The Miller County Sheriff’s Department has two men in custody after investigations into recent thefts, one in Garland and another near Fouke in Miller County. Dylan Thomas, 21, of Garland, Arkansas and Joshua Hanson, 36, of Fouke, Arkansas for residential burglary and theft of property.
Students at Texarkana’s Arkansas High School that participated in the concurrent credit program between Arkansas High School and UofA Texarkana to take college-level courses while still in high school have received their certificates of proficiency.
It is being reported that a Simms Texas house was leveled by an early morning explosion and tell us that two people were injured in the blast and have been transferred from Christus St. Michael’s in Texarkana to a burn center in Plano, Texas.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department will be out in force over the Memorial Day holiday weekend enforcing all traffic laws with extra attention to seatbelt use. ‘Click it or Ticket’ is a national seat belt campaign and will take place May 22 through June 4.
Victoria Brodski, 25, of Tulsa Oklahoma was only inside the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas less than 10 minutes on May 6 when she discovered a 2.65 carat gem that she has named the Michelangelo Diamond after the famed… Ninja Turtle!
The Texarkana Independent School District will be hosting a Basketball Camp for Girls that will be entering grades 3 through 9. The camp will be held June 19 and 20 at the Texas High School Tiger Center, 4001 Summerhill Road.
The all new Klondike Academy at the Sportsplex by Heathcare Express will be having an open house event on Thursday, May 11 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Come meet the director and staff, tour the all new facility, and get an idea of the new curriculum offered at Klondike Academy.
The Texas Association of Secondary Principals has selected two Texas High School seniors for their top state awards. Raga Justin for the All-State Academic Excellence Team and Ricky Cook is one of just 5 students in the state chosen for the Teens Serving Texas Award.
The senate has passed a bill, by a vote of 27 to 4, to end mandatory vehicle inspections in the State of Texas. The law will take effect in March of 2018 and change the law that has been in place since 1951.
Morriss Elementary School has been awarded one of the most prestigious and demanding academic awards that a Texas public school can receive. Morriss Elementary is one of only 727 public schools (out of 8,300) in Texas to be named a 2016 Scholar Honor Roll school.
The Texarkana Arkansas District Court and the T.A.P.D will conduct a car seat exchange warrant amnesty period running from May 15th through May 26th, 2017. This could save someone a minimum of a $350 warrant fee!
The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council will be hosting young artists of all ages this summer with Art Camps, Workshops, and Classes. Registration is required to participate. Space is limited, but registration for each camp ends the Friday before the camp starts.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department arrested LeRoydrick Rashad Dickerson, 27, of Texarkana Arkansas after a short vehicle pursuit following a traffic violation. Dickerson was found to be in possession of two loaded firearms, and a quantity of marijuana.
Athletes wanting to take their skills to the next level will gather at The Sportsplex by Healthcare Express this weekend. If you are wanting to help to increase your child’s sports performance, visit Xcelerate Athletics Open House Event this Saturday, May 6th 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department and the FBI have been conducting an investigation into underage prostitution and human trafficking that has led to the arrest of three women on prostitution charges and more arrests are expected.
A man with 17 felony convictions was arrested in connection to the recent theft of an ATM machine from the Sav-a-lot Store on East Street. Joshua Rigsby, 33, of Texarkana, Arkansas, has been arrested and charged with Commercial Burglary, Theft of Property (felony) and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons.
A community is saddened this morning when locals found that over night, vandals had set fire to the newly installed play equipment at Beverly Park in Texarkana Texas. The following statement and photos were posted to the City of Texarkana’s Facebook page. Imagine our heartbreak when we found this happened at Beverly Park overnight. We’ve spent months and years planning, preparing, budgeting and installing brand new playground equipment and can’t imagine why someone would burn it less 24 hours after we finished putting it in. That’s right, we finished this playground YESTERDAY. Please, Texarkana, let’s do better.