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Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers.

Pandemics and privacy

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer May 9, 2020

As of April 16, 2020, there are 66 people in Bowie County whose conditions control our entire lives. There are 66 people who, for no fault of their own, have shut down the city, turned bustling shopping...

Corona commercials

Corona commercials

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

Piano music plays softly in the background, setting a serious tone for the next 30 seconds. The screen pans to a random nature shot. Usually it’s a sun rising into the sky or a cluster of trees basking...

Many choices for enrichments were eliminated for next year.

Enrichment elimination

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Staff Writer May 5, 2020

As students flipped through the multicolored pages of their choice sheets, one page appeared far less lengthy than the year before.  Several enrichments were cut for the 2020-2021 school year, with...

Fundraising malfunctions

Fundraising malfunctions

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Staff Writer May 5, 2020

In wake of the coronavirus, several organizations have unexpectedly turned to the internet to take donations when physical fundraisers are not an option.  The Dusty Waldrep Scholarship started a GoFundMe...

Gov. Greg Abbott arrives at a news conference on April 10 to give a coronavirus update with Texas Division of Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd, followed by Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt and Dr. John Zerwas, University of Texas System executive vice chancellor for health affairs.  [RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

A Start and an end

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer April 21, 2020

Within months of the Coronavirus reaching American shores, it seems as though our entire country has shut down. The virus has killed more than 35,000 Americans and has economically wounded many more. Many...


When viruses go viral

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer April 20, 2020

Restaurants are closing. Stores are shutting down. The closest we can see our friends is through a laggy computer screen on late night FaceTimes. All thanks to a disease from across the world called coronavirus,...


Reversed senioritis

Story by Peyton Sims and Cate Rounds April 18, 2020

Walking across the stage at graduation. Holding their diploma in their hands. Hugging their friends for the last time before departing for college. The graduating class of 2020 is being heavily impacted...


Story by Addison Cross, editor in chief April 17, 2020

Q: Where will graduation be held since First Baptist’s sanctuary burned down? If it’s held at Grim Stadium, what time of day will it be? A: We were actually in the process of getting that worked...

Nash Elementary third grade student Hannah Hamel smiles at her family as the teacher parade starts to pass Hannah’s location on April 15, 2020. Nash Elementary teachers coordinated with the city of Nash to produce the teacher parade so that teachers could reconnect with their students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bash through Nash

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor April 16, 2020

Posters waving in the air. Sirens sounding throughout Nash neighborhoods. Smiling children are finally able to see their teachers in person. On April 15, 2020, Nash Elementary School held a drive by parade...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers. The Tiger Times Newspaper and Tiger Yearbook both received Gold Crowns from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Our crowning glory

Story by Anna Grace Jones, editor in chief April 9, 2020

Countless hours are spent on planning and production with late work nights and early morning editors meetings. Hundreds of stories are written, edited and edited again. Photos are shot, retaken, scrapped...


Male birth control

Story by Sydney Rowe, staff writer April 8, 2020

Contraception options for men in the past have not been the most reliable or preferred. With that being said, a more universal practice is the use of condoms. However, condoms have proven to not be...

German foreign exchange student Nils Schweizer poses in front of Texarkana's iconic state line. Schweizer was forced to return to Germany two months early due to concerns about COVID-19.

Escaping the virus

Story by Ruth Heinemann, staff writer April 7, 2020

Many students from all over the world, dream about going to an American high school for a year. Making new friends, learning a new language, and adjusting to a new culture is the adventure every teenager...

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