Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival Starts 05/02/2015 @ 10:00:00 AM The first annual event benefiting the Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State Area will consist of wine, art, and music with wineries from the state participating, along with many unique food and specialty vendors. We will have live music throughout the day and an auction for 5 wine barrels hand painted by local talented artists. Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $10. Spring Lake Park Adjacent to I-30 between State Line Ave and Summerhill Rd exits Texarkana, Texas Phone: 903-223-8021
Benefiting the Randy Sam’s Outreach Center April 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM Hopkin’s Icehouse 301 E 3rd Street Texarkana, AR 71854 Phone: 903-792-7024 Cigars, Tinis, and Tunes benefiting the Randy Sam’s Outreach Center features cigars, specialty martinis, and music by the 2 Pianos. Sponsorships and tickets available. Tickets are $50. Please call Jennifer Laurent with questions at 903-792-7024
Four States Auto Museum 10th Annual Spring Car Show May 16, 2015 8:00 AM 217 Laurel Street Texarkana, AR 71854 Phone: 903-826-3598 $250 prize to the Best of Show. Over 30 classes for early model cars and trucks, late model cars and trucks, Rat Rods, Hot Rods and special classes for Muscle Cars, Corvettes and Mustangs. Raffles and Door prizes. Registration is from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Awards at 3:30 PM
Walk for Life 5K/10K May 2, 2015 7:00 AM Spring Lake Park-Pavilion #1 4303 North Park Road Texarkana, TX 75503 Phone: 903-748-4578 1st Choice Pregnancy Center’s 16th Annual Walk for Life and 2nd Annual 5K. This year will include a 1-Mile Kid’s Fun Run and a 10K Run.
Relay for Life – Texarkana April 25, 2015 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM Four States Fair Grounds 3700 East 50th Street Texarkana, AR 71854 Phone: 903-244-6403 The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement symbolizes hope and our shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people we love. Relay for Life is a way to take action and help finish the fight. This is your opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember those lost, and raise funds and awareness to fight back and help end cancer.
Caddo Area Council Boy Scouts of America Scout-O-Rama 2015 Date: April 10-12, 2015 Time: 3:00 PM to 10:00 AM Spring Lake Park Texarkana, TX 75501 Phone: 903-793-2179 Event is open to the public Saturday, April 11th 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
4-1-2015 | At approx 10:00 p.m. a pick up truck with multiple occupants was involved in a roll over accident at Sherwood Forest in L.E. causing the road to be blocked. At least 1 occupant was ejected and was later taken away via ambulance. Photos of this accident:
UPDATE: The construction has been completed and the roadways are back to normal. – – – – Road construction on Hwy 59 is causing delays that could also result in traffic accidents. Please SLOW DOWN and use extreme caution while driving through this area. Photos of road work:
3-30-2015 | Around 11:50 a.m. TTPD responded to a 2 vehicle accident involving an 18 wheeler and a car. This occurred at at the on ramp to the loop at 7th street in front of Albertsons and McDonald’s. We are unaware of any injuries in this accident. Photos from the accident: