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J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday December 13, 2011
It was a joyous day for some needy children and their families in Texarkana. Shop with a Cop & Firefighter events were held on both sides of town. Arkansas side authorities went to Wal-Mart to shop with the kids and Texas side police went to a business in Texarkana, Texas to help out those i…
J.W.’s News Update: Monday December 12, 2011
The Texarkana Texas City Council is getting geared up to find a replacement for City Manager Larry Sullivan whose time leading the city will end by August of next year. The council is holding a meeting this Wednesday December 14th at City Hall beginning at 5:30 pm
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J.W.’s News Update: Friday December 9, 2011
A visiting district judge rules in favor of the Bowie County Commissioners Court in connection with their injunction against the County Clerk. The court wants Natalie Nichols to turn over and amend county court minutes as requested by the members
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J.W.’s News Update: Thursday December 8, 2011
Fire investigators continue to look into the deadly overnight fire that claimed the life of an elderly Texarkana Texas couple. The blaze in the 6800 block of Richmond road took the life of an 86 year old man and his 87 year old wife. The blaze likely started in a laundry room in the carport area...
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday December 7, 2011
A deadly house fire in Texarkana, Texas. Firefighters put out a blaze at the home in 6800 block of Richmond road. Unfortunately two people inside the home, a husband and wife in their 80’s died in the fire. The cause of the tragic fire is under investigation...
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday December 6, 2011
A court appearance is scheduled for later this week for horse thief suspect. 18 year old Jaci Rae Jackson, an S.A.U. student was arrested yesterday during a traffic stop in Magnolia. She is charged with felony theft in connection with the theft of 4 rodeo horses in early November...
J.W.’s News Update: Friday December 2, 2011
The Unemployment rate has dropped from 9% in October to just 8.6% in November. The Labor Department says that 120,000 jobs were added last month. However the news is tempered by the fact that the rate also dropped because some people simply gave up on finding a job, which means they are no longer co…
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday December 1, 2011
The Annual Bramlett  Beans & Cornbread Fundraiser is today from 11am to 1pm at the Southwest Center in Texarkana, Texas. The cost for lunch including tea, coffee, and dessert is only $5 per person or six non perishable food items. The money and food items donated at the lunch go toward food bask…
New College Construction
A campus celebration and steel signing event occurred yesterday in Texarkana, Arkansas for a new two year college facility. The University of Arkansas Community College in Hope is putting in a satellite campus on East 54th street. Dignitaries from around the area and the state were on hand for the c…
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 30th, 2011
A campus celebration and  steel signing is on tap today. The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is holding the event for the new instructional facility that is being built in Texarkana, Arkansas. This facility is the first off campus instructional facility for UACCH...
J.W.’s News Update: Monday November 28, 2011
Texarkana Texas City Council to meet tonight. The council will take up various issues, including appointing two board members to the River Bend Water District. Also during an executive session the panel will  discuss the search process and qualifications as they begin the process of hiring a ne…
J.W.’s News Update:Friday November 25, 2011
Shop, shop, shop. That is what retailers around the area hope you are doing this holiday weekend. The Black Friday Frenzy officially kicks off the Christmas Shopping Season. Retailers are hoping for at least a 3% increase over last year...

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