Thousands of people in Texarkana and surrounding areas remember their first introduction to magic through a local legend, Bobo the Magician. I remember seeing Bobo perform at my school and was once chosen to assist him with a trick on stage. Bobo passed away in 1996, but his works are still very influential in the world of magic today.
For those that were in Texarkana for Christmas 2000 and the day after will never forget the sights and sounds of the city after the historic Ice Storm that basically shut down a large part of the Ark-La-Tex region.
Employees, diners, and the restaurant owners themselves were surprised on Christmas Eve day when they showed up at local favorite, Bodine’s All-American Diner at 2525 East Street to find that the locks on the doors had been changed, and the restaurant is now “out of business”.
The Texarkana Texas Police are investigating the theft of an automatic teller machine from the Red River Credit Union location on University in Texarkana Texas. Thieves used equipment stolen from a nearby construction site to aid in the robbery.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is searching for Jucquian Tyson, and Keanu White in connection to recent auto thefts. Subsequently, the two stolen vehicles were used in an attempt to rob a local pawn shop.
The entire community is mourning the death of corrections officer Lisa Mauldin in an attack by an inmate at the Miller County Detention Center. The Miller County Sheriff’s Office has released the planned route for the funeral procession.
The Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department along with other agencies responded to a call for an out of control grass fire near the Lantz Lurry Juvenile Detention Center at 19th and the Loop. Firefighters quickly gained control of the fire.
Most people on social media in this area know him as your onsite reporter Craig Jenkins for his KSLE News & Weather, or maybe as Roscoe the Mechanic that prefers the Newport 1000’s. He’s a funny guy with a big heart and for the last couple of years, he has been known to locally spread some Christmas cheer… and some money!
Anglers know that the colder weather make the Crappie bite, and hopes are that on January 14, 2017 they will be biting for the first annual Crappie Tournament hosted by the Maud Volunteer Fire Department.