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United Way of Greater Texarkana holding rummage sale

TEXARKANA, TX - The United Way of Greater Texarkana is having its fourth annual community wide rummage sale this Saturday. It's from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the youth center at Williams Memorial Methodist Church 4000 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas. Call (903) 794-3105 for more information.

KTAL - 2017-09-19 13:58:55

Charges against man who threw small kitten in Texarkana

A man is behind bars after he reportedly threw a small kitten Saturday afternoon in Texarkana, Texas. Police arrested 64-year-old Michael Bryant for animal cruelty. Officers were called to the 2100 block of Texas Blvd. in regards of a disturbance. A witness told police she observed Bryant picking up

KSLA - 2017-09-19 00:18:16

A&M-Texarkana donates free copies of Constitution to area high school students

Texas A&M University-Texarkana recently distributed free pocket-sized copies of the Constitution to Texarkana-area high schools as part of Constitution Day, a federal holiday marking the signing of the important document on Sept. 17, 1787. This is the 230th anniversary of the Constitution's signing.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 02:29:00

Man convicted in murder decides he wants lawyer after all

Brandon Brown NEW BOSTON, Texas-A man sentenced earlier this year to 50 years for murder told a judge Tuesday he has changed his mind about representing himself in the appellate process. Brandon Eric Brown, 24, is one of two men found guilty of murder in the 2015 shooting of Christopher Guilbeau in

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:20

Taking Action: Local man makes a difference on his own instead of complaining online

For quite a while, we have been seeing complaints on social media about panhandlers in Texarkana leaving trash behind at the places they congregate. A couple of recent Facebook posts and photos show garbage piled up at a stoplight island at Interstate 30 and North State Line, for example. The posts

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 02:22:41

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Tri-State Discount Steel continues the tradition of Tri-State Iron and Metal in taking materials that otherwise might end up in a landfill and recycles them into new raw materials and products. The business, owned by the Glick family, takes steel and pays customers for bringing them the material. "W

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:01

Open Hearts Food Pantry project

The Junior League of Texarkana welcomes a new member class each year and one of their tasks is to present and complete a community project. This year's class of 20 women has chosen to start a project called Open Hearts Food Pantry in partnership with Harvest Texarkana. This project will focus on pro

TXKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-19 17:19:47

Wife of missing Texas-side man shares her story

Anthony Carmeli made dinner plans with his wife on Sept. 11 before walking away from his children's soccer practice. He has not been seen since. Anthony and his wife, Amy Carmeli of Texarkana, Texas, took their young sons, ages 6 and 4, to practice together that evening. Amy then left for a short wh

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:14

Deputies: Couple abandoned child, blamed demons

A Hooks, Texas, couple facing child endangerment charges allegedly told Bowie County deputies that they locked a 7-year-old boy out of their home and told him never to return because he is possessed by demons and behaves badly. Ronald "Keith" Wright, 56, and Rendy Jo Wright, 39, allegedly kicked the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 04:31:09

Witness: Animal cruelty suspect tossed kitten 'like a baseball'

A Texarkana, Texas, man has been arrested on an animal cruelty charge for allegedly abusing a kitten. Michael Bryant, 64, is being held in the Bi-State jail. His bond was set at $25,000, said Shawn Vaughn, spokesman for the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department. Officers were dispatched to a report of

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:24:03

Local group taking donations for hurricane survivors

The 50K Souls organization is accepting donations for survivors of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma through the end of September. 50K Souls in Texarkana is part of a network of churches committed to bringing restoration and encouragement to communities locally, nationally and globally. The group is accept

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 02:44:32

TC Faculty Association donates $40K toward scholarship fund

The Texarkana College Faculty Association recently presented a check for $40,000 to the TC Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund. Members of the Faculty Association annually award up to 10 student scholarships through funds gathered through faculty payroll deductions and memorial donat

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 03:25:51

State sends travelers a big 'welcome' with new center

The new Red River Arkansas Welcome Center north of Texarkana was dedicated Monday with entertainment from the Ashdown High School band, free hot coffee despite the heat, ice-cold water and lots of advice. The welcome center has been open for three months but was formally dedicated Monday with local,

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 06:38:49

Locals offer inspiration, fun through pile of rocks

It's a trend that blends Picasso, Pokemon Go and the Easter Bunny, sprinkling happiness and art throughout the community in unexpected places. However, the best pieces just might be pretty hard to find. People all over are painting rocks in a public art project to encourage others, brighten their da

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 04:40:43

Arkansas-side eases residency rules for A&P Commission: City opens up eligibility to hotel, restaurant managers who live anywhere in Miller County in bid to attract applicants

A new residency rule should help the Texarkana, Ark., Advertising and Promotion Commission fill its vacant seat, the measure's sponsor said. Managers of Texarkana hotels and restaurants who live anywhere in Miller County are now eligible to serve on the commission. Previously, they had to reside wit

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:23:45

TASD receives $10K donation

Cable One recently donated $10,000 to the Texarkana, Ark., Career and Technological Center's Razorback TV program. The funds will be used to purchase equipment, software and materials. "All of us in the Razorback TV program are extremely grateful for the generosity of Cable One," instructor Michael

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:23:36

Room to grow: Little River County buys building to expand its offices

The recent purchase of the First Guaranty Insurance Building, a two-building campus across the street from the Little River County Courthouse in Ashdown, Ark., should help the operation of county government, a Little River official said. Judge Mike Cranford said county government business has been c

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 06:38:38

PG's junior squads fly high at net

Lucy Woodman served in 11 points Monday as Pleasant Grove's 8th A defeated North Lamar, 25-18, 28-26, at Hawk Gym. Lexi Carr slapped in 15 winners, but the Lady Hawks' 8th B fell to the Lady Panthers, 25-17, 19-16. Mackenzie Williams had 14 service points to lead PG's 7th A over NL, 25-6, 25-19. Tea

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 04:24:18

New TxDOT area engineer is skilled in many areas

Atlanta's Paul Wong may be just the right person for his new assignment-area engineer in Texarkana for District 9 of the Texas Department of Transportation. Neither he nor the job is showy but both are in the public eye. Everyone knows and comments on the highway department, and Wong is continually

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 02:42:49

Halloween on the Square to return

The Blandelles are again scheduled to be the live musical guest for the 18th Annual Halloween on the Square next month in downtown Greenville.Brad Kellar It is almost time to start choosing a costume, as the City of Greenville, along with Hunt County, DrugFree Greenville and downtown merchants are h

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-09-20 10:45:00