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KKYR Listeners Raise $88,620 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Texarkana and the surrounding area is full of good people. Listeners called in to make donations to our "Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon" and raised $88,620 to help save the lives of children with Cancer.

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TAMU-T Junior Thomas Strawn Showcases Research in Austin

On Wednesday, March 5, 2015, Thomas Strawn, a junior at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, had his research showcased at the Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. The event, which serves to promote “undergraduate students engaged on research for the Texas legislature and public through high quality poster displays” represented over 50 higher education institutions.

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School Closings and Delays for Thursday, March 5

Winter Weather is once again causing havoc with the school schedules. Some are closed, some are starting late and others are changing their original plans of starting late so check back to this list often for updates. In addition to schools, there are several businesses in the area that are closing or going late.

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Work Release Escapee Back Behind Bars

A work release inmate walked away Monday evening in Texarkana, Ark.

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Robbery Suspect Sought by Texarkana, Ark., Police Department

Texarkana, Ark., Police responded to a local hotel in the 5300 block of North Stateline Avenue in reference to an aggravated robbery at about 12:30 a.m. today.

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Texas A&M University-Texarkana to Present ‘Nineteenth-Century Women Composers’

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at noon, Dr. Doris Davis, Texas A&M University-Texarkana Professor of English, will speak about some of the accomplishments and challenges of nineteenth-century women composers and will also perform example pieces written for piano. She will play on a fully-restored, antique, grand Steinway that dates from 1870 that was donated to the university by Texarkana resident Clara Ayers.

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Wake Village Woman Arrested For Outstanding Warrant and Drug Possession

On Thursday, February 26, 44-year-old Mary Ann Baker of Wake Village, Texas came to the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office to retrieve money from her inmate trust fund account that she had left from a previous visit at the Bowie County Jail. While pulling up Baker’s account, Bowie County employee Tracy Jones noticed that Baker had an outstanding child support warrant for her arrest.

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School Closures and Delays for Thursday, February 26

The winter storm has left area roadways slick from ice and snow. Some area schools will be starting late or are closing on Thursday, February 26.

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School Closings and Delays Wednesday, February 25th

As a winter storm moves into our area, many schools are deciding to close this morning while others are still planning to start late. Here is the list of schools that are either closed or starting late for Wednesday, Feb. 25. We will update this list as more information comes available.

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Spare Some Time for Junior Achievement’s Bowl-a-Thon

Come join the Junior Achievement of Texarkana for its Beach Blanket Bowl-a-Thon from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 18 and March 20 at College Bowl.

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Early School Dismissals Due to Winter Weather

There are a number of schools around the area that are dismissing early due to the wintry weather occurring today.

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Monday’s Miller County Sheriff’s Report

Here is the Feb. 22, 2015 report from the Miller County Sheriff's Office:

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