A headline was posted on social media claiming that Bowie County’s positive COVID 19 cases had increased by 20 in one day. That is because the TDHS has now added TDCJ cases to local counties. However, the Joint Operations Center will still maintain individual numbers for both populations.
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has set directives for opening bars, breweries, bingo halls, and more in this next phase of reopening the Texas economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be restrictions on capacity, but little by little we gain some normalcy. Oh, Summer Camps and Little League is back on also!
The show must go on for the children of St.Jude’s according to Neal Jones, organizer of the Talimena Rally, one of the biggest annual motorcycle events in Texarkana. In the last 8 years, the ride has been able to raise more than $200,000. This year will have some restrictions, but the ride takes place this weekend.
LifeNet, Inc. recently released their annual Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) report detailing survival rates for 2019. SCA is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating. It strikes people of all ages and leads to death in minutes if the person does not get help right away.
The updated COVID 19 numbers for the Texarkana region are now Bowie County with a total of 112 positive COVID-19 cases, with 73 recoveries and 11 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 21 with 18 recovered. Miller County reports 40 positive cases, with 1 death and 35 recoveries.
On Friday, May 15, 2020, there will be mobile no cost COVID 19 testing at 4102 Gibson Lane in Texarkana (in the old Excel ER parking lot behind Target). You must schedule your appointment to be tested and must register before going. Here are the details on how to get signed up to be tested.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department reports that Ronnie Seymour, 78, has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery after an incident at the Walmart Store located on New Boston Road in Texarkana. Seymour was taken into custody at the nearby Lowes store. No shots were fired.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department reports that they are on the scene at the New Boston Road Super Walmart store after a man pulled a gun on employees in an effort to flee the store. Police have the suspect in custody and NO shots were fired.
The latest COVID 19 numbers are in for the Texarkana area with a total of 111 positive COVID-19 cases, with 73 recoveries and 11 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 20 with 16 recovered, and Miller County reports 37 positive cases with 25 recovered and 1 death.