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April 17th, 2015

Public Notice - Street Closures - E. 3rd Street from Pecan Street to Hickory Street - Texarkana, Arkansas

On Monday, April 20th: E. 3rd Street from Pecan Street to Hickory Street (SH 71) shall be closed for 30 to 35 days (May 25th) for construction of the Hickory Street Bridge Project.

The contractor over the closure is Manhattan Road and Bridge (James Harberson 501.400.5529). Detours signage shall be installed to assist in alternate routes.

April 10th, 2015

RailFest Cookoff Packet

RailFest Cookoff Packet
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RailFest Cookoff Packet

April 2nd, 2015

Public Notice - Street Closures - E. 19th Street and Arkansas Blvd - Texarkana, Arkansas

On Friday and Saturday, April 3-4: E. 19th Street from Broad Street (SH 67) to the Rail Road Tracks shall be closed during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00. The Railroad is performing maintenance work at this location.

On Thursday and Friday, April 16-17: Arkansas Blvd from Broad Street (SH 67) to the Rail Road Track shall be closed during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00. The Railroad is performing maintenance work at this location.

The contractor over the closure is Advanced Work Zone Services (Richard Guardiola 316-258-1092). Detours signage shall be installed to assist in alternate routes.

March 26th, 2015

RailFest Vendor Application

RailFest Vendor Application
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Vendor Application

March 17th, 2015

The 41st annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism was a great success in Texarkana


The 41st annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism was a great success in Texarkana
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February 12th, 2015

Several Thousand attend the 3rd annual Mardi Gras on Front Street


January 15th, 2015

Mardi Gras Returns to Front Street on February 7th

Mardi Gras Returns to Front Street on February 7th
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Parade Information

  • The Mardi Gras parade begins at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015.
  • Parade applications are due January 23, 2015.
  • Participants will be contacted by January 30, 2015 and given their entry number and a map of the parade route.
  • Line‐up begins at 12:30 p.m. and participants must be in line by 2 p.m. Judging of the floats will begin at 2 p.m.

Parade Application
Vendor Application

For additional information call DeAnna O’Malley at 903‐748‐0782.

January 12th, 2015

Public Notice - Fairview Elementary - E. 17th Street from Hickory Street to Garland Street - January 16

On Friday, January 16, 2015: E. 17th Street from Hickory Street to Garland Street by Fairview Elementary School shall be converted from “One Way Traffic” to “Limited One Way and Two Way Traffic” depending on the time of day. During the hours of 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Monday-Friday, it shall be “One Way.” At all other times, it shall be “Two Way Traffic.” New street signs shall be installed Friday, January 16, 2015. Also, a Four-Way Stop shall be placed at Hickory Street and E. 17th Street. This conversion is part of the new sidewalk system installed from County Ave to Fairview Elementary. Future Sidewalk improvements will work to tie Jefferson Ave. to Fairview Elementary.

December 5th, 2014

Live United Bowl returns to Razorback Stadium on December 6th


November 12th, 2014

Nix Creek trail expanded with addition of Jones Creek Bridge


Nix Creek trail expanded with addition of Jones Creek Bridge
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October 27th, 2014

Vendor application, 2014 Christmas Parade

Download the application here.

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