Keeping illegal drugs off the streets is a nationwide problem, but when those drugs are prescribed, police say it adds to the seriousness of the issue. The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) hopes they have the answer.
Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring employers to let their workers opt out of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, a move opposed by the state’s Republican governor, business groups and hospitals.
Texarkana Arkansas Police Chief Kristie Bennett says in 2020, concerns over COVID-19 caused the cancellation of National Night Out in her city. She says there are still concerns this year, but felt it was important for the community and the police department to rebound.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be top of mind for many people in the ArkLaTex region, the country, and the world. KSLA aims to be your go-to source for what you need to know as the vaccination effort continues.
On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Biden administration began notifying governors of how many Afghan refugees to expect from the first group of about 37,000 people are set to be resettled in their respective states.
COVID-19 has caused ArkLaTex schools to make adjustments to provide a quality education to students. One Texarkana, Ark. elementary school has become one of 11 schools in the state to try something different to keep student learning moving forward.