Bomb threats reported at four area Walmart locations
Bomb threats were received regarding the two Walmarts in Texarkana as well as the stores New Boston, Texas, and Ashdown, Ark., officials say.
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Walmart stores in Arkansas, Texas cleared, reopened after bomb threats
Officials say the stores in Ashdown, Arkansas, New Boston, Texas and both sides of Texarkana received bomb threat calls around 7 a.m. from "an unknown male advising a bomb was located inside the business and would detonate during a specific time."
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Some Road Projects Still Up In The Air After I-540 Name Change
State officials on Wednesday renamed Interstate 540, opting to designate it Interstate 49. While more than 700 new highway signs will be installed over the next month, a few planned projects along the interstate remain grounded.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Two Men Sentenced to a Combined 20 Years for Drug-Trafficking
Chadwick Williams, 33, of Texarkana, Texas, and Kevin Baker, 31, of Foreman were both sentenced today for their drug-trafficking offenses.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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The Texarkana Museums System is comprised of three museum facilities: The Museum of Regional History, The Ace of Clubs House, and The Discovery Place Children's Museum.
Texarkana, Ark., Advertising & Promotion Commission calls 4:30 p.m. meeting today
The Texarkana, Ark., Adverstising & Promotion Commission has called an emergency meeting for 4:30 p.m. today at City Hall, located at 216 Walnut St. The purpose of the meeting was not listed.
The Innovators Project: Teen Wonder: Taylor Wilson
"He got obsessed," says his father, Kenneth. "Whatever he was involved in, he went at it nonstop.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Motion says Alamo ministries properties gutted
Attorneys say properties owned by convicted evangelist Tony Alamo's ministry have been stripped since a federal judge ordered that they be sold to help pay a $30 million civil judgment Alamo owes two men who were beaten, starved and denied education while being raised in the ministry.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Man accused of timber theft held on $260,000 bond
An ongoing timber theft investigation resulted in the recent arrest of one man in Bowie County on a charge of stealing timber in Upshur County.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Northwest Arkansas' jobless rate falls to 5.6% during February
The Northwest Arkansas metro jobless rate fell to 5.6% in February, but the size of the regional workforce and number of employed trailed that of February 2013.
Texarkana Credit Card Theft Suspects Wanted
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Criminal Investigation Division is seeking the public's help in identifying and locating the following suspects from two separate cases.
TAPD seeking identity, location of suspects in two theft cases
Both suspects are wanted for theft of a credit card and using them fraudulently at different locations.
Challenger driver named Highway Angel for helping deliver baby
Peter Holland, a Challenger Motor Freight driver from Waterdown, Ont., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his role in delivering a baby at an Arkansas Denny's.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
$6,500 reward in shooting of alligators
State and federal agencies are offering a $6,500 reward for information leading to those who shot and killed two alligators in the Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Arkansas.
$1M bail set in Texarkana square dancer death
A judge has set bail at $1 million for a 65-year-old Texarkana woman accused in the shooting death of a fellow member of a local square dancing club.
Texarkana, Ark., Police Department receives grant
Ashley Walker, with Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, presents Kristi Mitchell and Texarkana, Ark., Police Department a check for a $91,000 grant.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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A vacant building at 1424 N. State Line Ave. suffered heavy damage late Monday, according to reports.The fire was dispatched about 10:30 p.m. Monday and was under control about 15-20 minutes after firefighters arrived, said Ginger Lee, Texarkana, Ark., Fire Department battalion chief.As of 11:15 p.m. Monday, firefighters were still putting out hot ... (more)
Timber theft investigation leads to arrest
An on-going timber theft investigation resulted in the arrest of one man in Bowie County.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
RRRuff and Ready
Shannon Elkins' dog Sunny watches the ceremony for the grand opening of JefFURson Dog Park.
Petition calls for repeal of Texarkana tax
A group of Texarkana residents is circulating a petition calling for a special election on whether to repeal of the city's 2 percent tax on restaurant and fast food purchases.