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Kevin Schutte appointed as acting police chief for Texarkana, Texas
TEXARKANA, TEXAS (KSLA) - On Thursday, The City of Texarkana, Texas announced the appointment of its newest acting police chief. Kevin Schutte will have to be confirmed to his appointment by the City Council on January, 14 in a regularly scheduled council meeting.
Section of US 67 in Texarkana to be Resurfaced Over The Coming Months
A section of US 67 (7th Street) in Texarkana will receive a new riding surface next year according to plans approved in December by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
Deadly altercation nets life sentence
NEW BOSTON, Texas —A Bowie County jury handed down a life sentence Wednesday after finding a Texarkana man guilty of murder. At trial, witnesses testified that Takyme Devon James, 41, was belligerent and disruptive after becoming intoxicated at a gathering Dec. 3, 2017, in a private clubhouse on Lak
Bowie County jury gives man life in football party murder
NEW BOSTON, Texas: A Bowie County jury handed down a life sentence Wednesday for a man who started a fight at a party and later went to a man’s home and shot him. Takyme Devon James, 41, was asked to leave a party Dec. 3, 2017, at a rented clubhouse on Lake Drive after his loud and obnoxious behavio
Feds accuse New Boston man of trafficking fentanyl, heroin
A New Boston, Texas, man has pleaded not guilty to a federal indictment alleging he conspired to traffic fentanyl and heroin from Mexico to the U.S. Armando Moya, 47, was first indicted in June by a federal grand jury in the Texarkana Division of the Eastern District of Texas for conspiracy to posse
Suspect Arrested in Auto Theft
Police have made an arrest in an auto theft after a short foot pursuit Tuesday night. Just before midnight last night, Officer Jarrod Dean noticed a blue 2018 Ford Expedition sitting the back yard of a house in the 2600 block of Hazel Street. He remembered an email from earlier in the day about a si
Community helps a Texarkana family donate coats to area kids
Dozens of school children from Texas and Arkansas are receiving a new coat this winter thanks to the help of a Texarkana family. Organizers say they received a request for about 130 coats for kids in nearly a dozen schools.
Texas State Senator stops in Texarkana
TEXARKANA, Texas - A local lawmaker is busy traveling during the holiday break before the legislative session. Today's stop: Texarkana for Texas state senator Bryan Hughes. The Republican lawmaker for District 1 met with business leaders during a chamber of commerce luncheon. He said taxes are a big
Texarkana residents respond to housing proposal
TEXARKANA, Texas - Residents of Texarkana, Texas, are speaking out about a proposal for a low-income housing development. It was standing-room only as the public was invited to voice their opinions at Monday night's city council meeting. Up for comment were plans for the development of an apartment
Batesville White River Wonderland Drive-Thru Park a Sight to See!
If you're still looking for unique places to see lots of Christmas lights, Batesville, Arkansas has the White River Wonderland going on now through the end of December. Batesville is approximately a 4 hour drive to the Northern part of Arkansas from Texarkana, but it will be well worth the road trip
Jury selection to begin in Bowie County murder trial
NEW BOSTON, Texas: Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in New Boston at the Bowie County courthouse for a man accused of ending a fight over a football game with a gun.
RRAD firefighters raise funds for cancer patients
Texarkana area firefighters are fighting more than fires with a $22,500.00 donation to cancer patients over the last six years. Each year, more than 30 Red River Army Depot firefighters sell t-shirts throughout the month of October to raise funds for cancer patients at the W. Temple Webber Cancer Ce
TC, community bid farewell to President James Henry Russell
Known throughout the area for his leadership and dedication to excellence, Texarkana College President James Henry Russell was recognized with an outgoing reception Tuesday. Surrounded by family, administration, community and educational leaders, he was thanked for his seven years of service to the
Life term levied in girl's abuse
TEXARKANA -- A Miller County jury sentenced a man to life plus 20 years in prison Friday for sexually abusing a 6-year-old more than a decade ago. Gerald Herbert Lowery, 58, was selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door in Texarkana in 2004. He was living with a woman more than half his age with whom he
Newk’s Texarkana Location Now Open
Newk’s Eatery newest location is now open in Texarkana, Texas. The Texarkana location of Newk’s Eatery opened for business 10:30 a.m. Monday at 3001 Mall Drive. Newk’s is a chain of fast casual cafés which operates over 100 restaurants in 13 states. It was founded in 2004 by the same team that found
Longtime Texarkana collectibles store closing
Rows upon rows of toys and collectibles greet those entering Lane's Gifts and Collectibles. Most notably—dolls of obvious high-quality make gaze back at shoppers. This is the site that has greeted shoppers since being established in its original location next to Roger's Marine. Now at its current lo
Designated dollars diverted away from area
Much of the funding earmarked for offsetting environmental damage to Texarkana, Texas, creeks is likely to be spent elsewhere, according to a draft report of recommendations by the government agencies that will decide.
TC bids farewell to president
TEXARKANA, Texas - The community bid farewell on Tuesday to Texarkana College President James Henry Russell. Russell is leaving his post at the school for a job in the private sector. He'll join Bunch Wholesale, Incorporated, as the executive vice president and chief financial officer.
SWAR man turns himself in, accused of shooting friend over horses
TEXARKANA, TEXAS (KSLA) - A man accused of shooting a friend has turned himself in on Tuesday morning. James Stuart, 61, of Washington, Arkansas was on the run since Dec. 9. He faces charges of attempted first degree murder, first degree battery and terroristic act charges.
Main Street Texarkana unveils newest historic ornament
Rialto-Harrell Building ornament from Main Street Texarkana. The 2018 Main Street Christmas Ornament featuring the historic Rialto-Harrell Building is now available. In 1902, Benjamin Foreman and George W. Fouke founded the building at 317 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Texas.