It's hard to imagine the difference between today and one year ago today, February 15, 2021, but the difference is obvious. Today's forecast is Mostly sunny with a high near 70, last year when I got to work, it was 1 degree.
Numbers on this last week of 2021 seem to be a mixed bag, overall cases are up, but ICU patients are down, Texas Trauma Service Area F (see charts below) which includes Texarkana, New Boston, and Paris, have a reported 46 people hospitalized, up a bit from our last report two weeks ago at 40, 11 of those in ICU, 2 on ventilators, and still 0 pediatric cases in our area.
Here are your latest COVID-
Texarkana Texas Police asked for your help in finding this man yesterday and you did exactly that. Jabori Robinson, wanted for Aggravated Kidnapping, was captured Tuesday afternoon thanks to your help.
Start off your new year with a First Day Hike at Atlanta State Park or any one of the 89 Texas State Parks. This Saturday Texas State Parks are hosting a big variety of guided and self-guided tours so you can walk, bike or paddle your way into the new year.
The week of Christmas, you would like to think, would be a slow one for law enforcement, unfortunately, that would be wrong. Your Bowie County Sheriff's Department spent the week working multiple sexual assault cases, credit card abuse, theft, cruelty to livestock, forgery, a dog bite, and much more.