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J.W.’s News Update: Monday January 9, 2011
Texarkana Texas City Council meets tonight beginning at 6pm with a closed executive session followed by an open meeting.
During the executive session councilmembers will take a look at pending litigation with the city of Texarkana, Arkansas as well as the search for a new city manager...
J.W.’s News Update: Friday January 6, 2012
A burst of hiring in December has lowered the nation’s unemployment rate to 8.5%. That is down slightly from the 8.6% reported in November. The Labor Department says the economy added a net 200,000 jobs last month. The hiring gains cap a six month stretch in which the economy generat…
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday January 5, 2012
Texarkana Arkansas Police are looking for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery outside a local McDonalds restaurant yesterday afternoon. Authorities say the incident occurred around 2:30 pm in the 700 block of East 7thstreet.
 
The manager of the restaurant was walking across the parking lot …
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday January 4, 2011
Bowie County
Commissioners have named Denise Thornburg to replace Natalie Nichols on an
interim basis as County Clerk. Nichols resigned December 31st in a
dispute with the Commissioners Court. Thornburg who previously worked in the
clerk’s office will oversee the department this year and…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday January 3, 2012
The 1st
Board of Directors meeting of the new year will be held tonight at Texarkana
Arkansas City Hall. The meeting begins at
6:30 and the public is invited to attend the open portion of tonight’s
proceedings.  The board will consider
adopting a moratorium temporarily stopping issuance of permits for un…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday December 20, 2011
An area woman needs your help. Leslie Harris was diagnosed with Leukemia back in September just hours before giving birth to her baby boy Samuel. Doctors say she needs a bone marrow transplant to live. The UAMS College of Nursing in Hope Arkansas is sponsoring a Bone Marrow Donor Drive this Thursday…
J.W.’s News Update: Monday December 19, 2011
Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors meets tonight at 7pm at city hall. The public is invited to attend the open portion of tonights meeting. There will also be a closed executive session towards the end of tonights meeting.
 
The ouster of one of America’s most revered coaches, Penn State’s Joe…
J.W.’s News Update: Friday December 16, 2011
A tragic accident involving a 4-wheeler in Cass County has claimed the life of a 4 year old Queen City girl. The Texas DPS says a 15 year old driver apparently hit a dog while  driving on County road 3669 just west of highway 59. The ATV then struck a tree and both were thrown off the 4-wheeler…
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday December 15, 2011
Interstate 30 Westbound in Bowie County in Northeast Texas was backed up for hours this morning following a traffic accident involving several 18 wheelers. The accident clogged westbound lanes near the 190 mile marker around 6:30 am. It took a number of hours to get the roadway cleared during the ra…
Traffic Accident Affecting Interstate Traffic
A traffic accident on Interstate 30 westbound near New Boston in Bowie County this morning is causing problems. The Texas DPS says it is affecting the westbound lanes near the 190 mile marker.  Lanes are now open after being closed for hours, no injuires reported after two 18 wheelers cras…
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday December 14, 2011
The Texas side City Council in Texarkana meets this evening at 5:30 at City Hall. The council will hire a firm to help them in the search for a new city manager. Current manager Dr. Larry Sullivan will be leaving on or before August of next year...
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday December 13, 2011
It was a joyous day for some needy children and their families in Texarkana. Shop with a Cop & Firefighter events were held on both sides of town. Arkansas side authorities went to Wal-Mart to shop with the kids and Texas side police went to a business in Texarkana, Texas to help out those i…

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