The Atlanta ISD Board of Trustees has named Jason Harris as Lone Finalist for the position of superintendent following a special meeting Monday, January 3, 2022. “Our Board is elated over our unanimous selection of Jason Harris as the Lone Finalist for Superintendent to lead our district into our future.Continue Reading

The former building of Great American Flea Market in Texarkana burnt Tuesday night. The building on New Boston Road was a total loss. The cause of the fire has not been determinedContinue Reading

State health officials say Texas passed 10,000 COVID hospitalizations Monday for the first time since late September. There’s been increased conversation about inflation in hospitalization numbers because many people are hospitalized for something else and then test positive. ICU numbers remain equally important.Continue Reading

The Texas Education Agency has updated its COVID-19 quarantine guidelines for school staff. Teachers and other staff can return to school five days after their symptoms begin if they don’t have a fever and their symptoms have improved. Asymptomatic employees can go back five days after they have tested positive.Continue Reading

The Miller County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a Miller County citizen who had pulled up to the boat ramp at Mercer Bayou off of Miller County Road 151 at approximately 12:10 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2022. At the time, the witness claimed to have discovered two dead besideContinue Reading

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Cardiac Training Center will offer a Basic Life Support Certification and Training course on January 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at theTexarkana campus. The course is open to the public and is designed for anyone from healthcare professionals to other personnel who needContinue Reading

From East Texas Radio News Upshur County authorities arrested Russel Wayne Gilmore, 40, of Omaha, as the suspect in connection with a laundromat burglary in Hughes Springs that turned into arson in December of 2021. Chief Randy Kennedy reports that Gilmore is in the Upshur County Jail on charges ofContinue Reading

By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications   Last month Texas experienced its warmest December on record since 1889, said John Nielsen-Gammon, a regents professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University who also serves as the state climatologist. From Dallas through Abilene to Del Rio, temperatures averagedContinue Reading

A brand new state agency is in the business of catching crooks who use skimmers to steal your credit card information. Authorities find the devices on gas pumps. Tela Mange with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation says investigators with the new Financial Crimes Intelligence Center will monitor casesContinue 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 to oneContinue Reading