July 27

Texas Extends Early Voting Period For November 3rd Election
Governor Greg Abbott on Monday issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and continue through Friday, October 30, 2020.
COVID-19 Texarkana Area Update for Tuesday, July 28
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 595 positive COVID-19 cases, with 261 recoveries and 36 related deaths. There are currently 298 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total of 140 cases with 54 recoveries, 4 deaths and currently 82 active cases.
No Tax Rate Increase Proposed by Texarkana College Trustees
At the meeting held today, July 27, 2020, the Texarkana College Trustees approved holding a public hearing on August 17, 2020, to discuss the adoption of the proposed tax rate of $.123081 resulting in no tax rate increase. TC’s taxing district includes all of Bowie County and the College’s tax rate …