Breaking News from Texarkana

Find the latest Texarkana News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

LifeShare blood drive comes to downtown Texarkana

The LifeShare Bus will be taking blood donations today from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Landmark Development Building, 210 N. Stateline Ave. All who donate blood will be entered into a drawing for a Thanksgiving turkey. For more information, call Melanie Eaves at 903-794-3173. The LifeShare Bus will be


Four States exhibit up at A&M

The many talented artists involved with the Four States Regional Art Club show their work at an exhibition now up at Texas A&M-University's John F. Moss Library. Displayed through Dec. 15, the exhibit features member work in several different categories, including animal, abstract, floral, genre, la

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:17

Nutcracker: Christmas dreams brought to life

Roughly 200 local dancers will be on stage as they re-create "The Nutcracker," the timeless ballet about a girl's Christmas Eve dreams, with four shows on Dec. 1-3. (Submitted photo) A beloved classic for the Texarkana Christmas season, "The Nutcracker" presented by Texarkana Community Ballet brin

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:15

Delay not bad, director reasons

The delay of a feasibility study to determine if the water level could be raised on Wright Patman Lake could be a positive thing, according to Liz Fazio Hale, executive director/CEO of Riverbend Water Resources District. "I'm not surprised," she said of the pause in the study being performed by the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:57

Device lets rescuers fire on all cylinders

This promotional photo shows a thermal imaging camera. (Photo courtesy MSA) Seeing the invisible is now a lot easier for Texas-side firefighters, thanks to a recent equipment donation. Texarkana, Texas, Fire Department recently bought 11 thermal imaging cameras with grant funding from the ArkLaTex

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:52

Arkansas side unveils new site

This is a screenshot of the "Spy Glass Map" on the new Texarkana Central website, texarkanacentral.ver.st, that shows the city as it looked in 1924. (Submitted photo) At no cost to taxpayers, a new city-sponsored website called Texarkana Central showcases the best the Arkansas side has to offer. Th


Video posted of abused ETX dog, suspect still at large

(Source: TTPD) The Texarkana Texas Police Department has posted an update on Lady - an abused dog that was the subject of a viral video where she was beaten and strangled. According to Texarkana Texas Police Department spokesman Shawn Vaughan, the man suspected of beating and strangling Lady is stil


Court seizes abused dog; hearing set at end of month

Lady, a dog abused on video in Texarkana, Texas, has been ordered seized pending the outcome of a court hearing later this month, according to police. After reviewing the case, Texarkana, Texas, Municipal Court Judge Sherry Jackson ordered the dog seized and set a court hearing for 11 a.m. Nov. 28 a


FDLE: 'If You See Something, Say Something' to prevent terrorist attacks

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida law-enforcement officials are encouraging people to remain vigilant and report suspicious behavior to prevent terrorist attacks. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen said that "If You See Something, Say Something," you should call 855-

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-22 17:18:00

Semi truck driver killed in Taylor County crash

PERRY, Fla. (WCTV) -- The driver of a semi truck was killed after his vehicle overturned and caught fire Monday evening. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 6:20 p.m. on US-221 just south of Boyd Road in Taylor County. The crash report states that 36-year-old Bailey H


One injured in single-car crash in Gadsden County

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness NewsNovember 22, 2017 GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- One man is in critical condition after a single-car crash in Gadsden County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP says a car was traveling eastbound on I-10 near mile marker 187, when the rear-driver's s

WCTV - 2017-11-23 05:49:00

LCSO looking for woman accused of stealing from Goodwill

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsNovember 22, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman deputies say was caught on camera stealing from a local Goodwill store. Authorities say the woman walked into the Goodwill on Thomasville Road, helped herself

WCTV - 2017-11-22 19:36:00

Two men arrested for balt salts, multiple weapons charges

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Police say a search of a Live Oak hotel room led them to discover nearly 400 grams of bath salts, several grams of synthetic marijuana and multiple guns. The Live Oak Police Department said that on Tuesday they were conducting an investigation near the Royal Inn Hotel

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-22 17:43:00

Tallahassee Police investigating crash near Capital Circle Northeast

By: WCTV Eyewitness News November 22, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Tallahassee Police are currently investigating a crash near Capital Circle Northeast and Industrial Plaza Boulevard; The crash involved two vehicles and a motorcycle. The crash happening around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Whe

WCTV - 2017-11-23 04:14:00

[LIST] Restaurants that are open this Thanksgiving

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Whether you plan on dining out for your Thanksgiving Day feast, or picking up a quick bite after the big meal, we've got you covered with a list of local restaurants that will be open this Thanksgiving, Nov. 23. Tallahassee:Azu Lucy Ho's: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Cracker Barrel:

WCTV - 2017-11-22 18:59:00

Georgia official charged with DUI, moonshine found in car

By: Associated Press November 23, 2017 MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia state official is facing charges after authorities say he drove drunk with more than a dozen jars of moonshine in his car. WSB-TV reports Georgia Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Walter Rabon Jr. crashed his

WCTV - 2017-11-23 17:56:00

San Benito boosts garbage rates

SAN BENITO - Residents here will see bigger monthly service bills. Earlier this week, city commissioners amended an ordinance setting slightly higher garbage rates. A hike in the Consumer Price Index has led Republic Services, the company that collects the city's garbage, to pass down a 3.46 percent

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2017-11-24 04:02:00

Texas Rangers working on hit-and-run case

RAYMONDVILLE - Investigators are working with the Texas Rangers on the case of a hit-and-run driver who critically injured a cyclist. Detectives Tomas Gomez and Denise Ledesma were meeting with Rangers yesterday morning, a police dispatcher said. By noon, no arrests had been made in the case, the di

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2017-11-23 06:30:00

Boys and Girls Club seeks new board members

SAN BENITO - The Boys and Girls Club of San Benito is looking for new board members to serve in the upcoming year. In a Facebook post earlier this week, board president Liz Chavez announced the board is looking to expand. "Passion for the club and its mission is required," the Facebook post stated.

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2017-11-24 04:00:00

Texas Trooper Fatally Shot On Thanksgiving, Manhunt Underway

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed in Freestone County Thanksgiving afternoon, according to a tweet sent out on social media by the Navarro County Office of Emergency Management. Authorities later identified the suspect, but said civilians shouldn't approach him if they spot him and should in

PATCH - 2017-11-23 23:28:10