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Ashley Gardner (Reporter)

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Ashley Gardner covers health and civic organizations for the Texarkana Gazette, where she's worked since 2002.

Boys & Girls Club moving to L-E school

Published Mar. 19 2018

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club has finalized plans to move to a new, larger building this summer.

Local man honored by state as 'Famous Arkansan'

Published Mar. 18 2018

Tom Maloney is a great example of what a person can achieve with dedication and determination.

'Lil Tin Man': Level 2 ultrasound uncovers baby's heart condition in time to save his life

Published Mar. 11 2018

Kutter Lane "Lil Tin Man" Harman has already crossed mountains in his first seven months of life.

Nonprofit seeks donations from the community

Published Mar. 9 2018

Domestic Violence Prevention Inc. is asking the community to help stock its client supply closet with household items.

Seize the Day Black History Celebration

Published Mar. 1 2018

Texas A&M University-Texarkana's Multicultural Association marked the final day of Black History Month in style Wednesday with its Seize the...

Event aims to raise cancer research funds

Published Feb. 25 2018

Team Sumoas Relay for Life ninth annual March Masquerade takes place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. March 10 at...

Organizers hope to net $30,000 in yearly race

Published Feb. 20 2018

The American Cancer Society in Texarkana is getting ready for Relay for Life.

Wine festival will support nonprofit

Published Feb. 19 2018

The Alzheimer's Alliance Tri-State Area is gearing up for its fourth annual Un4gettable Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival scheduled...

Kiwanis Club cooks up its 60th Pancake Day fundraiser

Published Feb. 18 2018

The Kiwanis Club of Texarkana's 60th annual Pancake Day takes place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 3 at...

Police, health care providers discuss rise in opioid abuse

Published Feb. 14 2018

The opioid epidemic and the state of opiate use locally was the focus of Tuesday's Texarkana Chamber of Commerce Joint...

Hospital in Riverview adds unit for detoxers

Published Feb. 11 2018

Riverview Behavioral Health Hospital recently added a 10-bed adult alcohol and substance abuse detox unit to provide medically-assisted detox to...

Program will focus on living well to prevent getting diseases

Published Feb. 10 2018

Altrusa International of Texarkana, Texas, is having a Living WELL Aware Conference at 9 a.m. Feb. 24 at Williams Memorial...

Rehabilitated bald eagle to be released

Published Feb. 9 2018

There will be a chance for people in this area to see a majestic bald eagle up close and personal...

Bicycle ride will benefit group that offers services to area people with disabilities

Published Feb. 4 2018

Texarkana Resources for the Disabled is having its sixth annual Ark-La-Tex Challenge slated to take place at 9 a.m. April...

Event focuses on heart health

Published Feb. 3 2018

Women's heart health was the focus of a Go Red for Women event held Friday morning at the Wadley Senior...

Police given boxes for unused drugs

Published Jan. 31 2018

The Texarkana Emergency Center recently donated two drug take-back boxes to the Texarkana, Ark., Police Department.

Signs of trouble

Published Jan. 28 2018

The flu season is in full swing, and flu-related deaths are being reported daily around the country. Many of the...

Girl Scout cookies are back to delight

Published Jan. 24 2018

Girl Scouts-Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas recently kicked off their 101 year of selling delicious cookies.

Night to Shine: Prom for those with special needs will be held next month

Published Jan. 21 2018

Texarkana is having its first Night to Shine prom from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Texarkana,...

Center: Blood supply critically low

Published Jan. 19 2018

LifeShare Blood Center has declared a critically low blood supply. Center officials are asking people to donate blood to make...