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Prosecutor describes defendant as predator in Bowie County sexual abuse trial | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementNEW BOSTON, Texas: The state rested its case Wednesday afternoon in the trial of a man accused of preying on girls whose youth and family circumstances made them vulnerable targets.Todd Peck, 51, whispered to his lawyer and took notes as five different witnesses, ages 14 to 24, testifie

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-16 14:14:33

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

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-16 09:27:48

Probation, restitution, hefty fine for former Texarkana foot doctor | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementA podiatrist who once operated Dr. Petty’s foot clinic in Texarkana, Texas, was sentenced to five years federal probation Tuesday for healthcare fraud.Glenn Gregg Petty, 53, appeared for sentencing Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder III in the Texarkana Division of the

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-15 13:53:33

ATM Robbery Leads to Three Arrests in Houston | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementTEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Texas Police Department continues to investigate a robbery that occurred at an ATM in the 3300 block of North State Line Avenue on Tuesday evening. The three suspects were later arrested in Houston.Officers were dispatched to the report of the robbery at

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-15 19:42:37

Neighbor helps deputy arrest home invasion suspect | Texarkana Today

A neighbor, Ronald Pippen, came out of his home and assisted Deputy Carrier in detaining this suspect until another deputy could arrive. When Deputy Brady Cooper arrived, the suspect submitted to the deputies’ commands and was taken into custody.


Oversees hiring event to be held Friday in Hooks, Texas

The AECOM corporation, which stands for Architecture, Engineering, Consulting, Operations, and Maintenance, will be hosting the event on Friday, August 17th from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Building 12 near the TexAmericas Center.

KTBS - 2018-08-15 19:10:00

Riverbend Water Resources District Saves Region $24 Million on Water Storage Fees | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementRiverbend Water Resources District (“Riverbend”) received via email this week a formal memorandum from Joseph Redican, Acting Chief of Planning and Policy Division at the Headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”) stating the conclusions of a specialized teams formed to

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-17 02:36:20

Words or Deeds?: Texarkana residents have chance to make a difference

We get letters and phone calls. And if you look at social media, you'll find a near-constant stream of invective against city policies, actions and leadership.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Texarkana Police Set Civil Service Police Officer Exam For Sept

Have you always wanted to be a police officer? Now is your chance to seriously start thinking about it, because the Texarkana, Texas Police Department is looking for a few good men and women.Before you can become a police officer you must take the Civil Service Police Officer Exam. The police entran

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-16 10:45:04

Suspects who robbed man at local ATM arrested in Houston

A witness, who was unaware a robbery had just occurred, became suspicious after seeing the two men running to a vehicle driven by a third person that had been waiting on Magnolia Street.

KTAL - 2018-08-15 20:35:07

Mobile home park owner facing felony sewage charge | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementThe owner of a Redwater, Texas, mobile home park has been charged with a felony for allegedly allowing raw sewage to run onto and from his property without action for more than a year.David Michael Clampitt, 45, of Shreveport, La., was arrested last month for intentionally or knowingly


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.

KTBS - 2018-08-15 19:18:00

UPDATE: Texarkana City Council annexes some, but not all areas

TEXARKANA, Texas - It was a standing room only meeting Monday night in Texarkana, Texas, as the city council voted to annex some land, but not everything that was proposed.


Man accused of fleeing police flees courtroom

While Jeremy Stuehrenberg returned to court wearing a pair of locking metal bracelets, the rest of his post-arrest attire clearly violated the court's dress code. By the time he was escorted back into 202nd District Judge John Tidwell's court by Officer Heath Littlejohn, defendant Stuehrenberg was s


Citizens Leave in Anger as 5 of 7 Proposed Areas are Annexed | Texarkana Today

Citizens filled City Hall, City Council, to protest the annexation of property to the city. (Photo by Erin Rogers | TXK Today)AdvertisementDuring a regularly scheduled meeting for the Texarkana, Texas, City Council on Monday, August 13, 2018, members of the council voted to annex 5 of the 7 proposed


APT Texarkana Open tourney begins today

There will be 150 players competing today and tomorrow, before cuts after the second round, in the APT Texarkana Open at Texarkana and Northridge Country Clubs.


Judge lowers bond for man accused of dragging police officer | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementA man accused of dragging a police officer with his car during a traffic stop in Texarkana, Texas, in May was in court Friday asking for lower bail.Jaroy Simpson, 25, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felonies including theft of a firearm, evading arrest or detention in a vehicle, po


Feds: Former foot doctor should get probation, fine

A former Texarkana, Texas, foot doctor's cooperation in an investigation of a nationwide healthcare fraud scheme has resulted in the federal government's recommendation for his probation instead of jail time.


Texarkana chamber ribbon-cuttings slated for this week

The first ribbon-cutting will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday for Harman Lawn Care and Landscape. It will take place at one of its client's offices, Red Carpet Employment Agency, 221 Laurel St, Texarkana, Ark.