Anna Mae Funderburk will be celebrating her 107th birthday on Tuesday. We have been asking on Facebook if anyone in town was older, and are now thinking this might just make Ms. Funderburk Texarkana’s oldest resident.
The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana began “Phase 2” of its re-opening plan as employees returned to their offices today. As part of the return procedures, all UAHT employees will wear face masks and practice physical distancing, among other guidelines.
Travis Ransom, Mayor of Atlanta Texas, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Texas’ 4th Congressional District. The 4th District covers the entire area of northeast Texas, from Sherman to Texarkana to Rockwall and includes Greenville, Sulphur Springs, Paris, and Mount Pleasant.
A major construction project to rebuild Interstate 30 through Texarkana Texas will begin in July and last approximately 4 years. This will completely rebuild I-30 from Kings Highway in Nash to Stateline Avenue.
Bowie County reports a total of 134 positive COVID-19 cases, with 84 recoveries and 12 related deaths. Cass County has a total 29 cases with 20 recoveries.42 positive cases, Miller County reports 42 positive cases, 41 recoveries, and 1 death.
Dwight Nevill is a long-time friend of ours and he has been battling cancer for a while now. Dwight is back home in New Boston on Hospice care. Dwight is a well known local philanthropist and biker. For decades this man has served our community and tonight in a show of appreciation, a “Ride By” his home will happen.
As the seasons change and it gets warmer, the snakes are coming out. As we are going into their habitats more often, we are going to see them. It’s said that most of the snakes we see around here are not venomous, but there are some common to our area that really are, and can kill you!
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has arrested and charged a Texarkana father and son with the continued Sexual Assualt of a Child. David Fant, 56, and Hayden Fant, 19, both of Texarkana, Texas are currently in Bi-State Jail. The victim is a seven-year-old relative of the two men. No bail has been set.
Bowie County reports a total of 126 positive COVID-19 cases, with 78 recoveries and 12 related deaths. Cass County has a total 28 cases with 20 recoveries. Miller County reports 42 positive cases with 40 recoveries and 1 death. TDCJ reports that there are 46 positive cases at the Telford Unit in New Boston.
For me, I have always been fascinated with Space. Now, for the first time since the NASA shuttles, Elon Musk’s company SpaceX and NASA have teamed to launch a manned flight to the International Space Station today. Watch everything going into this historical event.