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  1. RecordsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Times-Dispatch

    Cody and Shana Maxie of Hoxie have announced the birth of a son, born on Feb. 19, 2015, at St. Bernards Birthcare Center in Jonesboro. The baby weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces, and has been named Knox James Maxie.

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  2. 3-2-1A wrestling -- Porsch seeks a repeat in state finaleRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hays Daily News

    Hoxie High School sophomore Tristan Porsch only has one loss to his name the last two seasons. On Feb. 7 at the Panther Classic in Phillipsburg, Porsch decided to move up a weight class to 138 pounds and try his luck against two of the best pound-for-pound wrestlers in the state: Hoisington's Brandon Ball and Greeley County's Caleb Austin.

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    Wednesday Feb 25 | Times-Dispatch

    ... two wishes, according to bucket brigade organizer Felipe Baiza. Bucket brigades were stationed at Walnut Ridge and Hoxie to collect donations from passers-by. Baiza extended his gratitude to local businesses that donated food and drinks, both Hoxie ...

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  4. Friends and family celebrate the life of Coach Jim AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | KAIT-TV

    HOXIE, AR - Region 8 said goodbye to a special coach and community member Saturday. A memorial service was held Saturday at the Hoxie gym in honor of Coach Jim Austin.

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    Wednesday Feb 11 | Times-Dispatch

    She was preceded in death by a son, David Burnside; her parents, Charley Levi and Edith Wilson Jones; two brothers, Charles Jones and Melvin Jones; and three sisters, Wilma Higginbotham, Brenda Stone and Debbie Carter. Survivors include her husband, Marvin "Bud" Burnside, whom she married June 20, 1959; two sons, Dennis Burnside, Hoxie, and Chris Burnside, Cherokee Village; two brothers, Tom Jones, Walnut Ridge, and Russell Jones, Rockford, Ill.; four sisters, Reba Oren and Nina Kazee and husband Harold, all of Pocahontas, and Linda Parten and Pam Tate and husband Russell, all of Paragould; and six grandchildren, Kristofer Burnside, Corie Burnside, Mark Ruiz, Sydney Burnside, Holley Burnside and Ariel Allen.

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  6. NTSB: 'Alerters' watching for human engagement should not be misled by automated functionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... ongoing investigation of the 2014 collision of two Union Pacific freight trains, one southbound and one northbound, in Hoxie, Arkansas. The accident resulted in the deaths of two crewmembers, the derailment of 55 cars, a release of diesel fuel, a ...

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  7. The Hoxie 21: when integration came to ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Many small towns in Region 8 may often be referred to as ''little hick towns." But during the civil rights movement, Hoxie made history.

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  8. University museum to host Black History Month lectureRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Arkansas State University Museum is hosting a Black History Month celebration featuring a lecture by Ethel Tompkins, who will speak about her experiences as a young student attending the Hoxie School District. The Hoxie School District was among the first to racially integrate in 1955 - two years before the crisis at Central High School in Little Rock.

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    Jan 28, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... to be accepting and adaptable to change." In regard to membership, Gearhart reported Lawrence County and the City of Hoxie had elected not to continue their membership in the Intermodal Authority. The City of Hoxie had expressed it could not commit ...

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    Jan 21, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Arkansas Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority, which increased its annual fee from $1,000 to $10,000. Both Hoxie and Lawrence County have voted to not appropriate the $10,000 in 2015. Hoxie Mayor Lanny Tinker has expressed that Hoxie isn't ...

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    Jan 7, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    Keith and Holly Cain of Hoxie have announced the birth of a daughter, born Dec. 23, 2014, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces, and has been named Adalyn Darby Cain.

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    Jan 7, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... speak with the owners about doing so. Also at the Monday night meeting, justices approved an interlocal agreement with Hoxie to provide all dispatch services for the city. The agreement is for five years at a $48,000 annual cost for Hoxie. Justice ...

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  13. Fayetteville poet Miller Williams diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Fayetteville Flyer

    Miller Williams, a Fayetteville resident, long time University of Arkansas professor and inaugural poet for President Bill Clinton, died on Thursday after battling Alzheimer's disease for the last several years. He was 84. Williams was born in Hoxie, Arkansas, before coming to the University of Arkansas where he earned a masters degree in Zoology.

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  14. Well-Known Arkansas Poet Miller Williams DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Born in Hoxie, Ark. in 1930, he was a poet, editor, critic and translator, according to a post on PoetryFoundation.Org.

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  15. Lawrence County to take over Hoxie dispatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HOXIE, AR - Lawrence County will take over the Hoxie dispatch. The Hoxie City Council hosted a special session Tuesday and went over several issues.

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    Dec 30, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    Rubble and a burned out engine remained in the aftermath of the Aug. 17 head-on crash between two Union Pacific freight trains in Hoxie. The collision occurred approximately one-half mile south of the intersection of U.S. Hwys.

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  17. Hoxie City Council to vote on measure to move police dispatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HOXIE, AR - The Hoxie City Council will meet Tuesday to discuss a cost cutting measure regarding the city's dispatch center. According to Mayor Lanny Tinker, the city will vote to enter into a contract with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office to operate the city's dispatch system.

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  18. Duck season on the ups and downsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    HOXIE, AR - This duck season was a big deal before it even started as it came with a lot of hype, but it has had its ups and downs this year. Tosh Manning is a guide with Stan Jones Mallard Lodge in Lawrence County and said even though this hunting season has gone well overall, it has still had its slow periods.

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    Dec 23, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    The Hoxie City Council discussed adjustments needed for the 2015 budget at a meeting on Thursday. The main focus of the discussion was on a proposal to shut down the city dispatch and have all 911 calls and radio traffic go through the Lawrence County 911 Communication Center.

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    Dec 10, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    Benjamin Cobb and Erikka Riggs, both of Hoxie, have announced the birth of a daughter, born Nov. 18, 2014, at St. Bernards Birthcare Center. Derek and Keryn Farrar of Hoxie have announced the birth of a son, born Nov. 3, 2014, at St. Bernards Birthcare Center.

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