Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
City awards contract for wastewater treatment improvement
The City of Mount Vernon Council awarded a $421,915 bid for improvements to be made at the wastewater treatment plant to Heritage Constructors, Inc. of Texarkana, Texas.
Memorial scholarship fund established for fallen officer reaches endowed status
Submitted photo A memorial scholarship fund established in the memory of Texarkana, Texas, police Officer William Jason Sprague now stands at $27,350.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Garrett Kidd, 4, of Texarkana, Texas, and driver/engineer Steve Rodgers spray Texarkana, Texas, Fire Department's newest fire engine Thursday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Submitted photo Ina McDowell, executive director of Main Street Texarkana, center, and Susan Shaddox of Main Street Arkansas, right, present a check for $2,000 to Dr. Beverly Rowe.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Bringle Lake Park complete and open
Staff photo by Evan Lewis Texarkana, Texas, Mayor Bob Bruggeman welcomes visitors to the new Bringle Lake Park East on Friday during opening ceremonies.
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A Texarkana, Texas, man was arrested Thursday night for allegedly discharging a firearm within the city limits several times, a police official said.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Authorities looking for missing ETX girl
According to the Bowie County Sheriff's Office, Madison Browning, 14, was last seen Monday morning off South Kings Highway near Texarkana.
Juvenile suspect taken into custody after allegedly stealing vehicle
A 15-year-old has been transported to a juvenile detention center after allegedly stealing a vehicle early Monday, a Texarkana, Texas, Police Department official said.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Sen. Pryor visits texarkana
Staff photo by Evan Lewis U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor speaks to a group of reporters Thursday at the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Around Bowie County
Marque-shia Thompson jumps up to hit the ball over net during a volleyball scrimmage game between New Boston High School and Avery High School on Saturday at Texas Middle School in Texarkana, Texas.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Family Badge
Man shoots officer killed by police in Bowie County [WATCH]
Police say a female DeKalb officer and a Bowie County deputy were both responding to a domestic disturbance when the shooting happened.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Two men arrested on copper theft charges
About 5:55 a.m. Sunday, TTPD responded to the area of W. Fifth and Bowie streets for a suspicious persons call where two men were reported to be walking in the middle of the road carrying an air conditioning unit.
Jodi Collins and Kayleigh Dulaney are assisted by Alex Spiller in purchasing shoes Friday afternoon at Racquet and Jog on Richmond Road in Texarkana, Texas.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
United Way has some new hands at the helm
Staff photo by Evan Lewis United Way of Greater Texarkana recently named Mark Bledsoe as its new president/CEO and Emily Green as vice president of planning and development.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Texas a&M student Center Closer to Being a Reality
Staff photo by Evan Lewis Texas A&M University-Texarkana President Dr. Emily Cutrer shows Aven Williamson and others Friday the proposed site of a new Student Engagement Center on the A&M-Texarkana campus.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
KGFT-FM Colorado Springs
How the Down Can Get Out - From His Heart - Week of August 9
"Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him; bless His name.
Small plane makes emergency landing in Carlyss
Police say the suspect's SUV struck a mailbox and crashed into a tree in the 300 block of Fielden St. A hit and run investigation Friday afternoon at a Texarkana apartment complex turned into a high speed chase and crash, and ended with the discovery of a 3-year-old child in the suspect's SUV.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Student officers finish leadership training course
Submitted photo Texas A&M University-Texarkana student leaders and university employees earned accolades and certificates upon completion of The Heart of the Leader professional development training held on campus this week.
Movie Review: 'Killer Legends'
The Hook Handed killer. The Babysitter and the man upstairs . The Candyman. Evil clowns.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
TTPD seeking person of interest in armed robbery of convenience store
Texarkana, Texas, police officers are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Wednesday at a convenience store in the 800 block of Richmond Road, an official said.