Tiger Times

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Saving bucks on spring break

March 15, 2020

Spring break is all about having fun and you don’t need a lot of money to do so. From spending time in the great outdoors to having a night inside with a couple of friends, there are many budget-friendly ways to spend your week. Go on a road trip Flying is cool, but there is so much more to see with no clouds in th...

New kid on the walk

New kid on the walk

March 12, 2020

“Is it any good?”, “How’s the staff?”, “Is it really worth the hype?” These questions and more are asked among every community amidst the opening of any new restaurant, as the establishment is judged like the “new kid” at school. Texarkana especially has a long history of obsessing...

How to save a life

How to save a life

March 8, 2020

Dogs and cats sit behind bars, morning and night. More strays are brought in day after day, with not enough people looking to adopt. These animals are deprived of having a home of their own, so if you’re looking for a new addition to your family, take a look at the current pets of Texarkana Animal Care a...

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Sweet Success

November 21, 2019

Fifteen Below Rolled Ice Cream is set to officially open doors next week at 2700 Richmond Road Suite 2, Texarkana, Texas.  Rolled ice cream is a Thai dessert prepared by pouring its liquid form onto a frozen surface. When ready, the treat is then rolled as opposed to being served in the typical ice cream shape. “I’m really excited for the rolled ice cream sh...

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

Repaint the town

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 than five murals were created one paint stroke at a time by artists who set aside time to enhance t...

On Oct. 25, artist Neal Harrington explains a print he created to the Texas High Art Club. Harrington's work is currently displayed downtown in the gallery at the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council.

Imprinting the arts

October 27, 2019

On Oct. 25, Art Club traveled downtown to the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council to learn about the process of printmaking. Artist Neal Harrington informed the students on how he creates his own pieces. Workshops were set up to allow the students to participate in hands on activities and rece...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers. On Oct. 18 and 19, the Perot Theatre will be hosting ghost tours and screening classic Halloween movies.

Thrills of the Perot

October 18, 2019

The Perot Theatre will be hosting ghost tours and screening classic Halloween movies this upcoming weekend. On Oct. 18, people can purchase tickets through the perot website for a haunted tour featuring the history of the Perot. There's a 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. tour for that Friday night. On Oct. 19, there w...

Submitted Photo - Local runners participate in Run the Line held on State Line. The annual race is anticipated to be the largest event yet.

Running on a fine line

February 14, 2019

All races start at one point and finish at a predetermined spot. Where most races differ, however, is the path between those two points. Run the Line is unique in that the race just so happens to intertwine both Texas and Arkansas. Run the Line is a 13.1 mile half marathon that attracts runners ...

Newk's Eatery will open on Dec. 1. The restaurant will serve sandwiches, salads,  and pizzas.

News on Newk’s

September 10, 2018

Newk’s Eatery has plans to open in Texarkana on Dec. 1. Newks will be joining the list of restaurants like McAlister’s Deli, Julie’s Deli, and Sonic that are near Texas High School. Last year, it was announced that the franchise would add Texarkana as one of its 100 locations in 13 states. The new ...

Musician Keith Tubbs expresses the importance of loving one's passions despite obstacles. He is dedicated to pursuing lyrical writing and folk-indie music. Submitted photo

Write for someone, not anyone

April 12, 2018

In every city there’s an underground current constantly flowing, an atmosphere of intense competition intertwined with art- a silent rivalry centered on who can speak the best truth. Although creativity isn’t a genuine product of contest, it is fueled by a hungry endeavor to reach the next step:...

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...

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