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Huey Tella Tinsley, age 78, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 24, 2014

September 25, 2014 - 4:58pm -- dsharwell

Huey Tella Tinsley, age 78, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 24, 2014, in a Texarkana, Texas, Hospital. Huey was born December 13, 1935, in Nashville, Arkansas, to H.T. and Martha Tinsley.

He was employed with AmSan; was a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta; a member of Indian Hills Country Club; a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He loved hunting, golf, fishing, canning and was an accomplished musician.

Gillham man arrested on drug charges in Dierks

According to a statement issued by Sheriff Butch Morris, 33 year old Phillip Hackney was taken into custody around 10:30 p.m. after Deputy Steven Wakefield allegedly observed the suspect driving a vehicle with a busted tail light.
“Deputy Wakefield stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Hackney,” Morris wrote in the statement. “ Deputy Wakefield found that Hackney was wanted out of Howard County and Polk County on misdemeanor warrants.  Deputy Wakefield learned that Hackney had a suspended driver’s license.”

Outlaws post 33-18 win over Fouke

The game started with a display of hard defense by both teams. Fouke made the first touchdown of the night, crossing the goal line about the six minute mark, but failing the extra point.
The Dierks team responded shortly thereafter with a short carry by the quarterback, Tyler Kesterson, at 4:35. They also failed the extra point, leaving the first quarter with tied score of 6-6.

Nashville woman sentenced on theft, financial charges; others enter not guilty pleas to various charges in brief circuit court session

Rachel Whitson, 39, received the sentence after entering guilty and true pleas to charges of theft of property and obtaining property with a check drawn on insufficient funds. She was also ordered to pay $3,948 in restitution to the alleged victims of the crimes plus court costs, while fines and fees related to the charges were waived.

Mobile pantry to visit Nashville

“We have several communities in our rural service area that are not fully served by local partner agencies,” said Camille Parker, Executive Director of Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank. “Harvest helps by providing direct service in these areas to fill the need.”
Harvest Texarkana will distribute USDA commodities directly from their truck Wed., Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Seniors ages 65 and older will be served first, starting at 10 a.m., followed by those younger than 65. The truck will be parked at the Howard County Fairgrounds, located at 1565 Hwy. 371W. 

Umpire man charged with theft, burglary

According to a statement issued by Sheriff Butch Morris, 19 year old Alex Sharp was taken into custody last Monday after Morris and Deputy Blake Eudy developed evidence that he was responsible for the theft of prescription pills from a home on Bethel Road.
The burglary was reported yesterday and Sharp was arrested just before 8 p.m. last night. His bond was originally set at $50,000, but was reduced to $30,000 Wednesday during Howard County Circuit Court, where the suspect entered a not guilty plea to charges of residential burglary and theft of property.