Klondike Academy has announced their two top scholars in their leadership program for 2016 – 2017. Maud Texas students, Jayden Hemby and Reagan Harrist have both been awarded trips on a Disney Cruise for their outstanding performance in the program this school year.
Lifenet of Texarkana recently made a donation to the University of Arkansas at Texarkana in the form of a CCT Critical Care Transport Unit Defibrillator valued at $25,000 for their E.M.S. Programs.
Graco will be recalling more than 25,000 car seats over safety concerns with harness webbing that could break in the event of a crash. The recall affects select models of the My Ride 65 convertible car seats that were manufactured during the summer of 2014 and sold in the U.S.
Since long before I have been alive, Dirt Track Racing has been huge in our area. As I kid I remember going out to the Speedbowl, and Stateline Speedway, and now for Saturday night dirt track racing, it is Texarkana 67 Speedway.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department SWAT team responded to the Ambassador Inn on Stateline Avenue Tuesday night. Officer initially responded to a welfare call and found that the situation had quickly escalated to a shots fired situation. One suspect was arrested and faces multiple charges.
The family of Harry Parker, 74, of Texarkana, Texas report that their father has been found safe at a hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Parker had left his home Sunday morning to go to the riverboats in Shreveport and Bossier and never returned home.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is calling for Texans to remain alert behind the terrorist bombing in Manchester England on Monday night. The D.P.S. also invites you to connect with their iWatch Program either through their website or their mobile app.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is seeking information that may lead to the location of Harry Parker, 74, of Texarkana, Texas. Family report that he left to go to Sam’s Town in Shreveport on Sunday morning and has not been seen or heard from since.
Member of the Texarkana College Board of Trustees has appointed longtime educator George Moore to fill the Place 7 At-Large vacancy created when Terry Taylor resigned from the position in April of 2017.
The Carry the Load Relay project’s East Coast team will be passing thru Texarkana as they make their way to meet the West Coast Team in Dallas Texas on Memorial Day Weekend. The public is invited to come out and participate as the crew makes their way through town.
An 18-wheeler hauling watermelons was making the turn onto St. Michael Drive from Richmond Road when it is believed the load shifted rolling the big rig over onto it’s side blocking traffic while officials cleaned up the mess.
Deputies with the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting call at 11:54 Sunday night in the 900 block of County Road 4106. There, deputies discovered one man dead from a gunshot wound.
In an effort to show appreciation to all of our area first responders, Dr. Matt Young at Texarkana Emergency Center has organized a special treat by partnering with area McDonalds restaurants to provide free meals to first responders on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
The Miller County Health Unit will be hosting a “safeTALK Sucide Alertness Training” seminar on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. This program is designed to help individuals be more aware of signs, and intervene to help persons with suicidal thoughts. Must register for this program early as space is limited.
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #278 will be hosting public services and the annual Memorial Day Walk on Monday, May 29 in Texarkana. The first service to be held at the Miller County Courthouse in downtown Texarkana, followed by the walk from there to the Korea/Vietnam Memorial site.
The Wynn-Price Plantation Society will be hosting a primitive Civil War Living History Camp June 2 – 4 at the Historic Wynn-Price Plantation grounds in Garland Arkansas. The camp will feature living history demonstrations and this year is the first that the reenactment community has been invited for demonstrations throughout the weekend.
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.