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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.

KTBS - 2018-08-15 19:10:00

Oklahoma superintendent punished after allegedly texting while driving school bus

“My nephew, Nicholas Dees, lost his life to someone that was texting and driving in less than three seconds. So I was very saddened by all this,” said Gina Self, whose granddaughter was on the bus.

KFOR - 2018-08-15 16:09:40

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

DEQUEENBEE.COM - 2018-08-14 20:04:00

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.

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-08-15 22:53:40

Post Office service to Northeast Texas resumes activity

Mail carriers’ arms will be filled for the next few days as the local post office receives mail that was tied up in transit after a chemical spill at the U.S. Postal Service’s distribution center in Coppell.“Mail was being processed at different facilities around the clock,” U.S. Postal Service spok

PARIS NEWS - 2018-08-15 16:21:00

Hill looks forward to new Leopard school year after productive summer

While the 2018 school year is fast approaching, school officials in De Queen are feeling confident it was a productive summer as far as improving the physical condition of their several campuses.“The maintenance guys have painted anything that isn’t moving,” said Superintendent Bruce Hill, who is en


Legacy Academy celebrates the start of its second decade

With a decade of experience now under their belt, the leaders of Legacy Academy, Chad and Jessica Gallagher, founders of the school, are looking forward to their 11th year and another decade of serving students in De Queen when school starts on Aug. 27. The Christian-based school, which began in 200


Tribute concert planned for ailing Queen of Soul

The musical world found itself in mourning this week as Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, was placed in hospice care. Though Franklin is still alive, tributes are already pouring out in preparation for her death.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

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.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Fort Towson school board bans superintendent's bus driving privileges

FORT TOWSON, Okla. (KXII) --The Fort Towson superintendent won't be driving school buses, or any vehicles carrying students for that matter, anymore after a school board decision Tuesday night.This comes after several students shot pictures and video they say shows him texting while driving on a rec

KXII.COM - 2018-08-14 23:48:00

With a new superintendent, it’s a time of transition in the Dierks School District

The Aug. 13 date for school to begin in the Dierks School District is fast approaching. For newly installed superintendent, Jody Cowart, former principal for the high school, it’s going to be a year of evaluation within the district.“I think as far as change is concerned, it’s a time of transition,


Lockesburg City Council Aug. 14 meeting agenda

Lockesburg City CouncilTuesday Aug. 14, 20186:30 P.M.Call to OrderVisitors:Robin RiceDean TollettJimmy CarverLynne DavisMayor Reports:Actions for the Council Members:Water October 8-12 there is a Backflow Tester Re-Certification Class in Lonoke the MayorWishes to go.Water Approval to seek Grant for


Grants to support academics at two local schools

The grants allow the two campuses a range of options to close in student learning gaps. Both campuses will have the option to add one or two full-time positions, contracting with specialists for services, and provide rigorous training for specific teaching strategies.

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-08-14 23:19:00

Clarksville city admins resign posts

“We wish Ms. Barrentine the best in her future endeavors,” Mayor Pro-Tem Charlie Malone said. “During this period of transition, the city council and staff remain committed to serving the residents, businesses and visitors of our historic community.”


Domtar shuffles two leadership roles as Bob Grygotis retires

August 14, 2018 - Domtar Corporation has appointed Allan Bohn, currently manager of its fluff pulp mill in Plymouth, North Carolina, as general manager of the Ashdown, Arkansas mill. Bohn will succeed industry veteran Bob Grygotis when he retires on Sept. 1, 2018.


Domtar names new mill manager

Currently, the manager of Domtar's Plymouth, N.C., mill, Bohn brings 13 years of experience at Domtar (and Weyerhauser) in various areas, including maintenance and engineering, corporate health and safety and mill leadership to the role.


'Fun Day in the Park' at Horatio City Park tomorrow afternoon

The Horatio Park Revitalization Committee is sponsoring a “Fun Day in the Park” tomorrow, Aug. 11, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Horatio City Park. There will be water slides, volleyball, basketball, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, badminton and a drawing. All events are free.


Domtar Corporation Announces Pulp and Paper Mill Leadership Transitions

FORT MILL, S.C. — Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced leadership transitions for two fluff pulp producing mills, in Plymouth, North Carolina and Ashdown, Arkansas. Both mills are getting new, exceptionally qualified leaders as 40-year pulp and paper industry veteran, Bob Grygot


Students capture video of Fort Towson superintendent texting and driving a school bus

FORT TOWSON, Okla. (KXII) --The Oklahoma State Department of Education is looking into allegations that a local superintendent was talking and texting while driving a school bus.Eleven high school softball players were on their way to an out of town game, and they recorded video.The parents were out


Repeat DWI offender pleads not guilty to murder | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementRepeat DWI offender pleads not guilty to murderA 67-year-old Ashdown, Ark., man with multiple drunk driving convictions entered pleas of not guilty Wednesday to two counts of murder in connection with a fatal single-car crash earlier this year.Isiah Williams appeared Wednesday afternoon