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Woman allegedly dragged by vehicle in stable condition

The victim was treated at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System and later transferred to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center in Little Rock with head trauma. Adonte Starks, 21, of Texarkana, Ark., was arrested by Texarkana, Texas, police on a charge of aggravated assault with a d

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-17 04:25:17

Idabel Heights Addition Land Sold New Homes Being Planned Idabel OK

Idabel Heights Addition Land Sold New Homes Being Planned Idabel OK Current IDABEL HEIGHTS ADDITION's homes were built in the late 1960's and early 1970's. If you are familiar with that addition then you know there is quite a bit of vacant land in that area of Idabel. Some of that vacant land consis

ACTIVERAIN - 2018-03-17 12:07:00

Arkansas Supreme Court upholds square dancer's life sentence

The capital murder conviction of a Texarkana, Ark., woman convicted by a jury of killing a fellow square dancer was affirmed Thursday by the Arkansas Supreme Court. Virginia Ann Hyatt, 69, was found guilty by a Miller County jury in February 2016 of capital murder in the death of Patricia "Patti" Wh

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-03-18 14:40:30

Man Arrested After Dragging Woman With Vehicle

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - The Texarkana Texas Police Department arrested Adonte Starks, 21, of Texarkana Arkansas, this morning for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for dragging a 24 year old Texarkana Arkansas woman with his vehicle in the 2400 block of Ball Street. Texarkana Arkansas police office


Snow on truck explodes as it collides with overpass

WAREHAM, MA (WCVB/CNN) - Driving along in the days following a major winter storm is often done at your own peril. "I was just kind of in shock because it was like a mini snow explosion," Jennifer Richards said. Richards was driving along Route 25 heading north in Wareham, MA, south of Boston, Thurs

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-03-18 03:08:23

Police investigating if person pretending to be a deputy

Miller County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident of a person impersonating a deputy and making a traffic stop. The suspect allegedly made a traffic stop Tuesday in a black Dodge Charger with red and blue lights in the front grill. This was not a sheriff's office or Texarkana police unit,


Weather-spotting class will be offered Thursday

A free Skywarn weather-spotting class will be offered 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Little River County Courthouse annex at 271 W. Main St. in Ashdown, Ark. Skywarn is a National Weather Service volunteer program with 350,000 to 400,000 trained severe-weather spotters. The volunteers help keep th

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-18 01:56:09

Appeal denied in life sentence for meth possesion

An East Texas man has lost an appeal of the life prison sentence he received last year after pleading guilty to possessing methamphetamine. The Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana issued the ruling Thursday concerning the appeal of Samnang Ham. Ham was sentenced to life in prison during a hearing in


Man gets life for raping 2-year-old relative

NEW BOSTON, Texas-A man who photographed himself raping a 2-year-old relative received a life sentence after pleading guilty Tuesday afternoon to two felonies in Bowie County. Joseph Clinton Leatherman Jr., 30, appeared with Dallas lawyer Gary Unell before 102nd District Judge Bobby Lockhart at Bowi


Man pleads guilty to raping girl

McCULLOUGH A Miller County, Ark., man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to raping a girl to whom he is related. Mark McCullough, 56, appeared with Texarkana lawyer Derric McFarland for a plea hearing Wednesday morning before Circuit Judge Brent Haltom. McCullough pl


Man gets 25 years for molesting teen

A Texarkana, Ark., man received a 25-year prison term Wednesday after pleading guilty to rape in Miller County. Mark McCullough, 56, was scheduled to go on trial later this week for sexually abusing a girl to whom he is related. The girl's mother reported the abuse to Miller County Sheriff's Office


Man accused of capital murder in 4-year-old son's death

Benearl Lewis Bail is set at $1 million for a Texarkana man accused of capital murder in the death last week of his 4-year-old son from blunt-force trauma. Benearl Jermane Lewis, 24, was not supposed to be alone with his son, D'Money Lewis, or D'Money's 6-year-old brother, according to a probable-