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Serial child sex abuser gets life without parole | Texarkana Today
AdvertisementNEW BOSTON, Texas: A Bowie County jury sentenced a child predator to the maximum possible sentence Thursday after deliberating for less than 10 minutes.Todd Peck, 51, was found guilty of the continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14 involving a now 14-year-old girl who was sexually ab
Prosecutor describes defendant as predator in Bowie County sexual abuse trial | Texarkana Today
AdvertisementNEW BOSTON, Texas: The state rested its case Wednesday afternoon in the trial of a man accused of preying on girls whose youth and family circumstances made them vulnerable targets.Todd Peck, 51, whispered to his lawyer and took notes as five different witnesses, ages 14 to 24, testifie
New Boston's Pioneer Days continues today
Since the festival's 1970 inception, the three-day event continues to attract at least 5,000 patrons from as far away as Mount Pleasant, Texas; Hope, Ark.; and even Tyler, Texas, said Festival Chairman Charlie Clark.
Probation, restitution, hefty fine for former Texarkana foot doctor | Texarkana Today
AdvertisementA podiatrist who once operated Dr. Petty’s foot clinic in Texarkana, Texas, was sentenced to five years federal probation Tuesday for healthcare fraud.Glenn Gregg Petty, 53, appeared for sentencing Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder III in the Texarkana Division of the
Local businessman only person to qualify for mayor's seat
TEXARKANA, Ark - Mil-Way Federal Credit Union CEO Allen Brown is running unopposed in the mayoral race in Texarkana, Arkansas.
ATM Robbery Leads to Three Arrests in Houston | Texarkana Today
AdvertisementTEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Texas Police Department continues to investigate a robbery that occurred at an ATM in the 3300 block of North State Line Avenue on Tuesday evening. The three suspects were later arrested in Houston.Officers were dispatched to the report of the robbery at
Great Texarkana Duck Race set for Saturday
The Friends of the Foundation of CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation will present The Great Texarkana Duck Race on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at Holiday Springs Water Park, 5501 Crossroads Parkway, Texarkana, Ark.
Texarkana Arkansas Police Say Pay Attention Around School Zones
Sometimes it is not clear to motorists when these zones are enforced by law enforcement officers. A good rule to remember is an hour prior to school beginning and an hour after school lets out. Why the whole hour? The signs...posted usually say "when children are present". Children start walking to
Filing period closes for some city races
The filing period has ended for candidates to run for local city offices in Texarkana, Arkansas.Local banker and businessman Allen Brown was the only candidate to enter the race for mayor.Voters will also elect city council members from Wards 3, 4 and 5.Ward 3Tim Johnson (I)LaTonya BlairSteven Holli
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.
Warning sirens tested next week in Texarkana, AR
TEXARKANA, AR - Starting Wednesday, the storm sirens for Texarkana, Arkansas, will begin to be tested.
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
Outdoor warning sirens to be tested in Texarkana, Arkansas
Starting Wednesday, August 22nd, the storm sirens will be tested weekly on each Wednesday at noon.
Texarkana Police Set Civil Service Police Officer Exam For Sept
Have you always wanted to be a police officer? Now is your chance to seriously start thinking about it, because the Texarkana, Texas Police Department is looking for a few good men and women.Before you can become a police officer you must take the Civil Service Police Officer Exam. The police entran
Neighbor helps deputy arrest home invasion suspect | Texarkana Today
A neighbor, Ronald Pippen, came out of his home and assisted Deputy Carrier in detaining this suspect until another deputy could arrive. When Deputy Brady Cooper arrived, the suspect submitted to the deputies’ commands and was taken into custody.
Suspects who robbed man at local ATM arrested in Houston
A witness, who was unaware a robbery had just occurred, became suspicious after seeing the two men running to a vehicle driven by a third person that had been waiting on Magnolia Street.
Texarkana Arkansas to Begin Testing Emergency Sirens
Starting Wednesday, August 22nd, the storm sirens for Texarkana, Arkansas, will begin to be tested.They will be tested weekly on each Wednesday at noon. The sirens are activated for tornadoes or potentially dangerous severe storms.Storm sirens are not designed to be heard by those indoors though. Th
Words or Deeds?: Texarkana residents have chance to make a difference
We get letters and phone calls. And if you look at social media, you'll find a near-constant stream of invective against city policies, actions and leadership.
TASD begins new school year with big changes
The first phase includes some changes on the elementary campuses, a 6th Grade Academy, and construction to begin on a new middle school.
Judge lowers bond for man accused of dragging police officer | Texarkana Today
AdvertisementA man accused of dragging a police officer with his car during a traffic stop in Texarkana, Texas, in May was in court Friday asking for lower bail.Jaroy Simpson, 25, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felonies including theft of a firearm, evading arrest or detention in a vehicle, po