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Suspect Arrested in Thursday Morning Fatal Shooting

A 32 year-old Texarkana, Texas man was fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire in the 2000 block of West 16th Street Thursday morning.

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Texarkana Mother Arrested For Allegedly Leaving Child Home Alone

Texarkana, Texas Police arrested Yvonne Wright, 24, of Texarkana, Texas, for allegedly abandoning or endangering a child.

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Miller County Sheriff’s Office Announces Retirement and Promotions

Lt. Tommy Garner decided to hang up his duty belt for the last time, having just retired from the Miller County Sheriff’s Office after six years of service and 42 years in law enforcement.

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Suspect Wanted For Felony Exploitation of a Disabled Person

According to the Bowie County Sheriff's Office, 50-year-old Karen May Paroline is wanted for a felony charge.

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Social Media Solves $60 Theft at McDonald’s

Texarkana, Texas Police used social media to solve a recent theft case in which money was stolen from a McDonalds employee’s wallet last week.

Since posting the story on its Facebook page last Friday afternoon, the Texarkana, Texas Police Department said its post about a woman taking money from a purse left on a counter at a Texarkana fast food restaurant has been shared more than 2,000 times and viewed by 130,000 people. The woman who took the money resides in Dallas and has agreed to buy a money order and return the funds, according to police.

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Texarkana, Ark., Police Issue Speed Enforcement For March 13

The Texarkana, Ark., Police Department has issued a memorandum that it will be working the traffic enforcement area of Woodland Drive tomorrow, Friday, March 13.

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Downtown Texarkana to Benefit From Main Street Arkansas Grants

Main Street Arkansas has awarded $200,000 for Arkansas projects through its Main Street Arkansas “Slipcover” Removal and Downtown Revitalization Grant programs, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Texarkana is one of several towns that will benefit from these grants.

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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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