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Texarkana USA Chamber

Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Joint Report of the City Texarkana, USA (August 17, 2018): The Texarkana Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a Mayor’s Joint Report of the City Breakfast on Wednesday, September 5 at 9:00 am. The event will be held in the Cabe Room at the ...

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Choctaw Nation Diabetes Program

Choctaw Nation, Talihina Have Success with Summer Diabetes Program Photos by Choctaw Nation Exercise in the City of Talihina Pool has proven to be a success for patients of the Choctaw Nation Diabetes Wellness Center. TALIHINA, Oklahoma – The Choctaw Nation Diabetes Wellness Center collaborated with the City of Talihina ...

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NTCC’s Art Department Host Year’s First Exhibit

Steven Barker’s Camellia and Swan (44″x62″) will be one of the pieces featured in the exhibit. The Northeast Texas Community College Art Department will host its first exhibit of the 2018-2019 school year September 7-26 in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. A collection of drawings ...

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NTCC Extends Hours To Register

In order to better serve students as the new semester approaches, Northeast Texas Community College Student Services will offer extended business hours Monday, Aug. 20 through Thursday, Aug 23. They will be open an extra hour, from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm. Students will be able to meet with advisors ...

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Weekly Road Report – Paris

Paris District Road Report The week of Aug. 20, 2018 Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Franklin and Hopkins Counties during the week of Aug. 20, 2018. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report – Atlanta

TxDOT Atlanta District For Aug. 19-25, 2018 Bowie County US 259 – At Red River north of De Kalb, constructing a new bridge. US 259 – From US 82 to FM 44, adding shoulders. US 67 – At Bassett Creek, upgrading guardrail on the bridge. Alternating one-way traffic across bridge ...

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Lamar County Man Charged With Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon

Press Release from Lt. Smith,  Lamar County Sheriff’s Office A Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Detective was traveling northbound on South Collegiate St. in Paris Friday.  As the detective approached the entrance/exit for the Civic Center they observed a dark color Chevrolet HHR traveling at a fast speed coming out of ...

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Fifth Circuit Court Gives Harris County A Win

  Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals serves up a win for Harris County Criminal Court at Law Judges. Court Rules: No Right To Affordable Bail, Only Right To Be Heard Within 48 Hours Lakewood, CO (August 16, 2018) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Aug 17)

Paris Police met with a complaint in the lobby of the Police Department who advised that they had received an anonymous phone call and was told that she would receive a gift card if she would pay a one-time fee. The victim gave the person calling the last four numbers ...

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What’s Trending?

Fans of Aretha Franklin pay their respects. Some at her Hollywood Walk of Fame star. A Dallas police officer reportedly was injured and taken to a hospital in a squad car this morning. Officers were dispatched to an armed encounter call on Jim Miller at about 5:30 am. A plain-clothes ...

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Titus County Arrests

Mugshot not availableDeputies arrested 31-year-old Summer R. Sierra, of Winnsboro, in Titus County on a grand jury indictment for Injury to a Child. No bond information was available. Officers arrested 31-year-old Daven T. Shine, of Mt Pleasant, in Titus County for Burglary of Habitation. No other details were released.

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NE Texas Man Captured After Fleeing Courtroom

A man who had just learned from a Bowie County judge that he would be arrested for failing a drug test fled from the courtroom but was soon apprehended. The court bailiff tackled 41-year-old Jeremy Struehrenberg outside the Bi-State Justice Center and he was subdued by officers from multiple police agencies. ...

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No Psychological Problems Found For East Texas Inmate Who Hanged Himself

The Gregg County Sheriff’s office has released a report showing that the inmate who hanged himself in the jail had shown no signs of mental or psychological problems. Officers had arrested 55-year-old Tony Waters for the alleged murders of 51-year-old old Charlie Verdell and 17-year-old Daquan Munson in Tyler. Ladidre ...

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Former North Texas Officer’s Murder Trial Underway

The murder trial for a former Balch Springs Police Officer, accused of killing a teenager, got underway Thursday. Roy Oliver, who is white, reportedly opened fire last year into a moving car filled with five black teens, killing 15-year-old high school freshman Jordan Edwards. Oliver said he fired at the ...

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Paris Burglary Under Investigation

Paris Police met with a complainant in the 400-block of Parr Ave. about a residential burglary. Someone had broken a glass window to enter the house and then damaged several walls. The complainant could not find that any property had been stolen. The incident is under investigation.

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