Tiger Times

Doorstep donating

Doorstep donating

December 4, 2018

The thought of the Christmas season approaching can bring either happiness or distress to one, depending on their situation. Although the holidays bring joy to many, others may harbor worries thinking about how to balance buying gifts and paying for basic monthly commodities, especially food. The Boy Scouts...

Taco bout traffic

Taco bout traffic

November 11, 2018

 Taco Tico's line still has cars lining up all the way to State Line. The opening of Taco Tico Texarkana marks the first time the franchise has been open in the Twin City in years. Both long time supporters and newcomers flocked to try the Texican Cuisine. “[Waiting] took about two and a half hours," ...

Chick-fil-A renovating

Chick-fil-A renovating

May 21, 2018

The standalone Chick-fil-A on Richmond Rd. will be closing this summer to renovate the building. This renovation will allow the restaurant to help allow more people to be served at a time and update some outdated material. Until the remodel is over, the Chick-fil-A in the Central Mall of Texarkana i...

The ke-to losing weight

The ke-to losing weight

May 17, 2018

The word "diet" can contain a positive or negative connotation depending on who you are. On one hand, you have people who diet in order to keep their bodies in shape and maintain their health. On the other hand, you have people who, despite the fact that they love the food they eat, struggle to search...

Food without the fuel

Food without the fuel

April 19, 2016

He looks in the mirror. He’s hungry, but you couldn’t tell. Though the number on the scale continues to rise and it looks as if he has enough in his belly to sustain himself for decades, he needs nutrients. He goes to school, rushes to the lunch line and grabs everything he can get. He’s full for now...

Food infatuation

Food infatuation

January 6, 2016

Ever since I can remember, I have  loved food--cheesy food, hard food, sweet food, weird food. I just love food. You might even say I am infatuated with food. In almost every picture from my childhood, there’s a spoon in my hand or spaghetti covering my face. I don’t know exactly when I fell in love w...

The experimental health kick

The experimental health kick

October 22, 2015

If there’s one thing everyone should know about me, it’s that I love eating junk food and hate working out (I’ve always been pretty active, but I’ve never truly “worked out”). I want to be healthier— I want to use my FitBit to “GetFit” (GetIt?). Day One: Tuesday I woke up at 5 a.m. to run aro...

Pa-le-OH woes

Pa-le-OH woes

September 23, 2015

No grains. No dairy. No sweets. After a month of living with the diet of a caveman, I’ve noticed a lot of changes within myself. Growing up, I always heard the phrase “it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle,” and I always thought about how dumb that was. Just fixing the way you eat changes your li...

Just pigging out

Just pigging out

September 4, 2015

On Sept. 1, the varsity football team piled into the cafeteria following their after school practice to enjoy Hog Supper. Hog Supper is an annual Texas vs. Arkansas week tradition where the varsity cheerleaders prepare a meal of ham, potato salad, baked beans and rolls for the football team. “T...

Tropical treats

Tropical treats

August 27, 2015

Add a little peanut butter. Some strawberries and bananas are thrown in. Add some protein, and ice and blend it together. What you get is a great tasting, fast and healthy smoothie. With over 20 different smoothie flavors and numerous add in combinations, Tropical Smoothie Cafe has become a hotspot for s...

5 silver stars

5 silver stars

April 13, 2015

The smell of barbecue and the hum of voices floods at the open of the door. The greeting of the hostess meets the stereotypical southern hospitality attitude that every barbecue restaurant needs. The atmosphere is booming and everyone is friendly. The restaurant itself features is divided into three...

Popular shaved ice shop reopens for spring

Popular shaved ice shop reopens for spring

March 20, 2015

Tiger’s blood, Wedding Cake, Fuzzy Navel, oh my! On March 1, Southern Tropics opened its doors once again to grace Texarkana with its delicious shaved iced. Despite the recent cold weather, many students have already gotten their first few bites of this sweet treat. This shack on Stateline has bee...

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