The 45th annual Hope Watermelon Festival is set for August 5-7, 2021. This year’s theme is “All Juiced Up” and all of the fun and excitement of the festival will be just that! Here are some of the details for this year.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police have identified the suspect that was shot and killed in an altercation with Police on Saturday night. The subject has been identified as Don Crowson, 37. The Arkansas State Police continues to investigate. Body-cam video to be released to the public.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department reports that the Arkansas State Police were notified and are currently investigating an officer-involved shooting on Saturday night that has left one suspect dead from a single gunshot wound after not complying with officer commands.
The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office reports that Kevin Melton Meredith Jr., 22, has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon after allegedly shooting Kristoffer Michael Landers, 24 at an address on Cancun Street, off West 7th Street.
The 4th of July is coming up and this year there are no mandates on the numbers of people gathered, though many still plan to be cautious. Here is a list of some of the bigger fireworks celebrations scheduled for the holiday weekend.
The Miller County Sheriff’s Department has released information regarding the homicide investigation on MC 10. At this moment, Curtis Carnley Sr. is in custody for the shooting death of his wife Trisha Carnley.
The daughters of Country Legend Conway Twitty hand chose Glen Templeton to portray their father in the musical tribute to their iconic dad. If you were to close your eyes and listen you would swear it was the legend himself in person. Glen takes the stage at Crossties on July 16.
Congratulations to Texas High School Teacher Mark Ahrens! Amazon has awarded Texarkana, Texas computer science teacher Mark Ahren and his school, Texas High School, a prize package valued at $30,000 for his exemplary work with students.
Texarkana has always produced outstanding athletes, and one of the latest to draw international attention as an outstanding goalkeeper is Mathew Delk. Mathew will be attending a 6-week residency program in the United Kingdom at the invitation of Macclesfield FC International.
The Texarkana Children’s Advocacy will hold their first annual Teach to Prevent Conference, July 13, 2021 at Heritage Church in Texarkana, Texas for local school employees. This event is to train to recognize signs and report child abuse. The event is free, but you must register.