Update on Arkansas Transportation Laws

In the most recent legislative session, the Arkansas General Assembly made several changes to our laws regarding transportation. The new laws impact everything from distracted driving to getting your car tags. Below is a list of acts signed this year regarding transportation: Act 445 seeks to strengthen our laws regarding distracted driving. It states if a distracted […]

Deadline to Apply for the Arkansas High Collegiate Academy High School at UA Texarkana is May 1

The deadline to apply for the Arkansas High School Collegiate Academy is Monday, May 1, 2023. Students who will be entering the 10th grade can apply to the academy. Students must be enrolled or be eligible to become enrolled as a Texarkana Arkansas School District student and meet the collegiate academy entrance requirements to attend. […]

TISD Director of Child Nutrition Elected to TASN Board of Directors

Texarkana, TX– Christie Lammers, Texarkana ISD’s Director of Child Nutrition, has been elected toserve on the Texas Association for School Nutrition (TASN) 2023 – 2024 Executive Committee/Board ofDirectors as Secretary/Treasurer. Lammers will serve in this position for two years. She will be installedin her office at the TASN Conference in Houston this summer. Lammers is […]

Congressman Moran’s Statement Following Passage of the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Nathaniel Moran (TX-01) released the following statement today after voting in support of H.R. 734, the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2023, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives with a 219-203 vote: “Earlier this month, the Biden Administration proposed new Title IX rules that would prohibit public […]

UAHT Funeral Service Association Students Tour Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Funeral Service Association was recently invited to tour the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s office in Little Rock. Dr. Ted Brown, Arkansas Chief Medical Examiner, shared with students the importance of communication and respect between funeral service practitioners and the crime lab staff. Not only were students given the opportunity to […]