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David Peavy poses while standing atop the roof of the Texarkana National Bank. The currently abandoned bank will soon be remodeled into apartment complexes.

Texarkana’s timelessness

Story by Peyton Sims , editor in chief January 11, 2021

Vacant streets. Crumbling bricks. Forgotten history. Downtown Texarkana was once known for its thriving past which has steadily diminished since the early 20th century. While there are plenty of new businesses that...

Family members help add finishing touches to Danielle Hambletts mural. More murals are expected to be painted downtown by the end of the year.

Repaint the town

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor October 30, 2019

People pose in front of the brightly colored murals that engulf downtown Texarkana. Teenagers post pictures across social media, allowing the popularity of the murals continue to grow. This year, more...

The Ace of Clubs house still remains downtown. The home had the first colored television set in Texarkana.

History found downtown

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer October 16, 2018
Forgotten history is revived along the streets of Downtown Texarkana
graphic by Langley Leverett

Annual Christmas parade tonight

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief 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...

Bettering the community

Bettering the community

Story by Cailey Roberson, staff writer June 2, 2015

Alongside RailFest, Better Block Texarkana was all day Saturday, May 16. During Better Block, small business owners occupy buildings along Broad Street and sell their products to visitors. “I love...

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