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Photo illustration. Adults are quick to blame technology or material greed for teen’s lack of enthusiasm with Christmas. Far too often, the surreal Christmas experience fades away with childhood and teenagers are left in the holiday season reminiscing on their childhood experiences.

Rekindle Christmas

December 16, 2019

Far too often, the surreal Christmas experience fades away with childhood and teenagers are left in the holiday season reminiscing on their childhood experiences. As we age, it’s easy to see how Christmas is geared towards children. Trips to visit the local mall Santa or browsing the toy aisle are c...

Shop with a Cop and Firefighter

December 3, 2019

Firefighters turn around the block, sounding their sirens. Kids can’t keep from smiling as they anticipate the morning that lies before them. On Dec. 3, Shop with a Cop and Firefighter was held at Target where police officers and firefighters united with children from ages 4-14 in the community to m...

Photo Illustration. Two girls fight over a piece of merchandise in a local department store depicting the turmoil of Black Friday shopping.

Shop till you drop

November 29, 2019

The day has come: Black Friday. It’s the holiday that best embodies the spirit of giving. So grab your dearest family and friends to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season by brawling with someone over a Dyson that is only an extra 5% off. Here are some tips and tricks to survive the blood...

In case you missed it, Nov. 26, 2019

In case you missed it, Nov. 26, 2019

November 26, 2019

Pete Buttigieg pulls ahead in polls According to new survey results, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is polling second behind Biden in the race for the Democratic nomination. Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders have been bumped from their spots and now poll at third and fourth, respectively. These shi...

Christmas garners festivities for many to enjoy. Sophomore Caden Rainwater finished decorating this Christmas tree.

Remedies to become festive

December 15, 2018

A warm fire is burning. Presents sit under the Christmas tree waiting to be opened. You hold hot chocolate while watching snowflakes fall outside. Christmas is a cherished time of the year, but it can be hard to feel festive. Here are some ways to truly get into the Christmas spirit. Christmas movies ...

Gifts for good causes

Gifts for good causes

November 9, 2018

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...

‘The Star’ shines bright this Christmas

December 15, 2017

In Sony Picture’s latest animation film, “The Star,” everyone is reminded of the true reason for the season: kindness, giving and its biblical roots. An unlikely group of animals come together to ensure Mary and her companion, Joseph, have safe travels to Bethlehem. A donkey named Bo, Ruth the...

The Texas Highsteppers performed in this year's Texarkana Symphony Orchestra Christmas concert on Dec. 10.

TSO performance a success

December 12, 2017

The sound of French horns, tubas and clarinets playing band songs is replaced with violins, pianos and harps playing Christmas melodies. A grass field turns into a wooden stage floor. An audience of cheering football fans in the stands becomes a peaceful audience in the theatre balcony. The Texark...

Freshman Cort Rainwater places an 'angel' card on the Salvation Army Christmas donation tree. Applications to sign up end today.

Last day to donate for Angel Trees

December 8, 2017

Tearing open the box, she starts to laugh joyfully. She doesn’t know the person, nor does she know why they chose her name. She is just thankful that someone thought of her during Christmas. She squeezes her eyes shut and promises to pay it forward, while murmuring a ‘thank you’ for her blessings. The...

graphic by Langley Leverett

Annual Christmas parade tonight

December 4, 2017

The annual 33rd Main Street Christmas Parade begins tonight at 7 p.m. This year's float theme is "Gingerbread Village." The parade will be led by camels, following the floats, and then any community applications afterwards.  There is no cost, although Main Street Texarkana is seeking donations ...

All I want for Christmas is a silent night

All I want for Christmas is a silent night

December 8, 2015

December. The month that millions of Americans look forward to every year. The month that promises amazing food, tons of presents and quality time with family. December would be the perfect month, except for one small detail: Christmas music. Yes, I am one of those people. I absolutely cannot s...

Cracking down on

Cracking down on “The Nutcracker”

December 4, 2015

Dancers from all over Texarkana will perform “The Nutcracker” at the Perot Theater, which will run from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6. Student dancers feel a special connection to the annual show, and are very fond of the cast and crew. “I love [‘The Nutcracker’] because I know so many peopl...

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