Friday News Update

    Friday News Update

    Arkansas law enforcement officials will conduct a drugged driving impairment blitz throughout Arkansas April 20th-22. During the “Driving High Kiss your licenses goodbye” blitz Arkansas officers will intensify enforcement of drug impaired driving laws in Arkansas. Similar crackdown efforts are occurring across the region in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Officers will be arresting anyone under suspicion of drug impaired driving.

    The income-tax filing deadline is next week, and as Lou Tobin with AARP Arkansas warn that it’s prime time for thieves looking to steal your identity.Experts recommend keeping income-tax documents for at least three years after you file; Tobin says it's best to dispose of any paperwork older than that.

    The search continues for a missing Tollette, Ark., man Alvin Dennis Thomas, 53, was reported missing by his family on March 27.Authorities said Thomas works at Husqvarna in Nashville, but he did not report to work March 26 or March 27. Law enforcement members and volunteers were searching an area between Mineral Springs and Tollette. Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Thomas is asked to contact the Howard County Sheriff's Office


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    • Texarkana, TX


      High: 68°F | Low: 43°F


    • Dragon Boat Festival

      For the third year, Dragon Boating is coming to Texarkana on April 21, 2018! This festival will take place at Bringle Park and is benefiting HandsOn Texarkana. The event is now open for team registration! Forming a dragon boat team is easy! Included in your team registration is a practice session where we will show you how to paddle and race. Practice sessions and race day include all of the necessary equipment such as a boat, paddles, lifevests, a drum and a steersperson/coach. Find 20 co-workers, friends and/or family member to join you at this exciting event!

      at Bringle Lake
    • Moscow Festival Ballet The Sleeping Beauty

      Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, Inc. Presents... The classic fairy tale comes to life through Russian ballet beautifully choreographed to the world famous score by Tchaikovsky. The Sleeping Beauty highlights Marius Petipa’s style of steel point work, sharply accented spinning turns, soaring leaps, and much more that makes this fairytale on stage memorable for generations to come. Sponsored in part by Texarkana Community Ballet. Series sponsored in part by Century 21 All Points Realty. Tickets are on sale now - $46, $36, $27, and $16.50 with student ID. Student tickets are only available through the Box Office by calling (903) 792-4992 or visiting 221 Main Street, Texarkana, TX.

      at Perot Theatre
    • Relay For Life of Texarkana

      LET'S GET READY TO RELAAAAAYYY!!! We Can Be Heroes!! Join us as we fundraise for the American Cancer Society! There will be food, music, games, entertainment, and fun. We want you all to bring your family to check out all the activities. Our Relay teams will each have a campsite with fundraise items for sale! All money raised at this event will benefit the American Cancer society's fight against cancer! Come on out and check WE CAN ALL BE HEROES!!!!

      at Four States Fair Grounds