Tiger Times


Diet full of sunshine

April 4, 2020

As you drag yourself out of bed, you realize that this is the third day in a row that you have felt down in the dumps. You force your feet to keep moving as you make your way to the kitchen and begin pondering on what to have for breakfast. By adding a few of the following foods to your daily diet, howev...

New kid on the walk

New kid on the walk

March 12, 2020

“Is it any good?”, “How’s the staff?”, “Is it really worth the hype?” These questions and more are asked among every community amidst the opening of any new restaurant, as the establishment is judged like the “new kid” at school. Texarkana especially has a long history of obsessing...

Graphic by Makenzie Hofert depicting the insects commonly found in food, unbeknownst to consumers.

What are you really eating?

December 11, 2019

As soon as you get home from school, you go to the kitchen and grab a box of cereal to make an afternoon snack, but what are you really eating? Insect fragments, maggots, rodent hair and possibly fecal matter. Many people are unaware of what accidently gets mixed in with our food in the factories, such...

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Top types of food Texarkana needs to have

October 4, 2019

If there’s one thing that unites all people, it’s food. Everybody likes to eat. However, Texarkana, despite its abundance of American and Mexican options, is deprived of several other cuisines that many cities have the luxury of eating and bonding over. Based on a student poll, our town is in ne...

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Diet or deny it

September 29, 2019

When it comes to weight loss, there is no shortage of pills, detoxes and teas advertised to help shed the extra pounds. But do weight loss pills work, and are they healthy? “I think [diet pills] may work temporarily, but it’s not a permanent solution,” junior Payton Smith said. “If you just want...

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Got milk?

September 26, 2019

Milk, that refreshing beverage that reminds you of childhood. The sweet drink usually paired with fresh baked cookies. Nowadays, it seems as if there isn’t just the plain white dairy milk that fills the shelves but a variety of milk that now replace those refrigerated spaces in the store.  Dairy...

Monsters and Bangs

Monsters and Bangs

April 8, 2019

“Caution: This product contains caffeine and should not be used with any other caffeine products.” You shrug the warning off, despite the red flags it plants in the depths of your mind. This morning has been rocky, and, to be honest, the average cup of joe won’t be able to handle the loads of ...

Insane for Deranged

Insane for Deranged

December 22, 2018

Springing up in Texarkana, an anticipated restaurant, Deranged Donuts/Pizza/Tacos is garnering attention from social media with its promises of trendy, delicious foods that cater to various audiences. The restaurant will be located at 4101 Jefferson Ave. within the parking lot of the Jefferson Market....

Taco Tico recently opened a new location on Texas Blvd. in the old Backyard Burger location. Customers ordered over 6,000 taco burgers in the first week of Taco Tico's return to Texarkana.

Taco bout traffic

November 11, 2018

 Taco Tico's line still has cars lining up all the way to State Line. The opening of Taco Tico Texarkana marks the first time the franchise has been open in the Twin City in years. Both long time supporters and newcomers flocked to try the Texican Cuisine. “[Waiting] took about two and a half hours," ...

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Easy Super Bowl foods

February 1, 2018

During the Super Bowl, everyone expects two things: a good game and even better food. All of these Super Bowl foods cost less than $10 and take less than 20 minutes to prepare with never ending meat and delicious cheese. Each recipe serves four to six people. Hamburger Sliders 16 pack of hamburger slider buns One pound of ground beef or turkey One package o...

Chicken, sweet tea and the competition of consumers

Chicken, sweet tea and the competition of consumers

November 30, 2017

Texarkana- right on the border of country and more country. The south runs on fried chicken and sweet tea, and it has taken over Texarkana. People began to gather their opinions about which place is best and many are very passionate about them. Discussions began to arise, which turned into arguments, wh...

Don't get coffee-ed away

Don’t get coffee-ed away

September 25, 2017

Teenagers live busy lives, juggling their social life with school, sports, work and other extracurricular activities. Some have to stay up until the early hours of the morning to finish their English or history class homework. To stay up during those long nights teens consume caffeinated drinks, wit...

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