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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

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES-Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78. Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said. Born in West

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 02:48:01

More than 200 take part in Fun Run

More than 200 superheroes and heroines showed up Saturday to help abused and neglected children by participating in the Amanda Fussell Workman Colorful 5K and Family Fun Run. The fundraiser, now in its fifth year, is CASA of Texarkana's way of maintaining awareness of the need to protect children an

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 04:44:17

Texas-side council will meet Monday

Two budget-related items are on the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Texarkana, Texas, City Council. The council will vote on reauthorizing a recently formed budget advisory committee and on changing the amount of money the city must hold in reserve, known as the general fund balance. An Aug. 14 c

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 04:44:09

Trafficking suspects released on bonds

Myrna Guadalupe Corrujedo, 34, and Manuel Hernandez, 60, were allegedly in possession of more than 10 kilos of powder cocaine when they were stopped Aug. 9 by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers as they traveled along Interstate 30 near Mount Pleasant, Texas, according to testimony given Thur

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 05:17:11

Hitting the goal: New community pocket park gives neighborhood youths safer play area

What was once a blighted residential lot just off Park Street in Texarkana, Ark., now sports a new look, complete with a concrete pad and basketball hoops. Thanks to the efforts of two Arkansas-side police officers, dozens of the neighborhood's residents celebrated the grand opening Saturday of the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 03:34:50

Texas A&M will host career fair Wednesday

Texas A&M University-Texarkana will hold the Fall 2017 Career and Internship Fair from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in Eagle Hall of the University Center on campus, 7101 University Ave. The Career and Internship Fair gives A&M-Texarkana students and other job seekers the opportunity to visit with pro

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 03:27:29

Local CASA holding 5K run, fun run today

CASA of Texarkana is having its fifth annual Colorful 5K today at Trinity Baptist Church. A children's fun run will begin at 8:30 a.m. for children ages 5 to 11, and the actual race will begin at 9 a.m. Participants will be puffed with nontoxic colored powder along the route. There will also be musi

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 04:50:41

Lions Club will collect used glasses

The Texarkana Noon Lions Club is having its 2017 White Can Day from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in front of Super 1 Foods, 2610 Richmond Road, Texarkana, Texas. They are collecting old used glasses (prescription, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc.) and donations for supporting various Lions service progra

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 03:27:31

Knights of Columbus schedule annual Oktoberfest

The Greenville Council of the Knights of Columbus has scheduled the Annual Oktoberfest for Charity. As many as 1,000 people are expected to be served during the event between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the council hall, 2705 Sunset Strip, in Greenville. Oktoberfest is the council's annual fundrai

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-09-23 14:00:00

Drug-related arrests help local police

Money seized by local Arkansas law enforcement in drug-related arrests is being used to fight crime in Miller and Lafayette Counties. When cash is recovered, members of the Prosecuting Attorneys Office for the 8th Judicial District South, which serves Miller and Lafayette County, Ark., arrange for f

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 05:17:14

Grand opening for new park slated for today

The public is invited to a grand opening for Alpha Park today in Texarkana, Ark. The event will be at noon today at 400 Park St. There will be refreshments, music, games and other activities for children. The idea for the park came when Texarkana, Ark., police officers received complaints about a gr

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 02:18:59

Two arrested after allegedly breaking into several vehicles

Two suspects have been arrested in Texarkana, Ark., for allegedly breaking into and entering several vehicles. Eric Williams, 20, and Kyle Richard, 20, were arrested on charges of breaking or entering vehicles and fleeing in the Pinson Park area. The arrests took place early Thursday, after a reside

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 02:18:55

Police: Teen with pot, pistol in car tries to flee traffic stop, hits a wrecker

A Texarkana, Ark., man was arrested on several charges including evading arrest with a vehicle after fleeing Texas-side police Wednesday and striking another vehicle. Camron Blackwell, 18, of Texarkana, Ark., was taken to the Bi-State Justice Building jail where he remains in custody with a total bo

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 18:03:22

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

Community Walk aims to draw support for suicide prevention

Texarkana's inaugural Out of the Darkness Community Walk for suicide prevention will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Bobby Ferguson Park. Proceeds from the walk will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and will be used for volunteer training to start support groups in this are

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 03:50:58

VA holds local town hall for veterans

For the third time this year, medical officials from Shreveport's Overton Brooks VA Medical Center took compliments as well as complaints from local military veterans at a Thursday town hall meeting at the Arkansas Convention Center. The meeting, which focused on positive and problematic patient ser

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 03:50:58

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

UPDATE: East Texas couple dies in crash involving log truck

Late night crash claims life of East Texas woman Texarkana, Tx - UPDATE: A second person has died following an accident between a vehicle and a log truck in Texarkana, Texas. Norma Ware, 82, a passenger in a 2010 Lexus, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband, Lawrence Ware, 84, of Atlanta, Te

KTAL - 2017-09-21 14:05:13

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