders took a page ou

KARK - 2017-09-18 22:16:27

Site plans for two hotels, event center approved at Sherman Town Center

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- At the far north end of Sherman Town Center facing JC Penney is a plot of land now zoned for an event center and two new hotels, including a Marriott. The plans show 197 rooms total and 6,200 square feet of event space that could hold 600 people. It would be the the first ti

KXII.COM - 2017-09-20 03:36:00

Sherman High College Night helps students, families prepare for future

Sherman High School students and their families were invited out to the annual SHS College Night Wednesday for a look at the different academic and career opportunities available after graduation. The event was open to all students' families in the district but was specifically tailored for students

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 23:41:56

Sherman approves 2 hotels, event center at Town Center

Visitors to the area may soon have a couple new hotel options near the Sherman Town Center. The Sherman Planning & Zoning Commission approved a specific use permit and site plan Tuesday for Moe Hospitality LLC to allow two hotels and an event center to be built on the north end of the Town Center de

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:21:23

Sherman to issue $7M in debt for stormwater improvements

In addition to its new stormwater utility fee, Sherman is planning to issue $7 million in debt to fund stormwater projects needed in the city. The Sherman City Council approved a resolution Monday authorizing the publication of a notice of its intention to issue $7 million in certificates of obligat

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 19:44:54

One hospitalized after Sherman wreck

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- A wreck Monday morning at the Lamar Street and Grand Avenue intersection sent one person to the hospital. Just after 9:30 a.m., two trucks collided at the Grand - Lamar intersection. A driver of one of the vehicles was taken to the hospital after suffering minr injuries. Both

KXII.COM - 2017-09-18 18:36:00

Sherman swears-in Steele, calls special election

The Sherman City Council saw its newest member sworn in Monday and then called a special election to fill that seat once his appointment expires. After being appointed during the council's last meeting, Willie Steele took the oath of office at the beginning of Monday's meeting to take over the at-la

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 19:15:09

Sherman Police track down driver who hit, killed man on US-82

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KXII.COM - 2017-09-19 01:27:16

Annual art festival draws hundreds to downtown Sherman

SHERMAN, Texas (kxii) Hundreds of people made the trip to downtown Sherman on Saturday, and it was all for a good cause. The Sherman Arts Fest kicked off with the 5k and fun run early Saturday. Runners lacing up to benefit the Sherman Education Foundation. And the fun continued into the afternoon

KXII.COM - 2017-09-18 04:11:00

Grayson County Judge Bill Magers announces re-election bid

Sherman, Texas -- Surrounded by his fellow commissioners, Bill Magers formally announced his re-election bid for Grayson County Judge. "I am honored to be joined by my fellow commissioners court members in announcing for re-election. This is the most fitting manner in which to announce because our

NORTH TEXAS E-NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Tom Bean Lady Cats fall to Bells in tiebreaker

Despite 19 kills by Tom Bean's Bailee Stautz, the Tom Bean Lady Cats dropped a five-set decision to the Bells Lady Panthers. Jillian Beck had seven kills, Cheyanne Worley finished with five kills, Lexi Ellis and Chloe Farrer both put down three kills, while Jewel Mason and Taylor Whitehurst each con

NORTH TEXAS E-NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Denison stalking arrest prompts warning for public

DENISON, Texas (KXII) A Denison woman told police she was on her way home from work Saturday night when she noticed an ex-boyfriend was following her. "She said he was driving erratically, running red lights and stop signs and driving very dangerously," Denison Police Lt. Mike Eppler said. And thi

KXII.COM - 2017-09-20 04:06:00

Autistic teen's tricycle stolen from Denison home

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Parents are asking for the community's help to find their autistic son's tricycle after it was stolen outside their home. It happened on Saturday morning at the Creekmore Apartments in Denison. "He woke me up and he said where's Aaron's bike?" said Aaron Webb's parents Lacin

KXII.COM - 2017-09-20 00:23:00