Woman shot in Texarkana dies; suspect faces murder charges
A woman who was shot last week at an apartment complex in Texarkana has died and the suspect is now facing a murder charge.
Hope Police Dept. sharing FBI warnings of grandparent fraud scheme
The FBI is warning of criminal actors’ alleged use of couriers to collect money in a grandparent fraud scheme.
AR Youth in Foster Care Eligible for Pandemic Relief Payments
Arkansans ages 16 to 26 who are or have been in the foster-care system now are eligible for one-time payments of at least $750.
New private land available as dove permit period opens
An additional region of the state, the southwest quadrant, will be served this dove season by the addition of a private field in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s private-land permit dove hunting program.
Texas Governor Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration For August 2021
The renewal gives the Governor the use of all available resources of the state government for all of the counties in the state.
Walmart mandates vaccines for workers at headquarters
Walmart is requiring that all workers at its headquarters as well as managers who travel within the U.S. be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 4.
Rutledge Warns of Possible Price Gouging During Covid-19 Emergency Declaration
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is reminding consumers to be aware of potential price gouging on goods, products and services following Governor Asa Hutchinson’s public health emergency declaration.
Brian Matthews Announces Candidacy for Texarkana Texas Mayor
A&M-Texarkana Professor and Former City Council Member Pledges to Build a Brighter Future in Texarkana, Texas
New “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warning category to trigger Wireless Emergency Alerts
Starting August 2, the National Weather Service will better convey the severity and potential impacts from thunderstorm winds and hail by adding a “damage threat” tag to Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, similar to Tornado and Flash Flood Warnings.
Texas National Guard will start helping make border arrests
(AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he is ordering National Guard members to start helping make arrests along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Texas reports first West Nile case of the year
Public health officials have confirmed the state’s first case of illness caused by West Nile virus in 2021. The disease case, reported by Dallas County Health and Human Services, occurred in a resident of Dallas County.
Texas, Oklahoma submit request to join Southeastern Conference
Texas and Oklahoma have submitted a request to join the Southeastern Conference, with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey saying it would consider the request in the “near future.”