Miller County News

New Lake Wright Patman Bridge Grand Opening - Friday 7/12
New Lake Wright Patman Bridge Grand Opening - Friday 7/12
New Lake Wright Patman Bridge Grand Opening - Friday 7/12
The raising of the water levels on Lake Wright Patman has been a contested issue for those around the lake for many years now. While there may be good reasons to raise it, and arguably, good reasons not to, one thing is for sure, as of this Friday, July 12, 2024, there will be one less obstacle to pushing up the water levels, the brand new State Hwy 8 bridge over the Western end of Lake Wright Pat
Texarkana AR PD Launch "Safe Celebration Initiative" for July 4th
Texarkana AR PD Launch "Safe Celebration Initiative" for July 4th
Texarkana AR PD Launch "Safe Celebration Initiative" for July 4th
The Texarkana area often sees a spike in 911 calls during July 4th celebrations. To address this, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) is launching its "Safe Celebration Initiative." Partnering with the Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and the Miller County Sheriff's Office, TAPD aims to ensure the community enjoys a happy and safe holiday.
Texarkana Pickleball Fundraiser In August - It's A Big Dill
Texarkana Pickleball Fundraiser In August - It's A Big Dill
Texarkana Pickleball Fundraiser In August - It's A Big Dill
If pickleball doesn't lend itself to dad jokes, I don't what will! You know the dill, I relish any opportunity to drop a good dad joke. Texarkana Texas Parks and Recreation Department has a great opportunity for you to play in an upcoming fundraiser pickleball tournament, so get your team together, and let's go knock them over the fence.
84 Arrests Last Week in Bowie County - Sheriff's Report for 7/1
84 Arrests Last Week in Bowie County - Sheriff's Report for 7/1
84 Arrests Last Week in Bowie County - Sheriff's Report for 7/1
We wrapped up June last week and started dipping our toes in and testing the heated waters of summer here in the Ark-La-Tex, your Bowie County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a total of 84 persons last week, 29 by BCSO, and another 55 were turned over by other law enforcement agencies to Bowie County.
State Fair of Texas 2024 Big Tex Choice Awards - Semi-Finalists
State Fair of Texas 2024 Big Tex Choice Awards - Semi-Finalists
State Fair of Texas 2024 Big Tex Choice Awards - Semi-Finalists
Is it time for this again already? Time does seem to drag when your Fair Food tummy is growling thinking about those delicious deep-fried whatcha-doodles you found at the fair last year. What will be new and delicious at the State Fair of Texas this year? It's time to see who is closing in on the titles.
Texarkana's Live Music Scene - The Last Weekend of June, '24
Texarkana's Live Music Scene - The Last Weekend of June, '24
Texarkana's Live Music Scene - The Last Weekend of June, '24
Summer is here......  and a brand new month kicks off on Monday. As always, there is great live music all over the area to celebrate this last weekend of June. Let's see who's playing around town in Texarkana's Live Music Scene for the weekend of June 27 - 29.
Tattooing Arkansas' Youth Becomes (Mostly) Illegal July 1, 2024
Tattooing Arkansas' Youth Becomes (Mostly) Illegal July 1, 2024
Tattooing Arkansas' Youth Becomes (Mostly) Illegal July 1, 2024
New laws in the Great State of Arkansas go into effect on Monday, July 1, 2024, including new starting wages for State employees, new cyber security rules and insurance plans for government offices, plus new rules for permanent body artists and minimum age requirement increases for body art in the state.

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