The body of a local boater has been recovered by local Game Wardens on the north shore of Lake Wright Patman. The boater’s wife and kids had backed the trailer into the water but her husband never returned to load the boat.
The State of Texas is holding a “Sales Tax-Free” weekend for emergency supplies on Saturday, April 24, Sunday, April 25, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 26. Some of the items included in this tax-exempt list are generators under $3,000, tarps, plastic sheeting, household batteries, flashlights, and more.
A multi-state police chase that began in Bowie County Texas has resulted in the felony arrest of Bryan Yeager, 35. Yeager had outstanding felony warrants and face a whole new batch of charges from today.
We know some that are super excited that the Red Dirt Master Gardeners will be doing their plant sale again this year. Happening on Saturday, May 1 at the Four States Fairground’s Home Arts Building.
Saturday, April 24, is “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day”. Here in Texarkana, there are three secure locations to dispose of outdated or unneeded prescription meds. There are drop boxes located at Texarkana Emergency Center & Hospital, the Bi-State Building, and the Miller County Sheriff’s Office.
Saturday, May 22, 2021, the Friends for a Cause Foundation will be holding the annual “Texarkana Kickball Tournament” at the Ermer Dansby Pondexter Sports Complex, (Hobo Jungle), check-in starts at 8:30 am, and games beginning at 9:30 am.
The Texarkana Joint Operations Center has informed us of a COVID 19 Vaccination Clinic to be held at Southwest Center in Texarkana, Texas on April 13 and 14 with the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine on one day, and the Moderna shot on the other. To schedule an appointment call 903.798.3250 and press 0 during normal business hours.
Many folks missed not having it last year, so maybe the 2021 Community-wide Yard Sale will just be twice as big. On Saturday, May 8 the yard sale will run from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. The hours for electronics recycling will be 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.