Judge denies bid to delay Alamo property hearing
A federal magistrate has denied a bid by a follower of convicted evangelist Tony Alamo to delay the sale of 6 Fort Smith properties to settle a court ruling.
Special contibutor to the Gazette Frank McConnell The Carry the Load fundraising group visits Texarkana on Thursday.
Thu May 23, 2013
Former Youth Baseball Coach Sentenced for Sexual Assault of Minors
A former youth baseball coach in Miller County has been sentenced to 10 years for transporting minors with the intent to engage in sexual activity.
Wed May 22, 2013
Excessive speed, alcohol, operator inattention contributed to fatal boat crash, report states
John Deselms, of Tulsa, was arrested on a complaint of operating a vessel under the influence and was released on a medical bond, the report states.
Ex-coach sentenced to 10 years for sex charge
Federal prosecutors say a former Texarkana-area youth baseball coach who pleaded guilty to a sex charge has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Tue May 21, 2013
Police searching for missing razorback statue
Authorities in Texarkana are searching for a 300-pound, cast-iron statue of a razorback that was swiped from a couple's fenced backyard.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Directed by Charles B. Pierce Written by Earl E. Smith 1976, Region A, 86 minutes, Rated R Blu-ray released on May 21st, 2013 Starring: Ben Foster as Capt.
Sat May 18, 2013
Storms can strike without warning and unfortunately so can storm chasers. These are the contractors who show up in those vulnerable days after a tornado or flood offering the perfect solution to your home-repair needs.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, Bill Clinton on lawyer suspension list
On March 8, the Supreme Court suspended the license of state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson for nonpayment of dues.
Wed May 15, 2013
Texas-side City Council hears dog park contest proposal
Texarkana, Texas, may compete in this year's PetSafe Bark For Your Park contest to try to bring a dog park to the Texas side.
Mon May 13, 2013
Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Gordon Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake
Shawn Gordon of Russellville, Ark., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 12 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League Arkie Division tournament on Greers Ferry Lake.
Highway 549 to Open in Texarkana Wednesday
Highway 549 will open to traffic Wednesday, May 15 in Texarkana, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials.
Texarkana Residents Get Look at Elio
Automakers say there's nothing like it, and on Saturday locals got a first-hand look.
Sun May 12, 2013
Web Extra: Mother's Day Greetings from Arkansans Stationed Overseas
Some lucky moms and other family members across Arkansas are being remembered in a special way this Mother's Day.
Sat May 11, 2013
The 'Fouke Arkansas Monster' legend more than 40 years later: A reporter's story
More often than not, a reporter's life is anything but glamorous. Instead of unraveling mysteries a la some paperback novel hero, most days are spent pecking out bits of hard news, meetings, traffic accidents, and fires.
Fri May 10, 2013
Dog finds no drugs at high school
Submitted photo "Gus the drug dog" searches for drugs Tuesday at Foreman High School.
Thu May 09, 2013
Miss Texarkana Outstanding Teen talks gun safety
Miss Texarkana Arkansas Outstanding Teen Ashley Marx speaks to students about gun safety Thursday afternoon at College Hill Middle School in Texarkana, Ark.
Ark. woman accused of plot to kill husband
Authorities say 46-year-old Kelly D. Mercer was arrested for solicitation to commit murder and was being held in the Miller County Jail.
Tue May 07, 2013
Corps kicks off week to honor Salvation Army
Special contributor to the Gazette Frank McConnell Longtime volunteer Ron Baker plays "The Star-Spangled Banner" at The Salvation Army Church to honor all veterans in the Four States area Tuesday morning in Texarkana, Ark.
Alamo stepdaughter makes claim on property in suit
TEXARKANA, AR - A stepdaughter of imprisoned evangelist Tony Alamo says she has a $500,000 claim against properties that are part of a $30 million judgment won by ministry members who claim they were abused.