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Police searching for suspected counterfeiters | Texarkana Today

Texarkana, Texas Police are searching for suspects accused of using counterfeit money at Walmart.According to police on October 7th, these three people went into the Walmart Supercenter at 4000 New Boston Road and made several hundred dollars in purchases using counterfeit money.Police say as they i

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-10-16 21:02:46

Boil Order Issued for Central Bowie County | Texarkana Today

AdvertisementDue to low disinfectant residuals, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Central Bowie County WSC public water system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors, a

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-10-15 19:56:13

Father accused of murdering son set for trial next month | Texarkana Today

A 24-year-old father facing a possible sentence of life without parole in the death of his 4-year-old is scheduled to face a Bowie County jury in November.Benearl Jermane Lewis allegedly caused the injuries that led to the March 8 death of D’Money Lewis. Benearl Lewis appeared Monday afternoon befor

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-10-16 01:02:31

Tiny Houses: Arkansas-side should welcome smaller homes

Tiny house advocates say they are better for the Earth because they take up less land and require less water, gas and electricity to run, this benefitting the environment.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Three guilty of drug smuggling attempt

Two of them, Jeffrey Lee Anderson and Jack Elton Willie, have been sentenced, while the third, Kevin Tyler, is awaiting sentencing.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Texarkana couple serves tacos from converted school bus

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Street food lovers everywhere have sampled tacos from classic food trucks, but in the Liberty-Eylau community just south of Texarkana, one couple is serving them up from their taco bus.Lanceand Stacee Lovell own and operateLovell‘s, which serves street tacos to the crowds tha


Nash Elementary School Earns Leader in Me Lighthouse School of Distinction from Franklin Covey | Texarkana Today

The new Lighthouse School of Academic Distinction was created to recognize Leader in Me Schools that have both met the rigorous requirements necessary to achieve and maintain Lighthouse School Certification and shown exemplary academic growth or proficiency as measured by state accountability standa

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-10-16 18:15:53

Man accused of killing son, 4, gets November trial date

Benearl Jermane Lewis, 24, appeared Monday afternoon before Fifth District Judge Bill Miller for a pretrial hearing with Texarkana lawyer Derric McFarland. Lewis is facing a charge of capital murder in the March 8 death of D'Money Lewis.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Man gets 10 years for drug offense

Gerald Clinton Davis, 47, appeared for sentencing with Texarkana lawyer Jeff Harrelson before U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder III. Davis pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute meth in June. According to a factual basis on file in the case, Davis and others conspired to distribute methamphet

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Arkansas-side church slates benefit fish fry

Christ United Methodist Church, 5204 S. Rondo Road, Texarkana, Ark., will hold its annual fish fry fundraiser benefiting the Curtis Cornett Scholarship Fund from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Meals are $9 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. Carryout available. Info:

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Arkansas-side board OKs new Texarkana Water Utilities fees

Texarkana Water Utilities may charge new fees, the Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors decided Monday.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Woman indicted in boyfriend's death

Tonya Ruth Barnett, 40, was not immediately arrested in the May 24 death of Cecil Ellis Jr., 35, of Magnolia, Ark.


Group aims to raise support for RRAD

"Following BRAC '05, many of the community leaders involved in organizing that effort took the remaining funds and established a non-lobbying information and advocacy group to advocate for Bowie and Miller county interests," said Jerry Sparks, economic development director for Texarkana, Texas.


Former student talks anti- bullying to local kids

TEXARKANA, Arkansas - It's National Bullying Prevention Month and statistics show one in three students are bullied at school. A Texarkana, Arkansas native is using her story to inspire students.

KTAL - 2018-10-15 22:17:19

Police Searching for Liquor Store Theft Suspect | Texarkana Today

The Miller County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying a man who broke into a liquor store in Garland City, Arkansas on October 12, 2018 at 1:40 am.


Texarkana Arkansas City Board to Meet Tonight

Call to Order2.Roll Call3.Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance given by Director Travis Odom4.Comments from the Mayor5.Presentation(s):A.Texarkana Water Utilities (TWU) FY 2019 Budget Presentation given by TWU Finance Director Jim Cornelius. (PowerPoint)B.Proclamation declaring October 21 – 27, 2018,

KKYR.COM - 2018-10-15 09:17:29

Daughter, 29, shares story; father pleads guilty

It has been more than a decade since Carlandria Talbert, 29, told her mother that her father, Carl Talbert, 67, was sexually abusing her. She was around 15 years old. It was in the mid-2000s, and child sex abuse was the topic of discussion on a popular daytime television talk show playing in her fam


Texas shooting: 4 dead, 1 injured at toddler's birthday party

© KRISFour people are dead after a shooting at a toddler's birthday party in Taft, Texas on October 13, 2018.


Reporter Calls Out Texas For What They Did To Her Today

AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 22: A general view taken during the game between the Texas Longhorns and the Rice Owls on September 22, 2007 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Texas won 58-14. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)


Texas moves up in Coaches Poll following win over Baylor

AUSTIN, Texas— With so much chaos taking place across the college football landscape on Saturday, it was expected Texas would make a jump in the two major national polls. That’s the case in the Amway Coaches Poll as the Longhorns, ranked No. 14 after a victory over Oklahoma in the AT&T Red River Sho