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Ivermectin, the horse parasite-killing drug, has surged in popularity as a cure for COVID-19.

Helpful or harmful?

Story by Gracie Tucker, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

A horse deworming drug has been a topic of conversation lately as it has become more commonly used in the treatment of COVID-19.  Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug, has been shown in some studies...

As the school year comes to a close and summer activities ramp up, high school students are beginning to get vaccinated along with the adult population.

High schoolers unmasked

Story by Phoebe Neff, copy editor May 22, 2021

Nearly a year after an outbreak took hold of the world, the COVID-19 vaccine is sweeping across the nation in a similar fashion — but with the opposite effect. Nearly 160 million people in the U.S. have...

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Just as promised

Story by Logan Diggs, managing editors April 22, 2021

Coronavirus has become the new norm so much so that, to many, the idea of a beloved tradition being canceled in the blink of an eye is typical. It’s a sad reality; the seniors of Texas High have missed...

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Story by Mikayla Zverina, culture editor April 16, 2021

It is no secret that this year has had its trials, especially with the notorious strains the coronavirus has put on individuals. One person’s family in particular has been greatly affected by this seemingly...

Spinning for a camera

Spinning for a camera

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer April 13, 2021

Every season is different for any sport. A team changes, people graduate, new people join. This year has come with an unprecedented change for several competing entities, including this year’s varsity...

A teacher receives her COVID-19 vaccine in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. About 275 staff members received the one-time Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Teachers take shots

Story by Macy Maynard, staff writer March 11, 2021

TISD, along with the Bowie County Health Department, held a vaccination clinic for employees Wednesday at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center.   “When [the state] made it available [to teachers],...

Students eat the pre-prepared meals during the annual Bacon Fry. The individually packadged bisquits and bacon were set out for seniors to grab before school.

A Fry-day like no other

Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief March 5, 2021

The smell of bacon fills the air, followed by seniors reciting traditional Friday night sports chants  from the pit next to the cafeteria. Students then gathered in the courtyard on March 5 for the annual...

A senior points at his constellation during a starry night. Theres many events to look forward to in 2021, including a few meteor showers.

What’s to come

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer March 5, 2021

It was Dec. 31, 2020 and the clock was ticking down the seconds to tell the new year. Midnight marked the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. As the year was almost here, most wondered what would happen...

2020: A year in review

2020: A year in review

Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief March 3, 2021

Dec. 31, 2019, at 11:59 pm.  It was 10 seconds until midnight. The party was in full swing. Sparklers were lit, drinks were poured and friends filled every corner of the room.   10… 9… 8…  The...

COVID escalates in Texarkana area

COVID escalates in Texarkana area

Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief March 3, 2021

March 2020. A time when the coronavirus swept the nation without warning. What was meant to be a two week break turned into a lockdown. Many thought that things would calm down after a few months. Now,...

This year, the Olveras had to face many obstacles all circling back to one issue: COVID-19. Because of ongoing safety hazards, the Mexican border has been closed on and off. 

Borderline precautions

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer February 25, 2021

Every December, senior Alan Olvera and his family pack up and head south, excited to see family and friends from their town, San Miguel de Allende. Their trailer is bulging with luggage and gifts, and...

submitted photo. Keely Johnson receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Many debate whether or not the shot is worth their safety.

Worth the shot

Story by Macy Maynard, staff writer February 19, 2021

A simple poke can save your life, or will it? The COVID-19 vaccine has been called into question whether it’s worth it or not. Keely Johnson had no concerns as to getting the vaccine for her underlying...

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