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Aviation mechanics

February 10, 2019

Helping hands

Helping hands

December 8, 2018

At any given time, there are various opportunities available for any individual to reach out and aid a local organization. If you want to make a difference in the community, check out these volunteer activities.   Jamisons' Center of Kindness, Inc: At Jamisons’s Center of Kindness, t...

Future of the Four States

Future of the Four States

December 8, 2018

A unified vision of regional growth has led to a new initiative to boost economic development of Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas. Both Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Texas Governor Greg Abbott along with the Texarkana mayors announced the creation AR-TX Regional Economic Development Initiati...

At a crossroads 

At a crossroads 

December 8, 2018

The expansion of the railroad system into Arkansas and Texas in the 1870s led to a town that would be called Texarkana. No one knew who coined the name, but one thing was for sure: transportation would be vital for the town’s success. Nearly 150 years later, so much and so little has changed. Texa...

Shop with a cop

December 5, 2018

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...

A special population

A special population

November 18, 2018

Special education. Those two words shouldn’t be so jarring, shouldn’t carry an undertone of discomfort when spoken aloud. Yet somehow, the words special education carry their own aura, one of mystery and whispers, as if everyone knows what the secret is, but no one’s brave enough to say anything....

Collaboration for education

Collaboration for education

November 18, 2018

When it comes to special education, students in need of instructional aid often struggle in typical scholastic settings. From social constraints to personal rates of comprehension, the attention they require is often a task much too formidable for one teacher alone to handle. What these students need...

The age of accessible learning

The age of accessible learning

November 18, 2018

Efforts to create an inclusive environment for special education and those with physical disabilities creates a better educational setting for all. These stories give a closer look into the lives of special population students, teachers and parents.

Locking up success

Locking up success

November 9, 2018

The football players work endlessly to make sure they’re ready for the game every Friday. This can be exhausting, and everyone around them knows that. For the past seven years, moms of the players get together, clean out their lockers and give them baskets of encouragement to motivate them for the upcomi...

Exercising voting rights

Exercising voting rights

November 7, 2018

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...

The plunge into Tigerland

The plunge into Tigerland

October 13, 2018

Bloomburg High School. A lone building. Small, familial and cramped daily with bustling students in 1A hallways. Only two central highways separate kindergarten from high school, with even less space between freshmen and seniors. The entire campus, elementary and all, spans the length of two footbal...

Stroke of creativity

Stroke of creativity

October 10, 2018

One piece of art contains the power to break international barriers and bring joy to a child’s life. This embodies the impact Art Club produced by participating with The Memory Project organization. Club members were paired with an Afghani child to draw and return back as a treasured gift. Member...

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