A deadly house fire in Texarkana, Texas. Firefighters put out a blaze at the home in 6800 block of Richmond road. Unfortunately two people inside the home, a husband and wife in their 80’s died in the fire. The cause of the tragic fire is under investigation.

Two Christmas events involving the Texarkana Arkansas Police are upcoming next week. The annual Shop with a Cop is happening on Tuesday December 15th as needy children will be given $100 to shop for Christmas gifts with a police officer at the Wal-Mart on Arkansas Boulevard. The event is expected to help at least 60 children.

Also the Cops and Kids event is Thursday December 15th as Arkansas Side police officers will travel to the Texarkana Baptist Orphanage and to Watersprings Ranch to  pick up the children and take them to Pizza Inn to eat.

An investigation is underway after a fight outside the Arkansas High-Texas High basketball game last night led to someone using pepper spray. The disruption eventually led to the cancellation of the basketball game that was ongoing inside the Razorback Gym.