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Longtime Dierks cop, council member resign

When the meeting returned to open session, the council unanimously accepted Icenhower’s two-sentence resignation read by Dierks Mayor Terry Mounts. The resignation letter stated, “I, Jason Icenhower, am resigning my position at the Dierks Police Department. My resignation is effective immediately.”

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 19:02:05

New Boston's Pioneer Days continues today

Since the festival's 1970 inception, the three-day event continues to attract at least 5,000 patrons from as far away as Mount Pleasant, Texas; Hope, Ark.; and even Tyler, Texas, said Festival Chairman Charlie Clark.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Serial child sex abuser gets life without parole | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementNEW BOSTON, Texas: A Bowie County jury sentenced a child predator to the maximum possible sentence Thursday after deliberating for less than 10 minutes.Todd Peck, 51, was found guilty of the continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14 involving a now 14-year-old girl who was sexually ab

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-17 13:25:32

Probation, restitution, hefty fine for former Texarkana foot doctor | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementA podiatrist who once operated Dr. Petty’s foot clinic in Texarkana, Texas, was sentenced to five years federal probation Tuesday for healthcare fraud.Glenn Gregg Petty, 53, appeared for sentencing Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder III in the Texarkana Division of the


Local businessman only person to qualify for mayor's seat

TEXARKANA, Ark - Mil-Way Federal Credit Union CEO Allen Brown is running unopposed in the mayoral race in Texarkana, Arkansas.

KTAL - 2018-08-17 22:37:51

Texarkana Arkansas Police Say Pay Attention Around School Zones

Sometimes it is not clear to motorists when these zones are enforced by law enforcement officers. A good rule to remember is an hour prior to school beginning and an hour after school lets out. Why the whole hour? The signs...posted usually say "when children are present". Children start walking to

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-17 08:58:59

Oversees hiring event to be held Friday in Hooks, Texas

The AECOM corporation, which stands for Architecture, Engineering, Consulting, Operations, and Maintenance, will be hosting the event on Friday, August 17th from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Building 12 near the TexAmericas Center.


ATM Robbery Leads to Three Arrests in Houston | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementTEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Texas Police Department continues to investigate a robbery that occurred at an ATM in the 3300 block of North State Line Avenue on Tuesday evening. The three suspects were later arrested in Houston.Officers were dispatched to the report of the robbery at


Prosecutor describes defendant as predator in Bowie County sexual abuse trial | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementNEW BOSTON, Texas: The state rested its case Wednesday afternoon in the trial of a man accused of preying on girls whose youth and family circumstances made them vulnerable targets.Todd Peck, 51, whispered to his lawyer and took notes as five different witnesses, ages 14 to 24, testifie

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-16 14:14:33

Outdoor warning sirens to be tested in Texarkana, Arkansas

Starting Wednesday, August 22nd, the storm sirens will be tested weekly on each Wednesday at noon.

DEQUEENBEE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:56:00

Gentry, Wolcott speak to Rotary Club

Sheriff Robert Gentry and Jail Administrator Chris Wolcott spoke to the De Queen Rotary Club about their Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program. RSAT gives inmates the opportunity to be rehabilitated from drug abuse and to prepare for a productive life after incarceration. This program

DEQUEENBEE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:29:00

Wreck closes Hwy. 271/S. Loop 286

Buy NowA wreck on Highway 271 jacknifed an 18-wheeler and flipped a vehicle.Trent Reed / The Paris NewsAn flipped car and an 18-wheeler leaking diesel fuel closed down the area around Highway 271 and S Loop 286.Reports say those in the vehicles are OK.The road in to Clarksville Street from 271 is cl

PARIS NEWS - 2018-08-16 20:11:00

Texarkana Arkansas to Begin Testing Emergency Sirens

Starting Wednesday, August 22nd, the storm sirens for Texarkana, Arkansas, will begin to be tested.They will be tested weekly on each Wednesday at noon. The sirens are activated for tornadoes or potentially dangerous severe storms.Storm sirens are not designed to be heard by those indoors though. Th

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-16 09:27:48

Sam Adams brewery protest after CEO's Trump dinner remarks

The sign says “Shame!” and “Sam Adams (heart) Trump.” It’s a response to Jim Koch, the founder of Sam Adams producer Boston Beer Company, endorsing Trump’s tax cuts.


Man accused of fleeing police flees courtroom

While Jeremy Stuehrenberg returned to court wearing a pair of locking metal bracelets, the rest of his post-arrest attire clearly violated the court's dress code. By the time he was escorted back into 202nd District Judge John Tidwell's court by Officer Heath Littlejohn, defendant Stuehrenberg was s


Jury is chosen in sexual abuse trial

Opening statements and testimony in the case of Todd Peck, 51, are expected to begin this morning before 102nd District Judge Bobby Lockhart at the Bowie County courthouse in New Boston.


Suspects who robbed man at local ATM arrested in Houston

A witness, who was unaware a robbery had just occurred, became suspicious after seeing the two men running to a vehicle driven by a third person that had been waiting on Magnolia Street.


First State Bank of De Queen donates to Imagination Library

First State Bank of De Queen donated to the Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas. Presenting a check for $500 to Z.Z. Kamruddin of Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas is Noel Bard of First State Bank.Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas is trying to enroll all children from Birth to


TASD begins new school year with big changes

The first phase includes some changes on the elementary campuses, a 6th Grade Academy, and construction to begin on a new middle school.


Mobile home park owner facing felony sewage charge | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementThe owner of a Redwater, Texas, mobile home park has been charged with a felony for allegedly allowing raw sewage to run onto and from his property without action for more than a year.David Michael Clampitt, 45, of Shreveport, La., was arrested last month for intentionally or knowingly