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Avenue Trio’s “Be The Change” to Perform Benefit for Pathway Resource Center

Texarkana, USA: Avenue Trio has selected Pathway Resource Center of Texarkana to be part of the group’s nationwide tour called “Be The Change.” Avenue is a Gospel music group out of Nashville, Tennessee made up of Kacey Kemp, Haley Kemp, and Jonathan Mattingly. The group is known for “exceptional harmony and power full messages of encouragement and hope.” During the concert, there will be an opportunity for individuals to participate in a community-wide choir led by Steve Hurst of the Steve Hurst School of Music. The event and the community choir workshop are free to the public. Continue Reading →

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Texarkana Museums System to Host Movie Night

Texarkana, Texas – On November 18, 2021, the Texarkana Museums System will be hosting a movie night at the 1923 Banana Club on 223 Front St, Texarkana, AR 71854. We will be showing “The Sting” and dinner is included. Chappos will be catering the event. Tickets will be $40 per person, which includes a membership to the Texarkana Museums System. The movie will start at 6 pm. Continue Reading →

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Small Business Saturday Challenge #ShopSmallTXK21

TEXARKANA, TX & Texarkana, AR- The Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce, the cities of Texarkana Arkansas and Texas, Main Street Texarkana, Small Business Development Center, and Greater Texarkana Young Professionals celebrate the 2021 holiday season and 12th Annual Small Business Saturday® by releasing a #ShopSmallTXK21 social media campaign as American Express® Neighborhood Champions. To drive shoppers to Shop Small® this Nov 27, the Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce, the cities of Texarkana Arkansas and Texas, Main Street Texarkana, and Greater Texarkana Young Professionals is participating in the American Express® Neighborhood Champion Program to spotlight small businesses and the impact they have on communities. According to the Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, 97% of consumers who shopped on Small Business Saturday agree that small businesses are essential to their community and 95% reported the day makes them want to shop or eat at small, independently-owned businesses all year long, not just during the holiday season. The Small Business Saturday Challenge will begin November 22nd and ends December 4th. The challenge encourages community members to post a photo on Facebook and Instagram showing a proof of purchase from a local small business and using the hashtag #ShopSmallTXK21 during the contest time frame. Continue Reading →

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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 Line Ave., Texarkana, USA. High school bands, cheerleaders, and student councils will be present to play music and lead cheers. The Cookie Lady, Genos, Salad Hut, and The Forge TXK will have food for sale. Continue Reading →

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Texarkana Arkansas City Clean Up Planned for Saturday

Texarkana Arkansas will host a city-wide clean up on October 23

Texarkana, AR: The City of Texarkana Arkansas and the Texarkana Arkansas City Beautiful Commission will host a city-wide clean up from 9 am to noon on Saturday, October 23. Volunteers for the clean up can meet at Bobby Ferguson Park near the small pavilion on the Fairgrounds side of the park at 9 am. Teams will spread out in different directions and to targeted areas around the city. Your team may have an area in mind and that’s great, but if you need an area, City Beautiful members will be on-site to assist you in finding the perfect location to clean. Supplies will be provided – all you need is your willingness to make your city beautiful. Continue Reading →

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Scott Kirby Celebrates the Music of Scott Joplin

Two concert events planned in Texarkana

Texarkana, USA-Two community organizations, Texarkana Music Teachers Association and the Texarkana Museums System are combining efforts to celebrate American Music Month and Scott Joplin’s Birthday by hosting two events by visual artist and ragtime piano superstar, Scott Kirby, on November 4 at 7 p.m. and on November 6 at 12 p.m. General Admission is free for both events. Private pavilions can be reserved for “A Ragtime Celebration” on November 6. For more information visit or call Vicki Carr at 903-277-4124. On Thursday, November 4, 7:00 pm, at the Texarkana College Music Hall, Mr. Kirby will present personal compositions that accompany his unique artwork featuring rural and small-town life in the central plains of Mid-America. Scott presented this concert, a few years ago, to an enthusiastic audience. Continue Reading →

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Annual Fall Festival to be held at Spring Lake Park

TEXARKANA, TX- The City of Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Fall Festival at Spring Lake Park on October 21, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The event will include hayrides, games, candy, a costume contest, pumpkin decorating, and much more for the entire community. Everything is free. The movie Cruella will also be shown beginning at dusk, near the airplane at Spring Lake Park. The movie is free, and a concession stand will be available. If your group would like to volunteer or donate candy to the fall festival, please

Eddie Aulds at 903-798-3979 or email at Continue Reading →

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Fall Programs Offer Something for Everyone at TMS

Texarkana, TX – Join the Texarkana Museums System in October for two special programs. On Saturday, October 9, the P. J. Ahern home will present a Rumtopf workshop beginning at 2:00 p.m. Participants will learn how to start their own fermented fruit crock! On October 11, meet Robert M. Couch, author of Uncle Brice: A Killing, a Trial, a True Story,. Tickets are on sale now at or call TMS at 903-793-4831 for more details. Have you ever heard of rumtopf? This delicious fruit concoction is an Austrian, German, and Danish dessert of mixed fruit and alcohol traditionally eaten around Christmas. Continue Reading →

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Museum of Regional History Macabre Scavenger Hunt

Texarkana, TX- The Texarkana Museums System is having a macabre scavenger hunt at the Museum of Regional History on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 10:00-5. There will be thirteen artifacts with mysterious, eerie and sinister stories for guests to find. Whoever finds all the items wins a prize. Admission is FREE for members, and only $5 non-members. For more information, go to, call 903-793-4831 or email Museum of Regional History, founded in 1971, is the oldest museum in Texarkana. Continue Reading →

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Republican Women to Host Social at Crossties Event Center

The Miller County Republican Women will host a social event on Tuesday, September 28, from 4-6 pm at Crossties in Texarkana. Texarkana, AR: The Miller County Republican Women (MCRW) will hold a membership social on September 28th at Crossties in downtown Texarkana. The social event will feature a key speaker, the Republican Chair of Arkansas, Jonelle Fulmer. In addition, several outstanding guests are expected to attend, including chairs from surrounding counties in Arkansas and Texas. According to MCRW member Diana Lowe, elected officials from the area have been invited as well as fellow Republicans from Texas. Continue Reading →

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