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Second person dies after car, log truck collide

A second person has died as a result of a collision between a car and log truck Wednesday on the Texas side. Lawrence Ware, 84, driver of the car, suffered serious injuries in the crash and later died at Wadley Regional Medical Center, according to a Texarkana, Texas, Police Department news release.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 16:18:27

A&M-Texarkana to host Bennie Walthall Awards

Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host the 2017 Bennie Walthall Awards for the best research papers written in the university's history courses later this month. The awards will be held at 12 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Tri-State Iron & Metal Atrium on the third floor of the University Center on campus,

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 19:05:34

United Way of Greater Texarkana holding rummage sale

TEXARKANA, TX - The United Way of Greater Texarkana is having its fourth annual community wide rummage sale this Saturday. It's from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the youth center at Williams Memorial Methodist Church 4000 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas. Call (903) 794-3105 for more information.

KTAL - 2017-09-19 13:58:55

Texkarkana fatal crash kills one

Late night crash claims life of East Texas woman Texarkana, Tx - The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a crash involving a vehicle and a log truck on South Lake Drive that left one person dead tonight. At approximately 7:35 p.m., patrol officers responded to a report of a major vehi

KTAL - 2017-09-21 03:12:00

Voters snub tax increase to build school

Tuesday, voters in Ashdown School District turned down a proposed $3.9 million tax increase to build a new elementary school. Unofficial numbers show 564 voted for the $15.4 million bond measure, with 677 voting against. According to the Little River County Clerk's office, there are 5,124 registered

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 05:16:17

Man accused of trafficking cocaine named in indictment

A Texarkana man accused of trafficking crack cocaine is named in a four-count indictment handed down last week by a federal grand jury. Aundra Deon "Dre" Holmes, 38, allegedly sold crack and powder cocaine to an undercover operative on four dates in July and August, according to an indictment handed

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 05:16:15

Football Fracas: Have you stopped watching NFL over National Anthem protests?

It's football season and that has always been a big deal in this country. But for some fans there is a much bigger deal this year. It all started last year with Colin Kaepernick, in those days quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers, and his decision to protest during games by kneeling rather than

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 00:38:17

World War I program at Ahern Home Saturday

This year is the 100th year anniversary of the United States entering the fray of World War I, and many events have been held this year to commemorate what's been called the Great War. That includes the Texarkana Museums System's two-session workshop Saturday at the P.J. Ahern Home from 11 a.m. to 2

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

Local man arrested after allegedly shooting at other car in crash

An Arkansas-side man was arrested Tuesday after he was in an accident and allegedly fired shots at the other car before fleeing, a Texarkana, Texas, Police Department spokesman said. Gregory Williams, 49, of Texarkana, Ark., was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Texas-side police on charges of deadly co

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

From Eskimo Brothers to MJ tribute, there's live music aplenty

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TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 23:39:52

Time to Dine on the Line

Texarkana's annual celebration of our two-state downtown returns on Saturday, Oct. 7, with Dine on the Line providing live music, a fall market, shared dinner and more right where Texas and Arkansas meet. A fundraiser for Main Street Texarkana, Dine on the Line features something new and that's a th

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 23:58:24

Man accused of trafficking crack cocaine indicted by feds

A Texarkana, Ark., man accused of dealing crack cocaine in the Texarkana area has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Aundra "Dre" Holmes, 38, pleaded not guilty to all four counts listed in an indictment accusing him of selling crack cocaine at a hearing Tuesday in the Texarkana Divsion of the W

TXKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-21 01:21:30

TISD schools earn Met Standard rating for 2016-17 year

All Texarkana Independent School District's schools have received a Met Standard from the Texas Education Association for the 2016-17 school year. During the district's regular Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, TISD Superintendent Paul Norton gave a report on the ratings, and said the schools also

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 02:14:20

Police investigating stabbing on Waterman Street

Texarkana, Texas Police Departments is investigating after a man was stabbed Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Milam St. and Waterman St. According to police radio traffic, the suspect ran from the scene. Crime scene investigators are currently on scene gathering evidence. Waterman St. re

TXKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-21 21:38:44

2017 Area High School Football Statistics

EDITOR'S NOTE: Coaches and team statisticians wanting to make additions or corrections contact Josh Richert at sports@texarkanagazette.com. TEAM CATEGORIES OFFENSE SCORING School G Pts Avg. Fouke 3 177 59.0 Nashville 3 153 51.0 Ashdown 3 150 50.0 James Bowie 1 46 46.0 Foreman 2 89 45.5 DeKalb 3 121

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 03:57:13

Man convicted in murder decides he wants lawyer after all

Brandon Brown NEW BOSTON, Texas-A man sentenced earlier this year to 50 years for murder told a judge Tuesday he has changed his mind about representing himself in the appellate process. Brandon Eric Brown, 24, is one of two men found guilty of murder in the 2015 shooting of Christopher Guilbeau in

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:20

Wife of missing Texas-side man shares her story

Anthony Carmeli made dinner plans with his wife on Sept. 11 before walking away from his children's soccer practice. He has not been seen since. Anthony and his wife, Amy Carmeli of Texarkana, Texas, took their young sons, ages 6 and 4, to practice together that evening. Amy then left for a short wh

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:14

Arkansas-side eases residency rules for A&P Commission: City opens up eligibility to hotel, restaurant managers who live anywhere in Miller County in bid to attract applicants

A new residency rule should help the Texarkana, Ark., Advertising and Promotion Commission fill its vacant seat, the measure's sponsor said. Managers of Texarkana hotels and restaurants who live anywhere in Miller County are now eligible to serve on the commission. Previously, they had to reside wit

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:23:45

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Tri-State Discount Steel continues the tradition of Tri-State Iron and Metal in taking materials that otherwise might end up in a landfill and recycles them into new raw materials and products. The business, owned by the Glick family, takes steel and pays customers for bringing them the material. "W

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:01

State sends travelers a big 'welcome' with new center

The new Red River Arkansas Welcome Center north of Texarkana was dedicated Monday with entertainment from the Ashdown High School band, free hot coffee despite the heat, ice-cold water and lots of advice. The welcome center has been open for three months but was formally dedicated Monday with local,

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 06:38:49