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2017 Area High School Football Statistics

EDITOR'S NOTE: Coaches and team statisticians wanting to make additions or corrections contact Josh Richert at sports@texarkanagazette.com. TEAM CATEGORIES OFFENSE SCORING School G Pts Avg. Fouke 3 177 59.0 Nashville 3 153 51.0 Ashdown 3 150 50.0 James Bowie 1 46 46.0 Foreman 2 89 45.5 DeKalb 3 121

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 03:57:13

State sends travelers a big 'welcome' with new center

The new Red River Arkansas Welcome Center north of Texarkana was dedicated Monday with entertainment from the Ashdown High School band, free hot coffee despite the heat, ice-cold water and lots of advice. The welcome center has been open for three months but was formally dedicated Monday with local,

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 06:38:49

Voters snub tax increase to build school

Tuesday, voters in Ashdown School District turned down a proposed $3.9 million tax increase to build a new elementary school. Unofficial numbers show 564 voted for the $15.4 million bond measure, with 677 voting against. According to the Little River County Clerk's office, there are 5,124 registered

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 05:16:17

Room to grow: Little River County buys building to expand its offices

The recent purchase of the First Guaranty Insurance Building, a two-building campus across the street from the Little River County Courthouse in Ashdown, Ark., should help the operation of county government, a Little River official said. Judge Mike Cranford said county government business has been c

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 06:38:38

East Texas couple accused of locking son out of home, claiming he's possessed by demons

An East Texas couple face child-endangerment charges after reportedly kicking their 7-year-old son out of their home, claiming that he is possessed by demons. Rendy Jo Wright (Bowie County Sheriff's Office) Rendy Jo Wright, 39, and Ronald "Keith" Wright, 56, are accused of locking out their son

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:07:30

Deputies: Couple abandoned child, blamed demons

A Hooks, Texas, couple facing child endangerment charges allegedly told Bowie County deputies that they locked a 7-year-old boy out of their home and told him never to return because he is possessed by demons and behaves badly. Ronald "Keith" Wright, 56, and Rendy Jo Wright, 39, allegedly kicked the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:09

PG's junior squads fly high at net

Lucy Woodman served in 11 points Monday as Pleasant Grove's 8th A defeated North Lamar, 25-18, 28-26, at Hawk Gym. Lexi Carr slapped in 15 winners, but the Lady Hawks' 8th B fell to the Lady Panthers, 25-17, 19-16. Mackenzie Williams had 14 service points to lead PG's 7th A over NL, 25-6, 25-19. Tea

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:24:18

Jewel named Polk County gem

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recently named Randy Jewell as "Polk County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year" for 2017. Chief Deputy Randy Jewell will accept this prestigious award October 3 at the Law Enforcement Summit at Camp Robinson in Little Rock. Jewell was selected because of hi

MENASTAR.COM - 2017-09-21 00:26:00

Arkansas' welcome center has Howard County touch

News-Leader staff The formal grand opening of the new $2.5 million Red River Welcome Center on U.S. Highway 70 north of Texarkana took place Monday, and no one was more anxious to finish the ceremony and get back to her work routine than the center's manager, Sheila Nichols. The new center actually

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:37:33

Howard County JPs to consider 'voluntary tax' at next meeting

News-Leader staff A lingering fiscal problem might be resolved next month when Justice of the Peace Kirk Bell brings a proposal to the quorum court. Bell, who serves also on the board of the Mine Creek Soil and Water Conservation District, has championed a voluntary tax which would produce income fo

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:23:58

Pike County 2017 School Board Election Results

MURFREESBORO - The results of the 2017 school board elections are as follows: South Pike County School District Zone 1 - Sarnia Minton 59, Shane Branch 43 Zone 2 - Trent Cox 61, Barbie Baxter 40 Zone 7 - Jeramy Humphry 0 For Tax 151, Against Tax 77 According to County Clerk Sandy Campbell, by receiv

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:41:32

Amazon is changing the labor market in U.S. cities near its fulfillment centers

Elijah Hahe spent years toiling in retail--supermarket cart boy, gas station attendant--with little to show for it but low pay, inconsistent hours and skimpy benefits. So when Hahe heard a radio ad for positions at a new Amazon.com Inc. warehouse near Columbus, Ohio, he applied immediately. "I knew

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:15:05

Texkarkana fatal crash kills one

Late night crash claims life of East Texas woman Texarkana, Tx - The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a crash involving a vehicle and a log truck on South Lake Drive that left one person dead tonight. At approximately 7:35 p.m., patrol officers responded to a report of a major vehi

KTAL - 2017-09-21 03:12:00

TISD schools earn Met Standard rating for 2016-17 year

All Texarkana Independent School District's schools have received a Met Standard from the Texas Education Association for the 2016-17 school year. During the district's regular Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, TISD Superintendent Paul Norton gave a report on the ratings, and said the schools also

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 02:14:20

Man convicted in murder decides he wants lawyer after all

Brandon Brown NEW BOSTON, Texas-A man sentenced earlier this year to 50 years for murder told a judge Tuesday he has changed his mind about representing himself in the appellate process. Brandon Eric Brown, 24, is one of two men found guilty of murder in the 2015 shooting of Christopher Guilbeau in

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:20

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Tri-State Discount Steel continues the tradition of Tri-State Iron and Metal in taking materials that otherwise might end up in a landfill and recycles them into new raw materials and products. The business, owned by the Glick family, takes steel and pays customers for bringing them the material. "W

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:01

Taking Action: Local man makes a difference on his own instead of complaining online

For quite a while, we have been seeing complaints on social media about panhandlers in Texarkana leaving trash behind at the places they congregate. A couple of recent Facebook posts and photos show garbage piled up at a stoplight island at Interstate 30 and North State Line, for example. The posts

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 02:22:41

Wife of missing Texas-side man shares her story

Anthony Carmeli made dinner plans with his wife on Sept. 11 before walking away from his children's soccer practice. He has not been seen since. Anthony and his wife, Amy Carmeli of Texarkana, Texas, took their young sons, ages 6 and 4, to practice together that evening. Amy then left for a short wh

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:14

Open Hearts Food Pantry project

The Junior League of Texarkana welcomes a new member class each year and one of their tasks is to present and complete a community project. This year's class of 20 women has chosen to start a project called Open Hearts Food Pantry in partnership with Harvest Texarkana. This project will focus on pro

TXKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-19 17:19:47

Witness: Animal cruelty suspect tossed kitten 'like a baseball'

A Texarkana, Texas, man has been arrested on an animal cruelty charge for allegedly abusing a kitten. Michael Bryant, 64, is being held in the Bi-State jail. His bond was set at $25,000, said Shawn Vaughn, spokesman for the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department. Officers were dispatched to a report of

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:24:03