Application Deadline for Coronavirus Relief Funds Looms for Local Texas Governments

Carrington Coleman: Funds will help offset COVID-19 payroll pressure The deadline to request Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) allocations is Oct. 16, a deadline of critical importance to Texas counties and municipalities seeking assistance in offsetting COVID-19-related payroll costs. “It is important for counties and municipalities to meet this deadline as the state […]

Bowie County Patriots Release Resolution Regarding TX House Speaker Strauss

Bowie County, TX – The Bowie County Patriots passed the following resolution overwhelmingly on Thursday evening the 27th of July 2017 at our weekly meeting: Whereas, the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives is one of the most powerful and influential politicians in the State of Texas; and Whereas, the current Speaker of the […]

City Council Seeks to Fill Vacancy in Ward 4

TEXARKANA, TEXAS—Texarkana Texas City Council will accept letters of intent and applications from residents interested in serving as Ward 4 Council member. Dr. Brian Matthews’ has served as Ward 4 Council member for the past five years, but the seat was vacated when Matthews moved from the ward recently. The City Council will consider appointing […]

SPRING LAKE PARK POND DREDGING SCHEDULED FOR JULY

TEXARKANA, TX– Beginning in July 2017, the City of Texarkana, Texas will work in conjunction with Tatum Excavating Company (TEC) to dredge the Spring Lake Park Pond. The project is part of the City’s current Capital Improvement Plan and is estimated to cost approximately $875,000. Dredging activities will bring the pond to a depth […]

Four States News Expands Social Media Reach

The Four States News (FSN) is proud to announce we have added additional Facebook Groups online. The FSN is a “Community Journalism site.” We focus on events in communities such as church happenings, school events, and other issues often not covered by mainstream media. We are not looking to cover the latest wreck or the […]

Ratcliffe Announces Major Economic Development for Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced a major economic development win for the greater Texarkana region at a ceremony Thursday in New Boston, Texas. The TexAmericas Center will receive a designation by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), which will bolster its ability to attract new […]

10th Annual Bowie County Special Olympics Benefit

Texarkana, Texas- The Texarkana Dart Association and the Texarkana Elks Lodge #2771 will host the 10th Annual Bowie County Special Olympics Benefit Dart Tournament. The Tournment will be held on Saturday January 28 form 12-6p.m. The event will have a silent auction, live music from Haywire and more. A $5 donation gets admission and children are […]

Texarkana, Texas to Participate in City Hall Selfie Day

  Texarkana, TX. “Selfie” is a new term to some and an old, or at least a few years old, to others. The term “Selfie” means to take a picture of yourself. This is usually accomplished by holding your self phone out, smiling, and clicking the picture. Once taken, the selfie can be sent to […]