Homeless Count & Annual Bridge City Set For Late January

TEXARKANA, TX- The Texarkana Homeless Coalition (TXKHC) will conduct its annual Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless population observational count on Thursday, January 26th, at 902 W. 12th Street. On January 27th, TXKHC’s Bridge City Project Chili Cook-off will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 316 Hazel Street in Texarkana, AR 71854, in front of the […]

A&M-Texarkana’s Department of Extended Education and Community Development to Host OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry Course

TEXARKANA, Texas – The Texas A&M University-Texarkana Department of Extended Education and Community Development (EECD), in conjunction with the Mid-South OSHA Training Institute Learning Center, will host a one-day course on OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry. This course covers the development and implementation of controls and strategies to prevent or mitigate […]

Apply for UA Hope-Texarkana Foundation Scholarships by February 5

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Foundation provides over 125 privately funded scholarships to UAHT students in all areas of study. The deadline to apply for spring semester Foundation scholarships is Sunday, February 5, 2023. To apply, visit https://bit.ly/FoundationScholarshipApp. For more information, call 870-722-8174 or email [email protected]

ATLANTA STATE PARK EMPLOYEES WIN STATE ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY AWARD

ATLANTA ­– An Adopt-A-Highway group in Cass County has been named 2022’s Group of the Year. The group, Atlanta State Park Employees, was recognized for showing remarkable dedication to the program. “This group has been on a mission since they formed in 2006,” said TxDOT Atlanta District Adopt-A-Highway Coordinator Stephanie Fahrney. The 11-member group adopted the road […]

TAXATION GRIEF

Today is the most dreaded day of the year, today is tax day. You’d think that after a year of government imposed shut downs, the bureaucrats would have lost their audacity to collect taxes from people whose income has suffered a severe decrease.  Apparently, bureaucrats don’t care if your income has suffered as long as […]

INSOMNIAC

My mother is an insomniac. In preparing for this article, I have pinpointed the moment that she began suffering this life-altering issue. It seems odd to me that I never realized it before, or that no one else ever put it together. She could have used the support, and probably a tender push toward grief […]