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  1. Locals among top young Arkansas artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Texarkana Gazette

    Amy Kolar explains how she made her art piece, "Picnic at Grandma's," which is on display at the Texarkana Regional Art Center until Dec. 21. Local students have once again joined top young artists from across the Natural State for inclusion in the "Young Arkansas Artists" exhibition. Annually, the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock stages an exhibit to celebrate these artists, who are elementary and secondary school students.

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  2. 1 child dead, 45 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Texarkana Gazette

    One child was killed and at least 45 people were injured when a charter bus carrying youth football players from Tennessee rolled off an interstate and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said the bus crashed along Interstate 30 near Benton, about 25 miles southwest of Little Rock, while traveling to Memphis, Tennessee.

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  3. Arkansas high school football playoff games postponed because of severe weather threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Texarkana Gazette

    Members of the Little Rock Christian Academy football team watch and wait to practice at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock Thursday morning. Little Rock Christian was scheduled to play Pulaski Academy tonight in the 5A championship game, but the game was moved to Sunday because of the threat of severe storms.

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  4. Four deaths in 5 days under investigation in MagnoliaRead the original story

    Monday Nov 26 | Texarkana Gazette

    Magnolia Police and its tactical and K-9 units search for a local homicide suspect Monday evening near the corner of Norma and Gladys Streets in Magnolia. A 911 caller reported at 7:38 a.m. Friday that a deceased person had been found at a residence in the 600 block of Jeanette Street, according a media release from the Magnolia Police Department.

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  5. Storm drops snow, freezing rain on eastern half of U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Texarkana Gazette

    One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, contributing to at least seven traffic deaths and closing schools as it dropped snow as far south as central Alabama. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, snow, freezing rain, and in some parts, sleet, made driving tricky and caused crashes.

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  6. UA-Cossatot names top faculty, staff memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Texarkana Gazette

    The University of Arkansas-Cossatot recently honored Marvin Terrell of Nashville as 2018 Outstanding Faculty Member, and Christine Vertiz of De Queen as 2018 Outstanding Staff Member during an award ceremony held recently at the annual Arkansas Community Colleges conference in Little Rock. Staff and faculty at UA-Cossatot annually nominate and vote for recipients of these awards, which are given to those who provide standout service to students and employees.

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  7. Red River school adds new scholarshipRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    Longtime educator and former director of Red River Vocational Technical School J.W. Rowe has established the J.C. "Jake" Ruppert Endowed Scholarship in memory of his former friend and mentor. The donation includes $10,000 to endow the scholarship and $500 to purchase new hydraulic/pneumatic training equipment for the Industrial Maintenance program at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana.

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  8. Judge releases two men accused of cocaine traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    Two Somerset, Ky., men accused of possessing about 125 pounds of cocaine at the time of a traffic stop last month in Hempstead County, Ark., will remain free while their cases proceed, a federal judge ruled Friday. Johnnie Adams, 37, and Curtis Troxtle, 33, appeared Friday morning for detention hearings before U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Bryant in Texarkana's downtown federal courthouse.

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  9. Arkansan boxer Jermain Taylor must undergo mental evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    Name: Jermain Taylor Nickname: Bad Intentions Weight : Middleweight and Super middleweight Height: 6'1 Reach: 78 in Nationality: American Born: August 11, 1978 in Little Rock, Ark. Stance: Orthodox BOXING RECORD Total fights: 38 Wins: 33 Wins by KO: 20 Losses: 4 Draws: 1 Acting on the request of prosecutors Thursday, a Pulaski County circuit judge ordered former boxing champion Jermain Taylor to undergo a mental evaluation.

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  10. Two found dead in wrecked car near highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    Arkansas State Police say a state trooper discovered two decomposed bodies inside a wrecked vehicle along U.S. 65 in the Ozark Mountains. State police spokesman Bill Sadler says the vehicle was crashed near a tree line along the highway near Leslie, about 75 miles north of Little Rock.

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  11. School bus driver who exited vehicle run overRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    Police in Little Rock say a school bus driver was run over and killed by his own bus after he stepped outside of the vehicle on Monday afternoon. There were no children on board the bus at the time.

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  12. NAACP to hold awards banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    The Greater Texarkana Branch of the NAACP will have its Annual Awards and Freedom Fund Banquet 7 p.m. Saturday at the Texarkana Convention Center, 4610 Cowhorn Creek Road, Texarkana, Texas. Steele, raised by a single parent in North Little Rock, Ark., earned a full scholarship at Rice University and would later graduate with a degree in political science.

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  13. PAC won't end ad about rape accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African-American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections. An ad from Black Americans for the President's Agenda in an Arkansas congressional race features a woman saying "white Democrats will be lynching black folk again."

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  14. Improving Razorbacks hope to slow Ole MissRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    It has been his knack for keeping a sense of optimism alive with both the Razorbacks and the school's fan base despite losing five straight games after a season-opening win. The victories haven't been there, but the improvement has for a Morris-led team that faces Mississippi in Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium on Saturday night.

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  15. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    On Sept. 25, 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as the first female justice on the Supreme Court.

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  16. Little Rock stadium gets $60K for metal detectorsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    More than $60,000 will be spent on upgrading security at a Little Rock stadium after thousands of attendees fled the stands during a high school football game amid false rumors of gunfire. Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently authorized the discretionary funds to install 18 metal detectors at the War Memorial Stadium, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.

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  17. Arkansas inmate released after judge's rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    In this photo provided by the law firm Lassiter and Cassinelli, John Brown, second from right, poses with Midwest Innocence Project investigator Blair Johnson, MIP attorney Rachel Wester, and attorney Erin Cassinelli after Brown was released from prison on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Little Rock, Ark.

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  18. Little Rock 9 student dedicates memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine black students who first integrated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, walked to a bus stop bench Tuesday on the corner of 16th Street and Park Street as hundreds of people watched, much as she'd done exactly 61 years ago. This time, however, the onlookers weren't furious and violent white protesters who blocked her entrance to the high school, but friends and community members who gathered to watch Eckford and current Central High students dedicate a commemorative bench as part of the school's Civil Rights Memory Project.

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  19. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    On Sept. 4, 1951, President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation from the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco in the first live, coast-to-coast television broadcast.

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  20. Nashville, Hope to tangle Week 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    "I'm excited and nervous at the same time," Hope head coach Phillip Turner said. "It's been a long time since I've been on the home sideline at Hope.

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