Tiger Times

There is no one that will argue that 2020 has been unfavorable with a worldwide pandemic, locust swarms, wildfires and more on the ever growing list. These negative events make it difficult to see a sliver of light this year, but maybe there are positive aspects within this unreal time.

A light in the tunnel

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer December 17, 2020

You sit down in the living room as the TV comes alive and the news begins to play, and all that can be seen is disaster after disaster. The chaos of this year is never ending and can potentially make you...

There are so many different theories about the development and spread of COVID-19. A few of the common ideas include: China made it on purpose, it was created to sabotage the 2020 election and the virus developed from bats.

Conspiring the corona

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer December 11, 2020

Lions. Tigers. Bats. Oh my!  There are so many different theories about the development and spread of COVID-19. A few of the common ideas include: China made it on purpose, it was created to sabotage...

Two Black Friday shoppers rampage through an aisle at Target. This year, if the customers are not shopping from home, they're expected to wear masks upon entry.

Back in black

Story by Peyton Sims and Mikayla Zverina November 27, 2020

It’s that time of year again. Stampedes of people wait outside armed with coupons. After hours of waiting, the doors are opened, and they storm in after deals they believe are worth fighting for. Whether...

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Peculiar pets

Story by Phoebe Neff, copy editor November 13, 2020

possible exotic pets in the world, but you only come across the same few in every pet store you peruse. Bearded dragons, ball pythons, leopard geckos, rose-haired tarantulas, the list of pets you see at...

Two teens sit on the bed of a truck while star gazing. Zodiac signs play an important role in many  peoples' lives.

Look to the stars

Story by Aislyn Echols, opinion editor November 9, 2020

When people look at the night sky and see the stars that glow above them, few think of what those stars can tell us. The belief in zodiac signs and horoscopes has caught the attention of students across...

There are a multitude of dangerous and life threatening challenges that people have performed on the internet.

Challenged to the limit

Story by Aislyn Echols, opinion editor November 7, 2020

The internet is known for bringing people together to do wacky and crazy challenges to entertain the masses. Some of the challenges are meant to raise awareness and money for causes, such as the famous...

anyone who is, or has ever been, in high school has probably either fallen in love or witnessed someone they know do just that. But what about the teens themselves? Do they think the love around them is real?

Love through teenage eyes

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer November 6, 2020

Maybe everyone has watched a movie in their lifetime. Perhaps we’ve all read a book. And anyone who is, or has ever been, in high school has probably either fallen in love or witnessed someone they know...

 A group of friends gathers in an old barn to watch a classic horror film on a projector. This year, teenagers celebrated Halloween in numerous creative ways due to COVID-19 restrictions.

A quarantined Halloween

Story by Emma Allen , staff writer November 4, 2020

Everything has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, from school to shopping. Now, amid the holiday season, people still want to be able to celebrate during this hectic year. Even with the added restrictions,...

It’s easy to understand criticism of the dress code; the policy which was designed to maintain an optimal learning environment pulls students away from class and lands them in trouble that, in a student’s mind, is all for naught.

Defending dress code

Story by Doug Kyles, News editor November 2, 2020

You’re listening to your first period teacher, doing your very best to pay attention. Then, in a moment’s notice, class screeches to a halt. You will be removed from class after being reported for...

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Slain on Lover’s Lane

Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief October 31, 2020
It’s been 74 years since a phantom made his mark on Texarkana. It’s been 74 years since five teenagers’ lives were unexpectedly taken. It’s been 74 years with no answers. 
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Too cute to spook

Story by Katey Pappas , staff writer October 31, 2020

It’s almost that time of year again! Kids (and pets) everywhere are getting ready for the fall season, and kicking it off with Halloween. Here is a cute and fun collection of some of the cutest pets...

Ghost tour guide Jodi Breckenridge tells a story to her group inside The Jefferson Hotel. Breckenridge, who worked at this hotel when she was younger, told a fair share of her own paranormal experiences she had on the job.

Jitters of Jefferson 

Story by Peyton Sims , editor in chief October 21, 2020

The month where you listen to ghost stories while dressed in dark attire has finally arrived. Pumpkins can be seen left to right, and Halloween films are finally beginning to overtake all of the television...

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