Texas A&M University-Texarkana will be fielding their first softball team in 2018 and tryouts for the A&M Texarkana inaugural Eagles fast-pitch team will be taking place on Sunday, April 23, and Sunday, April 30, 2017. Participants MUST pre-register for these tryouts!
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has arrested the suspect in the Wednesday morning robbery of Bank of the Ozarks on Richmond Road. Dixon Kelly, 43, of Texarkana Arkansas is in custody and charged with Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant, Resisting Arrest and Evading Arrest in a Vehicle.
Deputies with the Miller County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men in connection to thefts that occurred at the Richardson Waste Transfer station near Miller County Road 10. Jordan Hensley, 27, and Brandon Burns, 23 have both been charged with Commercial Burglary, Breaking or Entering and Theft of Property.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has released statistics on arrests in the month of March 2017. The report shows that out of 378 adult arrests in on 67 were first time offenders and 311 had been arrested previously.
Texas A&M University-Texarkana will be hosting a “Teacher Career Fair” with over 20 prospective employers from area educational organizations. Make plans to attend the event to be held on Wednesday, April 5 on the first floor of Eagle Hall.
The Annual Songwriters on the Edge of Texas event takes place at Northridge Country Club on Sunday, April 9, 2017. This year’s headlining act is the talented and highly acclaimed songwriter, James McMurtry.
A fantastic summer program for kids, Camp Save-a-Life gives children an opportunity to shadow medical professionals. Registration is first come, first served and the maximum number of spaces available in each camp is 20 students.
A group of Texarkana residents were rescued by Arkansas Game & Fish agents over the weekend after the group of adults and children spent the night stuck in their boats stranded on a sandbar where Little River feeds into Red River.
The first, of what will be an annual event for the area, “Great Texarkana Balloon Blow-up” at Lake Wright Patman with Hot Air Balloon enthusiasts from all over the world took place this morning. The event is being touted as a success even though spectator turn-out for the event was low.
It is our honor to name Cody Howard as our Wadley Regional Medical Center Hometown Hero for April of 2017. Cody is the founder and pastor of “Church Under the Bridge”. Howard has recently been named the executive director of Texarkana Friendship Center, Inc.
Investigators with the Miller County Sherrif’s Office are investigating a string of recent thefts in the area near County Road 10. A few suspects have already been identified and arrests are pending, but investigators are seeking information from the public.
Saturday, April 8, it’s the second annual Spread the Word Run presented by Christian Warriors Texarkana. Participant entry fee is a bible or $25 that will all be distributed here locally in Texarkana.
The owners and staff of Dixie Diner have put in a lot of work today, they have cleaned and scrubbed, reviewed some practices and have passed a re-inspection by the Texarkana Texas Health Department.
The 2017 Bandit Run: Texarkana to Atlanta kicks off in downtown Texarkana on Saturday, June 17 with a car show at the Antique Car Museum, BBQ, live music and more. “Smokey and the Bandit” fans and Trans AM enthusiasts will leave out of Texarkana on Sunday, June 18 making the trip to Atlanta Georgia!
The Texarkana Texas Health Department has pulled the food service permit from the Dixie Diner restaurant at the Nash exit off of I-30 located at 4115 N. Kings Highway. The restaurant will remain closed until they are able to pass a re-inspection at a later date.
The Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department will be participating in the M.D.A. Fill the Boot Campaign to raise funds to fight muscular dystrophy over the next three Fridays and have set locations where the firefighters will be collecting money.