There’s not a lot of people that would consider jumping into a pool filled with icy cold water a good thing, but it is a WONDERFUL thing when it benefits Special Olympics. Texarkana’s “Polar Plunge” will be happening at The Sportsplex by Healthcare Express.
Texarkana Texas Police have arrested and charged five men for aggravated robbery and engaging in organized criminal activity after an investigation into a robbery that occurred at the Legacy Apartments off Richmond Road.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department arrested Dewayne Franklin, 21, of Wheatfield Connecticut, and Jermany Tiswell, 25, of Marianna Arkansas, after discovering 10 pounds of marijuana, 4 pounds of THC oil, and ecstasy during a traffic stop.
Winners of multiple CMA Awards, and a Grammy, “The Kentucky Headhunters” will play the 3rd Annual Ark-La-Tex Outdoor Expo on Friday, March 1, 2019. Tickets are on sale now, and there is still room for vendors to one of the largest outdoor events in the region.
Texarkana Texas Police responded to a call of a man “wrecking cars”. David Favors allegedly broke one woman’s cell phone, punched a woman in the face, hit another woman with his car, and then drove through the front yard to plow into two cars parked in the driveway.
A Texarkana Texas man allegedly abandoned his 7-year-old daughter, with no coat or shoes on, while trying to evade arrest. The girl was found crying and alone. The man was later found hiding in a closet at a home on Blanton Street with another child. CPS is involved in the investigation.
Habitat for Humanity Texarkana has completed their first home in Texarkana Arkansas and is inviting the public to the dedication ceremony on Friday, February 8 at 12:30 pm. Plans are already underway for a second house to be constructed soon on the Arkansas side.
The North East Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (NETABSE) will host its annual Middle School Conference on Friday, February 8 at Texas A&M University-Texarkana. The Honorable Dennis Bonnen, Texas Speaker of the House, will address the students in a general session at 9:00 AM Friday morning after breakfast with city superintendents.
The Texarkana Texas Police report that a lawsuit has been filed in a use-of-force incident that occurred on January 27th involving a 17-year-old male. The Police were responding to a fight in the street off of Belt Road that involved approximately 80 people.
Texarkana’s four Rotary Clubs are hosting a Rotary Foundation Dinner on Saturday, February 23, for Rotarian and non-Rotarians alike. Ann Lee Hussey will be the keynote speaker. Ann Lee, a polio survivor, has led National Immunization Teams around the globe in efforts to eradicate polio.