The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana has received a $10,000 donation from Ronald McDonald Charities for the Kids’ College Programs. Kids’ College is a unique educational summer camp for students entering 1st through 6th grades.
The southwest leg of the Special Olympics Summer Games Torch Run will begin on Tuesday 23, 2017, at 9:00 am, starting from the Arkansas Wal-Mart parking lot, at 133 Arkansas Blvd. Texarkana Arkansas Officers will run over 18 miles before handing over the torch to the Hope Police Department.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has now arrested a second person charged with Aggravated Robbery in connection with the robbery attempt on Magnolia Street that left an 18-year-old man dead from gunshot wounds.
The 21st annual Veteran’s Information Fair will take place this Saturday, May 20 at the Texas Elks Lodge #2771 at 3702 New Boston Road from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm and is open to the public. This event is beneficial to all Veterans and is presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #278.
Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas and TexAmericas Center invite the public to attend a Community Presentation by Foote Consulting Group on Friday, June 2nd at the Texarkana Convention Center. The presentation will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time to enjoy a light breakfast and coffee service.
The Challenged Outdoorsmen of America Arkansas Chapter will be hosting the annual youth fishing derby at Bobby Ferguson Park in Texarkana Arkansas this Saturday, May 20, 2017. Registration begins at 8:30 am and the fishing begins at 9:00 am.
Express Employment Professionals of Texarkana has made a donation to the University of Arkansas Hope – Texarkana Foundation. The donation comes from their recent Leadership Live Simulcast Conference.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is seeking information on Michael Gray, 19, of Texarkana Texas. No charges have been filed on Gray in the shooting death of Drake Griffith, 18, but police believe he may have critical information important to the investigation.
Movies in the Park return this Thursday, May 18 with the Disney Pixar feature “Finding Dory”. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, and some skeeter spray, and enjoy the summer Movies in the Park series. The City of Texarkana Parks and Recreation Department will host the series at Spring Lake Park. Movies will start usually between 7:45 pm and 8:00 pm. This summer season is an animation celebration. Thursday, May 18 – Finding Dory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tkLUap7oGQ Thursday, May 25 – Secret Life of Pets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZ4WBlveGfw Thursday, June 1 – Moana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKFuXETZUsI Thursday, June 8 – Sing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYHBD9RF2dk
The investigation into the overnight shooting on Magnolia Street that left an 18-year-old man dead has led to the arrest of Joshua Cassidy, 37, of Texarkana, Texas on weapons and drug charges.
“Tails Fur Tails” is a crawfish boil event designed to raise funds for area animal rescue groups and their efforts. Cash and Pet Food donations will be accepted. Great food, music and lots of fun with a Crawfish Eating Contest, a Pet Costume Contest and more at Bank of the Ozarks on Summerhill Road Friday at 4:00 PM.
The Texarkana Texas Police are investigating an overnight shooting that claimed the life of Drake Griffith, 18, of Texarkana. Investigators believe it was a robbery attempt gone bad. One robbery suspect is still on the loose, and one resident of the home has been arrested and charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Marijuana.
Attention Gearheads, Car Junkies and fans of all things power, the Church on the Rock Memorial Day Weekend Car Show takes place on Sunday, May 28 from 11 am to 2 pm at 1601 Mall Drive in Texarkana, Texas.
The Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department responded to a structure fire Saturday night at 4423 E. Broad just before midnight. At first, firefighters believed that a person was still inside, but it was discovered the man had made it out of the building but was seriously burned and suffered smoke inhalation. Richard Vanderbilt, age 65, of Texarkana died from his injuries on Sunday afternoon.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department are reporting that they have arrested and charged Charles Harvey, 51, with Commercial Burglary and Theft of Property in the break-in that occurred at Joe’s Pizza & Pasta in downtown Texarkana.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team recently completed a unique week long specialty training program at Fort Hood Army Base in Killeen, Texas. The focus of the training was in the planning and carrying out of high-risk arrest operations ranging from hostage rescues to barricaded persons and other scenarios.
The 2017 Heartwalk takes place Saturday morning from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at Spring Lake Park in Texarkana Texas. The Annual Heartwalk is hosted by the American Cancer Association of Arkansas.
The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that a single vehicle crash on Highway 67 in Texarkana claimed the life of Morgan Kyle Seals, 26, of Maud, Texas. An investigation into the accident will continue.
Stephanie Rice wowed audiences around the world with her recent performances on NBC’s The Voice. Stephanie will return to her hometown of Texarkana for a “Welcome Home Concert” at Scottie’s Grill on Friday, June 16.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police are seeking a suspect in a break-in at Joe’s Pizza & Pasta in downtown Texarkana. The man broke into the restaurant around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Can you recognize him in these photos?