Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Halloween Advice

Oklahoma – With Halloween approaching, everyone has to be on the watch for ghouls and goblins. That does not mean to be fearful, but to be careful as children are out collecting bags full of treats. Our friends at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) put together some great tips, so we wanted to share […]

Texarkana Arkansas Police Provide Halloween Advice

Texarkana, AR-The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department wishes children and parents a safe and happy Halloween. We would like to recommend the following safety tips to parents and trick-or treaters to raise safety awareness. Motorists are urged to be especially alert on Halloween. Watch for children darting out from between parked cars Watch for children walking […]

Be the Blessing Bakery at Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter in Texarkana Receives Outstanding Community Service Award

(Austin, TX) —Texas Homeless Network presented Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter, and Cathy Smith, Bakery Program Director, with the Outstanding Community Service Award for the Be the Blessing Bakery. The award was presented on Wednesday, September 21, as part of the annual Texas Conference on Ending Homelessness held in Austin. Nominator […]

Rep. Ratcliffe hosts Emergency Management Summit

Officials discussed how to enhance response strategies in Northeast Texas Paris, TX– The Office of Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) hosted the first-ever Emergency Management Summit this week to help emergency management professionals in Texas’ 4th District prepare for major weather disasters requiring federal assistance. Local emergency managers and county fire marshals from across all 18 counties […]

Texarkana Arts and Historic District Plans Celebration

Texarkana, TX – The Texarkana Arts & Historic District will host a celebration on October 25, 2016 in downtown Texarkana to recognize the accomplishment of being named a Texas Cultural District. Texarkana was one of seven cities to receive this designation in 2016, including Waco, Arlington, Amarillo, Rockport, Plano and Salado. The celebration will be […]