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Grand opening for new sawmill

DIERKS, Arkansas - In Howard County, a ribbon cutting for a new lumber mill. Here's how this business may increase jobs throughout the state.

KTAL - 2018-10-17 23:44:19

Weyerhaeuser opens new sawmill in Dierks, Arkansas

A $190 million upgrade to a Southwest Arkansas sawmill is now complete.Federal and state leaders visited Dierks, Arkansas for the grand opening.Officials say the new Weyerhaeuser facility not only provides job security, but it's also a boost to the region's economy.

DEQUEENBEE.COM - 2018-10-17 21:49:00

Probations revoked due to dogfighting

Jaquavian Jaqwon Johnson, 20, appeared late Tuesday afternoon before Circuit Judge Carlton Jones on motions to revoke three five-year terms of probation Johnson received in October 2017 as part of a plea bargain. One of the terms of probation Johnson received was in connection with pit bulls seized

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-18 00:00:00

Two men indicted in highway racing death | Texarkana Today

A Bowie County grand jury formally indicted two men accused of causing a woman’s death while racing sports cars on Richmond Road in Texarkana earlier this year.Kalob Doyle, 26, was allegedly driving a black 2000 Ford Mustang southbound March 20 on Richmond Road when he slammed into a 2003 Toyota Ava

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-10-17 12:53:32

TTPD: Suspects wanted for using fake cash

TEXARKANA, TX - Texarkana, Texas Police are looking for three suspects accused of using fake cash.

KTAL - 2018-10-17 16:01:31

Hot Springs Store Owner Wrestles Wig Away From Would-Be Thief

Inside, wigs are a hot commodity. Different shapes, sizes and colors fill the aisles.

FOX16.COM - 2018-10-18 02:25:16

2018 De Queen Mayor's Race: Gerald Burt

Gerald Burt is running for mayor, basing his campaign on “integrity”, something he says is lacking in the current administration.“As mayor, there will be no more favoritism or special privileges to those who work in the city or their families,” he wrote in an email to the Bee. “They will be treated

DEQUEENBEE.COM - 2018-10-18 15:30:00

After $78.5M sale, Mountain Valley water company to maintain Arkansas operations

Charles H. Brown said it’s “business as usual” after the $78.5 million acquisition of Mountain Valley Spring Co. LLC by DS Services, a subsidiary of publicly held Cott Corp. of Canada and Tampa, Fla., closed Monday.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-10-18 09:29:00

TXKToday.com : Thieves pass counterfeit bills in TEXarkana

TEXarkana police are searching for suspects accused of using counterfeit money at Walmart.According to police, on Sunday, October 7, three people went into the Walmart Supercenter at 4000 New Boston Road and made several hundred dollars in purchases using counterfeit money.

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-17 08:49:00

Three guilty of drug smuggling attempt

Two of them, Jeffrey Lee Anderson and Jack Elton Willie, have been sentenced, while the third, Kevin Tyler, is awaiting sentencing.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

The Latest: First lady sees newborn victims of opioid crisis

Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, says "everyone is fine and everyone is safe" after the plane returned to Joint Base Andrews.

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 19:37:52

Mountain Valley firm sold for $78.5 million

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The chief financial officer of Mountain Valley Spring Co. says he expects operations to continue as normal after the Hot Springs-based company was sold to a Florida firm.It was announced this week that DS Services Corp. purchased Mountain Valley Spring from Great Range Capit

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-17 15:01:00

Police searching for suspected counterfeiters | Texarkana Today

Texarkana, Texas Police are searching for suspects accused of using counterfeit money at Walmart.According to police on October 7th, these three people went into the Walmart Supercenter at 4000 New Boston Road and made several hundred dollars in purchases using counterfeit money.Police say as they i

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-10-16 21:02:46

Arkansas couple wins $3 million

Timothy Burdess and his girlfriend, Christina Vandiver, claimed the prize late Monday afternoon. They didn’t realize until about 7 p.m. Sunday night that they had the winning ticket. They had the only winning ticket in the entire United States that had all five numbers with the multiplier.


Boil Order Issued for Central Bowie County | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementDue to low disinfectant residuals, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Central Bowie County WSC public water system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors, a


Man accused of killing son, 4, gets November trial date

Benearl Jermane Lewis, 24, appeared Monday afternoon before Fifth District Judge Bill Miller for a pretrial hearing with Texarkana lawyer Derric McFarland. Lewis is facing a charge of capital murder in the March 8 death of D'Money Lewis.


Father accused of murdering son set for trial next month | Texarkana Today

A 24-year-old father facing a possible sentence of life without parole in the death of his 4-year-old is scheduled to face a Bowie County jury in November.Benearl Jermane Lewis allegedly caused the injuries that led to the March 8 death of D’Money Lewis. Benearl Lewis appeared Monday afternoon befor


Local Woman Arrested on Warrants - Ksst Radio

When the Sulphur Springs Police officer responded to a disturbance involving a 2014 Mustang that was westbound at the 120-mile marker on I-30, he made the traffic stop in reference to a criminal investigation of a reported kidnapping. Nancy Lynn James, 47, of Sulphur Springs gave the officer a false


Authorities searching for inmate who walked away from Oklahoma correctional center

Rodriguez was serving Tulsa County sentences for possession of stolen vehicle, possession of a sawed-off shotgun/rifle, drug possession, and committing a felony with a firearm that had its serial number removed.


Board to consider property purchase for treatment plant

The Hot Springs Board of Directors will vote tonight on an ordinance approving the $15,000-per-acre purchase of pasture land on Little Mazarn Road south of Lake Hamilton in unincorporated Garland County. City Engineer Gary Carnahan told the board the acquisition will cost about $500,000 after closin