Railfest 2016 on Friday May 6 and Saturday May 7 brings us an expansion on the festival that has been retooled to grow into what organizers hope to become a large regional music festival. This year brings two days of festival fun and live music beginning Friday afternoon. Here is the weekend’s live music line-up and schedule of events.
Marvin Arrell Stanton of Texarkana Arkansas was found guilty in the murder of 22-year-old Jesse James Hamilton, and sentenced to life in prison, and 15 years for using a firearm in commission of a crime. The sentences will run consecutively.
We follow Painting with a Twist – Texarkana and had been wanting to experience the place and see if we could create a masterpiece of our own. So, when we saw a pic of one of the paintings they teach you to do jumped out at us, I made a call. I am so glad i did, because it was truly enjoyable with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine, and a bunch of fun.
UPDATE 5-4-2015 AT 11:00 A.M.: From the Hempstead County Sherrif – “Destiny Collins has been located, she is safe, and Hempstead County Deputies are enroute to pick her up. Thanks for everyone’s help in helping locate Destiny.” The Hempstead County Sheriff’s Department has taken to Facebook for information regarding a missing teenage girl from Hempstead County. Have you seen Destiny Collins?
One brick at a time area bikers have been raising funds to build a Memorial Wall for fallen riders. A fundraiser has been scheduled for Saturday May 14 at the Four States Fairgrounds. The event will include, BBQ, Bounce Houses, 50/50 drawing, Poker Run, Bike Show and more.
The film group Small Town Monsters recently wrapped up some filming around the area for the forthcoming movie “Boggy Creek Monster”. Take a look at the video of some of the behind the scenes stuff.
The second annual Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival is scheduled for Saturday May 7 at Spring Lake Park, and huge part of the event is all of the live music from our talented locals, here is the schedule. Live music kicks off on the main stage at 11:00 a.m., from the Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival Event Page: 11 am- Disigerent 12 pm- Uncle JJ 1- Hershel Flanagan and Danny Maxey 2- Taryn Ashley, Matt Boyd and Michael Howard 3- Kathy and Bryan 4- The Droppers 5- The Moss Bros 6- One Hot Blonde