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Fantastic Fest 2014: Mike's Picks and Scheduling Tips
The Fantastic Fest schedule just went live here, and more than ever, it looks to force audiences into making some tough decisions between the films they most want to see. As always, some films appear on the schedule only once.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Courthouse News Service
TEXARKANA, Texas - Nine Titus County sheriff's officers burst into a home in Mt.
The Family Badge
Attorney General Recognizes Beaumont Lead Prosecutor
The Eastern District of Texas was one of 44 districts represented at the ceremony which was held in the Great Hall at the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building. In his prepared remarks to awardees, Attorney General Holder said, "Locally, nationally, and internationally, you represent the very best that this Department has to offer.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Briefcase causing alarm at mall
Staff photo by Evan Lewis Texarkana, Texas, police and fire personnel secure the east end of the Central Mall parking lot after a suspicious package was found Thursday afternoon near a vehicle. Mall security found the briefcase about 1:45 p.m. and called the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department.
"The Town That Dreaded Sundown" horror remake trailer
PanARMENIAN.Net - A first trailer dropped for "The Town That Dreaded Sundown" , an upcoming Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum-produced horror flick set to premiere at Fantastic Fest this month, TheWrap reported. "Do you remember anything about the murders?" Addison Timlin asks over ominous music.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Ray Nagin now behind bars, serving prison time
FOR RAY NAGIN, AS THE FORMER MAYOR REPORTED TO PRISON IN TEXAS... HE WAS FOUND GUILTY IN FEBRUARY ON BRIBERY AND MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES AND TODAY HE STARTED SERVING HIS 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE... W-D-S-U'S TRAVERS MACKEL HAS MORE NOW ON NAGIN'S ARRIVAL IN TEXARKANA... 12 years ago he was being sworn in as mayor of the state's most recognizable city ... And today he turned himself in. Ray Nagin is now a Federal inmate and began serving his 10 year prison sentence at this federal facility in Texarkana, Texas.
Texas District Snares Vandal 2 Days after IP Camera Installation
The Liberty-Eylau Independent School District has gone public with its adoption of a video surveillance system that helped in identifying a criminal act on campus two days after installation. In 2013 the district sought a dramatic replacement for an analog camera system.
Ray Nagin to report to prison today to start 10-year sentence
Nagin, has until noon to turn himself over at the prison, reportedly a minimum-security facility in Texarkana, Texas , about three hours from his current home in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. A millionaire cable television executive when he won the 2002 mayoral election in his first bid for public office, Nagin billed himself as a political outsider pledged to reform the rampant cronyism of City Hall.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
BCSO vehicle taken; woman taken to hospital, condition unknown
A woman who stole a Bowie County Sheriff's Office vehicle wrecked the cruiser and was taken to a Texarkana hospital with unspecified injuries. BCSO deputies responded to a call about 2 p.m. today at a home on County Road 114, west of DeKalb, Texas.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Cinemark sets tentative reopening time tonight
Cinemark movie theater in Texarkana was cleared Friday afternoon by the fire marshal and AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. to reopen.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Cinemark Theater 14 in Texarkana ordered to close for sprinkler system repairs
The sprinkler system is suspected to have failed due to a leak in the underground water line behind the building, said Lisa Thompson, the city's public information officer. About 9 a.m. Thursday, city officials surveyed the business again, discovered the scope of the issue was significant, and made a determination that the building was unsafe for the public, Thompson said.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
'A dream come true'
Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Cindy Marsh, executive director of Hospice of Texarkana, speaks during a ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday for the hospice's inpatient care center.
Police identify 2 killed in head-on collision with semi
According to the Texarkana, Texas Police Department, Dustynn Shrader, 32, of Texarkana, Texas, and Mario Zambraro, 21, of Mt.
Two dead in Interstate 30 collision
Two were killed in a two-vehicle collision about 1:04 p.m. on Interstate 30 west of Nash Tuesday.
Fatal accident on I-30 near Texarkana shuts down traffic
New Balance could be making over the military boot camp sneaker. The Massachusetts-based shoe maker unveiled the sneaker prototype.
A worker carries a ladder Friday from the stilted bar and restaurant, Scottie's Grill.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Slim Chickens picking Tyler
Slim Chickens, which plans to start construction in Tyler this fall, will bring a menu made up of fried and grilled chicken tenders and wings, as well as healthier options, such as wraps, salads and sandwiches.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
City awards contract for wastewater treatment improvement
The City of Mount Vernon Council awarded a $421,915 bid for improvements to be made at the wastewater treatment plant to Heritage Constructors, Inc. of Texarkana, Texas.
Memorial scholarship fund established for fallen officer reaches endowed status
Submitted photo A memorial scholarship fund established in the memory of Texarkana, Texas, police Officer William Jason Sprague now stands at $27,350.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Garrett Kidd, 4, of Texarkana, Texas, and driver/engineer Steve Rodgers spray Texarkana, Texas, Fire Department's newest fire engine Thursday.