Even with Christmas on the way COVID-19 strikes again with another Texarkana tradition cancelled. The Texarkana Board of Directors have made the tough decision to cancel the Annual MainStreet Christmas Parade in downtown Texarkana.
Main Street Texarkana has the opportunity to win $25,000 and you can help!
It's a social media voting contest and Texarkana has come through in the past on these types of contests, remember the Dog Parks contests?
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,963,781 in grants for projects in 58 Arkansas counties—including Miller County—through its County Courthouse Restoration Grant, Historic Preservation Restoration Grant and Main Street Downtown Revitalization Grant programs.
Some good news for the Texarkana area. Last week Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program awarded $2,824,799 in grants for projects in 47 Arkansas counties. According to a press release, Miller County was on the list.
Applications are being accepted for the 32nd Annual Main Street Christmas Parade to be held on Monday, December 5, at 7PM in downtown Texarkana. This year’s theme for the parade is “Letters to Santa.” All floats and entries must be light to be accepted.
So many of you will be decorating the tree over the next couple of weeks and some may already have your tree decorated. But you know, you can never have enough ornaments especially if they're the collectible kind such as the annual Main Street Texarkana Christmas ornaments that represent the Twin Cities.