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Accused heroin trafficker indicted | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementA federal grand jury in Texarkana indicted a man Thursday for allegedly possessing more than a kilogram of heroin with the intent to sell it.Armando Moya, 46, is the only defendant named in a one-count indictment accusing him of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-06-23 17:03:41

Hobo Jungle Park Renamed | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementThe Texarkana, Ark. City Board Of Directors met Saturday and voted unanimously to rename Hobo Jungle Park the Ermer Dansby Pondexter Sports Complex.This was the only item on the agenda of the meeting held at noon Saturday.

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-06-24 02:33:30

Felon goes back to prison for having gun

Keith Morgan Block, 52, aka "Shy Town," is serving a 20-year term in the Arkansas Department of Correction for a drug offense he was convicted of in Miller County in October 2017. Block appeared Friday for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey with Texarkana lawyer Matthew Golden.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Park renamed for Ermer Pondexter

Joyous applause greeted the Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors on Saturday in their decision to rename a city park after a local intrepid civil rights leader and outstanding community champion.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Man killed in Highland shooting

Shortly after locating the man on Robinson Place, officers were advised that a second gunshot victim arrived at University Health Hospital by private automobile. The second man, transported by private automobile, later died from his injuries.

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2018-06-23 20:14:00

Springhill native Scooter Hobbs heads to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

You can pretty much wrap the story and put a bow on it here because that is the heart of The Tale of Scooter. Scooter is clever and funny and deservedly un-humble, but that’s because he pays dues, works hard, and tries. Scooter actually cares. So the writing prizes and achievement awards keep coming

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2018-06-24 23:05:00

Arkansas News: Texarkana Man, Christopher Whistle Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Methamphetamine | STL.News

Texarkana,Arkansas– Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Christopher Whistle, age 40, of Texarkana, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 100 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Met


Remember When ... Small change went a whole lot further

I was a junior in high school taking a Cooperative Occupational Education class, which allowed me to work at the local Oklahoma Tire and Supply Store. This store was adjacent to the Western Auto store. Both stores were general merchandise, including auto parts, hardware, soft goods, appliances, tire

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-25 00:00:00

Texarkana Senior Bulldogs rout Dallas Saints, 11-0

SHREVEPORT, La.—The Texarkana Senior Bulldogs run-ruled the Dallas Saints at the Centenary baseball tournament Saturday in Shreveport.Ryan Galvan received the win for the Bulldogs on the bump. Galvan went four innings, struck out seven batters and gave up no hits.Connor Allred led the Bulldogs at th

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Local protesters rally against Trump immigration policies

As backdrop, a line of people held up signs with letters spelling out "WE CARE WHY DON'T YOU?" Other signs read, "If you're not outraged you're not paying attention" and "Families belong together."


Man gets 25 years for rape

After a two-day trial, a Little River County, Ark., jury found Joseph Bowman, 29, of Ashdown guilty of raping an 11-year-old mentally challenged girl and sentenced him to 25 years in prison.


Two men sentenced in meth case

Jamie "Phatboy" Gene Yates, 45, appeared Thursday morning with Texarkana lawyer Jason Horton for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey. Yates' co-defendant, Jeremy Paul May, 35, appeared Thursday afternoon before Hickey with Texarkana lawyer Matthew Golden.


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


Local veterans fighting PTSD with new skill

Veterans at Lancer Legacy Ranch in Maud, Texas, are practicing the art of blacksmithing. Veteran Robert Parker said, "Hammering out steel, you know, that takes a lot of stress off."


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


Grand jury indicts man accused of trafficking heroin

Armando Moya, 46, was indicted Thursday for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute more than a kilogram of heroin by a federal grand jury in the Texarkana Division of the Eastern District of Texas.


Help Harvest Regional Food Bank Pick 2 Acres of Fresh Sweet Corn | Texarkana Today

On June 25thand 26thvolunteers will meet at the highway 41 rest stop in Foreman, Arkansas, at 8:00 AM to pick corn. If you aren’t able to meet at 8:00 AM, there will be signs directing volunteers to the corn field.


Texarkana leopards youth football is currently accepting athletes ages 7-12 | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementTexarkana leopards youth football is currently accepting athletes ages 7-12 to sign up. Practice is held at Liberty Eylau Middle School, located at 5555 Leopard Dr, Texarkana, TX, 75501, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The registration fee is $20.Advertisemen


Local Paramedic Receives National Award, Visits Congress | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementLifeNet Paramedic Cyndy Rider recently returned from a trip to Capitol Hill, where she received the Star of Life Award and visited with congressional leaders from Texas and Arkansas.Selected by her peers at LifeNet, and honored by the American Ambulance Association, Rider was one of onl


The City of Texarkana, Texas will begin work on downtown parking and two-way street conversion Monday.

The City of Texarkana, Texas', downtown plan for...Photo by Submitted to the Texarkana Gazette