Tiger Times

The Highsteppers pose prior to one of their performances at a football game earlier in the school year. Today, the Highsteppers put on a show in the PAC and performed their postponed Spring Show dance.

Step in time

June 27, 2020

Lipstick was applied, choreography was refined and high kicks graced the stage for the final time of the 2020 school year. Although school is out for most students, one team sacrificed a portion of their summer for one more moment in the spotlight.

Many clothing companies are selling apparel online that are based around coronavirus.

Selling hope

June 8, 2020

In an age where a germ from across the world dictates our every action, another green entity becomes more popular as the coronavirus dies down. It’s all powerful and influential, changing our perspectives for better or for worse.  Money. Just when we think coronavirus is causing the economy...

The word

The Netflix buzz

May 26, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, some students have had a plethora of time on their hands. A lot of them have filled that void with one thing: Netflix. Binge watching series on Netflix has become quite popular recently, so get ready to take a peek and see what students of Texas High have bee...

Submitted photo. Ellen Allard works on sewing masks and caps to donate to local hospitals and citizens. Many people had scraps of fabric around their house that they wanted to use effectively.

Behind the mask

May 25, 2020

In these trying times, it’s no secret that heroes are walking the hospital halls day and night. However, their safety would be far more at risk without the helping hands of community members that are assisting from their homes– one stitch at a time. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, facemasks and hospi...

One of the six family members of a graduate snaps a photo while she's on stage. While the situation occurring isn't ideal, families are able to have a more personal experience with one another.

A gradual change

May 15, 2020

  The day they have all been waiting for is finally approaching. They’ve imagined themselves walking the stage, grabbing their diploma, trying to spot their family in the vast crowd, then walking off into a new chapter of their life. Unfortunately, the class of 2020’s dream was soon d...

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

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 states let out school until a certain date, but slowly that date moved further and further away....


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 out when all of this happened. And so the conversation as a possibility of course we're considering ...


Taking scripture to our screens

April 4, 2020

For many, church is one of the only consistencies in their life. After one’s hectic, stressful week, the only thing they can be sure of is that familiar faces will greet them every Sunday at their place of comfort, their place of refuge. When ideas as important as eternal salvation are regular discussio...

Bowie County Health Authority Matt Young responds to the community’s concerns over COVID-19. Young stated that people should be taking this rapidly spreading virus seriously and remain quarantined.

Facing COVID

March 25, 2020

News headlines sweep across the nation. States are on lockdown. Grocery store shelves are vacant. Families continue to fear the unknown. With rising concerns in the community over the COVID-19 pandemic, Bowie County Local Health Authority Matt Young takes his stand on what steps Texarkana should tak...

Graphic by Margaret Debenport

Curbing the COVID-crazies

March 21, 2020

Spring break for Texas High School students was officially extended to another week as of March 16, but, under the circumstances, that week doesn’t call for days of roaming around town with friends. Bowie County reported the first known case of coronavirus on March 16. With health officials urging Americans to stay at home and practice social distancing in order to “flatten the curve,” practicing social d...

Bob Bruggeman on COVID-19

March 21, 2020

Video By Assad Malik

Mayor Bruggeman discusses regulations amid COVID-19 outbreak. The City of Texarkana has put new precautions into place to prevent the spread of the virus.

Message from the mayor 

March 21, 2020

On March 16, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that schools in the state of Texas are to remain closed until April 3, 2020 in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. To address the community's concerns, Texarkana, Texas Mayor Bob Bruggeman discussed the changes that will be taking place in the city along ...

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