It is time again for the Hottest Festival in Texas as thousands turn out to celebrate the 49th Annual Pioneer Days in New Boston. One of the area’s favorite celebrations will feature amusement rides, foods, crafts, and live music from some great local talent and headliner Moe Bandy.
Harold Gene Spicer is behind bars this afternoon in the Bi-State Jail accused of Voyeurism of a Child Under 14 Years of Age. Spicer is a registered sex offender and was identified by security footage that showed the 63-year-old looking into a young child’s window.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of W. 16th Street. Police report there was a small get together at the home when 3 men with covered faces demanding money. One man was shot multiple times.
During a recent drug bust Police recovered a large amount of the synthetic opioid, Fentanyl, among other drugs. New Boston Texas Police along with Bowie County Deputies served a warrant on the residence of Kenneth Griffin. Police discovered the suspected Fentanyl and a large quantity of methamphetamine inside the home.
Bowie County is reporting the death of an inmate being held in the Bi-State Jail in downtown Texarkana. All indications are that the inmate took his own life, but the Texas Rangers have been called in to investigate.
The Altrusa International Club of Texarkana has some great events for local children at the Texarkana Public Library in downtown. All in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the first Moon landing.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has made a third arrest in the investigation of a weekend shooting at Sunset Apartments. Police had already arrested two suspects and a fourth is still on the run. Mariah Cherry, 20, of Farmington, Missouri, was charged with Aggravated Robbery and is currently being held in the Bi-State Jail with a bond of $100,000.