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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

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

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

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

Paris loses 25,000 gallons of water

“We left the water on for as long as possible so businesses could still operate while we prepared to replace the section of water main, resulting in an estimated loss of 25,000 gallons of water,” McDaniel said.

PARIS NEWS - 2018-08-14 16:01:00

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


Mobile park owner accused of leaking raw sewage into East Texas lake

According to the affidavit, Clampitt agreed to fix the issue back in 2016, but failed to do so.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-14 13:30:09

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.”


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

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-08-14 12:54:28

EDITORIAL: Success comes at a price

Property taxes are a complicated thing. It might seem counterintuitive to think a falling or stable tax rate could hike a property tax bill, yet that’s exactly what might be in store for thousands of Paris and Lamar County property owners.The fault here does not lie with the Paris City Council, the

PARIS NEWS - 2018-08-15 15:36:00

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

Paris plan open for input

Buy NowIan Lockwood, transportation engineer with Toole Design Group, center, visits with Paris residents Chad Lindsey, left, and Michael Lazar, during a public input session Tuesday at City Hall.Mary Madewell / The Paris News

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

Maud man charged in several burglaries

A Maud, Texas, man has been arrested in Bowie County on burglary and evading-arrest charges.

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

New clinic ready for patients

Athrong of visitors erupted into cheers and applause around Melanie Graham late Monday afternoon as the family nurse practitioner snipped a Lamar County Chamber of Commerce red ribbon in half. It was a ceremonious moment for Graham’s employer, HealthCARE Express, which officially opened its doors fo

PARIS NEWS - 2018-08-14 16:05:00

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

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

Police arrest four Paris men over the weekend

Four Paris men were arrested this weekend, including one on a Red River County felony assault warrant, police said.Three of the men were arrested together Friday afternoon during a traffic stop, according to a Paris Police Department arrest report. Officers stopped the men in the 700 block of W Sher


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


Boil Advisory for city of Maud

As a measure of precaution, officials say, once the system is restored, all residents who use the Maud water system will need to continue boil their water.


Trailer park owner facing felony charge

The owner of a Redwater, Texas, mobile home park is facing a felony charge for allegedly allowing raw sewage to run off the property where it could make its way into the Texarkana water supply.