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Texarkana, Arkansas is located in Miller County. Zip codes in Texarkana, AR include 71854. The median home price in Texarkana is $119,900. More Texarkana information.

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Hutchinson gets Romney's support

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, endorsed Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday and then held a fundraiser for Hutchinson's campaign.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Jeff and Christine Heath live behind a lot that was donated to the city of Texarkana, Ark., to place a "Welcome to Texarkana" sign along Interstate 30. The Heaths are upset that the city has cut trees and cleared vegetation to make room for the sign.... A city welcome sign by Interstate 30 and adjacent to the Country ... (more)

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Texarkana Gazette

Renovate and Restore

Main Street Texarkana Executive Director Ina McDowell and Main Street Texarkana Board of Directors Vice President Philip Mobley present a $50,000 revolving loan check to Bill Scurlock and John Hubbard, co-owners of the future Pecan Point Brewery.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

Texarkana, Ark., hotel/restaurant tax repeal proposal fails to make November ballot

Texarkana, Ark., voters will not be considering the repeal of the city's 2 percent tax on hotel and restaurant purchases in November, according to a city official.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The City Wire

Government job cuts

Editor's note: Maylon Rice has 40 years of experience working as a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several Arkansas newspapers.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

Longtime Miller extension agent retiring

Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Doug Petty, a Miller County extension agent, plays with his granddaughter Caroline Basmans during his retirement reception on Friday afternoon at Beech Street First Baptist Church Activity Center in Texarkana, Ark.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

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A judge has denied a lawsuit filed by Louisiana lawmakers against state education officials over Common Core, meaning the controversial education standards continue in the state for now.

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Texarkana Gazette

Texarkana, Ark., has full slate of contested races in November election

They are vying for a position vacated by Mayor Wayne Smith. Williams, who has held the spot since 1977, has refiled for re-election.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

Ruth Penney Bell files to run as mayor

Penney Bell has served as Ward 1 Director since since 2009. She was first elected in 2008 and was re-elected in 2008 and without opposition in 2012.

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Arkansas Times

Senators announce effort to abolish office of lieutenant governor

Sens. Keith Ingram of West Memphis, a Democrat, and Jimmy Hickey of Texarkana, a Republican, have announced an effort to abolish the office of lieutenant governor .

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Arkansas man gets 6 years for injuring toddler

An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for punching a 15-month-old girl and fracturing her skull.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

Texas-side alcohol election can be placed on November ballot

The Texarkana, Texas, City Council can move forward with a resolution to put off-premise sales of beer and wine on the November ballot, a judge ruled Monday morning.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Lawsuit challenges beer, wine sales proposal

Two Texarkana, Arkansas, liquor store owners are challenging a proposal to allow the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption in Texarkana, Texas.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The News-Star

Goodbye, City Hall. Hello, No. 1 tee box!Goodbye, City Hall. Hello,...

The mayor of Texarkana, Ark., will retire from politics and accept an offer so good he couldn't refuse it: he'll manage his local golf course.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

TASD campus renovations made to enhance safety and comfort

Submitted Photo Craig Murray with Aldridge Enterprise completes insulation work before installing the new ceiling tiles at College Hill Middle School.

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Texarkana Gazette

Union Station in spotlight

Staff photo by Jerry Habraken The sun sets across the face of Union Station in downtown Texarkana.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

FOX16

$100M Inmate Housing Facility Proposed in Southwest Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Correction wants to build a new $100 million facility to house inmates.

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FOX16

Texarkana Man, 77, Reported Missing

A further description from police states that Rucker suffers from depression, is diabetic, deaf, walks with a limp and has red splotches covering both hands and arms.

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SFGate

Arkansas man charged with murder pleads not guilty

The Texarkana Gazette reports 21-year-old Devin White entered the not guilty plea Tuesday morning.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Barges may sail down Mississippi by weekend

Testimony is underway Tuesday afternoon in the trial of a Shreveport woman charged with tampering with a potential juror in her son's capital murder case.

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