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Investigation Under Way for Possible Texarkana Homicide

Texarkana Ark., Police Officers responded to a 911 call in the 1800 Block of Garland Street today (7/3) at approximately 11:30 a.m. on a report of a possible suicide. Patrol Officers arriving on scene found a white male deceased, later identified as Michael Scott Roberts, 40 years of age, a resident of Texarkana, AR inside the home with what appeared to officers to be gunshot wounds to the body.

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Sparks in the Park Traffic Flow Update

The 2015 Sparks in the Park July 4th celebration is going to have a different traffic flow than before.

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Extension Services to Host Flood Recovery Tactics Meeting

Crop and livestock experts from the extension services in Arkansas and Texas will be on the agenda for a July 2 meeting to help provide flood recovery tactics for farmers and ranchers in the Red River basin.

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Texas A&M- Texarkana, pictured L to R: Damon Page, Dr. Walter Casey and Kishon Daniels
Texas A&M- Texarkana, pictured L to R: Damon Page, Dr. Walter Casey and Kishon Daniels
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Local Professor and Students Present Research at Conference in Chicago

Texas A&M - Texarkana political science professor Dr. Walter Casey and two of his students recently had the opportunity and privilege to show their research on racism and inequality in salaries at an international conference in Chicago.

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Texas A&M-Texarkana Students Receive Vital Experience in the Banking Industry

Students of  Texas A&M University-Texarkana had the opportunity to get hands-on training in the real world of banking. Eight students were chosen to participate in the Commercial National Bank Collegiate Ambassador Board.

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Texas-Side Auto Insurance Necessary Starting Today

Beginning today, June 15, uninsured motorists operating their vehicle within the city limits of Texarkana, Texas may have their vehicle towed if stopped by Texarkana, Texas police officers. This follows a one-month grace period in which officers gave warnings to those who would have been impacted by the new ordinance

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Texarkana, Texas Police Department
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Texarkana Man Arrested For Allegedly Leaving Child in Car While Reporting to Parole Officer

Texarkana, Texas Police have arrested a man for leaving his 3-year-old daughter alone in the car while he reported to his parole officer.

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Texarkana Mourns the Loss of Texas-Side City Councilmember

The Texarkana, Texas City Council reports it is sad to hear the news of the passing of councilmember Bradfield Casteel.

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Memorial Day Events in Texarkana

Memorial Day is about more than just cookouts, picnics, water fun, and a day off from school or work. It is about honoring our service men and women who have died while serving our country, and to remember those who served proudly and have since passed on.

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Texarkana, Texas Police Department
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Man Arrested For Bomb Scare

A man was arrested this afternoon, May 21, 2015, following a bomb scare at a local grocery store.

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Group to Visit Texarkana for Grim Hotel Project

 

The City of Texarkana, Texas was selected as one of four cities nationwide for a site visit from the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA). A Project Response Team comprised of CDFA staff and technical assistance partners will visit Texarkana June 15 through June 19, 2015. The team will focus on the redevelopment possibilities for the Hotel Grim property and will address financing challenges related to the project.

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A&M-Texarkana to Host Honor Student Showcase Tomorrow

Thursday, April 30, Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host an Honor Student Showcase on campus in University Center, 3rd floor atrium from noon to 1 p.m. 

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