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Suspect Arrested in Auto Theft

Police have made an arrest in an auto theft after a short foot pursuit Tuesday night. Just before midnight last night, Officer Jarrod Dean noticed a blue 2018 Ford Expedition sitting the back yard of a house in the 2600 block of Hazel Street. He remembered an email from earlier in the day about a si

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-12-12 15:59:29

Community helps a Texarkana family donate coats to area kids

Dozens of school children from Texas and Arkansas are receiving a new coat this winter thanks to the help of a Texarkana family. Organizers say they received a request for about 130 coats for kids in nearly a dozen schools.

KTBS - 2018-12-12 21:01:00

Texas State Senator stops in Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas - A local lawmaker is busy traveling during the holiday break before the legislative session. Today's stop: Texarkana for Texas state senator Bryan Hughes. The Republican lawmaker for District 1 met with business leaders during a chamber of commerce luncheon. He said taxes are a big

KTAL - 2018-12-12 22:57:00

Public hearing to discuss proposed affordable housing in Texarkana, Texas

The City of Texarkana, Texas will be deciding soon whether to support a controversial plan that could bring affordable housing units into the Pleasant Grove community. Residents get a chance Monday night to share their thoughts on the issue.

KTBS - 2018-12-10 23:26:00

Jury selection to begin in Bowie County murder trial

NEW BOSTON, Texas: Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in New Boston at the Bowie County courthouse for a man accused of ending a fight over a football game with a gun.

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-12-11 12:51:14

TC, community bid farewell to President James Henry Russell

Known throughout the area for his leadership and dedication to excellence, Texarkana College President James Henry Russell was recognized with an outgoing reception Tuesday. Surrounded by family, administration, community and educational leaders, he was thanked for his seven years of service to the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

5th Annual Santa Sprint Rescheduled For Saturday December 15

Due to the bad weather last weekend, the 5th Annual Santa Sprint has been rescheduled for this Saturday, December 15 starting at the Ace of Clubs House. The 5K Santa Sprint is for all ages, so enter yourself, your children or your whole family as a Santa for fun. It all takes place in downtown Texar

KKYR.COM - 2018-12-12 14:24:10

Batesville White River Wonderland Drive-Thru Park a Sight to See!

If you're still looking for unique places to see lots of Christmas lights, Batesville, Arkansas has the White River Wonderland going on now through the end of December. Batesville is approximately a 4 hour drive to the Northern part of Arkansas from Texarkana, but it will be well worth the road trip

KKYR.COM - 2018-12-12 15:00:14

Texarkana residents respond to housing proposal

TEXARKANA, Texas - Residents of Texarkana, Texas, are speaking out about a proposal for a low-income housing development. It was standing-room only as the public was invited to voice their opinions at Monday night's city council meeting. Up for comment were plans for the development of an apartment

KTAL - 2018-12-11 02:53:00

RRAD firefighters raise funds for cancer patients

Texarkana area firefighters are fighting more than fires with a $22,500.00 donation to cancer patients over the last six years. Each year, more than 30 Red River Army Depot firefighters sell t-shirts throughout the month of October to raise funds for cancer patients at the W. Temple Webber Cancer Ce

KTBS - 2018-12-12 20:57:00

Newk’s Texarkana Location Now Open

Newk’s Eatery newest location is now open in Texarkana, Texas. The Texarkana location of Newk’s Eatery opened for business 10:30 a.m. Monday at 3001 Mall Drive. Newk’s is a chain of fast casual cafés which operates over 100 restaurants in 13 states. It was founded in 2004 by the same team that found

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-12-10 11:01:01

SWAR man turns himself in, accused of shooting friend over horses

TEXARKANA, TEXAS (KSLA) - A man accused of shooting a friend has turned himself in on Tuesday morning. James Stuart, 61, of Washington, Arkansas was on the run since Dec. 9. He faces charges of attempted first degree murder, first degree battery and terroristic act charges.

KSLA - 2018-12-11 16:15:00

Designated dollars diverted away from area

Much of the funding earmarked for offsetting environmental damage to Texarkana, Texas, creeks is likely to be spent elsewhere, according to a draft report of recommendations by the government agencies that will decide.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

TC bids farewell to president

TEXARKANA, Texas - The community bid farewell on Tuesday to Texarkana College President James Henry Russell. Russell is leaving his post at the school for a job in the private sector. He'll join Bunch Wholesale, Incorporated, as the executive vice president and chief financial officer.

KTAL - 2018-12-11 21:09:00

Longtime Texarkana collectibles store closing

Rows upon rows of toys and collectibles greet those entering Lane's Gifts and Collectibles. Most notably—dolls of obvious high-quality make gaze back at shoppers. This is the site that has greeted shoppers since being established in its original location next to Roger's Marine. Now at its current lo

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Main Street Texarkana unveils newest historic ornament

Rialto-Harrell Building ornament from Main Street Texarkana. The 2018 Main Street Christmas Ornament featuring the historic Rialto-Harrell Building is now available. In 1902, Benjamin Foreman and George W. Fouke founded the building at 317 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Texas.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Arkansas store long known for its selection of dolls plans to close early next year

An Arkansas store known for its wide selection of dolls made by internationally known artists, including performer Marie Osmond, is set to close its doors for good. Alan Rogers of Lane's Gifts and Collectibles in Texarkana said the store on Realtor Avenue is expected to shut down in early January. I

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-12-10 10:34:46

Texarkana church thankful after redo

TEXARKANA -- After nearly seven months, interior renovations at St. Edward Catholic Church are complete. Parishioners experienced their first Mass in the renovated building the weekend before Thanksgiving. The church's pastor, the Rev. James West, said the timing itself was a blessing.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-12-10 02:37:39

Texas Middle School’s Tim Lambert Named State of Texas Secondary Principal of the Year

Texarkana, TX – Texas Middle School Principal, Tim Lambert, has been named as the Texas Middle School Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP).

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-12-10 13:15:28

Free Job Training Opportunity for Laid Off Red River Army Depot Workers

Were you or someone you know laid off from Red River Army Depot or one of its contractors within the last year? Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas has partnered with Texarkana College to provide assistance and training to get you back to employment.

KKYR.COM - 2018-12-10 17:29:44