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  1. Flood CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... and lighting are a few of the things the park will need to replace in order to bring it back to its former glory. ASHDOWN, Ark. - Floodwaters have finally receded at Millwood State Park, but the work on repairing the damage could continue until the ...

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  2. Man perishes in Ashdown house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Texarkana Gazette

    Staff photo by Jim Williamson An Ashdown, Ark., volunteer firefighter sprays water on embers still burning early Thursday morning from the night before, when a 67-year-old man died in the house fire. The two-story, wood-frame house burned Wednesday night in downtown Ashdown.

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  3. Body found in burned Ashdown homeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Texarkana Gazette

    A body was found early Thursday among the rubble of an Ashdown home that burned late Wednesday, an official said.No details about the gender or age are immediately available, according to the coroner. The two-story, wood-frame home near the Little River County Chamber of Commerce was engulfed in flames late Wednesday.

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  4. Fire engulfs Ashdown home, threatens church, ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Texarkana Gazette

    Staff photo by Jim Williamson A two-story wood-frame house burns Wednesday night in downtown Ashdown, Ark., as firefighters work to keep the flames away from a nearby church and Little River Chamber of Commerce. Staff photo by Jim Williamson A two-story wood-frame house burns Wednesday night in downtown Ashdown, Ark., as firefighters from Ashdown, Ogden, Wilton and Richmond departments fight the blaze.

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  5. Trial date for Arkansas teacher charged with stealing gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    A trial date is set for an Ashdown school teacher charged with stealing shotguns belonging to the school's skeet shooting club. The Texarkana Gazette reports that 41-year-old Terry Simmons is to go on trial Oct. 19 on two counts of theft of property for allegedly selling or trading the shotguns at a pawn shop while he was coach and sponsor of the skeet club.

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  6. Entries something to crow aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Sedalia Democrat

    Democrat Future Farmers of America and 4-H members were checking in their poultry entries Tuesday for the Live Market Youth Show at the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Judge Cody Gallagher, of Ashdown, Arkansas, checks the birds for uniformity.

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  7. MISSING: Willard Hurley, 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Clarksville. It is not clear whether he has made contact with his family. Hurley had last been tracked to a hotel in Ashdown, AR on July 23. Before that, he was last seen on July 19 in his home state of Virginia. According to Leesburg, VA police, he ...

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  8. Titus County authorities seek 3 suspects allegedly connected to burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    ... and credit card abuse associated with those burglaries. Authorities have released images of the three suspects in Ashdown, AR, and Texarkana, Tx, where the suspects used the stolen credit and debit cards. If you recognize any of the suspects, you're ...

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  9. The Red River at the Index Bridge stands at 26.87 feet Friday, June 26 at 8 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Index Bridge along US 59/71, at the Red River between Texarkana, TX and Ashdown, AR has reopened after being closed due to floodwaters. The National Weather Service says the Red River at Index Bridge in Little River County was at 26.26 feet Friday night.

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  10. The Red River at the Index Bridge stands at 26.87 feet Friday, June 26 at 8 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Index Bridge along US 59/71, at the Red River between Texarkana, TX and Ashdown, AR has reopened after being closes due to floodwaters. The National Weather Service says the Red River at Index Bridge in Little River County was at 26.26 feet Friday night.

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  11. Ashdown man who cycles to work in Texarkana thankful Index bridge is openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Texarkana Gazette

    Staff photo by Jim Williamson Dee Bell rides his bicycle from near Ashdown, Ark., to downtown Texarkana, Texas, where he works at a bicycle shop. His path includes riding across the Red River at the Index bridge.

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  12. U.S. Highway 71 Index Bridge openRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... The bridge's closure, which caused many commuters and travelers to find alternate routes between Texarkana and Ashdown and other points north, was closed for more than two weeks as a result of the Red River flood.As of early Sunday afternoon, ...

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  13. Body of man lost in Red River floodwaters is foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    ASHDOWN - Arkansas authorities have found the body of a man who was lost in the Red River floodwaters after the boat he was on sunk.

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  14. Two bridges reopen as floodwaters recedeRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... inspected, cleaned and reopened this morning. n Index Bridge on U.S. Highway 71 over the Red between Texarkana and Ashdown, Ark., closed May 29; the section is expected to be closed well into next week, with about 4 feet of water over the highway on ...

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  15. Story connects Dutch man to descendants of central Wisconsin soldier killed during WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... and help find living relatives of Clark. On Tuesday morning, Winkens received an email from Sydney Wayne Clark of Ashdown, Arkansas, about 150 miles southwest of Little Rock. "Thank you for caring enough to (take) care and visiting Dad's grave," ...

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  16. Alligator in search of dry land captured in Ashdown, ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... ArkLaTex with KSLA News 12 and the StormTracker 12 Weather team! An alligator got a little too close for comfort in Ashdown, Arkansas in the early morning hours of June 6, 2015. Ashdown officers responded to Rankin and Locust Streets and found an ...

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  17. Little River County, ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... the affected homes are on CR LR 70, east of Ogden, AR. The other area is mostly south of AR Hwy 32, which goes from Ashdown to Foreman. "Might as well say most of the area south of there or a lot of it under water," said Hale. "There's a lot of ...

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  18. Detours in SWAR cause traffic headaches for motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Three ArkLaTex bridges are still closed after floodwaters took over the area and the closures are causing traffic headaches for some. On a normal day's drive from Texarkana to Ashdown, it takes about 15 minutes on U.S. Highway 71. Tuesday, we made the drive and it took 55 minutes on three different highways.

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  19. SWAR businessman offers helicopter service to his communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The rise of the Red River has an Ashdown, Arkansas businessman flying high and also helping Weldon Garrison provide a service to the community. "We have been able to use the helicopter in a very advantageous manner over the last few days," said Garrison.

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  20. Ralph ElkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Elkins; two daughters, Lori Parault and P.L., and Erin Hughes, of New Orleans, Louisiana; son, Eric Elkins, of Ashdown, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Kaitlen Schultheis and Andy, Cody Richardson, Korey Richardson and Heather, Bryan Elkins, Jamiane ...

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