Eileen Haynes Collins passed away surrounded by family in her home on January 15, 2022 at the age of 72. She was born July 20, 1949 to Horace and Lois Glass Haynes. Eileen was a lifelong resident of Bloomburg, Texas and member of Bloomburg First Baptist Church. Eileen graduated fromContinue Reading

A Texarkana woman was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 30 early Sunday morning. According to Texas DPS, the crash was around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning around 20 miles from New Boston. The driver lost control on an icy bridge causing the vehicle to hit the concrete side rails.Continue Reading

Texas Rangers will investigate the death of a female inmate in isolation at the Harrison County Jail. Authorities say the woman was having trouble breathing, and they provided medical assistance by staff and EMS. They transported her to a Longview hospital, where she later died.Continue Reading

Retired teachers in Texas have started receiving an extra check from the Teacher Retirement System. State Representative Greg Bonnen of Galveston pushed for that “13th check” during last year’s legislative session. As a result, lawmakers approved $700-million to pay more than 400-thousand retired school employees. The first checks went outContinue Reading

My grandfather was driving us back from Broken Bow. It was late on a Saturday night. At least it was late for me. My bedtime was usually 8 o’clock. It was at least 8:30, and I was tired. My grandfather was a blacksmith. He went to Oklahoma each Saturday forContinue Reading

Bowie County   I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, daytime work in median. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment pulling onto the interstate SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges SH 98 – At Anderson Creek, bridge replacement. Traffic restricted toContinue Reading

Jerry Lee Upchurch, age 81, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, January 13, 2022 in a local hospital. He was born July 5, 1940 in Cass County, Texas to Earnest and Verna Upchurch. Jerry was a salesman for Lawson McKelvey, and later, Newkirks. He enjoyed visitingContinue Reading

There is a critical need for volunteer blood donors across the region as the demand for blood from local hospitals far exceeds the number of blood donations. LifeShare Blood Center supplies dozens of hospitals in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas with hundreds of blood products each day. This blood treats criticalContinue Reading