July 4, Fireworks, Shows, Parades, and God

It started with a suggestion in June, followed by a meeting on July 2, and finally a formal signing on July 4, 1776.  From that moment on, the cry would go up around the world that the colonies of the North American Continent, all thirteen of them, had declared independence from Great Britain.  Like any […]

Two Local Organizations Dedicated to the Preservation of History

Members of two Sons of Confederate Veteran (SCV) camps came together this evening to discuss history, plan a dedication, and hear from the Commander-In-Chief (CIC) of the organization. Paul Gramling, CIC, and his wife Lynda were in attendance which meant leadership from a national level was in Texarkana to hear about the joint work of […]

Gowns For HER Plans Two Giveaway Events

“Formal Attire Required” is the words that hundreds of young ladies and gentlemen will hear as prom season rolls around and other “formal” events get into full swing. It’s that time of year again when parents open up pocket books and sigh at the cost of dresses. For gentlemen, they can often get away at […]

Bobby Ferguson Park Sign Progress Continues

Texarkana, AR – Enter Bobby Ferguson Park near UofA Way or pass it as you come off the Interstate and you’ll see a nice, rock sign on the hillside just inside the park informing you of the park’s name. However, if you enter from the Fairgrounds end of the park, there is no sign to […]

Eat Your Way Around The World

Hotels.com Reveals The Best Foodie Destinations DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ — Paris (27%), Tokyo (23%) and Rome (22%) have topped a list of the hottest spots on earth for foodies, according to the Hotels.com® Tasty Travels* report. Paying tribute to these delicious destinations, Hotels.com has collaborated with food artist Carl Warner to bring foodies’ favorite hangouts to life, using each city’s famous food ingredients […]

Indie Film ‘One Hand Clapping’ Filming in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, /PRNewswire/ — A new feature film production, “One Hand Clapping,” is currently being filmed in the Austin, Lockhart, and San Marcos area with an all Texas cast and crew. The timeline of “One Hand Clapping” has a long and winding development history. Writer/Director/ Producer Jerry Alden Deal wrote the first draft in the early 1990s, more than 25 years ago. It has been previously […]

Texarkana’s Night to Shine

Texarkana, AR – Social media came alive last night as people started to notice unusually bright lights to the north of the Interstate in Texarkana, Arkansas. Almost immediately people began to post questions such as “Anyone notice those lights?” and “Anybody know what’s going on in Texarkana with the lights?” It did not take long […]