Tiger Times

Exercising voting rights

Exercising voting rights

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Register. Vote. Be heard. Midterm elections gained traction from citizens across; one out of six were first time voters. Seniors in particular headed to the polling stations to cast their vote yesterday on Election Day. For some, the power to vote is a key part of being an American citizen. The numbe...

Midterm election results

Midterm election results

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

As the midterm election results swept over the media nationwide, political pundits were correct in the prediction that the Republicans would make gains in the Senate and the Democrats would flip control of the House of Representatives. In Texas, Senator Ted Cruz narrowly edged out of a fierce compet...

One state in a debate

One state in a debate

Story by Craig Crawford and Joseph Rodgers

November 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

As the midterms approach, voters take a look at what each candidate has to offer— namely Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz who are racing for the position of Texas senator. Ted Cruz Senator Ted Cruz is the current Republican incumbent running for reelection in the state of Texas in the 2018 midterm electi...

Folkin’ around

Folkin’ around

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 4, 2018


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Beavers Bend State Park is located in McCurtain County in southeast Oklahoma. It is home to a  vast number of cabins and vacation hot spots. McCurtain County is about two hours from Texarkana, making it an easily accessible and reasonable distance to travel. The driving distance to Beavers Bend ...

Past in the present

Past in the present

Story by Grey Johnson and Addison Cross

November 3, 2018


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The stereotype of a history class lecture is long, boring and completely useless. However, the members of History Club have a different view. The club has been around for a while, but this year is their first to participate in a competitive event known as National History Day. “You know how you do projects for a ...

Crowned Captain

Crowned Captain

Story by Margaret Debenport and Addison Cross

November 2, 2018


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High heels pinched the grass of Tiger Stadium at Grim Park as the Homecoming Court made their way across the field with a cool November breeze. Senior Sarah Grace Boudreaux was named the Homecoming queen from the 12 girls on court at the football game against the Wylie East Raiders. “I’m so...

Pigment of imagination

Pigment of imagination

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS, TOP STORIES

The 2019 Literary Magazine is now open for submissions ranging from literary works to illustrations and photography. The Literary Magazine is a long-standing tradition that showcases student work and supporting creativity. Its support of intellect started in 1964, with the Art, Journalism and Eng...

Family restaurant now open

Family restaurant now open

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

October 31, 2018


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After months of preparation and bouncing ideas off of walls, The Chillee Bean has officially opened.   The Chillee Bean started as a dream and slowly became a reality. “Seven years ago, a friend of ours had a hot dog cart set up during the fair. We helped him for three years, and then he sold his hot d...

Queen of the night

Queen of the night

Story by Lindsey Egger, editor in chief

October 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The lights dim. The band begins to play and the show begins. Griffin Johnson welcomes the crowd and the girls strut across the stage one at a time. The girls on court include Isabelle Robertson, Kendyl Myers, Sarah Jane Paddock, Sarah Grace Boudreaux, Sarah Rogers, Treyuanna Rush, Victoria Willis...

Choir carries their tune

Choir carries their tune

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

October 30, 2018


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The Texas High School Varsity Choir participated in the Region IV All-Region Choir auditions at North Lamar High School in Paris, TX on Oct. 6. “I was actually very surprised that I made it past the All-Region competition,” freshman Madelyn Frost said. “I have never been to this competition,...

Stopping fires through songs

Stopping fires through songs

Story by Zane Johnston, staff writer

October 21, 2018


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Advanced Theatre Performance (ATP) students  worked for almost a month on a fire safety performance to educate and entertain students in elementary schools throughout the district. From Oct. 10 to 15, the class finally got the chance to perform for kids from pre-K to 5th grade. ATP spent a coup...

Positively pink

Positively pink

Story by Kate Morgan and Peyton Sims, staff writers

October 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The annual Susan G. Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure took place on Oct. 20 from 7 -10:30 a.m.. The event consisted of people of all ages running and a community of people working together to raise funding and awareness for breast cancer. “This our 20th year for the Race for the Cure. We are excited ...

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