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White House to propose merging Labor, Education departments, reports say

The department establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, distributes as well as monitors funds, collects data on schools, distributes research and ensures equal access to education.

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-06-21 10:05:01

Hope man receives 121-month federal sentence for meth distribution

Lacortney D. Sanders, 36, of Hope was sentenced Monday to 121 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release on one count of distribution of methamphetamine.U.S. District Court Judge Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in El


WA Walmart shooting: Citizen 'took his gun and shot the suspect'

One of the victims, a man, was airlifted to a hospital, according to a police spokeswoman, Laura Wohl. The other, a 16-year-old girl, suffered an injury believed to be minor.


Search for Runaway Girl Last Seen at Magic Springs

The Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) says Rochelle High, 16, is originally from the Oklahoma City area and is not believed to have any local ties.

FOX16.COM - 2018-06-19 17:35:04

Lawmakers meet Wednesday to discuss tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world's two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth.

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-06-20 08:57:39

Hot Springs police searching for runaway teen

Rochelle High, 16, reportedly ran away from the Hillcrest Children's Home on Saturday while they were at Magic Springs. (Photo courtesy: Hot Springs Police Dept.)


Beyond Laura Bush: What Texans are saying about separating immigrant children from their parents

"Your honor, he's been separated from his son," assistant federal public defender Azalea Aleman-Bendiks said in a South Texas courtroom earlier this month,The Washington Postreported. "We would prefer to have him not continued in custody because he is traveling with his 11-year-old son. He's been se


Chaotic WA carjacking, shooting spree injures two; armed civilian kills gunman

One of the victims, a man, was airlifted to a hospital, according to a police spokeswoman, Laura Wohl. The other, a 16-year-old girl, suffered an injury believed to be minor.


15-year-old missing from home in Hot Springs

The Garland County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding Owen Barthel, 15.Barthel was last seen in the area of his home on Walker Court in Hot Springs June 18. He could be wearing black shorts, a dark blue shirt and black shoes.If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please conta

THV11.COM - 2018-06-19 15:14:36

Salvation Army homeless shelter closed temporarily

TEXARKANA, Ar - The Salvation Army homeless shelter in Texarkana, Arkansas closed Tuesday. But the move is only temporary.

KTAL - 2018-06-19 22:05:12

Pressure mounts on Trump for separating families at border

Trump on Monday falsely blamed Democrats - the minority party in Washington - for obstructing legislation to fix the situation. In fact, it was Trump's administration that broke with longstanding practice of processing migrant families in civil, rather than criminal, proceedings that allow families


Scrapper Lunch Express meal program now underway

The Lunch Express is “a simple mobile food delivery system that brings summer lunches to children via van to areas of underserved children who typically receive free or reduced lunches during the school year,” according to Julie Smith, Nashville School District food services director.


TXKtoday.com : Event raises $135,000 for arts in Texarkana

Women for the Arts presented the proceeds of Party with Picassos to Texarkana Regional Arts and Historic Center in the form of a check for $135,000.CLICK HERE to read more of this article at TXKtoday .com.

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-06-21 05:15:00

Cossatot Industrial Maintenance Program is expanding

The University of Arkansas Cossatot is expanding its Industrial Maintenance programming in Fall 2018 to serve high school and college students.All Industrial Maintenance programs are housed in a newly renovated facility at the UA Cossatot Lockesburg Campus. Secondary Career Center courses for high s


Carjacking, shooting spree in WA injures two; gunman killed

One of the victims, a man, was airlifted to a hospital, according to a police spokeswoman, Laura Wohl. The other, a 16-year-old girl, suffered an injury believed to be minor.


Trump's immigration hard line puts Republican candidates at risk in 2018 elections

President Donald Trump has dumped the controversial issue of separating migrant children from their parents in the laps of Congress members and subjected them to the political fallout that goes with it.Even though he's said he will sign an order to end the separations, the president expects Republic

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-06-20 17:10:12

Supreme Court may have punted on gerrymandering, but fight is far from over

Add one to the growing list of disappointments. The Supreme Court had the opportunity Monday to take a massive step toward more reasonable elections — and punted. The decisions postpone a national reckoning with the escalating pace of partisan warfare.But just because the court kicked the can of par

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-06-20 14:58:26

Trump's pattern of cozying up to Russia is unmistakable - and decades old

Vladimir Putin's decision to back Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign increasingly looks like one of his smartest investments. Soon, Putin may join North Korea's Kim Jong Un in getting the cachet of a summit with the American president. But what's good for the Russian autocrat and his willing

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-06-20 11:35:57

Her mother inspired career in education that spanned 34 years

“My foremost inspiration for going into education was my mother. She was a lifelong teacher of one kind or another,” Jones began. “She had started teaching in Lockesburg in 1947, and she taught public school music. She had about two years of college, but at that time, that was enough for a teaching


Parolee arrested for allegedly assaulting 72-year-old mother

Steven Brian Cole, 40, of 1182 Mountain Pine Road, was taken into custody shortly before 2:30 p.m. at his residence and charged with second-degree domestic battery, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.