Emily Graham took her Christmas Cheer Sugar Cookies to New York City and won the ABC Good Morning America 2017 Christmas Cookie Showdown and we could not be prouder. Celebrity Chef Richard Blais was super impressed with her cookies. He said, “I could wear this cookie, Emily” commenting on her special creations. Check it out the competition here.
On Monday, December 14, TTPD released information that they had felony arrest warrants for five Pleasant Grove Junior High students involved in an assault that occurred on a school bus while returning from a basketball game in Paris on November 30. Shortly after, Police released another statement announcing the delay of service of the warrants due to new information in the investigation.
Our good friend and local entertainer Darryl Miller is the victim of a crime. Someone has stolen 5 of his large inflatable features and he is offering a reward for their return, and will hopefully get them back before this weekend.
Our good friend and most excellent cookie baker, Emily Graham of Texarkana Texas, the owner of Graham Slam Bakery, will be competing on live Television this Friday morning with an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America for a live “Christmas cookie competition”.
One person was injured this afternoon in an accident involving a Lifenet Ambulance that was responding to an assistance call at the time and was occupied by two crew members. The driver of the second vehicle was transported to a local hospital and the accident is under investigation.
Bowie County is now under a burn ban. Officials have been overwhelmed lately with brush fires proving to many just how dangerous conditions are. Bowie County Judge James Carlow has now ordered a burn ban for the county.
The Geminid Meteor Shower is expected to peak Wednesday, December 13 with a spectacular showing in the Eastern sky. Thow the peak is expected tonight around 2 am, Geminid parent body Comet 3200 Phaethon will make a close pass of Earth on December 16.
B.C.S.O. Chief Deputy Jeff Neal has issued a warning to the public regarding a recent phone scammer that claims to be with the Sheriff’s Department. The number that has been associated with this scam, 903.949.3089, appears to be spoofed, and is actually originating from outside of the United States.
The Twin City Church of Christ on Texas Boulevard will be hosting an awesome event for the kids of our community at 12 noon this Saturday, December 16 at their Twin City Events & Conference Center located at 2101 Texas Boulevard.
Law Enforcement officers in Hempstead County Arkansas have made an arrest that resulted in the confiscation of drugs, cash, and a lot of guns. James Anderson, 32, of Illinois was arrested and charged with Careless and Prohibited Driving, Disobeying a Stop Sign, No Headlights, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana).
Time for the 19th Annual Bramlett Beans & Cornbread event at Southwest Center in Texarkana on Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Christmas Basket program, a volunteer effort by the Cities of Texarkana, Texas and Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana Water Utilities that provides holiday food for families in need who reside in the Texarkana area.
The 2017 Shop with a Cop event in Texarkana was a huge success with hundreds of local boys and girls getting their Christmas wishes thanks to our officers of the Texarkana Texas and Texarkana Arkansas Police Departments. This video from THS Student Media is a great story… watch.
The 33rd Annual downtown Christmas Parade took place on Monday, December 4 and even with the threat of rain the crowds were out in full force to welcome everyone’s favorite elf, Santa Claus.
The University of Arkansas Hope – Texarkana campuses will be offering a new Surgical Scrub Technician program. This certification program is available for those that already hold a current license in nursing and would like to be trained to work in the operating room.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is seeking Takyme Devon James, 39, of Texarkana Texas, following the fatal shooting of Tony Sanders, 51, of Texarkana Texas, on Sunday evening. This suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
Celebrate the season with our friends at First Assembly of God Church on 7th Street and their drive-thru LIVE nativity on Friday, December 8 from 7 pm to 9 pm and Saturday, December 9 from 6 pm to 9 pm located at 3401 West 7th Street in Texarkana Texas.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department has released further information in the investigation of Shane Jones, 31, of Texarkana Arkansas. Jones is charged with criminal voyeurism and video voyeurism after the Texarkana Texas Police Department investigated a complaint of invasive video recording inside the restroom of the Texarkana J.C. Penny store.