Couple served as missionaries to Japan
Staff photos by Andie Martin The Rinnert homestead consisted of the home and feed store building on the south edge of New Boston.
Ricin suspect pleads guilty
Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Shannon Richardson is led away from the federal courthouse after pleading guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
New Boston ricin suspect pleads guilty
A New Boston, Texas, woman pleaded guilty in a Texarkana federal court Tuesday to developing and producing a biological agent for use as a weapon.
Guilty plea: Texas woman admits to sending ricin to Obama
Nathan Richardson is trying to get back to living a normal life, after it was turned upside down when federal agents turned up at his job one day back in late May. Nathan Richardson is trying to get back to living a normal life, after it was turned upside down when federal agents turned up at his job one day back in late May. A U.S. District Court ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Prosecutor opposes venue change
Staff photo by Evan Lewis Tucker Strickland confers with his defense lawyer, Chief Public Defender Rick Shumaker, as he is led from a second-floor courtroom following a pretrial hearing Thursday at Bowie County Courthouse in New Boston, Texas.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Bell ringer, door greeter keep it lively in New Boston
Staff photo by Andie Martin Walmart greeter Ron Rinnert and Salvation Army bell ringer Zonya Robertson are a friendly presence at Walmart in New Boston, Texas.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Actress could face 18 years in ricin letters case, her attorney says
The East Texas actress accused of sending three Shreveport-postmarked, ricin-laced letters -- one each to the president, New York City's mayor and the head of the mayor's gun control group -- would serve no more than 18 years in prison under a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Ricin Suspect Who Tried to Frame Husband Cuts a Deal
In exchange for her plea the federal government has agreed to not make her sentencing in excess of 18 years.
Texas ricin suspect cuts deal, details unknown
A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.