We know the past couple of weeks have been filled with mayhem and uncertainties due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. So, heading into the weekend, we want to share 5 things you should know. They are as follows....

1. CURFEW

  • Authorities are recommending a voluntary curfew of 7 p.m. to 7 a.m for those under 18 years of age.

2. IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBER

  • The Joint Operations Center (composed of Bowie County Texas, Miller County Arkansas and both Texarkana Arkansas and Texas)  will operate Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The public telephone number is (903) 255-5560.

3. IMPORTANT WEBSITE FOR UPDATES -

  • Visit http://www.coronatxk.org/, a public website has been launched that will include updated resources, pertinent information, local closures and cancellations.

4. BUSINESSES & RESTAURANTS OPEN

  • We're tired of talking about what's closed. Let's focus on what's OPEN and keep Texarkana moving! Click here to see which BUSINESSES & RESTAURANTS are open in Texarkana and surrounding areas.

5. THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH THE KIDS TO KEEP FROM BEING BORED AT HOME.

  • With Covid-19 coronavirus, we are adjusting the best way we can to being at home with the kids. CLICK HERE for things to do while inside the weekend.