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    • Brewsters On The boulevard Closes Indefinitely

      For the many fans of the popular BRESTERS ON THE BOULEVARD, a sad day has arrived as they have decided to close their doors indefinitely.

    • New Ammunition plant coming to the Texarkana area

      An new ammunition plant will be opening next year in Hooks and bring more jobs to the region. Work on the facility is now underway and recruiting efforts are ramping up. Expansion Industries is planning to hire hundreds of people at their new facility, just east of Hooks. An on-site job fair will be held next week in Hooks. The Carrollton, Texas based company is opening the ammunition plant on land purchased from the Tex-Americas Center.

    • Woman pleads guilty in assault of Zapata’s hostess

      A woman who took a cell phone from and punched a hostess at Zapata’s Mexican Grill and Cantina last August has pleaded guilty to battery, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct in Texarkana, Arkansas. 45 year old Shana Renee Holt was assessed fines totaling more than $1,000 and must complete a Life Skills class. District Judge Tommy Potter ordered a fine of $605 for battery, $245 for disorderly conduct and $335 for criminal mischief.

    • Texarkana police warn residents of tax scams

      Texarkana police are encouraging taxpayers stay vigilant and be aware of the latest tactics scammers use, so they can avoid falling victim to fraud or identity theft. IRS and financial scams are quite common this time of year, and it's important to watch out for imposter scams.

    • Murder trial begins for Texarkana man accused of killing two boys in highway crash

      The jury is seated, and testimony began Tuesday in the murder trial of a 22 year old Zachary Salazar, accused of intentionally causing a head-on crash that killed two young children last year in DeKalb. Salazar was allegedly upset over a disagreement with his pregnant girlfriend and had threatened to wreck his pickup truck on purpose moments before he smashed into a minivan on U.S. Highway 82 in DeKalb on Jan. 13 of last year.