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Suspect Arrested for Murder in the First Degree in Connection With Shooting Death

UPDATE: At approximately 3 p.m. today, July 29, investigators with the Hope Police Department arrested Travon Davis, 17, for Murder in the 1st Degree in connection with the homicide that occurred earlier today. Davis was taken into custody in Magnolia, Ark., without incident and transported to the Hempstead County Detention Facility where he will be held for a first appearance.

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Texarkana Museums System Awarded Grant For Restoration Project

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, recently awarded the Texarkana Museums System a $20,329 Historic Preservation Restoration Grant for restoration work at the 1916 Patrick Ahern House in Texarkana.

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City of Texarkana, Texas to Receive $100,000 For Restoration Projects

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 69 Our Town awards totaling almost $5 million through the Our Town program's fifth year of funding. The City of Texarkana, Texas is one of those recommended organizations and will receive $100,000 to support the Texarkana Perot Theatre Restoration and Art Park Project.

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World-Famous Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Texarkana [VIDEO]

It's not every day that Texarkana gets a visit from the the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, but thanks to Eagle Distributing these amazing horses will be in Texarkana August 27-29.

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Buddy Allen, Courtesy of the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
Buddy Allen, Courtesy of the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
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Texarkana Chamber Hires Warren ‘Buddy’ Allen in Interim Post

DeMita Torrans, chairman of the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce board of directors, announced Monday that the group has hired former Domtar Mill Manager Warren “Buddy” Allen in an interim position as it searches for a permanent executive

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Scott Joplin Downtown Mural Set For Facelift

The Texarkana Arts and Historic District committee has commissioned local artist Arthur Pletcher to update the Scott Joplin mural in downtown Texarkana located on the Norton & Wood Law Firm building facing the Perot Theatre and 3rd Street on the Texas side.

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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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Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge Will Reopen July 1

Summer has arrived and the vacation season is in full swing all across the country. Did you know that your vacation destination doesn't have to be far from home?  Some of my favorite vacation spots are right here in the natural state of Arkansas. The place I'm talking about is Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge and it re-opens on July 1.

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Dierks, Ark., Man Wins $100,000 From Arkansas Lottery

Congratulations to Harm Gibson of Dierks, Ark., winner of $100,000 from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. The lucky winner was a $100,000 Extra Pay $5 game ticket purchased at an EZ Mart store in Dierks.

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An Age Progression Photo of Missing Arkansas Girl, Morgan Nick [VIDEO]

An age progression photo created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children shows what Morgan Nick might look like today, two decades after her abduction from a Little League baseball field in Alma, Ark. And for the first time ever, the two children who were with Morgan that day speak out in a new video produced by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.  It’s all part of a nationwide effort to highlight long-term missing cases.

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LTC Anthony A. Stoeger,
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Dinner in Honor of Incoming and Outgoing Commanders

The Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce will hold an invitation-only celebration dinner in honor of the incoming Commander LTC Anthony A. Stoeger and the outgoing Commander LTC Milton G. Kelly.

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Ticket Quotas in Texas? Maybe, Maybe Not

Dallas news station WFAA - TV has been doing a great job on investigating a 30-mile stretch of Interstate 45 south of Dallas in what they are now calling the Dirty 30.

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