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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.”

Tue
27
Mar
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Candidate Profiles-Three candidates challenge for two spots on New Boston School Board

By Heather Russell
Staff Reporter

In the midst of a rather tumultuous year for New Boston ISD, upcoming school board elections will see three people vying for two at-large positions.  On May 5, 2018, NBISD voters will choose amongst incumbents Lynn Davis and Robert Carr, and newcomer Felix “Edd” Williams to represent them on the Board of Trustees.  

Sat
24
Mar
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Information on harassment of homeless comes to light in New Boston

Man held by Chief King for not cleaning his table at local restaurant

By Kenny Mitchell

Publisher

Allegations of wrongdoing continue to surface against New Boston Police Chief Tony King as people across the area are now coming forward to discuss their particular instances with the chief and documented records in reference to those allegations come to light.

One case that has become a focus to local citizens has been a case of alleged harassment of a homeless man more than a year ago.

Fri
23
Mar
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Legal woes continue for NBPD Chief Tony King

By Kenny Mitchell

Publisher

Legal woes for New Boston Police Chief Tony King continued yesterday as a petition was filed  in the District Court of Bowie County, seeking damages for a fire that the petition claims destroyed close to 22 acres of cultivated and managed timberland near Maud.

The lawsuit was brought to the court by plaintiffs Dale and Ann Whitfield, the owners of the timberland that was burned in a fire, that they claim was started on property owned by defendants Tony King and Melissa King.

Thu
22
Mar
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Investigation into NBPD Chief takes step forward

By Kenny Mitchell

Publisher

The process to initiate an official investigation into the alleged wrongdoings of Chief Tony King and the New Boston Police Department took another step forward on Wednesday, as lawyers for the City of New Boston sent a letter to Bowie County District Attorney Jerry Rochelle requesting the action.

The New Boston City Council approved the request during their standing room only meeting Tuesday night.

Wed
21
Mar
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New Boston leadership at odds

Investigation into New Boston Chief of Police Tony King ordered by council

By Heather Russell

Staff Reporter

and Kenny Mitchell

Publisher

 

Mon
19
Mar
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City of New Boston meeting to address police officer termination

By Kenny Mitchell

Publisher

At Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the New Boston City Council, set for tomorrow, March 20 at 6 p.m., council members and city leaders are expected to deal with several issues in relation to the New Boston Police Department, and the firing of former NBPD Lieutenant Johnny Millwood.

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