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24
Apr
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DeKalb ISD looks into crisis situation shelters

By Heather Russell

Staff Reporter

 

Fri
20
Apr
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Scam Alert

From the BCSO: Bowie County citizen was duped out of several thousands of dollars this week in a computer scam. This individual was contacted by someone who called himself “Victor” claiming to be with Microsoft. Victor told this person that their computer had a virus and they needed to grant him access to their computer to remove the problem. Once he was granted access, Victor was able gain access to all of the banking information contained this person’s computer. Victor requested payment for repairing the victim’s computer in the form of three $100 iTunes gift cards. After being given the information from these cards, Victor claimed two of them did not work. He requested three additional $100 iTunes gift cards be purchased. This was also done and Victor was given the information off of the cards. Victor informed the victim that he had reimbursed her checking account for the amount of the gift cards.
Wed
18
Apr
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New Boston ISD holds April meeting

By Heather Russell

Staff Reporter

 

The New Boston ISD Board of Trustees held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 16, 2018, in the Board Room of the Administrative Building.  All trustees were present, with the exception of Lynn Davis.  Paula Williams led the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.  This month’s recognitions were of high school Academic UIL participants and their coaches.  Fifty-one NBHS students participated in Academic UIL events this school year, with some students participating in multiple events.  Twenty-six of those students qualified to compete at the regional level, with four of those placing at region.  Consensus items were approved unanimously and the board recessed into a brief executive session.

 

Fri
13
Apr
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BCSO Deputy Curtis Cole to take over as Precinct 2 JP

By Heather Russell
Staff Reporter

Fri
13
Apr
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Former Maud administrator and coach is now under investigation by the Texas Education Agency

By Kenny Mitchell
Publisher

Fri
13
Apr
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A&M-Texarkana Closing Early due to Severe Weather Threat

After looking at forecasts and the weather information currently available Texas A&M University-Texarkana will close the campus at 1:00pm, Friday April 13.

There is a significant risk of severe weather this afternoon through this evening that could contain large hail, heavy rain, damaging winds and possibly tornadoes. The university is closing at 1:00pm so that those who need to get home may do so safely before the worst of the weather arrives.  University Police will remain on campus and will update students in dorms of any additional weather related developments.

Tue
10
Apr
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New Boston Vendors Invited to Showcase Goods at Tractor Supply’s Spring Market Day

Calling all growers, crafters and artisans: the New Boston Tractor Supply store is inviting you to showcase your homemade and homegrown goods at its spring Market Day event Saturday, May 12.

 

Vendors with expertise in everything from homemade crafts, candles and soaps to honey, eggs, produce, baked goods, gardening, furniture and more are encouraged to sign up. To register, vendors should visit TSCEventPartners.com or the New Boston store. Nonprofit organizations and food trucks are also encouraged to register. Vendor registration closes Wednesday, May 9.

 

Thu
29
Mar
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City of DeKalb receives deed to trail

The City of DeKalb announced today, that with respect to the boundary line of the Rails to Trails Conservancy, all the land from 1840 west to Broadway Street, has been deeded to the City of De Kalb, from Bowie County.  This land previously was owned by the Union Pacific Railroad and given to the County when the Railroad pulled its’ tracks.  Like other parcels of land along the Rails to Trails, that cities are maintaining, this land has been given to those cities.  This tract of land will be available for purchase and for development under a special zoning law.  Several restrictions will apply due to the land deemed “RTC” (Rails to Trails Conservancy). 

Thu
29
Mar
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A&M-Texarkana PLACE to present Dr. Laurence C. Smith, UCLA Climate Scientist

The Program for Learning and Community Engagement at Texas A&M University-Texarkana will present “The New North: Four Forces Shaping Our World in 2050” by Dr. Laurence C. Smith, one of the world’s leading climate scientists. The presentation, scheduled for April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in TAMUT’s Eagle Hall, will feature stunning photographs and graphics accompanying the talk, which will explore how demographics, climate science, resource demand and economic issues could combine to change the coming world.

Thu
29
Mar
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Lionchase Holdings Inc. to build a $20-plus Million Frigitek Facility at TexAmericas

TexAmericas Center’s Board of Directors approved agreement documents with Lionchase Holdings, INC., a privately-held asset management firm, at its board meeting on Tuesday, February 27th.  Lionchase Holdings, Inc., has agreed to build a 200,000-square foot cold storage facility on TexAmericas Center (TAC), one of the largest mixed use industrial parks in the United States with over 12,000 acres. The project is expected to create a minimum of 100 permanent, full-time jobs and a bring a minimum of $20 Million investment.

“This cold storage project will result in good jobs for the greater Texarkana region,” said Boyd Sartin, Chairman of the TexAmericas Center Board of Directors, “TexAmericas Center is remaining focused on the organization’s vision to create 12,000 jobs for this region, and we are excited to take another big step towards this goal.”

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