There is a pet adoption at Petsmart this Saturday as well as a chili supper/auction fundraiser where you can hear the candidates speak that are running for office in Bowie County.


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Local Events This Weekend:

Saturday, February 18:

Texarkana Animal League and other local rescues will be holding an adoption event at PetSmart in Texarkana this Saturday from 11AM to 4PM. Whether you are looking for a dog or cat, puppy or kitten, TAL and others will have the perfect companion for you. Also during this event, TAL will be accepting applications by interested parties in adopting or fostering currently-homeless dog and cats. All of these animals are current on their vaccines and have been spayed or neutered; many are also microchipped. For more information visit

Fundraiser Chili Supper and Auction on Saturday, at the Church of the Nazarine located on Robinson Rd at Richmond Rd sponsored by the Bowie County Dive Team. It will also be a meet and greet the candidates for the upcoming election in Bowie County. The cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. This will include dinner (chili and fixins and drink). All candidates are invited to attend and speak as well as to pass out literature. The Bowie County Dive Team is a non-profit 501 c3 rescue Dive Team. For more information call 903-277-0374 or visit our website

Sunday, February 19:

The fifth annual Run the Line Half Marathon is Sunday, February 19, in Texarkana, Texas and Arkansas. This is a unique opportunity to run in one race in two states.  The General Start is at 8:00am downtown at the intersection of Broad & Main Streets. Day of the race pick-up of packets will be from 6:30am to 7:15am at the downtown race site inside the Bi-State Justice Building. There is an Early Start at 7:30am for walkers and the physically challenged. The race ends downtown on 3rd Street at the Hopkins Ice House. For more information visit their website at

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, April 14:

Annual Redwater Volunteer Fire Department Bass Tournament is Saturday, April 14 at Wright Patman Lake in Sportsman’s Cove. All proceeds from our tournament help to purchase much needed equipment in order to protect our local community. Raffles and fun for the entire family. For more information or to download entry forms visit