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Felon goes back to prison for having gun

Keith Morgan Block, 52, aka "Shy Town," is serving a 20-year term in the Arkansas Department of Correction for a drug offense he was convicted of in Miller County in October 2017. Block appeared Friday for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey with Texarkana lawyer Matthew Golden.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office searching for suspect wanted for double homicide

TUCKER, Ark. (KTHV) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect, Joshua Lasley, wanted for a double homicide that happened yesterday, June 22, around 9 p.m. in Tucker, Arkansas.Deputies responded last night to Highway 15 North, where they found two victims suffering from gunsh

THV11.COM - 2018-06-23 19:53:36

Man killed in Highland shooting

Shortly after locating the man on Robinson Place, officers were advised that a second gunshot victim arrived at University Health Hospital by private automobile. The second man, transported by private automobile, later died from his injuries.

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2018-06-23 20:14:00

Accused heroin trafficker indicted | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementA federal grand jury in Texarkana indicted a man Thursday for allegedly possessing more than a kilogram of heroin with the intent to sell it.Armando Moya, 46, is the only defendant named in a one-count indictment accusing him of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-06-23 17:03:41

Park renamed for Ermer Pondexter

Joyous applause greeted the Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors on Saturday in their decision to rename a city park after a local intrepid civil rights leader and outstanding community champion.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Hobo Jungle Park Renamed | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementThe Texarkana, Ark. City Board Of Directors met Saturday and voted unanimously to rename Hobo Jungle Park the Ermer Dansby Pondexter Sports Complex.This was the only item on the agenda of the meeting held at noon Saturday.

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-06-24 02:33:30

Springhill native Scooter Hobbs heads to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

You can pretty much wrap the story and put a bow on it here because that is the heart of The Tale of Scooter. Scooter is clever and funny and deservedly un-humble, but that’s because he pays dues, works hard, and tries. Scooter actually cares. So the writing prizes and achievement awards keep coming

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2018-06-24 23:05:00

Man gets 25 years for rape

After a two-day trial, a Little River County, Ark., jury found Joseph Bowman, 29, of Ashdown guilty of raping an 11-year-old mentally challenged girl and sentenced him to 25 years in prison.


Arkansas News: Texarkana Man, Christopher Whistle Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Methamphetamine | STL.News

Texarkana,Arkansas– Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Christopher Whistle, age 40, of Texarkana, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 100 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Met


Lockesburg man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for receiving child pornography

TEXARKANA — Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Nathan Karl Thomas, age 25, of Lockesburg, Arkansas was sentenced today to 360 months in federal prison followed by ten years of supervised release on two counts of Receipt of Child Pornography.


Local protesters rally against Trump immigration policies

As backdrop, a line of people held up signs with letters spelling out "WE CARE WHY DON'T YOU?" Other signs read, "If you're not outraged you're not paying attention" and "Families belong together."


Two men sentenced in meth case

Jamie "Phatboy" Gene Yates, 45, appeared Thursday morning with Texarkana lawyer Jason Horton for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey. Yates' co-defendant, Jeremy Paul May, 35, appeared Thursday afternoon before Hickey with Texarkana lawyer Matthew Golden.


Public hearing set on United Housing site

“The current owner of the property advised he will be at that meeting,” said City Attorney Daniel Ray. “The owner, who owned it before TXS United, is now in possession.”

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-06-23 11:30:00

Felix Jones Back in Town to Help with North Mabee Football Camp

"I just try to do what I feel these young men need,” Jones says. “And that’s somebody here they can touch, talk to, or see how it's done, or tell them their dreams and tell them it's possible."


Harvest Regional Food Bank needs volunteers to help pick corn

TEXARKANA, Ar - Harvest Regional Food Bank in Texarkana, Arkansas has received a large donation of fresh corn, but volunteers are needed to pick it!


Texas-side business donates 40 fans for elderly, needy

To help the elderly stay cool, the General Supply True Value Hardware Store in Texarkana, Texas, donated 40 fans Thursday with a total value of $1,082.


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20 years later, Texas man convicted of raping 10-year-old in Gwinnett

In 1998, the 10-year-old victim was at her aunt’s Lawrenceville apartment for a Labor Day party. Her aunt and other family members left to get party supplies, leaving only her and Gilmer, then 60, in the apartment. Gilmer “lured” her into playing a “body part labeling game of the ABCs,” according to


Economic forum held for local youth

A youth economic forum was held to discuss the needs and desires of local young people at the UA Cossatot campus Monday. The gathering was similar to other seminars that were presented over the last two weeks by the Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI), which performed a survey in the loca


Woman arrested after causing large disturbance at Cold Stone Creamery | Texarkana Today

Tkeshon Trotter, 22, was arrested for Criminal Mischief after she caused a large disturbance at Cold Stone Creamery on Sunday afternoon.