June 26

Texas Governor Closes Bars and Limits Restaurants to 50%, Again
Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations have increased and the positivity rate in Texas increased above 10%, which the Governor previously stated would lead to further prev
COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update for Friday Afternoon, June 26
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 242 positive COVID-19 cases, with 119 recoveries and 16 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 36 with 32 recoveries and 2 deaths. Miller County has 98 total cases, 16 active positive cases, 1775 negative results, 80 recovered, 2 deaths. (Updated 6/26/20)
Celebrity Birthdays for June 26 – Sean Hayes, Derek Jeter and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Sean Hayes Age: 41 Occupation: Actor Known For: His laugh-out-loud funny role as the flamboyantly gay Jack McFarland on the sitcom ‘Will & Grace’ Derek Jeter Age: 37 Occupation: Professional Baseball Player Known For: His prowess as a standout shortstop and power-hitter for the New York Yankees, and his reputation as a playboy (da