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Arkansas-side revision would allow building to be used as adoption center
The animal ordinance in Texarkana, Ark., restricts pet stores or adoption centers, save the city’s one center, from being allowed within city limits. However, a movement is under way for a buil...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken • Shavon Conkleton. from left, Patti Meyer, Nyasia Hall, Emily Page, Xing Xing Yu and Renee Stearns clean up trash and leaves Saturday morning on the corner of Melt...
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Woman held in mental hospital
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Proceedings in a capital murder case involving a 66-year-old Texarkana, Ark., woman accused of fatally shooting a fellow member of her square dance club cannot go forward because of questions surround...
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A Pike County, Ark., jury ruled Andrew Barrett, 26, of Amity, Ark., was not guilty of raping a 21-year-old woman. The jury ruled Barrett was innocent after a two-day trial on Wednesday and Thursday i...
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Red Cross works to install smoke detectors in local neighborhood
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The Texarkana Area Chapter of the American Red Cross canvassed approximately 550 homes in the Beverly area and are slated to install 110 smoke detectors, said Clare Francavilla, American Red Cross dis...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Sept. 11 attacks pulled focus away from domestic terrorism
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Officers Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans never saw it coming. The white minivan over on Interstate 40 near West Memphis, Ark., in 2010 came back registered to a church in Ohio. Inside the vehicle were...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Taqueria offers true food-truck fare
Before Rosario “Rosie” Herrera prepares a feast for the masses, a feast for the senses must first take place. As she makes memories sure to last a lifetime, her culinary skills begin to m...

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<p><span>&bull;</span><span> Lupe Chavez stirs a pot of nacho cheese while preparing various meats in the Hot Taco Loco food truck Saturday morning in Nash, Texas.</span></p>
<div><span><br /></span></div>Picture: <p><span>Staff photo by Jerry Habraken</span></p>
<p><span>&bull;</span><span> </span><span>Traditional tacos with cilantro and onions are the staple dish of the Hot Taco Loco food truck, which also offers a variety of other options from specialty tacos to burritos.</span></p>
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Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
The Four Corners Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Buchanan UMC, 5115 S. Kings Highway. Guest speaker Larry Brown of the Cass County Master Gardeners will pre...
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Texarkana Area Com-munity Organizations Active in Disaster officials want to get the word out about the group, which consists of independent community organizations working together toward disaster pr...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
If it’s time for an upgrade on an engagement or wedding ring, or if you are in the market for a bright and shiny way to convey a sentiment, Parks Diamond Jewelers is closing and offering discoun...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Beginning Monday, East Third Street from Pecan Street to Hickory Street will be closed for 30 to 35 days for construction on the Hickory Street Bridge Project. The contractor overseeing the closure i...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
One night during World War II, Richard Post, a civilian scientist for the Navy, was summoned from his bunk in Hawaii by the legendary Adm. Chester Nimitz. The mission: Go immediately to Guam and help...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
LITTLE ROCK—Some Arkansas Ethics Commission members are questioning how they will administer a new law restricting their ability to investi-gate elected officials who accept gifts from lobbyists...
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Boston Marathon looks forward, not back
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BOSTON—It’s been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering—almost as much as finishing—something to a...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Can insurers really snoop on my driving habits?
Q: I’ve seen information on TV about how insurance companies can supposedly track how a car is driven. How much information is available about my car and personal choices to someone who is capab...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Have technician check out touch-and-go accelerator
Q: I bought a 2013 Honda Odyssey Touring with all the gadgets I could think of. And while I love the van, there’s one thing that mystifies me. When I’m stopped at a light and then graduall...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
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There’s something to be said for being the only game in town. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen TSI SE (I give it three out of four stars) is a case in point. It could easily be better, but if...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Keep me away from your wall-size televisions and old relatives wearing pacemakers. You might also want to stash your digital devices, as well as that crazy black drone you bought last year to buzz ba...
Category: Wire News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
Crossovers are the new family station wagons, and among the top entries in the growing list of great midsize models is the Honda Pilot, a three-row, eight-passenger model that exemplifies Honda’...
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Texarkana College Cosmetology will host two events this week to raise money and awareness for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This will be the fifth year cosmetology students...
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The Texarkana College Art Department will hold its annual Student Art Exhibit on Monday through Wednesday in the Stilwell Humanities foyer. A variety of pieces from the Ceramic and Sculpture class, a...
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The public is invited to attend a talk by Mark Christ, community outreach director for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, about the Elkins Ferry Battlefield acquisition effort at 2:30 p.m. on...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
ARKANSAS Ashdown School District Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the support center. City of Prescott will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Agenda items include: • Approve financ...
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Law enforcement and fire department dispatch reports for Friday. Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 6:11 a.m., burglary, 403 E. Redwater Blvd., Maud 8:13 a.m., disturbance, 529 County Road 4272, S...
Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, April 19th, 2015     comments
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A two-car collision at the intersection of Seventh and Hickory streets sent four adults and one small child to an area hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries, according to Cpl. Kyle Beach, T...
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WASHINGTON—Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Repub...
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HOUSTON—A Texas sheriff said Saturday that he could not arrest and charge a veterinarian shown in a Facebook post bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow unless an investigation determ...
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AUSTIN—Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work...
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