Westerman Delivers Remarks at The Unveiling of Arkansas Quartz

WASHINGTON – October 27, Congressman Bruce Westerman attended the unveiling of the Berns Quartz in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the largest quartz crystal specimen ever to go on public display. It weighs more than 8,000 pounds and stands six and one-half feet tall. The quartz was discovered at the Coleman Mine in Arkansas’ Ouachita Mountains […]

Four Child Advocates Honored During OICA Fall Forum

OKLAHOMA CITY – During its recently concluded annual Fall Forum meeting, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) announced four winners of two awards recognizing excellence in child advocacy and philanthropy. Nominations for the awards were made online by members of the public. From those nominations, a committee of child advocates selected this year’s winners. […]

Workers’ Safety Conference Returns to UAHT, Hope Campus

The University of Arkansas at Hope will host a Workers’ Safety Conference on November 9, 2021, at Hempstead Hall from 7:30 am to 2:15 pm.  The conference is presented by the Arkansas Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Labor. The registration fee of $25 covers lunch and conference materials. Pre-registration is encouraged, as this allows the event organizers to plan accordingly. Cancellations will be accepted […]

Nearly 400 High School Students Tour Texarkana Higher Education Facilities

[TEXARKANA, USA] The Texarkana USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, along with Texarkana College, University of Arkansas Hope Texarkana, and Texas A&M University – Texarkana hosted Hometown College Tours on October 28, 2021. Nearly 400 students, plus faculty, from area high schools, toured each institution of higher education throughout the day. Participating high schools were Linden-Kildare, […]

Texarkana USA to Host a Ribbon Cutting at the Downtown Courthouse on October 29 at Noon

TEXARKANA, USA: The Texarkana USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, along with the Texarkana mayors, city managers, and members of the Courthouse Square Strategic Doing team, invite the community to celebrate the renovations of the Downtown Courthouse Square. The ceremony will be October 29, 2021 at noon. The event will take place at 500 N State […]

Private Pesticide Applicator Training Dates Scheduled for Miller County

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service in Miller County is offering a Private Pesticide Applicator Training. It is scheduled for November 18, 2021, at 6:00 PM at the Miller County Extension Office classroom, located at 1007 Jefferson Avenue, Texarkana, AR. Applying pesticides requires education and training to assure safe and […]

Texarkana Students Use Skills Learned in the Classroom for Marketing Competition

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texarkana, TX- Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Consumer Behavior class has been invited to compete in the Fall 2021 TPG, Inc. Ideal Career Experience Collegiate Challenge. The competition offers students a unique opportunity to apply their business and marketing skills by helping TPG identify their ideal candidate for their Behavioral Science Analyst position. Students […]