Tiger Times

Dog sits in isolation waiting  to be adopted at the Texarkana Animal Shelter. Only dogs with good temperament can be moved to the adoption floor of the shelter.

Adopt, don’t shop

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer September 10, 2019

Animals unwanted, dumped on the side of the road. Animals abused, pitted against each other in cruel gambling rings. Animals displaced, ripped from their families by tragic natural disasters. Countless...

Illustration by Margaret Debenport

One out of six

Story by Margaret Debenport, culture editor October 30, 2018

To begin reading this article, take a look around you. Take a look at your friends, and at the people who aren’t really your friends in the room. Close your eyes and go to your favorite place – look...

Fighting a battle worth leaving

Fighting a battle worth leaving

Story by Audrey Haskins, staff writer May 11, 2018

She understands what it means to struggle; to make violent efforts to get free from restraint. She does this most days in a house built from the items meant to feed an addiction. Needles of the past entwined...

A distaste for alcohol

A distaste for alcohol

December 20, 2017

The rain came from nowhere. Each droplet fell to the rhythm of my pounding heart and the intakes of my panting. I had begged him to stop, we all had, but that bottle of poison possessed him. It was too...

Bruises and broken bottles

Bruises and broken bottles

Story by Colton Johnson, feature editor October 18, 2016

“We never told anybody. We just said she slipped on the floor. That’s what my mom told us happened. She said she just slipped on the floor.” She remembered the slamming of the door as her dad...

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