J.W.’s News Update: Friday January 20, 2012
A tentative agreement has been reached by negotiators for the Cooper Tire Rubber Company and the local union representing workers at the Texarkana, Arkansas Plant. The agreement came as the contract was expiring. The entire union will vote on the proposal in a couple of days.
A local woman needs your help. Morgan White is battling Cancer and a benefit is happening this Saturday January 21st. The event will be from 7pm to midnight at the Texarkana Moose Lodge #2282 at 415 South Robinson Road. There will be a Chicken Spaghettis Dinner, bake sale, auction, and Karaoke, so come prepared to sing and have a good time for a good cause.
The South Carolina Primary is tomorrow. Texas Governor Rick Perry will not be one of the active candidates after he dropped out of the Presidential race yesterday. Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul are vying for votes in the Palmetto State. Next up for the candidates will be the Florida Primary on Tuesday January 31st.
Shreveport, Louisiana golfer David Toms heads into the 2nd round of the Humana Challenge at La Quinta tied for the lead at 9 under par. This event was known for over 50 years as the Bob Hope Desert Classic.