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Local man warns of identity theft
A De Queen man who is dealing with the headaches of identity theft was further complicated by a change of address card filed with the post office, that allowed his mail to be forwarded from his home in De Queen to 1707 E. New York Ave. in Brooklyn N.Y.William (Bill) Williams said that problems began
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.
All-star bound, Bakenhus has been working since age 6 toward this day
The daughter of Randy and Gaythay Bakenhus, the recent DHS graduate was selected to the 5A South All-conference team, the class 5A All-State team and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All Arkansas Preps team.
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
Drawdown benefit for UAC Colts basketball
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation will host a drawdown benefit for the UA Cossatot Colts Basketball Team Friday, July 20 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium, 128 E. Main, Lockesburg.
Nealy to be head coach at all-star softball game
De Queen coach Tracy Nealy will be the head coach of the West team at the annual state All-Star softball game. The West roster includes Lady Leopards Reisa Bakenhus, left, and Jessica Williams.Bee photo/Doug Dunson
Child predator to be sentenced Wednesday | Texarkana Today
AdvertisementA federal judge is expected to decide the punishment a child predator should receive Wednesday morning at a hearing in Texarkana’s federal courthouse downtown.Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey listened to multiple witnesses testify about Nathan Karl Thomas’ obsession with child
Gone Swimmin': Police warn of wading in floodwaters
More HeadlinesGone Swimmin': Police warn of wading in floodwatersHallsville man raising money to buy police body armorNacogdoches County authorities seeking information on wanted manTEXARKANA, Texas (KETK) - A northeast Texas police department is warning the public to stay away from some areas after
Ashdown Junior High School receives award for growth on ACT program
The Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas has recognized Ashdown Junior High School for demonstrated high growth on the ACT Aspire while serving a majority of low-income students.The school received the Beating the Odds! High ELA Growth: Middle Level Award for the southwest regio
Salvation Army homeless shelter closed temporarily
TEXARKANA, Ar - The Salvation Army homeless shelter in Texarkana, Arkansas closed Tuesday. But the move is only temporary.
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Some Much Needed Time Away.... RV Trip to Surfside, Fre
Last week was a much needed recess from work. If you ask most children what their favorite part of school is, they often will say, "Recess!". Even though I enjoy my career choice, I'm still a child at heart much of the time and recess is a favorite.
Accident on 70 east of De Queen
An accident on Highway 70 just east of De Queen has traffic moving in only one direction and may force closure of the road. According to people on the scene, "It looks pretty bad, there's two badly damaged vehicles, gallons of fuel over the roadway and just about every emergency responder in the are
Woman in custody after rampage at ice cream shop
Tkeshon Trotter, 22, of Texarkana, Texas, allegedly got upset when employees wouldn't give her the refund that she believed she was owed, according to information from the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department.
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
Cossatot Industrial Maintenance Program is expanding
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is expanding its Industrial Maintenance programming in Fall 2018 to serve high school and college students.All Industrial Maintenance programs are housed in a newly renovated facility at the UA Cossatot Lockesburg Campus. Secondary Career Center courses for high s
East Texas: Texarkana man identified as weekend drowning victim
MARION COUNTY, Texas -(KETK) – A Texarkana, Ark. man has been identified as the victim who drowned late Saturday afternoon at Lake O' the Pines.
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.
Her mother inspired career in education that spanned 34 years
“My foremost inspiration for going into education was my mother. She was a lifelong teacher of one kind or another,” Jones began. “She had started teaching in Lockesburg in 1947, and she taught public school music. She had about two years of college, but at that time, that was enough for a teaching
Hope man receives 121-month federal sentence for meth distribution
Lacortney D. Sanders, 36, of Hope was sentenced Monday to 121 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release on one count of distribution of methamphetamine.U.S. District Court Judge Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in El