Tiger Times

Spreading the holiday cheer

Spreading the holiday cheer

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

December 9, 2018


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American Sign Language teacher Britni Huggins and special education teacher Samantha Autrey coordinated an event where special education students went to see Santa. The event took place at the Central Mall and in Room 49A on Dec. 5. “I take my kids to see Santa and I don’t know specifically i...

Shop with a cop

Shop with a cop

Story by Logan Diggs, staff writer

December 5, 2018


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Shop with a Cop is an annual event that gives police officers the chance to give back to less fortunate children every Christmas. The event starts off with an abundance of kids and their guardians — given the opportunity to be a part of this event by their caseworkers or CPS — waiting on both side...

Doorstep donating

Doorstep donating

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

December 4, 2018


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The thought of the Christmas season approaching can bring either happiness or distress to one, depending on their situation. Although the holidays bring joy to many, others may harbor worries thinking about how to balance buying gifts and paying for basic monthly commodities, especially food. The Boy Scouts...

Necessity of vaccinations

Necessity of vaccinations

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 29, 2018


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Band-Aids adorn the arms of every Kindergartener as they pass through the halls. Sore shoulders and tear-stained cheeks decorate every classroom. These tikes may be miserable, but they are protected. The 2018-2019 flu season is here, and health officials are encouraging everyone to be vaccinated as soon as possible. Many clinics offer the vaccination for li...

Teens and technology

Teens and technology

Story by Maddie Anderson, opinion editor

November 28, 2018


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They smile at each other as they walk down the hallways of the school. Her hand resting on her growing belly, his hand wrapped around her waist. Junior Nicole Kennedy and her boyfriend of nearly four years are expecting their first child, all in part due to technology.   “Technology played a hu...

A holly jolly theatre

A holly jolly theatre

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

November 26, 2018


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The Texas High Tiger Theatre Company is preparing to host its third annual Drama Day Camp, an event hosted by students every year in which kids from kindergarten to sixth grade can come and learn about theater for a day. The event will be Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at a cost of $40 per child, and on...

Tacos 4 Texarkana

Tacos 4 Texarkana

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

November 25, 2018


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The franchise Tacos 4 Life will make its way into town in December or January on South Cowhorn Creek Loop at Mall Drive and Cowhorn Creek by the soon to come Newk’s Eatery restaurant. The American chain opened in Conway, Arkansas in 2014 and numerous stores have been opened across Arkansas, Texas, Tenness...

Scenery on a grand scale

Scenery on a grand scale

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

November 21, 2018


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Varieties of colors cover the wall. Flowers meticulously line the outside with a mixture of nature scenery. Purple and blue tints complement the surrounding area. This is the visionary piece the Art Club designed. The club volunteered to paint a mural in the staff break room of the Hospice of Texarkana. ...

Meeting in the middle

Meeting in the middle

Story by Anna Grace Jones and Joseph Rodgers

November 19, 2018


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The Model United Nations club traveled to the Arkansas Model United Nations conference at the University of Central Arkansas representing the nation of Kazakhstan on Nov. 16. Club members participated in committees focusing on the different topics that the United Nations typically handle while also w...

Shutting the door on carcinogens

Shutting the door on carcinogens

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 16, 2018


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Cancer is a predator to which the human race is exposed. The first silver bullet for eradication was aimed at smallpox in 1798, followed by the demolition of poliomyelitis (polio) in the 1950s. Even then, at the cusp of victory, populations were bombarded by newer, more complex diseases. None, however...

Revealing the many paths

Revealing the many paths

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

November 15, 2018


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One of the most important decisions a high school student can make is what they’re going to do after high school. Some decide to go to college but don’t know which one is best. That’s where college recruiters come in. At the college fair held in the Dan Haskins student center, many college recruiters...

Meet at the Mistletoe

Meet at the Mistletoe

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

November 14, 2018


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The Junior League of Texarkana’s annual Mistletoe Fair will begin Friday and run through Sunday, with the preview party on Thursday. During the shopping event there will be booths set up for vendors, and in the back of the building, there will be entertainment, including pictures with Santa. “The...

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