More details revealed about death of 77-year-old man in Texarkana
TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - More information is now available about an incident that allegedly took place inside an Ash Street home in Texarkana that led to the death of 77-year-old Pedro Trianna Sr. and the arrest of DaCorey Moss, 19. “When he did not show up for work, his employer...
Texas police surprised by rare kangaroo sighting at park
Instead of wrangling Rocky the pet kangaroo, Texarkana police had a photo op with him.
February 22 - Shreveport, Texarkana Weather Forecast: Late Day Cold Front
Warm and breezy today, a cold front arrives tonight. Great weather expected this weekend, and strong storms are possible next week.
Late Model Special at Nashville Fairgrounds ‘On The Radar’ for Josh Berry
When the NASCAR Cup Series goes to Nashville in June, at least one competitor plans to make a stop at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway – and a series champion might join him. Mike Organ of the Nashville Tennessean reported Josh Berry will return to his roots at the Nashville...
Dierks School Board votes to renew building principals contract
Tuesday during the Dierks School Board regular monthly meeting, the board members passed unanimously to renew Scott Feemster’s contract as high school principal and Craig Dodson’s contract as elementary school principal for the 2024-2025 school year, as per the salary schedule. According to Principal Dodson’s report there are...
Awards given at the Nashville Chamber of Commerce Banquet
Monday, the Nashville Chamber of Commerce hosted the Annual Chamber Award Banquet. This year’s theme was We Shine Through. Michael and Joanna Howard received the Orange and Black Education award. This award was given to someone that serves the community and that plays a part at the school. Both Michael and Joanna serve the community and the school, and they are lifelong Scrappers. Howard said that receiving this award meant so much to him.
Arkansas hospital names COO
Howard Memorial Hospital in Nashville, Ark., has named Stacy Harberson chief operating officer, KMTB reported Feb. 21. Ms. Haberson has been with the hospital for about a decade, according to the local radio station. Most recently, she served as its radiology director.
Surprise: Texarkana’s SportPlex Shuts Down This Week
The news dropped today after rumors have been floating around, that the SportPlex by Healthcare Express is shutting its doors for good, the last day is this Friday, February 23, 2024. we were saddened to hear the news this morning, but the rumors were confirmed by a HealthCare Express statement...
Governor makes appointments
Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has announced the following appointments of South Arkansas residents to boards and commissions:. Bobbie Jo Green, of Mineral Springs, to serve as the Justice of the Peace for District 9 for Howard County. Term expires on December 31, 2024. Fulfills the remaining term of Bobby Don Turner.
Support Our Senior Boys in Regional Tournament Tonight in Nashville, Arkansas!
TODAY IS REGIONAL TOURNAMENT GAME DAY!!! Our Senior Boys will travel to Nashville, Arkansas to take on the Magnolia Panthers tonight at 8:30 in the first round of the Regional Tournament! Let's show up and support our BIRDS!!!! Tickets can be purchased through gofan.com or https://www.scrappersports.com... . There will be no tickets sold at the door. GO BIRDS!!Visit here for more details.
Texarkana’s Sportsplex Gym Announces Closure Amidst Campus Sale
The Texarkana community was met with a mix of surprise and sadness as The Sportsplex announced its imminent closure, with doors set to shut on Friday, February 23rd. In a statement released by the management, they expressed both gratitude for the years of support and optimism for the future of the campus under new ownership.
Texarkana Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 180 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Texarkana Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 180 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Texarkana reported a total of 180 crime cases. The most frequent types of crimes were Disturbances and Suspicious Situations, accounting for 48 and 47 cases respectively. Theft was the third most common crime with 24 incidents, followed by Other types of crime at 19 cases. Arrests were made in 16 instances, while Assaults were reported 12 times. Trespassing incidents were comparatively less, standing at 8 cases. The more severe crimes such as Burglaries, Vandalism and Shootings were less frequent, with Burglaries at 3, Vandalism at 2 and a single Shooting incident. These statistics reflect the varying degrees of crime severity in the place, with the highest frequency of crimes being relatively less severe in nature.
Texarkana Arkansas Schools to Close for Solar Eclipse
The Texarkana Arkansas School District Board of Education, in alignment with the recommendation from the Arkansas Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, has voted to modify the 2023- 2024 school calendar. According to a press release, the adjustment involves switching April 1, initially designated as a student-teacher holiday, to April...
City and county officials illuminate plans for total eclipse
The fourth and final Great American Solar Eclipse of 2024 town hall meeting was held at the Ouachita Center on the UA Rich Mountain campus Thursday evening. The original meeting had been postponed due to inclement weather. Approximately six to seven dozen people were in attendance, ranging from property owners...
Park Director presents 10-year plan to Park Commission
Tuesday afternoon during the monthly meeting of the Nashville Park and Recreation Commission meeting, Park Director Meghan Floyd reported the park wrapped up its third through sixth grade basketball season earlier this month. She said they had two teams participate from Murfreesboro and she was pleased with the growth of the program.
Howard County JPs accepts proposal for airport repairs
Yesterday, during the Howard County Quorum Court’s regular monthly meeting, Howard County Judge Brent Pinkerton swore in Bobbi Jo Green as Justice of the Peace for District 9. Green will be filling in for Bobby Don Turner and her term expires December 31st, 2024. Justices of the Peace also...
Trial set for shooter who allegedly injured De Queen officer in pursuit
DE QUEEN, Ark. – A man accused of shooting and wounding a De Queen police officer in a July pursuit has a trial date set for April 24. Kenneth Smith, of De Queen, has been charged with attempted capital murder, four counts of attempted murder, first-degree battery, and aggravated residential burglary, according to court documents.
Everything You Need to Know About 2024 Texarkana Solarbration
It's hard to believe but the Great American Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024, is right around the corner we are just weeks away from seeing what is believed to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 2024 Texarkana Solarbration. Texarkana will be celebrating this celestial event starting on April 5 through...
Historic Washington State Park Activities Ramping Up
Historic Washington State Park has been quite active in the past few weeks with historic re-enactors in the park as well as the first presentation of “Trial By Jury” for 2024. Other activities include the Arkansas Living History Association Annual Conference March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and the 56th annual Jonquil Festival coming up March 15th and 16th. For info you can call the park at 870-983-2684 or visit historicwashingtonstatepark.com.
Voters get in on early voting in Arkansas, Texas for presidential primaries March 5
TEXARKANA (KSLA) — Election season is here as early voting in Arkansas and Texas began Tuesday morning (Feb. 20) for the presidential preference primary elections March 5. “I come early to beat the crowd and do my duty as a citizen,” said one person voting early Tuesday. “I’ve...