Red River Army Depot and the many contractors that work across the sprawling complex that is “the base” have long been among the largest employers in the region. As most of the population seems to be confused, worried, or even scared, rumors start. Here is what the depot has to say.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hitchinson as issued new mandates to his state’s disaster declaration that includes closing bars and restaurant dining rooms, gyms, and K-12 schools until April 17. All in the state’s efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
Texarkana Arkansas City Hall has announced that they will be helping residents aged 65 and older with acquiring necessities during the panic-induced buying from fears of the COVID-19, novel coronavirus.
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott addressed the state on Thursday announcing broader steps to combat the spread of COVID-19, including closing the dining rooms of restaurants, gyms, and schools until at least April of 2020.
The order to boil water before consumption has been lifted and is now safe by standards set by TCEQ. The city has set standards for retail food establishments. It may be a good idea to do these things at home also. Media Release: Boil Water Notice Rescinded March 17, 2020 On Sunday, March 15, 2020, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and the Texarkana Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required the Texarkana Water Utilities Public Water System (PWS ID# Arkansas 360, Texas 0190004), to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions which…
Among the many school closings in an effort to create social distance with the threat of COVID-19 The University of Arkansas campuses in Hope and Texarkana will be closed through March 29. Employees will report to work on Monday as usual.
Crews are searching for what is believed to be a major water line break somewhere between Texarkana and Lake Wright Patman. There is no boil order at this time, but could be issued at some point.
Dr. Ben Neuman, Head of Biology at Texas A&M – Texarkana, is a leading expert in the field and has studied different types of coronaviruses for 24 years. Here the scientists with the Texas A&M University System explain how they are helping the state, the nation, and the world better understand, prepare for and respond to the outbreak of COVID-19.