REDWATER HOSA STUDENTS TAKE TOP TEN AWARDS DURING SPRING LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE; ONE HEADED TO STATE COMPETITION

Redwater, TX – On January 13-14, Redwater High School HOSA students attended the Spring Leadership Conference in Allen, TX. During the Competitive Events portion of the conference, Kaylin Tucker was awarded Third Place in Health Professions for Veterinary Science and Ava Kordsmeier earned Tenth Place in Leadership Events for Extemporaneous Writing. Tucker will now advance […]

TxDOT CREWS PRETREATING BRIDGES, ROADS STARTING TODAY

ATLANTA ­– Due to the possibility of winter weather conditions this week, TxDOT crews in Bowie, Cass, Camp, Marion, Morris, Titus and Upshur Counties began pretreating many roads and bridges with brine today. Crews are focusing on pretreating the most highly traveled roadways, which include Interstate 30 and U.S. highways, along with bridges and overpasses. TxDOT […]

TEXARKANA ISD RAISES BUS DRIVER PAY TO $25/HOUR

Texarkana, TX– Texarkana ISD has announced that pay for Bus Drivers is increasing to $25.00/hour.This rate applies to all full-time, part-time, trip, and substitute drivers. In addition, flat rates for trip driving will now be $25.00 for 1-30 miles and $75.00 for over 30 miles.These rate increases will apply to current drivers and new drivers. […]

Texarkana Museum System Presents “Postcards from the Past”

Texarkana, TX – The Texarkana Museums System invites you to celebrate Postcards from the Past: The Story of African American George Strong in Texarkana’s Most Iconic Postcard at the Ace of Clubs House at 420 Pine St. in historic downtown Texarkana, USA. Join us on February 18th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm for a presentation […]

TxDOT TO PLACE NEW SIGNAL AT TEXARKANA INTERSECTION

Safety improvements scheduled for Richmond Road and Galleria Oaks Drive ATLANTA – The intersection of FM 559/Richmond Road and Galleria Oaks in Texarkana is scheduled to receive a traffic signal this summer, according to plans awarded in January by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The City of Texarkana worked with TxDOT on the project. Improvements […]

SAFETY LIGHTING SCHEDULED FOR INTERSECTIONS IN TWO COUNTIES

Eleven intersections in Bowie, Cass Counties to receive improvements ATLANTA – New safety lighting is scheduled to be installed at eleven area highway intersections, according to plans awarded in January by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “The nighttime lighting systems to be installed are safety enhancements that will provide LED lighting to increase visibility and awareness of the intersection,” […]

TWU RESCINDS OF PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE JANUARY 27, 2023

The January 26, 2023 “Precautionary Boil Water Notice” is hereby rescinded for customers and residents of Lakewood and Union, Arkansas. This order was issued as a precautionary measure because of the possibility that contaminated water may have entered the distribution system as a result of a loss in normal system pressure due to a power […]

Sherri Penix to Serve as Texarkana ISD Deputy Superintendent

Texarkana, TX – Sherri Penix, current Chief Innovation Officer, has been namedthe new Deputy Superintendent of Texarkana ISD. As Deputy Superintendent,Mrs. Penix will assist the superintendent with cross-functional initiatives andoverall execution of the district’s Imagine 2026 Strategic Plan. “Imagine 2026 drives all of our work as a school system,” said Dr. DougBrubaker, TISD Superintendent. “Mrs. […]

A&M-Texarkana to Host Master Gardener Seminar Series this Spring

TEXARKANA, Texas – The Texas A&M University-Texarkana department of Extended Education and Community Development will be hosting a Master Gardener Seminar Series titled “Get into Gardening” in the spring of 2023. The series is being hosted in conjunction with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the Bowie County Master Gardeners. The series will consist of […]