Every winter we try to share these safety tips to keep people and pets alive, and here is some information that we think will help get you through it with a lot less trouble and worry, no matter what Mother Nature has in store for us.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department recently had a brawl with a local man that is now facing multiple charges after rampaging inside a local convenience store. JPX Pepper guns were ineffective against Ashley McClanahan, 39, it took multiple officers and a couple of civilian heroes to subdue McClanahan.
Friday, February 12 it is the Tim Tebow Night to Shine, with a few adjustments for the pandemic. The event will be in two parts, the prom itself will be virtual but we want that special in-person treatment all attendees get, cheers, flash photography, and all, so we are going to have a drive-thru red carpet event in the parking lot at the Texarkana Arkansas Convention center.
The Texarkana Police are investigating an overnight homicide at the Woodbridge Apartments on Belt Road. Sonya Hopkins, 22, has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Laquinces Scott.
Dr. John Hellerstedt, Commissioner of Texas Department of State Health Services, has notified our local officials that COVID-19 hospitalizations in Trauma Service Area F have remained under 15% of capacity for at least seven consecutive days. That means local businesses can again increase capacity.
On January 12 we reported on Marques Jujuan Thompson, 20, of Texarkana, Texas was wanted in the shooting death of Nichlos Muldrow in the Oaklawn Village parking lot. Thompson has now been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted List.
Just after 2:00 am this morning, T.T.F.D. responded to a fire at the abandoned Quality Inn Hotel on North Stateline Avenue. It has been reported that Texarkana Police have made multiple arrests at that location for trespassing recently.
On Groundhog Day, February 2, a lot of eyes turn to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to see if the Groundhog sees his shadow as a weather predictor. Honestly, the best part about the day for us is an excuse to watch Bill Murry in the 1993 classic movie.
Yes, there is a wait to get the COVID 19 vaccine in Texarkana, so get on the list. Residents are urged to get on the waiting lists to receive the vaccine. The Bowie County Family Health Center will continue to offer the vaccine to eligible recipients regardless of residency.
The PBR returns to Texarkana with the Four States PBR Shootout on Saturday, February 13 at 7:00 pm, inside the Four States Fairgrounds Arena. Get your tickets now, with pandemic restrictions only a certain number of tickets can be sold.