Congratulations to and much appreciation for Corporal Randy McAdams of the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department. Corporal McAdams has been named TAPD 2020 Officer of the Year. We are grateful for his dedication and service to our community.
The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office reports that ADC inmate Randy L. Baker, 37, will be facing aggravated assault/death charges in the killing of a fellow ADC inmate while both were being housed in the Bowie County Annex Jail located at 105 West Front Street Texarkana, Texas.
Authorities with the Texarkana Joint Operations Center will again be issuing daily updates as COVID 19 numbers in our are continue to grow. Total COVID 19 patients hospitalized in Texarkana is 69. 45 of those patients in a hospital are non-residents of Bowie County.
Yes, 2020 has been all the way twisted up, what with a global pandemic and all, but many local folks are searching out ways to still enjoy ourselves and stay safe this Halloween. Here are some events taking place in our area.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department reports that the U.S. Marshals have arrested Alana Coleman, 38, a suspect in the Texarkana 2012 murder of Donald Ray Morris at the Redwood Apartments on 7th Street.
The annual “Four States Invitational Marching Competition”, hosted by Texas High School will take place this Saturday, October 24 at Grim Stadium in Texarkana. The competition will be from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. Because of pandemic restrictions, there will be a few changes you need to be aware of.
Detective Tabitha Smith has been named TTPD 2020 Officer of the Year. Congratulations to Detective Smith with great appreciation for her service and dedication to the safety of our community.
There are still some details to work out, with construction around the post office and such, but the 2020 Veteran’s Day Parade is scheduled for downtown on Saturday, November 14 at 11:00 am and line up at 10:00 am.
Law enforcement officials in McCurtain County have identified the female remains discovered in the Red River by Texas DoT employees on October 13 near the Highway 259 Bridge. She has been identified as Leiann Gaulden, 51, of Haworth Oklahoma.
The Bowie County Family Health Center at 902 W. 12th Street will be offering free COVID 19 testing through the end of the year. Testing is available to all regardless of residency in Bowie County.