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Texarkana’s Famous Phantom Killer, Part 1

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A skull cracking open sounds like a gunshot. That’s what Mary Jeanne Larey thought after she heard her boyfriend being hit on the head by a masked gunman. Mary Jeanne, 19, and 25-year-old Jimmy Hollis had sought privacy in his Chevy at a secluded spot off of Richmond Road on the Texas side of Texarkana after dinner and a movie. It was late Friday night, Fe[...]

Feature: This Game Is Far From Over

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For most boys, baseball is a game with individual dreams of the perfect game winning home run to the roar of the crowd. For brothers Marc and Matt Smith, their pedophile coach turned baseball into a childhood test of survival. From victim, to survivor to child advocate, the brothers are lifesaving game changers for Arkansas' children's safety. Photography b[...]

Excursion: Two States One Adventure

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Even without the great food, good performances and diverse shopping, Texarkana is worth a visit simply because it's like no other town. Photography by Janet Warlick   clouds swelled overhead as Bill Scurlock opened the front doors of Pecan Point Gastropub & Brewery. Inside, "Templeton Morgan," is spelled out in the mosaic tiles just inside the[...]