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Bowie County Libertarian Party to hold first meeting Tuesday

The newly formed Libertarian Party of Bowie County will hold its first official meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Smokey Joe's in Nash. Regular meetings will be held the third Tuesday of each month starting in February, and all official meetings are open to the public. The organization is part of the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-15 03:25:26

Missing woman found dead near Summerhill Road

Texarkana, Texas, police, who had been searching for a missing Texas-side woman for the last four days, found her dead in her vehicle early Saturday morning in the 2100 block of Summerhill Road. Officers received dispatch to the location about 5:40 a.m. Saturday. There they found 49-year-old Rachel

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-15 05:18:40

Knights of Columbus plan annual charity fundraiser

The Super Bowl game may be unpredictable, but the annual Knights of Columbus Grilled Chicken Dinner is a tried and true success. "Last time, we didn't have any chicken left," Knight Mel Hebert said. That's all the more reason to get tickets for the Feb. 4 feed. The plan is simple. They cook 'em up,

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-01-15 22:35:00

Court: No new trial in murder

Brandon Brown A Texarkana man convicted of murder and sentenced to 50 years in prison by a Bowie County district judge earlier this year isn't entitled to a new trial, according to an appellate court opinion issued Friday. Brandon Eric Brown, 25, and Marquell Smith, 23, are both serving time in conn


Officials tell of opioids' effect on local courts, jails

EDITOR'S NOTE: Today is the second installment of a three-part series examining how the opioid crisis has affected Texarkana. Stories today examine the surge of prescriptions written for opioids and how people's usage affects the court system and law enforcement. Monday's stories will examine local


Nephew accused of murdering uncle pleads not guilty

A Texarkana teen accused of murdering his uncle entered not guilty pleas Friday to charges of capital murder and unauthorized use of a vehicle. Andrew Deiontrey Hamilton stood with Bowie County Public Defender Shoaib Daredia before 202nd District Judge John Tidwell for arraignment Friday morning. Da


Police: Abuse of pain pills not as bad here

Police in Texarkana have seen an increase in illegal opioid use over the last few years but say it's nothing like the epidemic other parts of the country have suffered. "It's not been the explosion here that places like West Virginia have seen. That's when there is a real danger of seeing heroin and


Nasher's 'Soundings' and Chamber Music International offer worlds of contrast in two concerts

Two chamber music concerts ranged from Bach at his most sophisticated, via late romantic effusions, to the sparest modernism. On Saturday, the Nasher Sculpture Center's enterprising "Soundings" series interspersed Bach's Musical Offering with movements from Chinese-born American composer Lei Liang'

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-14 16:52:44

Vt. man makes plea deal in fatal crash case

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION - A Bethel man charged in a fatal August crash in South Royalton pleaded guilty last week to leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspended license. Jeremy Potwin, 38, also pleaded guilty to negligent operation in the Aug. 4 crash on Back River Road that killed hi

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-01-16 00:30:00

Championing diversity on NH campuses

Two recent developments have shed light on our state's challenges and opportunities when it comes to promoting diversity. In November, the ACLU of New Hampshire and the Seacoast NAACP challenged the University of New Hampshire to seek a new president with proven excellence in the work of diversity a


VA Medical Center holds art competition for veterans

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) - The VA Medical Center in White River Junction is holding an art competition for veterans. The entries can be fine art, such as painting, drawing and photography; applied art including ceramics, carving needlework and leatherwork; and craft kits such as wood building

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-14 13:31:02

Henry Homeyer: A view to improve your white winterscape

During hard winters like this, when we tend to be somewhat housebound, it's important to have a landscape that we can enjoy from indoors. When I first gardened, I only grew vegetables and flowers, which disappear from view in winter. But now I delight in growing trees and shrubs, and placing stones

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2018-01-14 14:06:23

Plainfield man seeks cash seized during murder-for-hire case

PLAINFIELD - One month after a jury acquitted Maurice Temple on charges that he conspired to have his ex-wife killed, the 64-year-old Plainfield resident is back in his Old County Road home. But he's lost much of his snow removal business this winter. His 83-year-old mother, Pauline Chase, was found

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-01-14 13:10:00

Claremont man sentenced for role in Stoddard break-ins

A Claremont man was sentenced in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene recently for his role in two break-ins in Stoddard. Travis C. Manley, 34, of Claremont pleaded guilty to three felony charges - two burglary charges and one charge of theft by unauthorized taking - for breaking into the Mr. Mik

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-01-14 11:00:00

Trump criticism and calls to fight racism on MLK day

Martin Luther King III, right, with his wife Arndrea Waters, left, and their daughter Yolanda, 9, center, during their visit to the Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, Monday. AP PHOTOATLANTA - Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church whe

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-01-16 00:30:00

McClaughry: A state health insurance purchase mandate?

The House and Senate health care committee chairs in Montpelier are pondering new adventures in health care policy for 2018. High on their list is a Vermont individual insurance mandate. The mandate to purchase government-approved insurance has had a four-year run in Washington. It was made a corne

BENNINGTON BANNER - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Manistee Area Tea Party meets this week

MANISTEE - Water is an extremely important and controversial part of the environment. At the time of Michigan's statehood it was a place of mostly swamp and wetlands. The drain [...] MANISTEE - Water is an extremely important and controversial part of the environment. At the time of Michigan's state

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-01-15 18:48:50

City to consider two fire department FEMA grant applications

MANISTEE - Manistee City Council has a full agenda planned for Tuesday night, where council members will consider FEMA grant applications for the City of Manistee Fire Department. Council [...] MANISTEE - Manistee City Council has a full agenda planned for Tuesday night, where council members will c

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-01-14 20:34:46

Showers near lakeshore, flurries more inland today

Arctic air will be entrenched over the Great Lakes this weekend with lake-effect snow showers expected at the Lake Michigan shoreline, particularly around South Haven and Benton Harbor as well as Ludington and Manistee. Further inland near Grand Rapids and Lansing, it will be mostly cloudy with scat


Questions raised in Eastmead case

In a terse announcement issued at 5:59 p.m. Friday, Coldwater City Manager Keith Baker said, "Officer Lewis Eastmead is no longer employed with the city of Coldwater effective Jan. 12, 2018. As a result of ongoing litigation, no further comment will be made at this time." COLDWATER - In a terse anno