The Miller County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the body found on I-49 near Fouke Arkansas is Kim Roberts. Mrs. Roberts had been reported missing. The missing persons case is officially closed.
Join us for a free community-wide Easter celebration on Saturday, April 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 4116 Gibson Lane in Texarkana, Texas. There will be bounce houses and more for the kids. Plus, professional photographers will be on hand to take photos with the Easter Bunny himself!
The Miller County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that human remains have been discovered at the Fouke exit from I-49. Authorities are unable to comment as to the identity, gender, or cause of death and the investigation is being handled by the Arkansas State Police.
With the recent complaints of the Texarkana area drinking water smell, taste and appearance, a local resident sent a sample for an independent analysis. Even though some contaminants do test high on the national standards scale, the drinking water is considered safe for consumption. Take a look at the results for yourself!
Our local “Be the Blessing Bakery” was recently featured on the RFD-TV series, “Texas Country Reporter”. Cathy Smith and her bakers tell the story of the bakery and share the greatness that is coming from “being the blessing”.
Texas A&M University-Texarkana will be hosting a discussion on race and school discipline at 12 noon on Thursday, April 13, in University Center 251 on the A&M-Texarkana campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Beta Beta Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) attended the Annual International PTK “Catalyst” Convention in Nashville, TN, on April 6 through 9, 2017.
The University of Arkansas will be accepting nominations for the 2017 Outstanding Alumnus or Alumna through April 20, 2017. The winner will be recognized at the end-of-semester faculty and staff luncheon to be held on the Hope campus and at the Arkansas Community Colleges annual fall conference.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has released more details on the shooting incident on W. 17th Street that left a juvenile with a gunshot wound after Vonte Henderson allegedly began an altercation with a group of youths over a $5 debt.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a shooting at 2100 W. 17th Street just after 5:00 p.m. this afternoon. It is reported that victim is a juvenile and was transported to St. Michael’s Hospital.
A new event for Texarkana is sure to be a hit with kids, “Tinkerfest Texarkana” takes place on Saturday, May 20 at the Discovery Place Children’s Museum with 25 to 30 new hands-on stations inside and outdoors in downtown Texarkana.
It is the largest fundraising event for our local Randy Sam’s Outreach Shelter and takes place Thursday, April 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and as the many that support the annual “Cigars, ‘Tinis & Tunes” event will tell you, it is definitely one of the most fun events held in downtown Texarkana.
The Texarkana Texas Parks & Recreation department will be hosting a Spring basketball camp at Southwest Center in Texarkana, Texas on May 16. Cost for the clinic is free, but space is limited.
National Library week is April 9 – 15 and at Texas A&M University – Texarkana they will be celebrating with a week full of events including and “edible book” competition and a comic-con event on Thursday, April 13.
Bryce’s is an institution to many long time residents that have eaten at the restaurant, many of us, for all of our lives! News came out when the restaurant announced on social media that they were closing for business after 86 years of serving happy customers.
For many of us, when it comes to the precision flying of combat aircraft, the list begins and ends with the United States Navy’s Blue Angels, and we are truly excited that they will be visiting the Ark-La-Tex for the “Defender’s of Liberty Air Show” May 6 – 7, 2017.