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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...

Take a shot

Take a shot

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

November 13, 2018


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Empty bottles of liquor shouldn’t be found when entering a college campus fraternity house following weekend functions. Students scattered around the room, some sleeping, some stumbling around and one who isn’t breathing. Fraternities across America banned hard alcohol on campuses as of Sept.1. This ...

Shakespeare in love

Shakespeare in love

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

November 13, 2018


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Texarkana Repertory Company (TexRep) has been putting on productions for the past 28 years, and their most recent is “Shakespeare in Love.” The play tells the story of a fictional relationship between William Shakespeare and a young woman, Viola, who pretends to be a man in order to perform in on...

Drawdown for the goal

Drawdown for the goal

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

November 13, 2018


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The Lady Tigers soccer team organized a drawdown fundraiser and banquet on Nov. 6. “We have two traveling tournaments, so the money will be used to help cover the expenses of our hotels and our food,” said coach Hillary Fowler-Cloud. “Obviously we play in the colder months so [the money] will help get...

Preliminary predicament

Preliminary predicament

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 9, 2018


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A possible change is underway for TISD curriculum after the College Board announced that it would certify certain schools to be Preliminary Advanced Placement, or Pre-AP, schools. These schools would be allowed to offer certain courses with the Pre-AP designation. However, the College Board would charge ...

Gifts for good causes

Gifts for good causes

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

November 9, 2018


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The world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child uses gift-filled shoeboxes to reach out to children all over the world. Over the last 25 years, Operation Christmas Child has collected hundreds of millions of boxes and sent them out to over 150 countries. “My favorit...

Taking initiative

Taking initiative

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

November 7, 2018


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On various weekends, all across the country, the Perry Initiative Outreach Program brings in aspiring medical students to participate in a day of presentations and hands-on learning experiences. The program partners with colleges, medical centers and high schools to host these events and draw high scho...

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