J.W.’s News Update: Thursday August 11, 2011
Good THursday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
The Texarkana Airport Authority is getting nearly a half million dollar grant. The funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation will pay for an environmental assessment that is required before construction can begin to help pay for a new airport terminal project.
The vice mayor of Hope, Arkansas is facing a misdemeanor theft charge after authorites say he took cash from a woman at a restaurant. David Johnson is set to appear in court in early October. He’s been vice mayor since 1993.
A Waldo Arkansas man has entered a not-guilty plea to a capital murder charge after authorities say he killed a woman at the south Arkansas post office in July. Prosecutors have yet to say whether they will seek the death penalty in the case against 30 year old William Blackmon.
The Dallas Cowboys open the preseason football season at home tonight at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington against the Denver Broncos.