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Woman hit and killed early Saturday morning in Texarkana

TEXARKANA, TX - A Texarkana, Texas woman was hit and killed by a vehicle early Saturday morning. Police say it happened after 6:00 a.m. in the 4000 block of N. Kings Highway. When officers arrived they discovered a white female suffering from life threatening injuries.

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Another Major Drug Bust in the River Valley by Arkansas State Police

RIVER VALLEY, Ark. (KNWA) - Over the past few weeks, the 12th / 21st District Drug Task Force (DTF) partnered with the Arkansas State Police and arrested 16 individuals allegedly transporting drugs through the area to other parts of the United States.

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Arkansas man accused of sexually assaulting woman at Bryant hotel, police say

A central Arkansas man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel was arrested by police in Bryant on Thursday, authorities said. Joseph Grabanski, 37, faces rape and second-degree battery charges, according to the Bryant Police Department.

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Proposed bill would remove Confederate commemoration from Arkansas flag

A proposed bill would change the language in state law that commemorates the Confederate States of America when describing the design of the Arkansas flag. House Bill 1487, filed Friday by Rep. Charles Blake (D-Little Rock), would not alter the design of the flag, but would change the designation of

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TexARKana man dies in single-car wreck near Fulton

Alex David Walker, 44, of TexARKana, was killed about 10:30 p.m. Friday in a one-vehicle wreck on U.S. 67 near Fulton in Miller County. According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Walker was driving a 2010 model Chevrolet Camero south on the highway when the vehicle veered off the right

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Texarkana teen alleging police used excessive force recently plead guilty to a felony charge

A Texas High School student who alleges he has permanently lost vision in his left eye because of excessive force by police pleaded guilty to felony theft of a firearm last month in Bowie County.

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'Will U Marry Me?': Arkansas couple gets engaged at construction site

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but love is still very much in the air in central Arkansas. Clayton Bowers works for Baldwin & Shell Construction Company. When he told his co-workers he was ready to propose to his girlfriend Peyton Weaver, they came up with an idea to use Clayton’s love for const

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160 knife-makers from around the world compete at 26th Annual Arkansas Knife Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Around 160 knife-makers from around the world shared space at the convention center. Awide array of blades -- from swords to daggers, hunting knives, and even kitchen knives -- were on display during the 26th Annual Arkansas Knife Show.

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Capitol Preview: Funding for Arkansas Highways and Trump's Border Wall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On this week's Capitol View, the author of the casino amendment and the state director of Americans for Prosperity join Jessi Turnure to break down the governor's highway funding plan and what proposed constitutional amendments lawmakers could refer to voters.

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Traveling Arkansas: Dog Show in Camden

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of February 22!. East Arkansas Community College presents an evening of classic hits with The Platters, The Drifters, and The Coasters.

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Down in the dumps: How to find rabbits in Arkansas

When I first saw the cottontail, its head was sticking out of the burner on the kitchen stove. But almost as soon as it appeared, it withdrew into the stove again, disappearing like a rabbit in a magician’s hat trick.

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Area teams hit courts for playoffs

Two area teams are continuing their playoff hunt tonight in girls varsity basketball. Atlanta takes on Tatum at Union Grove High School and New Boston faces Daingerfield at Mount Pleasant High School.

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$500 grand prize for best slogan

SEVIER COUNTY, Ark - Economic development officials in Sevier County are looking for a slogan to promote the area. The University of Arkansas Cossatot and the Sevier County Economic Development Tourism Committee are excited to announce the launching of an official Sevier County Slogan Contest.

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Lions lose final home games of season

The home season ended on a low note for Horatio Feb. 6. The Lions lost both make-up games that were cancelled on the original Jan. 29 date due to a flu outbreak at Horatio. The first five minutes of the second half were crucial in the foul saturated girls game where Murfreesboro held on for a 61-56

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Mobile Pantry to bring food to those in need

HORATIO — Harvest Regional Food Bank is returning to Sevier County with its Mobile Pantry. “We have several communities in our rural service area that are not fully served by local partner agencies. To be sure that the residents in these areas are served, we are providing direct service where needed

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Lions win behind early lead

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—A 10-0 run to start the fourth quarter lifted New Boston to a 60-52 victory over the Daingerfield Tigers in the area round of the Region II-3A basketball playoffs Friday evening at Willie Williams Gym.

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Fight investigation leads to arrest of Blevins subjects

The investigation into a fight reportedly between a large group of Mineral Springs and Blevins adults and juveniles has so far resulted only in the arrests of Blevins residents, according to Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton.

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Jason Sanders, next De Queen schools superintendent, speaks to De Queen Rotary Club

Jason Sanders, new superintendent of De Queen schools, spoke to De Queen Rotarians about construction projects, including the new high school, which will be a two-story structure of 73,000 sq. ft. and contain 38 classrooms. After construction is completed, all portable buildings will be removed and

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Power restored to hospital in DeQueen after being shut off for nonpayment

DE QUEEN, Ark.—Power has been reconnected at the De Queen Hospital, according to a SWEPCO spokesman. "Following receipt of payment for past due amounts, SWEPCO is in the process of reconnecting power today (Tuesday) to all DeQueen Hospital accounts which had been disconnected (Monday) for nonpayment

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Fort Smith insuring more assets, spending less through Arkansas Municipal League program

The Board of Directors last week discussed insurance policies for the upcoming year to cover the city’s vehicles, equipment and property. Fort Smith is a participant in the Arkansas Municipal League insurance program, which is “substantially cheaper” than private insurance policies, Finance Director

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