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Staff photo by Cecil Anderson  Dalton Attaway packs a half bushel of peas for a customer Friday afternoon at the Garden Shack at the corner of Robison and Old New Boston roads in Texarkana, Texas. Learn more about locally grown produce at the Texarkana Video Extra link at texarkanagazette.com. Continue reading ->

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Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014     comments
Staff photo by Cecil Anderson • Leon Jennings stands on the east dock at Kelly Creek Campgrounds and Marina on Wright Patman Lake where unique specialized fishing barges are docked. Continue reading ->

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Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Monday, June 30th, 2014     comments
STAMPS, Ark.—Many may see it as unlikely that one of the most renowned, celebrated authors the world over spent much of her childhood in a small, Southwest Arkansas town during the Great Depression.But it’s certainly the truth with Maya Angelou and Stamps, Ark., which now lives with the... Continue reading ->

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Category: Accent    Published: Sunday, June 29th, 2014     comments

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Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, June 15th, 2014     comments
With Father’s Day coming up, Housing Authority of Texarkana, Texas, hosted a two-hour Gear Up for Fathers youth session Thursday. About 10 young people attended, mainly from the Rose Hill Neighborhood, six area leaders promoted responsible fatherhood and addressed issues facing young men toda... Continue reading ->

Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Robert Jones, a professor at Texarkana College, talks to young men about how to be a future leader a successful grown up Thursday at Pecan Ridge Community Room in Texarkana, Texas.</span></p>
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<p class="p3"><span class="s2">Staff photo by Cecil Anderson</span></p>

Category: Local News    Published: Friday, June 13th, 2014     comments
Gladewater man, 31, wins annual triathlon in 59 minutes, 12 seconds
Eric Deller must have felt like Avis, the rental car company, that was always finishing second behind Hertz in the business years ago. Deller is now No. 1.¶ The 31-year-old from Gladewater, Texas, who had several seconds in the past, finally won in the 18th annual Four States Triathlon at Wrigh... Continue reading ->

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<p>&bull; Texas High freshman Grant Jarvis is first out of the water during the first leg of the 18th annual Four States Triathlon on Sunday at the North Shore of Wright Patman Lake. Jarvis finished third overall with a time of 59:47.1</p>

Category: Local Sports    Published: Monday, May 19th, 2014     comments
Staff photo by Cecil Anderson • Maggie Lopez runs on  Mount Olive Drive in Texar-kana, Ark., Saturday in the first annual Wounded Warrior Run in Texar-kana, Ark. Continue reading ->

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Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Sunday, May 18th, 2014     comments
Ashdown, Ark., celebrated its railroad history Saturday by hosting the 18th annual Whistlestop Festival. On a picturesque afternoon, visitors enjoyed festival food including fried-to-perfection funnel cakes and foot-long corn dogs. A light breeze kept festivalgoers cool and seemed to draw them to v... Continue reading ->

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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Austin Avery and Henry Miller hold hands as they view the vendors Saturday as part of the 18th annual Whistlestop Festival in Ashdown, Ark.</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Staff photo by Cecil Anderson</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Chris Porter measures a frog Saturday for the Frog Giggin&rsquo; Tournament during the 18th annual Whistlestop Festival in Ashdown, Ark. The winners are determined by the pounds of frogs they collect and also the largest frog. The winning frog was 6.753 inches long, measured officially from tip to to vent, and the winning weight was 10.5 pounds for 10 frogs.</span></p>Movie:

Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, May 11th, 2014     comments
Warm beds for cold boxes | Volunteers reflect on night outside
At least 20 people chose to sleep all of Friday night in cardboard boxes so they could draw attention to those who have to sleep in cardboard boxes every night. The group volunteered to spend about eight hours of a 15-hour project sleeping through a winter night, with temperatures in the lower to m... Continue reading ->

Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">David Carter of Texarkana, Texas, prepares one of the boxes that will be slept in Friday night as part of the Bridge City Project. A final total should be announced Monday, but event organizers believe the sleep-out raised about $10,000 for homeless assistance.</span></p>
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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Participants in Friday night&rsquo;s Bridge City Project huddle together as the event gets under way. Volunteers spent the night sleeping outside in boxes in an effort to better understand homelessness. As a fundraiser, participants could buy their way out of the box.</span></p>Movie:

Category: Local News    Published: Sunday, January 26th, 2014     comments
Union Elementary students create their own school tune
 Union Elementary students in Texarkana, Ark., debuted their new school song to the public during an assembly Wednesday afternoon. Union music teacher Julia Briley and Laura Lee Willard, an Artist in Education/folk singer associated with the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, wo... Continue reading ->

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<p><span>&bull;</span> Sir Collins, from left, Conner Giles and Maya Garrett play cups during the unveiling of Union Elementary&rsquo;s new song, which is titled &ldquo;Heroes Are Strong.&rdquo; Third- and fourth-grade students at Union wrote the song with the help of Laura Lee Willard, a TRAHC ArtSmart artist in residence.&nbsp;</p>Movie:

Category: Local News    Published: Thursday, November 21st, 2013     comments
Brandon Runion works on a tapestry during Mrs. McVay’s art class at North Heights Junior High School. Louise Halsey, an artist from Northwest Arkansas, visited the class to teach weaving techniques.   Staff photo  by Curt Youngblood Continue reading ->

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Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, October 19th, 2013     comments
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